South Bronx Rising: Rise and Fall and Resurrection of an American City

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Jill Jonnes's 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 borough's 1980s status as one of the nation's foremost urban disasters. The book tells the colorful story of the Bronx, ...

South Bronx Rising: Rise and Fall and Resurrection of an American City 2002, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823221981

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