A City Divided
The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960Book - 2002
From Library Staff
MichaelW_KCMO Feb 28, 2018
A City Divided traces the development of white Kansas Citians’ perceptions of race and examines the ways in which those perceptions shaped both the physical landscape of the city and the manner in which Kansas City was policed and governed. Because of rapid changes in land use and difficulties in... Read More »
Hands down, my favorite book on Kansas City's social history. Schirmer's unflinching look at how racism and classism have (literally) shaped our city should be required reading for all Kansas Citians!