The New Metropolis : New York City, 1840-1857

Columbia University Press, 1981. Softcover. F. Item #125495

Fine.; ISBN 0231050852 ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Description: xiii, 546 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: 1. Commercial New York 2. Strangers and Citizens 3. The Trouble with Government 4. Poverty 5. A Rich and Growing City 6. Manhattan Sruvival Machine 7. The Use of Urban Space 8. Escape to Suburbia 9. Wealth 10. Progressive City-Wicked City 11. The Age of Gold 12. The Trouble with Politics 13. Tammany's City 14. Tyranny, Tammany, and the State 15. Metropolis. Series: Columbia history of urban life. Summary: This book is the drama of a major city and its confrontation with the problems and opportunities of a modernizing world.

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