Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City

ISBN-10: 0231150334

ISBN-13: 9780231150330

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jonathan Soffer

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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.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
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

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
The Koch Housing Plan (1986-89)
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)
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