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Naming New York : Manhattan places & how they got their names

Author: Sanna Feirstein
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New York is the oldest continually occupied city in America, with hundreds of place names offering a guide to the city's history. This book traces the origins of the names of Manhattan's streets,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Directories
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanna Feirstein
ISBN: 0814727115 9780814727119 0814727123 9780814727126
OCLC Number: 558712359
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Sanna Feirstein.

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"Naming New York is more than a compendium of names, it is a mini-encyclopedia unto itself, a paradise regained for anyone interested in why places are named what they are. This is great stuff." Read more...

 
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