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Origin of New York City's nickname "The Big Apple"

Author: Gerald Leonard Cohen
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main [u.a.] : Lang, 2011, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2., rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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In the 1930's The Big Apple was picked up by black jazz musicians to designate NYC in general (and Harlem in particular) as the place where the greatest jazz in the world was being played. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Leonard Cohen
ISBN: 9783631613863 3631613865
OCLC Number: 702302934
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 143 - 168.
Description: 175 S. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contents: Chronological listing of The Big apple quotes - Apples regarded as very special - John J. Fitz Gerald as the key figure in popularizing The Big Apple (NYC racetracks, 1921ff.) - Role of Charles Gillett, 1971 - Tracing the development of The Big Apple dance - Big Apple incorrect etymologies - Bibliography.
Responsibility: Gerald Leonard Cohen/Barry A. Popik.
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