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Establishment of a Dutch colonial imperial commercial base while displacing Lenape Native Americans.
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The myth and realities of the diversity and tolerance narrative in the second half of the 17th century with the rise of New York as a capital of commercial global capitalism.
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The English sweet tooth and the New York slave trade, 1690-1725: Social inequality and elite factionalism shape competing elites' quest for political and economic power.
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The origins of Homeland Security: the Zenger Affair and the "Negro Riot of 1741."
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Life in pre-Revolutionary New York for the poor and the Yankee Doodle Dandies. Hints of change coincide with persisting ideas of social order in early benevolence and relief. Who is to pay for the costs?
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Growth: why rivers, sewing machines and entrepreneurial speculators are more important than the war of 1812. The transformation of work in the market economy.
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Fear in the bustling metropolis: disease, fires, urban squalor and 'professional' municipal services.
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The naming of things and the presentness of the past: the "Stonecutters Riot of 1834"
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Reform: Lady Bountifuls, Presyterianism and the Dangerous Classes
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African Americans in antebellum New York and New York abolitionism
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Push and pull: Diverse New Immigrants and the cash value of racism.
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Conservative reform and the New York bourgeoisie in Gilded Age New York: economic, political and culture institutional capital. From the Ladies Mile to baseball as a spectator "sport."
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The making of Greenwich Village and Harlem: Alternative New Yorks, 1900-1930.
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Progressive reform: how and why Bobos helped hobos learn to fish. Making respectable bodies in respectable urban spaces, 1900-1930
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Making the Socialist Republic of New York City in the New Deal city.
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Postwar Cold War New York City and the challenges to New York as a "labor city."
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Fleeing the Fifties. The geography of race, poverty and settlement; Suburbanization, Whiteness and New York television.
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Race and the struggle for social justice in the Sixties: Hippies, Mobilization for Youth, welfare strikes to Ocean Hill-Brownsville community control of schools.
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Backlash: spatial and ethnic urban political realignments as R... Backlash: spatial and ethnic urban political realignments as Radical Women, Gay Liberation and Antiwar Protest inform the Hard Hat Riot, the Stonewall Riot, and housing struggles in Forest Hills, Queens
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Multicultural New York at the end of the 20th century. A trip on the number 7 train.