Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Noto
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Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Noto

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ISBN-13:
9781439141557
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2010
Seiten:
532
Autor:
Tyler Anbinder
Gewicht:
549 g
Format:
230x154x34 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The very letters of the two words seem, as they are written, to redden with the blood-stains of unavenged crime. There is Murder in every syllable, and Want, Misery and Pestilence take startling form and crowd upon the imagination as the pen traces the words." So wrote a reporter about Five Points, the most infamous neighborhood in nineteenth-century America, the place where "slumming" was invented.