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The Encyclopedia of New York City

Second Edition

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Published by Yale University Press, New-York Historical Society .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25891135M
ISBN 10978-0-300-18257-6
LC Control Number2010-31294
OCLC/WorldCa842264684

  Splendid in parts, The Encyclopedia of New York, is less satisfactory in dealing with the city as a whole. Considering that much of the book was written by trained historians and other scholars, there is every reason to hold it to the Diderot standard which calls not only for the gathering up of knowledge, but the setting forth of "some general. by Kenneth T. Jackson Yale University Press, Massive encyclopedia, hardcover with dust jacket, in very good condition. A lot of fun to poke through! From the publisher (Yale University): "Named an outstanding reference book in by the New York Public Library. When was alternate-side-of-the-street parking.

Just about anyplace or anyone notable in New York is contained in this huge book, which is roughly the size of the Manhattan white pages. The Encyclopedia of New York City is a fitting tribute to the city it both documents and celebrates: it's a sprawling and endlessly interesting read/5().   The Encyclopedia of New York City. 2nd edition. Ed. Kenneth T. Jackson. Yale University Press: New Haven and London; The New-York Historical Society: New York, 1, pages; illustrated. ISBN This book is an encyclopedia with alphabetically arranged entries and an index at the end. The articles contained within relate to .

  The Encyclopedia of New York City is an engrossing book of marvels, as monumental in its way as its wondrous subject."—Edward Kosner, Wall Street Journal "Anyone with an interest in the art, architecture, theater, music, sports, religion, entertainment, history and famous people of New York City will find this work both enjoyable and.   The need for a New York City encyclopedia, that both researchers and general readers would find useful, was recognized by Edward Tripp of Yale University Press in In the New York Historical Society agreed to co-publish such a book.


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The Encyclopedia of New York City is a comprehensive reference book on New York City, New York. Historian and Columbia University professor Kenneth T. Jackson edited this work that combines informative and interesting information about New York City into one volume, first published in by the New-York Historical Society and Yale University Press and now Publisher: Yale University Press.

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The only comprehensive reference work. State and locally supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates.

Founded Setting: acre urban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $ million. Research spending for fiscal year: $ million.

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