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South Bronx Rising The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of an American City

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ISBN-10: 0823221997

ISBN-13: 9780823221998

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Jill Jonnes

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Jill Jonness recounting of the rise, fall, and resurrection of the Bronx has become a classic of urban history. In this new edition, she describes in a new final chapter the extraordinary and monumental rebuilding of the borough by the grass-roots groups that was just getting underway in 1984. The original book was hailed as a vivid history of the Bronx from its origins as colonial farmlands to the boroughs 1980s status as one of the nations foremost urban disasters. The book tells the colorful story of the Bronx, starting with its development as a New York suburb and boomtown when hundreds of thousands of German, Irish, Italians, and above all, Jewish immigrants flowed into the borough to…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 481
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English