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Revolting New York : how 400 years of riot, rebellion, uprising, and revolution shaped a city

Revolting New York : how 400 years of riot, rebellion, uprising, and revolution shaped a city

Author: Neil SmithDon MitchellErin SiodmakJenJoy RoybalMarnie BradyAll authors
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 38.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"For many, the appearance of Occupy Wall Street seemed so sudden and so surprising it seemed to have come out of nowhere. But Occupy Wall Street was in some sense not unusual: it was part and parcel of a long history of riot, revolt, uprising, and sometimes even revolution that has shaped the city and the larger histories and geographies of which it is part. The history of New York is, in significant part, a history  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Revolting New York.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017032690
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Smith; Don Mitchell; Erin Siodmak; JenJoy Roybal; Marnie Brady; Brendan P O'Malley
ISBN: 9780820352800 0820352802
OCLC Number: 1112670860
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 348 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction. The Lightning Flash of Revolt / Don Mitchel --
The revolt of the munsee : the destruction of New Amsterdam and the Creation of New York, 1629-1664 / Amanda Huron and Raymond Pettit --
The Great Negro Plot, 1741 / Kathleen Dunn --
The Stamp Act Revolt, 1765 / JenJoy Roybal --
Revolution : New York in Revolt, 1765-1783 / Neil Smith --
The Astor Place Riot, 1849 / Brendan P. O'Malley --
America's Deadliest Riot : The 1863 Draft Riots / Rachel Goffe and Esteban Kelly --
"A Riot Is Now in Progress in Tompkins Square Park," 1874 / Neil Smith --
A New Urban Order: Transit Strikes, 1886-1895 / Don Mitchell --
"I did nothing whatever to justify this brutal assault upon me" : Manhattan's tenderloin race riot, August 1900 / Brendan P. O'Malley --
The Children's Crusade : The Gary Plan Riots, October 1917 / Peter Waldman --
"Fight, Don't Starve!" : The Communist Party and Mass Organizing during the great depression / Harmony Goldberg --
The Harlem Riots, 1935, 1943, and 1964 / Nicole Watson --
The CUNY Open Admissions Strike, 1969 / Justin Sean Myers --
"Homosexuals Are Revolting" : Stonewall, 1969 / Erin Siodmak --
Burn, Baby, Burn : The 1977 Blackout and Riots / Miguelina Rodriguez --
"Die Yuppie Scum" : Homelessness, Gentrification, and the Liberation of Tompkins Square Park, 1988 / Neil Smith --
Reclaiming the Streets : New York in the Global Justice Movement, 1999-2004 / Malav Kanuga and Mcnair Scott --
From lady liberty's fire : the New York City immigration protests of 2006 / Marnie Brady --
Occupy Wall Street : Finance Capital and Its Discontents, 2011 / Manissa McCleave Maharawal and Zultán Gluck.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 38.
Responsibility: general editors, Neil Smith, Don Mitchell ; editors, Erin Siodmak, JenJoy Roybal, Marnie Brady, Brendan P. O'Malley.


From the earliest European colonization to the present, New Yorkers have been revolting. Hard hitting, revealing, and insightful, Revolting New York tells the story of New York's evolution through  Read more...


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