Hot time in the old town: the great heat wave of 1896 and the making of Theodore Roosevelt

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c2010.
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The untold story of the catastrophic heat wave that brought Gilded Age New York to its knees?and kick-started Theodore Roosevelt’s political career
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9780465013364
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subject_facet New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, New York (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898, New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
table_of_contents Prologue: "The heated term" -- Introduction: "Fighting for air" -- "Cholera infantium" -- "Slaughter Alley" -- "Enemy's country" -- "Inferno of brick and stone" -- "Bryan spoke and his auditors fled" -- "Some strange and pathetic scenes" -- Conclusion: "A phenomenon" -- Epilogue: "Hot time in the old town" -- Postscript -- Appendix A: Death certificates filed, August 4-17, 1895 and 1896 -- Appendix B: Who died : Manhattan, Tuesday, August 11.
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title Hot time in the old town : the great heat wave of 1896 and the making of Theodore Roosevelt
title_display Hot time in the old town : the great heat wave of 1896 and the making of Theodore Roosevelt
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title_sub the great heat wave of 1896 and the making of Theodore Roosevelt