Ny History

IN PURSUIT OF PRIVILEGE: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY'S UPPER CLASS AND THE MAKING OF A METROPOLIS

Written by Hood, Clifton
A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers' struggle to create a distinct world guarded against outsiders, even as economic growth and democratic opportunity enabled aspirants to gain entrance.
November 8, 2016 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 512 Pages |
$40.00

HISTORY OF BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK: HOW A COMMUNITY RECLAIMED AND TRANSFORMED NEW YORK CITY'S WATERFRONT

Written by Shirley, David
By the 1970s, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today, they have been transformed into a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors from across New York City and around the world.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 256 Pages |
$34.95

CITY OF DREAMS: THE 400-YEAR EPIC HISTORY OF IMMIGRANT NEW YORK

Written by Anbinder, Tyler
A defining American story of millions of immigrants, hundreds of languages, and one great city New York has been America's city of immigrants for nearly four centuries. Growing from Peter Minuit's tiny settlement of 1626 to one with more than three million immigrants today, the city has always been a magnet for transplants from all over the globe.
October 18, 2016 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 738 Pages |
$35.00

60S: THE STORY OF A DECADE

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
This fascinating anthology collects notable New Yorker pieces from the most tumultuous years of the twentieth century--including work by James Baldwin, Pauline Kael, Sylvia Plath, Roger Angell, and Muriel Spark--alongside new assessments of the 1960s by some of today's finest writers.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Random House | 720 Pages |
$35.00

NEW YORK NOBODY KNOWS: WALKING 6,000 MILES IN THE CITY

Written by Helmreich, William B
An intimate portrait of the Big AppleAs a child growing up in Manhattan, William Helmreich played a game with his father called Last Stop. They would pick a subway line, ride it to its final destination, and explore the neighborhood. Decades later, his love for exploring the city was as strong as ever.
October 20, 2013 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 480 Pages |
$29.95

BLOOD IN THE WATER: THE ATTICA PRISON UPRISING OF 1971 AND ITS LEGACY

Written by Thompson, Heather Ann
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY
August 23, 2016 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 752 Pages |
$35.00

BELLEVUE: THREE CENTURIES OF MEDICINE AND MAYHEM AT AMERICA'S MOST STORIED HOSPITAL

Written by Oshinsky, David
From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled crime victims, vicious psychopaths, assorted derelicts, lunatics, and exotic-disease sufferers.
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 400 Pages |
$30.00

MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE: A NEW YORK CITY HOLIDAY TRADITION

Kick off the holidays with the official 90th anniversary celebration of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has delighted millions of fans in Herald Square and around the world since 1924.
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 136 Pages |
$29.95

NO DAY SHALL ERASE YOU: THE STORY OF 9/11 AS TOLD AT THE SEPTEMBER 11 MUSEUM

Written by Greenwald, Alice M
Published to coincide with the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, this book emphasizes the highlights of the museum's interpretation of this somber day. This book is the definitive, official companion volume to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 226 Pages |
$45.00

EDGE BECOMES THE CENTER: AN ORAL HISTORY OF GENTRIFICATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Written by Gibson, Dw
For years, journalists, policymakers, critics, and historians have tried to explain just what happens when new money and new residents flow into established neighborhoods--and yet we've had very little access to the human side of gentrification.The Edge Becomes the Center captures, in their own words, the stories of the many kinds of people--brokers, buyers, sellers, renters, landlords, artists, c
October 11, 2016 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 320 Pages |
$15.95

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