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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Praise for Captured by Clayton Patterson:

 

“More than the indispensable reference and definitive work it is sure to become, this massive labor of love is also an elegy for a Lower East Side and an East Village that is fast disappearing.”—The Villager

 

“Inspiring, lively, funny and full of unexpected little touches and absolutely unique New York characters.”—New York Press

 

[Captured] fleshes out a variegated, stormy, indelible portrait of a neighborhood that through its cornucopic artistic production stands in the throes of spontaneous beauty.”—Evergreen Review

 

Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of America’s most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, diverse authors cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists, and organizers. Movements of Resistance is jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.

Synopsis:

A ground-level political history of New York's Lower East Side.

Synopsis:

This collection of writings and images documents the political history of NYCs Lower East Side, describing the lives and struggles of the radicals, artists, and immigrants that populated and politicized one of Americas strangest and most beloved neighborhoods. Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of Americas most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, Emma Goldman, Dorothy Day, Christopher Mele, John Macmillan, Jim Feast, Al Orensanz, Allan Antliff, Lynn Stewart, Thomas McEvilly, Frank Morales, and many others cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists and organizers. Resistance is jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.

Synopsis:


Praise for Capturedby Clayton Patterson:

"More than the indispensable reference and definitive work it is sure to become, this massive labor of love is also an elegy for a Lower East Side and an East Village that is fast disappearing."-The Villager

"Inspiring, lively, funny and full of unexpected little touches and absolutely unique New York characters."-New York Press

"[Captured]fleshes out a variegated, stormy, indelible portrait of a neighborhood that through its cornucopic artistic production stands in the throes of spontaneous beauty."-Evergreen Review

Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of America's most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, diverse authors cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists, and organizers. Movements of Resistanceis jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.

About the Author

Canadian-born CLAYTON PATTERSON is a photographer, artist, community activist, and outlaw historian. He lives and works on the Lower East Side of New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583227459
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Subject:
General
Editor:
Flood, Joe
Editor:
Moore, Alan
Editor:
Patterson, Clayton
Author:
Patterson, Clayton
Author:
Ferrell, Jeff
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) History.
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social conditions.
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) - History
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.5 x 1.2 in 40 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Anarchism

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Product details 672 pages Seven Stories Press - English 9781583227459 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
A ground-level political history of New York's Lower East Side.
"Synopsis" by , This collection of writings and images documents the political history of NYCs Lower East Side, describing the lives and struggles of the radicals, artists, and immigrants that populated and politicized one of Americas strangest and most beloved neighborhoods. Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of Americas most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, Emma Goldman, Dorothy Day, Christopher Mele, John Macmillan, Jim Feast, Al Orensanz, Allan Antliff, Lynn Stewart, Thomas McEvilly, Frank Morales, and many others cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists and organizers. Resistance is jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.
"Synopsis" by ,
Praise for Capturedby Clayton Patterson:

"More than the indispensable reference and definitive work it is sure to become, this massive labor of love is also an elegy for a Lower East Side and an East Village that is fast disappearing."-The Villager

"Inspiring, lively, funny and full of unexpected little touches and absolutely unique New York characters."-New York Press

"[Captured]fleshes out a variegated, stormy, indelible portrait of a neighborhood that through its cornucopic artistic production stands in the throes of spontaneous beauty."-Evergreen Review

Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human landscape of one of America's most storied bohemias. In over fifty chapters, diverse authors cover topics ranging from the early settlement houses and sweatshops to squatters, rioters, artists, activists, and organizers. Movements of Resistanceis jam-packed with fascinating first-person accounts of the battles, triumphs, failures, and lives of a neighborhood that is rapidly being lost to gentrification.
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