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Empire City : New York through the centuries

Author: Kenneth T Jackson; David S Dunbar
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The dean of New York history brings together a wide-ranging, eclectic, and entertaining survey of the best writing about the city of New York and its people

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Aufsatzsammlung
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History
Literary collections
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Anthologies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth T Jackson; David S Dunbar
ISBN: 0231109083 9780231109086 0231109091 9780231109093
OCLC Number: 49664573
Notes: "A Giniger book."
Includes index.
Description: xx, 994 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Colonial Period (1624-1783) --
Account of Henry Hudson's Voyage in 1609, (1611) / Emanuel van Meteren --
New Amsterdam, Frontier Trading Post, from Historisch Verhael, (1626) / Nicolaes van Wassenaer --
Letter of the Eight Men to the States-General of the United Netherlands Provinces Regarding the Fear in New Amsterdam of the Indians During the Wars of 1643-1645 (1643) --
The Representation of New Netherland, 1650 / Adriaen van der Donck --
Exclusion of Jews from Military Service in New Amsterdam, (1655) / The Burgher Council --
Remonstrance of the Inhabitants of the Town of Flushing (1657) --
Description of the Towne of Mannadens, (1661) --
Mercantilist Ideas, from England's Treasure by Forraign Trade, (1664) / Thomas Mun --
Prosperity in New York, from A Brief Description of New York, (1670) / Daniel Denton --
True Copy of Articles Whereupon ... The New Netherlands Were Surrendered (January 1674) --
The Demand for English Liberties in New York: The Charter of Liberties and Privileges (October 30, 1683) --
Leisler's Rebellion: Benjamin Blagge's Memorial, from The Documentary History of the State of New-York, (1689) / Benjamin Blagge --
Contract of an Indentured Apprentice (October 2, 1718) --
From the New York Weekly Journal (March 11, 1733) --
Andrew Hamilton's Defense, from A Brief Narrative of Case and Trial of John Peter Zenger (1736) --
The Great Negro Plot of 1741, from The New York Conspiracy, (1741) / Daniel Horsmanden --
The Trial of John Ury, from The New York Conspiracy, (1741) / Daniel Horsmanden.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth T. Jackson and David S. Dunbar.

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The city, in all its confounding glory, is the subject of Kenneth T. Jackson and David S. Dunbar's anthology, Empire City. New Yorker A rich harvest of wide-ranging writings about New York City. Read more...

 
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