Ny History

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

Written by Anbinder, Tyler
By an acclaimed historian, a sweeping history of the peoples who have come to New York for four centuries: 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.
October 10, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 768 Pages |
$19.99
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UNEASY STREET: THE ANXIETIES OF AFFLUENCE

Written by Sherman, Rachel
A surprising and revealing look at how today's elite view their own wealth and place in society From TV's "real housewives" to The Wolf of Wall Street, our popular culture portrays the wealthy as materialistic and entitled. But what do we really know about those who live on "easy street"?
August 29, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 328 Pages |
$29.95
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PATHWAYS TO REFORM: CREDITS AND CONFLICT AT THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

Written by Logue, Alexandra W
A personal account of the implementation of a controversial credit transfer program at the nation's third-largest university Change is notoriously difficult in any large organization. Institutions of higher education are no exception.
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 416 Pages |
$29.95
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RATS: OBSERVATIONS ON THE HISTORY & HABITAT OF THE CITY'S MOST UNWANTED INHABITANTS

Written by Sullivan, Robert
New York Public Library Book for the Teenager New York Public Library Book to Remember PSLA Young Adult Top 40 Nonfiction Titles of the Year "Engaging...a lively, informative compendium of facts, theories, and musings."-Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
April 11, 2005 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA | 272 Pages |
$18.00
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MINIK: THE NEW YORK ESKIMO: AN ARCTIC EXPLORER, A MUSEUM, AND THE BETRAYAL OF THE INUIT PEOPLE

Written by Harper, Kenn
A true story from the great age of Arctic exploration of an Inuit boy's struggle for dignity against Robert Peary and the American Museum of Natural History in turn-of-the-century New York City.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | Steerforth Press | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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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.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$18.00
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BLOOD IN THE WATER: THE ATTICA PRISON UPRISING OF 1971 AND ITS LEGACY

Written by Thompson, Heather Ann
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER - The definitive history of the infamous 1971 Attica Prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victim's decades-long quest for justice. - Thompson served as the Historical Consultant on the Academy Award-nominated documentary feature ATTICA "Gripping ...
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 752 Pages |
$17.95
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AT THE STRANGERS' GATE: ARRIVALS IN NEW YORK

Written by Gopnik, Adam
From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty, and the ambitious.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$26.95
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HISTORY OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY BOXED SET

Written by Benjamin, Vernon
The History of the Hudson River Valley, first published in two authoritative and handsome volumes, is now available as a deluxe boxed set to create the complete portrait of this fascinating and culturally important region.In these two expansive volumes, Vernon Benjamin follows the valley as it transforms into the birthplace of art, literature, innovation, and revolutionary fervor.
November 14, 2017 | Boxed Set | Harry N. Abrams | 1280 Pages |
$85.00
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FROM DA PONTE TO THE CASE ITALIANA

Written by Faedda, Barbara
The Casa Italiana--a neo-Renaissance palazzo located on Amsterdam Avenue near 117th Street--has been the most important expression of the Italian presence on Columbia University's campus since its construction in 1927.
November 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 104 Pages |
$30.00

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