The epic of New York City

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Marboro Books, 01 հնս, 1990 թ. - 640 էջ

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The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History

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Ellis's 1966 volume chronicles several centuries of New York City history. The story covers everything from riots, scandals, and dirty politics to the construction of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn ... Read full review

The epic of New York City

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LJ's reviewer praised Ellis's 1966 epic for its "easy narrative flow, its comprehensible scope...its impressive bibliography." The text is chock-full of interesting tidbits about New York City from ... Read full review

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Manhattan Is Discovered First Settlers Arrive Peter Stuyvesant Takes Command
41
The English Name It New York
71
The Leisler Rebellion
86
Pirates Infest New York
100
Of Queesting and Fribbles
115
The Peter Zenger Trial
122
The City Goes
129
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413
Ellis Island Opens
416
The Reverend Parkhurst Samples Vice
423
Hearst Wages War
440
Creation of Greater New York
450
Opening of the Twentieth Century
456
The General Slocum Disaster
468
Colonel Ilouse and Woodrow Wilson
478

Duel for Empire
138
The Stamp Act Rebellion
143
Revolutionary
157
The Doctors Riot
176
The Capital of the Nation
184
The HamiltonBurr Duel
193
John Jacob Astor Fools the President
206
Sawing Otf Manhattan Island The Gangs of New York
230
Down With Foreigners
247
The Astor Place Riot
255
Slavery and Abolitionism
266
The Police Riot
276
Abraham Lincoln Arrives
285
The Draft Riots
293
Confederates Try to Bum Down New York 11
298
The Tweed Scandals
327
Thomas Edison Lights the City
358
Building Brooklyn Bridge
369
Metropolitan Opera House Opens
377
Creation of the Statue of Liberty
384
The Blizzard of 1888
393
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396
New Yorks First Skyscraper
405
The Triangle Fire
489
The League of Nations Opens on Broadway
497
Wall Street Is Bombed
513
The Wall Street Crash
523
The Great Depression
530
The Jimmy Walker Scandals
540
Fiorello LaGuardia Becomes Mayor
549
Nazis Plan to Bomb New York
557
William ODwyer Sweats
565
Robert F Wagners Administration
579
This City ls the Center of the Universe
593
Selected Bibliography
600
Index
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