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The Restless City Reader By Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)

The Restless City Reader

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From Peter Stuyvesant to Mayor Bloomberg, New York City's history is full of vibrant characters, riveting events, and fascinating controversies that reflect shifting economic, political, social, and cultural currents within New York's long history. This title illuminates the issues that have affected the city and its people.
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The Restless City Reader: A New York City Sourcebook by Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)

From Peter Stuyvesant to Mayor Bloomberg, New York City's history is full of vibrant characters, riveting events, and fascinating controversies that reflect shifting economic, political, social, and cultural currents within New York's long history. The Restless City Reader: A New York City Sourcebook uses primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives to illuminate the issues that have affected the city and its people.

The Restless City Reader can be used alone or with The Restless City, a short narrative history of New York from colonial times to the present. With a helpful introduction and document head notes, as well as study questions and suggestions for further inquiry, The Restless City Reader is a short, engaging, usable collection of sources for students, professors, and anyone interested in the city - its dreams, its challenges, its voices.

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About Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)


Joanne Reitano is Professor of History at La Guardia Community College, City University of New York. She is the author of The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: The Restless City 2. 1609-1799 3. 1800-1840 4. 1840-1865 5. 1865-1900 6. 1900-1920 7. 1920-1945 8. 1945-1970 9. 1970-1993 10. 1993-2008

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The Restless City Reader: A New York City Sourcebook by Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)
Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2010-03-25
318
0415802288
9780415802284
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