New PDF release: Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American

By Antero Pietila

Eugenics, racial considering, and white supremacist attitudes inspired even the federal government's activities towards housing within the twentieth century, dooming American towns to ghettoization. The Federal Housing management endured discriminatory housing regulations even into the Sixties, lengthy after civil rights laws. This all-American story is informed throughout the prism of Baltimore, from its early suburbanization within the Eighteen Eighties to the implications of white flight after global conflict II, and into the 1st decade of the twenty-first century. The occasions are genuine, and so are the heroes and villains. Mr. Pietila's narrative facilities at the human facet of residential actual property practices, whose discriminatory instruments have been a similar all over the place: restrictive covenants, redlining, blockbusting, predatory lending.

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