Auteur: Patterson, Clayton
Sub titel: A Radical Political and Social History of the Lower East Side
This collection of writings and images documents the political history of NYCís Lower East Side, describing the lives and struggles of the radicals, artists, and immigrants that populated and politicized one of Americaís strangest and most beloved neighborhoods. Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of Americaís most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, Emma Goldman, Dorothy Day, Christopher Mele, John Macmillan, Jim Feast, Al Orensanz, Allan Antliff, Lynn Stewart, Thomas McEvilly, Frank Morales,and many others cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists and organizers. Resistance is jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.
2007, 624 pag., Euro 29,95
Seven Stories Press, New York, ISBN 9781583227459
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