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The tenants of East Harlem / Russell Leigh Sharman.

By: Sharman, Russell Leigh, 1972-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006. Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 243 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, mapContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520939547; 0520939549; 1429413794; 9781429413794; 160129526X; 9781601295262; 1282772058; 9781282772052; 9786612772054; 6612772050Subject(s): Sociology, Urban -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban anthropology -- New York (State) -- New York | Ethnicity -- New York (State) -- New York | Community development, Urban -- New York (State) -- New York | Gentrification -- New York (State) -- New York | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Community development, Urban | Economic history | Ethnicity | Gentrification | Manners and customs | Social conditions | Sociology, Urban | Urban anthropology | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- East HarlemGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tenants of East Harlem.DDC classification: 305.8/009747/1 LOC classification: HN80.N5 | S53 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
East Harlem -- Pleasant Avenue : the Italians -- 106th street : the Puerto Ricans -- 125th Street : the African Americans -- 116th Street : the Mexicans -- Third Avenue : the West Africans -- Second avenue : the Chinese -- Urban "renewal" and the final migration.
Summary: Rich with the textures and rhythms of street life, The Tenants of East Harlem is an absorbing and unconventional biography of a neighborhood told through the life stories of seven residents whose experiences there span nearly a century. Modeled on the ethnic distinctions that divide the community, the book portrays the old guard of East Harlem: Pete, one of the last Italian holdouts; José, a Puerto Rican; and Lucille, an African American. Side by side with these representatives of a century of ethnic succession are the newcomers: Maria, an undocumented Mexican; Mohamed, a West African e.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.

East Harlem -- Pleasant Avenue : the Italians -- 106th street : the Puerto Ricans -- 125th Street : the African Americans -- 116th Street : the Mexicans -- Third Avenue : the West Africans -- Second avenue : the Chinese -- Urban "renewal" and the final migration.

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Rich with the textures and rhythms of street life, The Tenants of East Harlem is an absorbing and unconventional biography of a neighborhood told through the life stories of seven residents whose experiences there span nearly a century. Modeled on the ethnic distinctions that divide the community, the book portrays the old guard of East Harlem: Pete, one of the last Italian holdouts; José, a Puerto Rican; and Lucille, an African American. Side by side with these representatives of a century of ethnic succession are the newcomers: Maria, an undocumented Mexican; Mohamed, a West African e.

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