Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City

ISBN-10: 0231150334
ISBN-13: 9780231150330
Edition: 2012
Authors: Jonathan Soffer
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Description: Exploring Koch's legacy through personal and mayoral papers, authorized interviews, and oral histories, this volume plots a history of New York City through two rarely studied but crucial decades, the bankruptcy of the 1970s and the recovery and  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Exploring Koch's legacy through personal and mayoral papers, authorized interviews, and oral histories, this volume plots a history of New York City through two rarely studied but crucial decades, the bankruptcy of the 1970s and the recovery and crash of the 1980s.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Struggling to Be Middle Class
Ed Koch's Early Life
It Takes a Village (1949-58)
"Rhymes with Notch" (1959-64)
The Man Who Beat Carmine De Sapio
A Rebel with Reason
Koch's Corridor (1969-76)
"A Liberal with Sanity"
Koch as the Anti-Bella
New York
Divided and Broke (1973-77)
The 1977 Mayoral Election
The Critical First Term (1978-81)
The Politics of Race and Party
Shake-up (1979-80)
Controlled Fusion
Or, To Koch or Not to Koch (1980-81)
Governor Koch? (1982-83)
Larger Than Life (1984-85)
A New Spatial Order
Gentrification, The Parks, Times Square
Homelessness
The Koch Housing Plan (1986-89)
AIDS
Crime and Police Issues (1978-84)
The Ward Years
Police, Crime, And Police Crimes (1984-89)
Don't Follow County Leaders, and Watch Your Parking Meters (1986)
Koch's Endgame (1988-89)
Epilogue
Conclusion
Notes
Index

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