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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
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Description: One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost half a century, the single most powerful man of our time in New York, the shaper not only of the city's politics but of its physical structure and the problems of urban decline that plague us today. In revealing how Moses did it--how he developed his public authorities into a political machine that was virtually a fourth branch of g ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 12 July 1975
ISBN-10 : 0394720245 | ISBN-13: 9780394720241
Tags: Non-fiction (3), Biography (3), Politics (2), History (2), True Story (1), Government (1), Urban Planning (1), New York (1), Urban Studies (1), Cities (1)
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