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Mannahatta : a natural history of New York City

Author: Eric W Sanderson
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2009. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Reconstructs the ecological history of Manhattan through period maps, archeological discoveries, and computational geography to create pictures and descriptions of Manhattan from 1609 to the present day.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric W Sanderson
ISBN: 1419707485 9781419707483
OCLC Number: 258332257
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The Mannahatta project --
A map found --
The fundamentals of Mannahatta --
The Lenape --
Ecological neighborhoods --Muir webs : connecting the parts --
Manhattan 2409.
Responsibility: Eric W. Sanderson, Wildlife Conservation Society ; illustrations by Markley Boyer.
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It's difficult to imagine what Manhattan would have looked like to its explorers - before the skyscrapers, the crowded sidewalks and the busy intersections. Although the lush forests, rolling hills  Read more...


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