The Resource In old New York: : a classic history of New York City, (electronic resource)

In old New York: : a classic history of New York City, (electronic resource)

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In old New York: : a classic history of New York City
Title
In old New York:
Title remainder
a classic history of New York City
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Language
eng
Summary
This charming account of Manhattan's history extends from the arrival of Dutch colonists in the early 1600s through the late nineteenth century. Intriguing details, dozens of illustrations and maps, and historian Thomas A. Janvier's wry sense of humor combine for a vivid portrait of the metropolis in its early years. Sketches, diary excerpts, and scenes from daily life recapture some of the city's long-vanished features. Ranging all over the island, the survey explores the farms and waterways of Greenwich Village, the Battery's fortifications, and shacks, barns, and mansions of the Upper East and West sides. Thirteen maps chronicle the city's expansion, and etchings, line drawings, and other images depict Fort Amsterdam, Chelsea's gates and doorways, and other public and private buildings. Written in an engaging, easy-to-read style, this fascinating book will enchant history buffs, students of urban planning and architecture, and all lovers of New York stories
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1849-1913
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Janvier, Thomas A.
Dewey number
974.7/102
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Historic sites
Target audience
adult
Label
In old New York: : a classic history of New York City, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11607428
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11607428
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11607428
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In old New York: : a classic history of New York City, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11607428
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11607428
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11607428
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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