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How Newark became Newark : the rise, fall, and rebirth of an American city

Author: Brad R Tuttle
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the first time in forty years, the story of one of America's most maligned cities is told in all its grit and glory. With its open-armed embrace of manufacturing, Newark, New Jersey, rode the Industrial Revolution to great prominence and wealth that lasted well into the twentieth century. In the postwar years, however, Newark experienced a perfect storm of urban troubles--political corruption, industrial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tuttle, Brad R.
How Newark became Newark.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, ©2009
(DLC) 2008026186
(OCoLC)232327507
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brad R Tuttle
ISBN: 9780813546568 0813546567
OCLC Number: 318675746
Description: 1 online resource (x, 339 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Acknowledgments; Prologue: Pride in Newark: A 300th Anniversary and a City on the Brink; Part I: Rise; Chapter 1: Corporation: Sheltered Puritan Village to Teeming Industrial Hub; Chapter 2: Politics to the Dogs: Southern Sympathy During the Civil War; Chapter 3: Greater Newark: A Metropolis Blooms with the Dawn of the Twentieth Century; Part II: Fall; Chapter 4: Dead Weight: Prohibition, Politics, and the Growth of Organized Crime; Chapter 5: The Slums of Ten Years from Now: A City Transformed through Postwar Urban Renewal.
Responsibility: Brad R. Tuttle.

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