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Inventing Times Square : commerce and culture at the crossroads of the world

Author: William Robert Taylor
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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Though the volume centers on Times Square, the essays venture much further into urban history and American social history, revealing in the process how Times Square reflected-even epitomized-America  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Robert Taylor
ISBN: 0801853370 9780801853371
OCLC Number: 33281860
Notes: Originally published: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©1991.
Based on a series of six conferences held during 1988-89, sponsored by the New York Institute for the Humanities, at New York University.
Description: xxvi, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by William R. Taylor.
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A portrait of pre-World War II America in good-natured upheaval, shaking off convention and inventing and reinventing an unpredictable 'commercial culture.'. New York Times This is a rather Read more...

 
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