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Lehman College
Course Prefix: HIU                                     Course Number: 347                                    
Course Title: The Mainland Borough: the Bronx as a City in History
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The urban history of the Bronx from the seventeenth century to the present. Major emphasis on 1874-1945, the period of the borough's most rapid growth, and experience with modern urban problems. Topics include ethnic immigration and mobility, the effects of mass transit development, Prohibition, and the ways various external events, such as wars and depressions, have influenced the borough and its people.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: