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HIU 747: The Mainland Borough: The Bronx as a City in History.

3 hours, 3 credits. (Not open to students who have taken HIU 347.) The urban history of the Bronx from the seventeenth century to the present. Major emphasis on 1874-1945, the period of the borough's most rapid growth and experience with modern urban problems. Topics include ethnic in-migration and mobility; the effects of mass-transit development; Prohibition; and the ways various external events, such as wars and depression, have influenced the borough and its people.

Last modified: 8/4/2015