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MAPPING NEW YORK

Following on from the success of Mapping London, Mapping New York is a richly illustrated survey of the urban and social history of New York City. From early woodblock engravings to the latest satellite images available of Manhattan, these maps show the intricate story of the development of one of the world's most populous cities.
September 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$29.95

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

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 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$40.00

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

Written by Shirley, David
This book recounts the grassroots effort to transform Brooklyn's defunct piers into an urban oasis. The story of Brooklyn Bridge Park also speaks to larger issues confronting all cities, including the development of postindustrial spaces and the ways to balance public and private interests without sacrificing creative vision or sustainable goals.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 256 Pages |
$34.95

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

A defining American story of millions of immigrants, hundreds of languages, and one great city
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$35.00

60S: THE STORY OF A DECADE

The third installment of a fascinating decade-by-decade series, this anthology collects historic New Yorker pieces from the most tumultuous years of the twentieth century--including work by James Baldwin, Pauline Kael, Sylvia Plath, Roger Angell, Muriel Spark, and John Updike--alongside new assessments of the 1960s by some of today's finest writers. Here are real-time accounts o
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$35.00

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

As 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 is as strong as ever.
October 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$29.95

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

WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$35.00

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

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 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$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 1, 2016 | Hardcover_OOP |
$29.95

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

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 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$45.00

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