Brooklyn's Renaissance

Brooklyn's Renaissance

Commerce, Culture, and Community in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Bullard, Melissa Meriam

Springer International Publishing AG






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This book shows how modern Brooklyn's proud urban identity as an arts-friendly community originated in the mid nineteenth century. The Gilded Age saw Brooklyn's Renaissance energies diluted by financial and political corruption, planning the Brooklyn Bridge and consolidation with New York City in 1898.
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Parallel Renaissances in the Atlantic World.- Chapter 3: Black Ball Business and Commercial Networks.- Chapter 4: First Steps Towards Brooklyn's Renaissance.- Chapter 5: Symphony of the Arts.- Chapter 6: Sociability, Civil War and a Diverted Renaissance.- Chapter 7: Culture of War Relief.- Chapter 8: Brooklyn's Changing Complexion.- Chapter 9: Impact on the Arts.- Chapter 10: A Fading Renaissance.- Appendix: Brooklyn's Principal Patrons
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