*This is just an initial list, it will continue to grow.
NYC and American History
Rosenzweig, Roy. Eight Hours for What We Will: Workers and Leisure in an Industrial City, 1870-1921.
Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States.
Wallace, Mike and Edwin Burrows. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898.
Caro, Robert. The Power Broker; Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.
Freeman, Joshua. Working Class New York.
Freeman, Lance. There Goes the ‘Hood; Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up.
Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Fontier: The Suburbanization of the United States.
Cromley, Elizabeth. Alone Together: A History of New York’s Early Apartments.
Blackmar, Elizabeth. Manhattan for Rent.
Kayden, Jerold S. Privately Owned Public Space: The New York Experience
Wiebe, Robert. The Search for Order: 1877-1920.
Tyler May, Elaine. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era
Women at home and in the workplace
Kessler-Harris, Alice. Out To Work.
Stone, Pamela. Opting Out; The Real Reason Women Quit Careers and Head Home.
Auster, Paul. Brooklyn Follies.
Smith, Betty. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
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