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Author Williams, Mason B.

Title City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York / Mason B. Williams.

Imprint New York, NY : W.W. Norton, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    974.71 WIL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 494 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-473) and index.
Contents Foundations. Beginnings ; A season in the wilderness ; The deluge -- The New Deal. "Jobs is the cry" ; The New Deal's "lost legacy" ; From fusion to confusion ; New dealer for the duration -- War and postwar. The local politics of foreign policy ; The battle of New York ; "I hope others will follow New York's example."
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New York (State) -- New York.
Depressions -- 1929 -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951.
ISBN 9780393066913 hardcover $29.95
0393066916 hardcover

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