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Description - 722 Miles by Clifton Hood

As the population of New York - and specifically Manhattan - grew throughout the 19th century, boundaries grew strained and surface transportation increasingly difficult. However, through the vision and financial backing of a handful of wealthy investors, by the early part of the 20th-century New Yorkers were living in the outlying boroughs of The Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn, and commuting across the rivers into Manhattan on a system of public transportation that in scope is still unrivalled. In this text Clifton Hood traces the history of the New York City subway system - the planners and powerbrokers, the politics and the economics that surrounded the enterprise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801852442
ISBN-10: 0801852447
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Clifton Hood

Clifton Hoodis assistant professor of history at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. He was formerly a curator of the LaGuardia Archives at LaGuardia College, City University of New York.

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