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5 edition of History of New York City found in the catalog.

History of New York City

RH Value Publishing

History of New York City

by RH Value Publishing

  • 5 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Gramercy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Sale Books - Adult,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7706946M
    ISBN 100517689057
    ISBN 109780517689059

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In fourteen chapters, each with a story emphasizing one historical dimension of New York, the reader is introduced to people, places, and events that define New York City and its place in American culture and history. New York City in the 19th Century. The city recovered quickly from the war, and by it was one of the nation’s most important ports.

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