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Brooklyn!: An Illustrated History

Brooklyn!: An Illustrated History (Hardback)

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Brooklyn. The word conjures up a host of images The Honeymooners, Ebbets Field, Walt Whitman, Saturday Night Fever and the West Indian Carnival. Guiding us into this historical panorama through five larger-than-life points of entry including The Brooklyn Bridge, The Brooklyn Navy Yard, Coney Island, and the Brooklyn Dodgers Ellen Snyder-Grenier highlights the people, events, and places that have made Brooklyn Brooklyn. Lavishly illustrated with prints, paintings, memorabilia, and objects from The Brooklyn Historical Society's unparalleled collection, "Brooklyn!" will bring every reader closer to the Brooklyn of legend and fact.Formerly Chief Curator at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier is Director of Special Projects at the New Jersey Historical Society.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communities Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 24/06/1996 ISBN-13: 9781566394086  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 24/06/1996.  

Formerly Chief Curator at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier is Director of Special Projects at the New Jersey Historical Society.

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