Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 April 2012

496 Pages | 76 halftones


ISBN: 9780199874057

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Manhattan Projects

The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York

Samuel Zipp

  • Honorable Mention, Ellis W. Hawley Prize of the Organization of American Historians
  • Stunning debut book on the history of urban planning and postwar New York.
  • Marks the start of resistance to urban renewal in the 1940s, rather than the 1960s.
  • Compellingly argues that the rise of the global city and urban blight are linked.

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