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Camden After the Fall

Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (Politics and Culture in Modern America)

Jr. Gillette, Howard

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Camden After the Fall Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City Howard Gillette, Jr. Winner of the 2005 Kenneth Jackson Best Book Award from the Urban History Association Winner of the 2006 Author's Award of the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance Winner of the 2007 Richard P. McCormick Prize of the New Jersey Historical Commission "A masterly narrative of the twists and turns of Camden's renewal politics from the perspective of local politicians, regional and state power brokers, and citizens groups."--Journal of American History "A fascinating and frequently eloquent exploration of the city's history since World War II."--Camden Courier Post "The best study so far about the virtual collapse in the late twentieth century of South Jersey's largest city."--New York Times Howard Gillette, Jr., is Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author of Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Politics and Culture in Modern America 2005 344 pages 6 x 9 34 illus. ISBN 978-0-8122-3897-6 Cloth $49.95s 32.50 ISBN 978-0-8122-1968-5 Paper $26.50s 17.50 ISBN 978-0-8122-0527-5 Ebook $26.50s 17.50 World Rights American History, Public Policy Short copy: Camden After the Fall chronicles the history of a classic post-industrial American city and points toward a sustained urban revitalization strategy for the twenty-first century.

University of Pennsylvania Press, 9780812219685, 344pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006



About the Author

Howard Gillette, Jr., is Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author of Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.