Table of contents for Black metropolis : a study of Negro life in a northern city / St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton ; with an introduction by Richard Wright ; and a new foreword by William Julius Wilson.

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Author's Acknowledgment
Introduction by Richard Wright
Introduction to the 1962 Edition by Everett C. Hughes
Author's Preface to the 1962 Edition
Foreword to the 1993 Edition by William Julius Wilson
Introduction: Midwest Metropolis
Part I
1. Flight to Freedom
2. Land of Promise
3. The Great Migration
4. Race Riot and Aftermath
5. Between Two Wars
Part II
6. Along the Color-Line
7. Crossing the Color-Line
8. The Black Ghetto
9. The Job Ceiling
10. The Shifting Line of Color
11. Democracy and Economic Necessity: Breaking the Job Ceiling
12. Democracy and Economic Necessity: Black Workers and the New Unions
13. Democracy and Political Expediency
Part III
14. Bronzeville
15. The Power of Press and Pulpit
16. Negro Business: Myth and Fact
17. Business Under a Cloud
18. The Measure of the Man
19. Style of Living--Upper Class
20. Lower Class: Sex and Family
21. The World of the Lower Class
22. The Middle-class Way of Life
23. Advancing the Race
Part IV
24. Of Things to Come
A Methodological Note by W. Lloyd Warner
Notes and Documentation
Bronzeville 1961
Appendix: Black Metropolis 1961
Postscript 1969
A List of Selected Books Dealing with the American Negro
Suggestions for Collateral Reading, 1962
Suggestions for Collateral Reading, 1969

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Economic conditions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions.