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...
|Published:||New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994.|
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