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Picturing New York

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In this lavishly illustrated volume of historical vignettes, Deák charts the birth and development of this incomparable city. Each of the fourteen essays explores a different facet of New York's history, ranging from the religious pluralism it enjoyed as a scruffy Atlantic trading post, the marketing and merchandising that propelled its growth, to the rise of the arts, literature, architecture, and sports.

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In this lavishly illustrated volume of historical vignettes, Deák charts the birth and development of this incomparable city. Each of the fourteen essays explores a different facet of New York's history, ranging from the religious pluralism it enjoyed as a scruffy Atlantic trading post, the marketing and merchandising that propelled its growth, to the rise of the arts, literature, architecture, and sports. *Inscription in black on back of front cover*

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Author Gloria Deak
Publisher Columbia University Press
Place New York
Year 2000
ISBN 9780231107280
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Condition Very Good
Comments Inscription in black on back of front cover

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