Ny History

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HERE IS NEW YORK

Written by White, E B
Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E.B. White's stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America's foremost literary figures.
January 1, 2000 | Hardcover | Little Bookroom |
$16.95
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NEW YORK 1960: ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM BETWEEN THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND THE BICENTENNIAL

Written by Mellins, Thomas
This is the third volume (and the fourth chronologically) in architect and historian Robert A. M. Stern's monumental series of documentary studies of New York City architecture and urbanism.
October 1, 1997 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press |
$85.00
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WRESTLING WITH MOSES: HOW JANE JACOBS TOOK ON THE NEW YORK'S MASTER BUILDER AND TRANSFORMED THE AMERICAN CITY

Written by Flint, Anthony
The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be.
February 8, 2011 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$18.00
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NEW YORK DIARIES: 1609 TO 2009

New York is a city like no other. Through the centuries, she's been embraced and reviled, worshipped and feared, praised and battered--all the while standing at the crossroads of American politics, business, society, and culture.
December 11, 2012 | Paperback | Modern Library |
$18.00
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JOE GOULD'S SECRET

Written by Mitchell, Joseph
Joseph Mitchell was a legendary New Yorker writer and the author of the national bestseller Up in the Old Hotel, in which these two pieces appeared. What Joseph Mitchell wrote about, principally, was New York. In Joe Gould, Mitchell found the perfect subject. And Joe Gould's Secret has become a legendary piece of New York history.
December 7, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage | 208 Pages |
$15.00
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TRIANGLE: THE FIRE THAT CHANGED AMERICA

Written by Drehle, David Von
"Sure to become the definitive account of the fire. . . .
August 16, 2004 | Paperback | Grove Press | 340 Pages |
$17.00
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MAYOR OF MACDOUGAL STREET

Written by Van Ronk, Dave
Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more than that. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the '60s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures on the Village scene.
October 15, 2013 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 246 Pages |
$15.99

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