The encyclopedia of New York City (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The encyclopedia of New York City Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The encyclopedia of New York City

Author: Kenneth T Jackson; New-York Historical Society.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : New-York Historical Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Much has changed since the volume first appeared in 1995: the World Trade Center no longer dominates the skyline, a billionaire businessman has become an unlikely three-term mayor, and urban regeneration'Chelsea Piers, the High Line, DUMBO, Williamsburg, the South Bronx, the Lower East Side has become commonplace. To reflect such innovation and change, this definitive, one-volume resource on the city has been  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of New York City.
New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : New-York Historical Society, ©2010
(DLC) 2010031294
(OCoLC)650020045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth T Jackson; New-York Historical Society.
ISBN: 9780300182576 0300182570
OCLC Number: 842264684
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 1561 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Frontmatter --
Sponsors --
Advisory Board For The First Edition --
Associate Editors For The First And Second Edition --
Project Staff --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations --
Notes On The Use Of The Encyclopedia --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
X --
Y --
Z --
Notes On The Contributors --
Illustration Credits --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth T. Jackson.
More information:

Abstract:

Covering a range of information about the five boroughs, this title includes 800 entries that help complete the story of New York: from Air Train to E-ZPass, from September 11 to public order.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The second edition is a window into how much New York City has changed in recent years."-Deepti Hajela, AP"This updated edition of the Encyclopedia, first published 15 years ago, is more than simply Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.