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New York : an illustrated history

Author: Ric Burns; James Sanders; Lisa Ades
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A companion volume to the PBS television series.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; James Sanders; Lisa Ades
ISBN: 0679454829 9780679454823 0375709681 9780375709685
OCLC Number: 41315370
Notes: "Based on "New York : a documentary film" directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ..."--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 575 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction : City of desire --
The country and the city, 1609-1825 --
Alexander Hamilton, the New Yorker with a national vision / Carol Berkin --
Order and disorder, 1825-1865 --
"The locomotive of these United States" / Mike Wallace --
Sunshine and shadow, 1865-1898 --
The secrets of the great city / Daniel Czitrom --
The power and the people, 1898-1919 --
Where the modern world took shape, 1898-1929 / Kenneth T. Jackson --
Cosmopolis, 1919-1931 --
Harlem renaissance / interview with David Levering Lewis --
Cosmopolitan capital : New York in the 1920s / interview with Robert A.M. Stern --
The city of tomorrow, 1931-1939 --
Robert Moses : the power broker / interview with Robert A. Caro --
The city and the world, 1939-1969 --
The lonely crowd : New York after the war / Marshall Berman --
Trauma, apocalypse, boom, aftermath : New York City in the last twenty-five years / Phillip Lopate --
Epilogue : City of the millennium.
Responsibility: narrative by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; picture editor Lisa Ades.
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A companion volume to the PBS television series.

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