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Great Riots of New York: 1712-1873
This book presents a fast-paced & chilling account

Our Price: $15.00
By Joel Tyler Headley (au); Pete Hamill (in)
Year: 2004
Pages: 271
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1-56025-552-8

Product Code: 1422360482

This book presents a fast-paced & chilling account of the protagonists & victims of the great riots that rocked New York City from 1712-1873. Using eyewitness testimonies by military authorities, policemen, & those involved, & extracting facts from available archives, pamphlets, & newspapers, Headley creates a gripping narrative of such uprisings as the Negro Riots of 1712-1741, The Doctors’ Riots of 1788, & the four-day Draft Riots of 1863, among many others. Now restored to print, this book remains the classic account of popular revolt in America’s greatest city. Includes an afterword by Thomas Rose & James Rodgers. Illustrations. Originally published in 1873.

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