From Library Journal
Edward B. Cone, New York City
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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This has been my "give-to" book of New York city history for quite a while: that is, what I hand to house guests who want a quick tour of the city's history. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Anne Mills
Ever wonder why downtown NYC is a labrynthine maze which makes no sense? Blame it on the early settlers. Read tons of more interesting facts about our marvelous city.Published on March 25, 2004 by Adam
AS A DUDE FROM THE BRONX WHO IS A TRUE -BLUE NEW YORKER I FIND THIS TO BE AN INTERESTING BOOK. I LIKE THE MANY ILLUSTRATIONS AND DIAGRAMS THAT SHOW HOW PLACES I AM FAMILIAR WITH... Read morePublished on May 12, 2003 by GENE GROSS
This is a good book for a quick overview of NYC history, but it skimps a bit on some detail. The collection of maps and illustrations help bring the history to life.Published on April 2, 2003
The information on Manhattan's history is nicely organized and presented. I really appreciated being able to grasp the growth of the metropolis. Read morePublished on June 3, 2001 by Joannetta