The Epic of New York City

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Kodansha International, 1997 - 640 էջ
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"The Epic of New York City" is the most comprehensive - and certainly the most entertaining - history of New York City ever published. From Peter Stuyvesant to Boss Tweed to Fiorello LaGuardia, from the first subway (only one block long ) to the first organized gang (started in a speakeasy near today's federal courthouse), Edward Robb Ellis traces four and a half centuries of colorful personalities and dramatic events. He explains, among other things, why the first City Hall was a tavern, how the blizzard of 1888 turned Macy's into a block - long slumber party, and what role the New York Public Library played in winning World War II. Ellis's plain - spoken prose captures the ebullience of the great city, the flavor of its streets and parks, and the excitement that makes Gotham a magnet for teeming millions every year.

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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
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First Settlers Arrive
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Peter Stuyvesant Takes Command
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