Bronx accent : a literary and pictorial history of the borough /

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Imprint:New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2000.
Description:xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language:English
Subject:American literature -- New York (State) -- New York.
American literature.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Literary collections.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
New York (State) -- New York.
New York (State) -- New York -- Bronx.
History.
Illustrated works.
Literary collections.
Literature.
Pictorial works.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4348357
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Other authors / contributors:Ultan, Lloyd.
Unger, Barbara, 1932-
ISBN:0813528631 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Genesis: The Colonial and Revolutionary Bronx, 1639-1800
  • 2. Out of Town: The Suburban Bronx, 1800-1898
  • 3. "Like Country": The Urbanization of The Bronx, 1898-1919
  • 4. A Step Up: The Bronx in Boom Times, 1919-1929
  • 5. A Step Left: The Bronx in the Great Depression, 1929-1940
  • 6. The Bronx Home Front: The War Years, 1936-1950
  • 7. The Perils of Prosperity: The Bronx in the Postwar Years, 1946-1961
  • 8. The Urban Crisis: The Bronx in the Years of Change and Unrest, 1961-1980
  • 9. Devastation: The Bronx Is Burning, 1965-1991
  • 10. Coping: The Bronx Endures, 1961-1988
  • 11. The Phoenix: The Bronx Rises from the Ashes, 1975-2000
  • Index