By Daniel C. Kramer,Richard M. Flanagan
Unlike a lot of latest York urban, Staten Island is a spot with strong celebration festival and vigorous democratic politics with hard-fought campaigns, sour feuds, and career-ending scandals. Staten Island’s such a lot profitable politicians of the 20th century—Republicans John Marchi and man Molinari—defended the borough’s pursuits whereas defining an city conservativism that may effect politics in other places. actually, Staten Island has performed a pivotal function within the profitable electoral coalitions of Republican mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg and maintains to spark the imaginations of recent Yorkers on a scale that's disproportionate to the borough’s fairly small size.
Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City will permit readers to achieve entry to the borough-based roots of latest York City’s politics. This ebook might be of targeted curiosity to somebody who needs to appreciate the dynamics of middle-class lifestyles and democratic illustration in a world urban.
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