Boston Public Library


City of Neighborhoods Bibliography (pdf)

Allison, Robert J. A Short History of Boston. Beverly, MA. Commonwealth Editions, 2004.

Boston 200 Corporation.  Chinatown.  Boston : Boston 200 Corporation, 1976. [BPL call no. SOC SCI REF F73.68.C5C49x]

Boston Landmarks Commission.  Chinatown: Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods.  Boston : Boston Landmarks Commission, 1998.

Boston Redevelopment Authority, Research Division.  New Bostonians, 2013-2014. Boston : Boston Redevelopment Authority, 2013.  Accessed January 31, 2014:

Boston Redevelopment Authority, Research Division.  Boston By the Numbers: Foreign-Born. Boston : Boston Redevelopment Authority, 2012.  Accessed January 27, 2014:

Boston Redevelopment Authority, Research Division.  Boston 2010 Census Population. Boston  Boston Redevelopment Authority, March 2011.  Accessed January 27, 2014:

Campbell, Robert & Peter Vanderwarker. Cityscapes of Boston: An American City Through Time. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992.

Chu, Doris C.J.  Chinese in Massachusetts: Their Experiences and Contributions.  Boston,

Chinese Culture Institute : 1987. [BPL call no. LOCAL HISTORY F75.C5 C48 1987x]

Department of Commerce and Labor. Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1911. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912. [BPL call no. 317.3]

Johnson, Violet Showers. The Other Black Bostonians: West Indians in Boston, 1900-1950. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2006. Print.

Kennedy, Patrick L.  Boston: Then & Now.  San Diego, California: Thunder Bay Press, 2008. [BPL call no. F73.37.M38 2009]

Levine, Hillel, and Lawrence Harmon. The Death of an American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions. New York: The Free Press, 1992. [BPL call no. F73.9.J5 L48 1992]

Levitt, Peggy.  The Transnational Villagers.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. [BPL call no. JV7395 .L48 2001]

O’Connor, Thomas H. The Hub: Boston Past and Present. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2001.  [BPL call no. F73.3 .O26 2001]

Pleck, Elizabeth Hafkin.  Black Migration and Poverty: Boston 1865-1900.  New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1979.

Puleo, Stephen.  The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, From the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day. Boston: Beacon Press, 2007. [BPL call no. F73.9 .I8P855 2007]

Sammarco, Anthony Mitchell.  Images of America: East Boston.  Charleston, SC:  Arcadia Publishing, 1997. [BPL call no. F73.68.E2 S36 1997x]

Sarna, Jonathan D. and Smith, Ellen, eds. The Jews of Boston. Boston: Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, 1995. [BPL call no. F73.9.J5 J47 1995x]

Sichel, Kim, and Edmund B. Gaither. Black Boston: Documentary Photography and the African American Experience. Boston: Boston University Art Gallery, 1994. Print.

To, Wing-Kai and the Chinese Historical Society of New England.  Images of America: Chinese in Boston 1870-1965.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. [BPL call no. F73.9.C5T62 2008x]

Wilkie, Richard W. & Jack Tager, ed. Historical Atlas of Massachusetts. Amherst, MA: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1991. [BPL call no. REF G1230 .H5 1991]