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Power failure : politics, patronage, and the economic future of Buffalo, New York

Author: Diana Dillaway
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Diana Dillaway chronicles the story of urban decline in a once-great American city, describing a small, powerful elite, warring political and economic interests; ethnic communities fighting change; and a black community; that wanted nothing but change. Dillaway includes stories of people who bucked the tide."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dillaway, Diana.
Power failure.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006
(OCoLC)606857365
Online version:
Dillaway, Diana.
Power failure.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607800743
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Dillaway
ISBN: 1591024005 9781591024002
OCLC Number: 63107964
Description: 266 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Economic transformation --
Culture and power --
On the edge: the 1960s --
Crisis: the 1970s --
New leaders, old structure: the 1980s --
Toward regionalism.
Responsibility: Diana Dillaway.
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"Diana Dillaway chronicles the story of urban decline in a once-great American city, describing a small, powerful elite, warring political and economic interests; ethnic communities fighting change; and a black community; that wanted nothing but change. Dillaway includes stories of people who bucked the tide."--Jacket.

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