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Ed Koch and the rebuilding of New York City / Jonathan Soffer.

Author/creator Soffer, Jonathan M., 1956-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Columbia University Press,
Descriptionxi, 494 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series The Columbia history of urban life
Contents Introduction -- Struggling to be middle class: Ed Koch's early life -- "It takes a village" (1949-1958) -- "Rhymes with notch" (1959-1964) -- "He's the hottest thing they've got" -- "A rebel with reason" -- "Koch's corridor" (1969-1976) -- "A liberal with sanity:" Koch as the anti-Bella -- "One-seventh of a mayor" (1973-76) -- The 1977 mayoral election -- Mayor!: the dynamics of dynamism (1978-81) -- The politics of race and party -- Shakeup (1979-1980) -- Controlled fusion: or, to Koch or not to Koch (1980-1981) -- Governor Koch? (1982-83) -- Larger than life (1984-1985) -- New spatial order: gentrification, the parks, Times Square -- Homelessness -- The Koch housing plan (1986-1989) -- Aids -- Crime and police issues (1978-1984) -- Crime and police issues (1984-1989) -- Don't follow county leaders and watch your parking meters -- Koch's endgame (1988-89) -- Epilogue.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [405]-476) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009034786
ISBN9780231150323 (cloth : acid-free paper)
ISBN9780231520904 (electronic)

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