The Resource City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder

City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder

Label
City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York
Title
City of dreams
Title remainder
the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York
Statement of responsibility
Tyler Anbinder
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries, a magnet for transplants from all over the globe. These migrants have brought their hundreds of languages and distinct cultures to the city, and from there to the entire country. More immigrants have come to New York than all other entry points combined. City of Dreams is peopled with memorable characters both beloved and unfamiliar, whose lives unfold in rich detail: the young man from the Caribbean who passed through New York on his way to becoming a Founding Father; the ten-year-old Angelo Siciliano, from Calabria, who transformed into Charles Atlas, bodybuilder; Dominican-born Oscar de la Renta, whose couture designs have dressed first ladies from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama. Tyler Anbinder's story is one of innovators and artists, revolutionaries and rioters, staggering deprivation and soaring triumphs, all playing out against the powerful backdrop of New York City, at once ever-changing and profoundly, permanently itself. City of Dreams provides a vivid sense of what New York looked like, sounded like, smelled like, and felt like over the centuries of its development and maturation into the city we know today
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anbinder, Tyler
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigrants
  • New York (State)
Label
City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 694-700) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Settlement -- Rebellion -- Anglicization -- Americanization -- Revolution -- Republic -- Famine -- Irish metropolis -- Kleindeutschland -- Politics -- War -- Uprising -- Transition -- Liberty -- Ellis Island -- The Lower East Side -- Little Italys -- Reform -- Restriction -- Refuge -- Renaissance -- Today
Control code
ocn959976771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 738 pages
Isbn
9780544104655
Lccn
2016286135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)959976771
Label
City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 694-700) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Settlement -- Rebellion -- Anglicization -- Americanization -- Revolution -- Republic -- Famine -- Irish metropolis -- Kleindeutschland -- Politics -- War -- Uprising -- Transition -- Liberty -- Ellis Island -- The Lower East Side -- Little Italys -- Reform -- Restriction -- Refuge -- Renaissance -- Today
Control code
ocn959976771
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 738 pages
Isbn
9780544104655
Lccn
2016286135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)959976771

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