HIST 3480 The History of New York City

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 44.
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3 hours; 3 credits

New York City from its origins to the present. Amerindian inhabitants before the European invasion; Dutch and English imperial periods; the American Revolution; slavery; mercantilism and capitalism; immigration, ethnicity, and neighborhood; ruling and working classes; parks and recreation; housing and architecture; crime and violence;the fiscal crisis of the 1970s.


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