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Author Eisenstadt, Peter R., 1954-

Title Rochdale Village : Robert Moses, 6,000 families, and New York City's great experiment in integrated housing / Peter Eisenstadt
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 323 pages) : illustrations, map
Series American institutions and society
American institutions and society.
Contents Introduction : when Black and White lived together -- The utopian : Abraham Kazan -- The anti-utopian : Robert Moses -- The birth of a suburb, the growth of a ghetto -- From horses to housing -- Robert Moses and his path to integration -- The fight at the construction site -- Creating community -- Integrated living -- Going to school -- The great fear and the high-crime era -- The 1968 teachers' strike and the implosion of integration -- As integration ebbed -- The trouble with the Teamsters -- Epilogue : looking backward
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Moses, Robert, 1888-1981.
Discrimination in housing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Housing, Cooperative -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Rochdale Village (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010018406
ISBN 0801459974 (electronic bk.)
9780801459979 (electronic bk.)