Fb2 Children of the City: At Work and at Play ePub
by David Nasaw
|Publisher:||Anchor; Reprint edition (September 18, 2012)|
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David Nasaw is the author of five book and is the Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Professor of History of American History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
David Nasaw is the author of five book and is the Arthur M. His biography of Andrew Carnegie was a finalist for the Pulitizer Prize and his biography of William Randolph Hearst, The Chief, won the Bancroft Prize and the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. He has served as a historical consultant for several television documentaries.
In Children of the City, David Nasaw re-creates this period in our social history from the vantage point of the children who grew up then. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, autobiographies, oral histories and unpublished-and until now unexamined-primary source materials from cities across the country, he provides us with a warm and eloquent portrait of these children, their families, their daily lives, their fears, and their dreams.
In Children of the City, David Nasaw re-creates this period . This book tells the story of a man who participated in the major events of his times: the booms and busts, the Depression and the New Deal, two world wars and the Cold War, and the birth of the New Frontier.
Children of immigrants, City children. Anchor Press/Doubleday. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by AltheaB on October 17, 2011. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
This book is about children and the cities they grew up in, about children at play and children at work.
Published by Anchor Books, a division of Random House, In. New York. Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, in 1985, and subsequently published in paperback in the United States by Oxford University Press, In. New York, in 1986. Anchor Books and colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc. Anchor eISBN: 978-0-307-81662-7. I have received much assistance in the writing of this book. This book is about children and the cities they grew up in, about children at play and children at work.
Children of the City: At Work and At Play (Paperback). David Nasaw (author).
Nasaw's Children of the City is a wonderful glimpse into the lives of children at the turn of the century. It is a huge help in understanding why the newsies did what they did. 0. Report. com User, June 7, 1998. This book was extreamly good and gave a GREAT picture on what children's lives were like up to the 1920's, and the pictures and facts were INCREDABLE!!! A must read!!!