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The Hub
Boston Past and Present
Thomas H. O'Connor

2001 • 310 pp. 48 illus. 1 map. 6 x 9"
Urban Studies / Boston / Asian Studies

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"In The Hub, [O'Connor] synthesizes standard references on the city's development, from its 1630 founding through the 1960s desegregation battles and today's redevelopment." —Publishers Weekly

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"A learned and literate history of the Athens of America . . . A fine summation of O'Connor's long scholarly career."—Kirkus Reviews

Thomas H. O'Connor is University Historian and Professor of History, Emeritus, at Boston College. He is the author of numerous books on Boston's history, including Boston Catholics: A History of the Church and Its People; Civil War Boston: Home Front and Battlefield; The Boston Irish: A Political History; Building a New Boston: Politics and Urban Renewal, 1950-1979; and South Boston: My Home Town-The History of an Ethnic Neighborhood, all published by Northeastern University Press. A native of South Boston, he now lives in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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