The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge Summary
T. J. English

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The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge Summary

Author T.J. English introduces 'The Savage City' with a brief retrospect outlining the events leading up to what he describes as the inevitable hostilities pervading New York during the 1960's. He explains that his book discusses the ten-year period from 1963-1973 when New York City descended into mayhem. These events began not in New York, but far away and in the unlikely setting of rural Clarksdale, Mississippi. It was here on October...

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