Free pdf download book Why Don't American Cities Burn? 9780812222807 English version

Why Don't American Cities Burn?

Why Don't American Cities Burn?

by Michael B. Katz

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780812222807
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-06-29
DOWNLOAD

Description

At 1:27 on the morning of August 4, 2005, Herbert Manes fatally stabbed Robert Monroe, known as Shorty, in a dispute over five dollars. It was a horrific yet mundane incident for the poor, heavily African American neighborhood of North Philadelphia—one of seven homicides to occur in the city that day and yet not make the major newspapers. For Michael B. Katz, an urban historian and a juror on the murder trial, the story of Manes and Shorty exemplified the marginalization, social...