The Restless City

The Restless City

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present is a short, lively history of the worlda€™s most exciting and diverse metropolis. It shows how New Yorka€™s perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence of the nationa€™s premier urban center. The updated second edition includes 19 images and brings the story right up through the mayoral election of 2009. Energized by change, enriched by immigrants, and enlivened by provocative leaders, New York Citya€™s restlessness has always been its greatest asset.Foner, Robeson Speaks, 473; Kenneth B. Clark, a€œThe Wonder Is There Have Been So Few Riots, a€ in Black Protest in the Sixties, eds. August Meier and Elliott Rudwick (Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1970), 107a€“115; Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin, America Divided: ... The Autobiography of Malcolm X (New York: Grove Press, 1966), 217a€“220, 233a€“ 235; Bruce Perry, Malcolm: The Life of a Man Whoanbsp;...

Title:The Restless City
Author: Joanne Reitano
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-07-29

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