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
Title variation
City of dreams
Title variation remainder
the four-hundred year epic history of immigrant New York
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
Dewey number
974.7/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.9.A1
LC item number
A63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-700) 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 738 pages
Isbn
9780544104655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959976771
  • 1524218
  • (OCoLC)ocn959976771
  • 1524218
Label
City of dreams : the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York, Tyler Anbinder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-700) 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 738 pages
Isbn
9780544104655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959976771
  • 1524218
  • (OCoLC)ocn959976771
  • 1524218

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