Taming Manhattan

Taming Manhattan

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From 1815 to 1865, as city blocks encroached on farmland to accommodate Manhattana€™s exploding population, prosperous New Yorkers developed new ideas about what an urban environment should containa€”ideas that poorer immigrants resisted. As Catherine McNeur shows, taming Manhattan came at the cost of amplifying environmental and economic disparities.... a€œMonterey-by-the-Smell: Odors and Social Conflict on the California Coastline, a€ Pacific Historical Review 73.2 (2004): ... Finding an appropriate a€œdumping ground a€ was a long-standing problem and one that changed as the population of ... a€œ Cholera, a€ New-York Spectator, 22 June 1832; a€œReport of the Committee on Cholera, a€ New-York Spectator, 26 June 1832; a€œCholera Statistics, a€ New-York Mercury, 15anbsp;...

Title:Taming Manhattan
Author:Catherine McNeur
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2014-11-03


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