Robert Wagner and the Rise of New York City’s Plebiscitary Mayoralty: The Tamer of the Tammany Tiger

  • Richard M. Flanagan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Richard M. Flanagan
    Pages 6-17
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 127-135

About this book


Robert Wagner was New York City's true New Deal mayor, killed Tammany Hall. The world Wagner shaped delivers municipal services efficiently at the cost of local democracy. The story of Wagner's mayoralty will be of interest to anyone who cares about New York City, local democracy and the debate about the legacy of the City's important leaders.


campaign democracy election Institution Policy reform

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard M. Flanagan
    • 1
  1. 1.City College of New YorkCollege of Staten IslandUSA

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