A Plague on Your Houses
How New York Was Burned Down and National Public Health Crumbled

Wallace, Deborah; Wallace, Rodrick
Publisher:  Verso
Date Written:  17/11/2001
Year Published:  2001  
Pages:  242pp   ISBN:  978-1859842539
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15620

A scorching indictment of the decision to close fire companies in New York in the 1970s and a frightening study of the way misguided and malevolent social policy can spark a chain reaction of enormous and unforeseen urban collapse.