Fighting for the city : a history of the New York City corporation counsel / By William E. Nelson.

Author
Nelson, William E. (William Edward), 1940- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York Law Journal in association with the Law Department and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, c2008.
Description
xxi, 340 p. : col. plates ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
New York's recorder 1686-1801 -- Creating the Office of Corporation Counsel 1801-1875 -- Creating the Law Department 1875-1898 -- The Law Department in Greater New York 1898-1917 -- Towards a new deal 1918-1933 -- Laguardia reform 1934-1945 -- Postponing the reckoning 1946-1965 -- The noble experiment and its failure 1965-1977 -- Reviving the city and reconstructing the Law Department 1978-1986 -- Reconstructing city government : campaign finance, the new charter, and term limits 1986-1993.
ISBN
  • 9781588521507 (hardcover)
  • 1588521508 (hardcover)
LCCN
2007051487
OCLC
185021540
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