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This is a 2005 work by Barnet Schecter. It starts slowly and ends after its title suggests. On the subject of abolition, Freedom’s Journal was “the nation’s first [black]... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cabin Dweller
Good book and good research. When it sticks to race relations it is right on, but when it drifts into labor issues his point seems lost.Published 14 months ago by KC51
This book was very informative and the facts were very well written. The editing for the Kindle edition needed work, the first word was missing or misspelled in every chapter,... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kindle Customer
I bought this book since my great-great grandfather, Hiram Chandler, was a New York City policeman during the Civil War riots in New York City. Read morePublished 20 months ago by RobbieC
I really enjoy what I call micro history. New York and New York City can be correctly viewed as crucibles for much of United States history. Read morePublished on May 21, 2014 by Kenneth J. Wahe
My bf was looking for this book for a few long time. Im glad I found it. I sent it to him as a birthday gift.Published on March 10, 2014 by Amazon Customer
This was a fascinating history of the New York Draft riots and their relationship to the abolition movement, the Civil War and reconstruction. Read morePublished on January 18, 2014 by Paula J. Barton