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by W. Edward Orser
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Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Here is my one quibble with Dr. Orser's book: There is surprisingly little on the actual blockbusting, so the title promises a bit more than the book delivers. Perhaps this is because it all happened so quickly, but in any event the majority of the book covers the pre-blockbusting era for this neighborhood, and the aftermath.
In this groundbreaking book, W. Edward Orser examines Edmondson Village, a west Baltimore rowhouse community where an especially acute instance of blockbusting triggered white flight and racial change on a dramatic scale.
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W. Edward Orser: Trade Paperback: 9780813109350: Powell's Books.
Blockbusting in Baltimore: The Edmondson Village Story: W. This innovative study of racial upheaval and urban transformation in Baltimore, Maryland investigates the impact of "blockbusting" - a practice in which real estate agents would sell a house on an all-white block to an African American family with the aim of igniting a panic among the other residents.
Blockbusting Baltimore is an extremely valuable resource concerning organization structure and formation of community-oral historiographic studies. William Orser describes this book as "a historical study of racial change in the Edmondson Village. The time period examined is 1910-1980. Paradoxically, the emphasis of this study is drawn on 1955-1965; this period accumulates whites leaving Edmondson Village and African Americans taking up occupancy in this community. Indeed, the latter is a period of protest and civil rights in American history.
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book by W. Everything Dr. Orser says is true - but I continue to resent the implication that we were racists. After assaults on our persons and property it would have been imprudent NOT to move. However, the book was great to provoke nostalgia and good memories of Edmondson Village and St. Bernardine's. Dr. Orser Does A Fabulous Job. By Thriftbooks. com User, June 22, 2003.
Edmondson Village is a neighborhood in the southwestern section of Baltimore, Maryland, encompassing most of the Edmondson Avenue corridor in 21229. The Edmondson Village area is made up of several smaller communities. Its communities include Hunting Ridge, Uplands, Rognel Heights, Wildwood, West Mulberry, Allendale, Edgewood, and Lower Edmondson Village. It is located north of Frederick Avenue, and south of the Gwynns Falls Parkway, Leakin and Gwynns Falls Parks.
The book Blockbusting in Baltimore: The Edmondson Village Story by American Studies professor W. Edward Orser (The University Press of Kentucky, 1994) tells the story of the racial succession and. Edmondson Village Neighborhoods. Demographics from Baltimore Neighbohoord Indicators Alliance. Coordinates: 39°17′49″N 76°40′51″W, 3. 9694°N 7. 8083°W, 3. 9694; -7. 8083. Baltimore Police Department, Upton, Baltimore, Mount Vernon, Baltimore, Otterbein, Baltimore, Jonestown, Baltimore. Edmondson-Westside High School. Encyclopedia Article.
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