Scenes from the life of a city : corruption and conscience in old New York /

Glittering and glamorous, New York in the mid-nineteenth century was also plagued by political corruption, sanitation problems, and a growing gulf between rich and poor. In this book, Eric Homberger brilliantly evokes the life of a city through vivid portraits of New Yorkers struggling to reconstruc...

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Main Author: Homberger, Eric.
Format: Book
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994.
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Call Number: 974.71 HOMBSCEN1994
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