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Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898-1918, Gerald W. Mcfarland Jan 2001

Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898-1918, Gerald W. Mcfarland

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In the popular imagination, New York City’s Greenwich Village has long been known as a center of bohemianism, home to avant-garde artists, political radicals, and other nonconformists who challenged the reigning orthodoxies of their time. Yet a century ago the Village was a much different kind of place: a mixed-class, multiethnic neighborhood teeming with the energy and social tensions of a rapidly changing America. Gerald W.In the popular imagination, New York City’s Greenwich Village has long been known as a center of bohemianism, home to avant-garde artists, political radicals, and other nonconformists who challenged the reigning orthodoxies ...