Divided we stand resembles a true biography in its strong character development we meet various members of the rockefeller family including brothers david and nelson who played pivotal roles in the development of the world trade center jane jacobs and neighborhood activists appear to defend new yorks existing communities against the . When the world trade center in new york city was erected at the hudson rivers edge it forever changed the character of the american city in divided we stand eric darton chronicles the life of this billion dollar building using it as a lens through which to view the broader twentieth century trend toward urbanized global culture. Divided we stand reveals the coming together and eruption of four volatile elements super tall buildings financial speculation globalization and terrorism the trade center serves as a potent symbol of the disastrous consequ when the world trade towers in new york city were erected at the hudsons edge they led the way to a real estate . Divided we stand a biography of new york citys world trade center eric darton author basic books 25 256p isbn 978 0 465 01701 0 more by and about this author. Get this from a library divided we stand a biography of new york citys world trade center eric darton
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