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The restless city : a short history of New York from colonial times to the present

Author: Joanne R Reitano
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New York has always been a bellwether for the nation, representing both its brightest ambitions and its darkest fears. "The Restless City "is a short, readable history of New York City, from colonial times to the present, showing how the successes and struggles of the city reinforced each other to create a distinctly dynamic, shocking, and therefore influential city. Organized around conventional time periods, each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2005031056
(OCoLC)62281404
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne R Reitano
ISBN: 9780203960424 0203960424
OCLC Number: 989092047
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: x, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: City of the whirlpool, 1609-1799 --
Gotham : the paradoxical city, 1800-1840 --
The proud and passionate city, 1840-1865 --
The empire city : questioning the Gilded Age, 1865-1899 --
The city of ambition : progressivism on trial, 1900-1919 --
The Big Apple : pursuing the dream, 1920-1945 --
World city : redefining Gotham, 1945-1969 --
The Big Apple redux : leadership under fire, 1970-1993 --
The supercity and the supermayor, 1993-2001.
Other Titles: History of New York from colonial times to the present
Responsibility: Joanne Reitano.
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New York has always been a bellwether for the nation, representing both its brightest ambitions and its darkest fears. This book presents a short history of New York City, from colonial times,  Read more...

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