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History of New York City: A Social History

History of New York City: A Social History

"New York City, growing from the small Dutch commercial settlement of New Amsterdam early in the seventeenth century into a bustling multi-cultural city of more than 8 million and metropolis of more than 18 million by the twentieth century, is a place with many stories.  A semester of 14 weeks can only touch on some of them.

This course will focus on the social history of the city – the peoples who have built the city and competing...

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