Battle for Ground Zero

Battle for Ground Zero

Inside the Political Struggle to Rebuild the World Trade Center

Book - 2013
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Elizabeth Greenspan, an urban anthropologist, vividly recounts the dysfunctional process and controversies that put her favorite graffiti, "America the Re-build-iful," to a grueling test that is only now about to be graded by the public... a valuable and highly accessible primer for everyone who wants to better understand how government works and why it does not." - The New York Times "Riveting... an engrossing and evolving portrait of unrealized expectations and political gamesmanship... Greenspan's exactingly researched and artistically rendered reportage thoughtfully details its twisting journey upward." - Publishers Weekly "A must-read study of the power of democracy and shared memory to shape our public spaces." - Kirkus (Starred Review) "
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780230341388
0230341381
Characteristics: xii, 257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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