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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
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...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of New York City.
New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : New-York Historical Society, ©2010
(DLC) 2010031294
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 --
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Notes On The Contributors --
Illustration Credits --
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth T. Jackson.
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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...


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"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...

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