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NYC Guides and Reference Works
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Last Updated: 9/10/14

NYC Guides & Reference Works

All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts & Curiosities
Patrick Bunyan
ISBN-13: 9780823219407 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1999

All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities, Second Edition
Patrick Bunyan
ISBN-13: 9780823231744 (paper)
Fordham University Press/Empire State Editions, 2010

Seeing New York: History Walks for Armchair and Footloose Travelers
Hope Cooke
ISBN-13: 9781566392891 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1995

Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide
Dianne L. Durante
ISBN-13: 9780814719862 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814719879 (paper)
New York University Press, 2006

Naming New York: Manhattan Places and How They Got Their Names
Sanna Feirstein
ISBN-13: 9780814727119 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814727126 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

Manhattan to Minisink: American Indian Place Names in Greater New York
Robert S. Grumet
ISBN-13: 9780806143361 (cloth)
University of Oklahoma Press, 2013

Artwalks in New York: Delightful Discoveries of Public Art and Gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island
Marina Harrison, Lucy D. Rosenfeld
ISBN-13: 9780814736609 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814736616 (paper)
New York University Press, 2004

The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City
William B. Helmreich
ISBN-13: 9780691144054 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781400848317
Princeton University Press, 2013

The Almanac of New York City
Kenneth T. Jackson, Fred Kameny, editors
ISBN-13: 9780231140621 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231140638 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2008

The Encyclopedia of New York City, Second Edition
Kenneth T. Jackson
ISBN-13: 9780300114652 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2010

The Encyclopedia of New York City
Kenneth T. Jackson, editor
ISBN-13: 9780300055368 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 1995

The Neighborhoods of Brooklyn
Kenneth T. Jackson, editor
ISBN-13: 9780300103106 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2004

The Neighborhoods of Queens
Kenneth T. Jackson, editor
ISBN-13: 9780300151336 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2009

The Big Onion Guide to New York City: Ten Historic Tours
Seth Kamil, Eric Wakin
ISBN-10: 0814747485 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780814747483 (paper)
New York University Press, 2002

Big Onion Guide to New York City: Ten Historic Tours
Seth I. Kamil, Eric Watkin, foreword by Kenneth Jackson
ISBN-13: 9780814747858 (paper)
New York University Press, 2005

New York in Postcards 1880-1980: The Andreas Adam Collection
Thomas Kramer, editor
ISBN-13: 9783858817136 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2010

New York, Year by Year: A Chronology of the Great Metropolis
Jeffrey A. Kroessler
ISBN-13: 9780814747506 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814747513 (paper)
New York University Press, 2002

Going Coastal New York City: Urban Waterfront Guide, Second Edition
Barbara LaRocco
ISBN-13: 9780823230242 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 2009

Six Heritage Tours of the Lower East Side
Ruth Limmer
ISBN-13: 9780814751305 (paper)
New York University Press, 1997

The Street Book: An Encyclopedia of Manhattan’s Street Names and Their Origins
Henry Moscow
ISBN-13: 9780823212750 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1990

Inside New York 2010
Nina Pedrad, editor
ISBN-13: 9781892768421 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2009

Hidden New York: A Guide to Places That Matter
Marci Reaven, Steve Zeitlin
ISBN eBook: 9780813541242
Rutgers University Press, 2006

Snowshoeing through Sewers: Adventures in New York City, New Jersey, and Philadelphia
Michael Aaron Rockland
ISBN-13: 9780813543550 (paper)
Rutgers University Press, 1994

When Did the Statue of Liberty Turn Green?: And 101 Other Questions About New York City
The Staff of the New-York Historical Society Library, Nina Nazionale, Jean Ashton
ISBN-13: 9780231147422 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231147439 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2010

AIA Guide to New York City
Norval White, Elliot Willensky
ISBN-10: 0195383850 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0195383869 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780195383850 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195383867 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2010

The Tour Guide: Walking and Talking New York
Jonathan R. Wynn
ISBN-13: 9780226919058 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226919065 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226919072
University of Chicago Press, 2011

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NYC History

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NYC History: General

The Crisis Regime: The M. A. C., the E. F. C. B., and the Political Impact of the New York City Financial Crisis
Robert W. Bailey
ISBN-13: 9780873958509 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780873958516 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1985

The Scandal of Reform: The Grand Failures of New York's Political Crusaders
Francis S. Barry
ISBN-13: 9780813544786 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813548692
Rutgers University Press, 2009

New York Intellect: A History of Intellectual Life in New York City from 1750 to the Beginnings of Our Own Time
Thomas Bender
ISBN-13: 9780801836398 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988

The Unfinished City: New York and the Metropolitan Idea
Thomas Bender
ISBN-13: 9780814799963 (paper)
New York University Press, 2007

New York City Politics: Governing Gotham
Bruce F. Berg
ISBN-13: 9780813541907 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813541914 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813543895
Rutgers University Press, 2008

New York Calling: From Blackout to Bloomberg
Marshall Berman, Brian Berger, editors
ISBN-13: 9781861893383 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, distributed for Reaktion Books, 2007

Knickerbocker: The Myth Behind New York
Elizabeth L. Bradley
ISBN-13: 9780813545165 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813548623
Rutgers University Press, 2009

Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace
ISBN-13: 9780195140491 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2000

Governors Island: The Jewel of New York Harbor
Ann L. Buttenwieser
ISBN-13: 9780815609360 (cloth)
Syracuse University Press, 2009

Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City
Anne-Marie Cantwell , Diana Dizerega Wall
ISBN-13: 9780300084153 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300097993 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2001

New York Glory: Religions in the City
Tony Carnes, Anna Karpathakis, editors
ISBN-13: 9780814716007 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814716014 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

Around Manhattan Island: And Other Maritime Tales of New York
Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823217618 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1997

Picturing New York: The City from Its Beginnings to the Present
Gloria Deák
ISBN-13: 9780231107280 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2000

Cultivating a Landscape of Peace: Iroquois-European Encounters in Seventeenth-Century America
Matthew Dennis
ISBN-13: 9780801483011 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1995

Arguing the World: The New York Intellectuals in their Own Words
Joseph Dorman
ISBN-13: 9780226158143 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2001

Midlife Queer: Autobiography of a Decade, 1971–1981
Martin Duberman
ISBN-13: 9780299160241 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 1998

Zion on the Hudson: Dutch New York and New Jersey in the Age of Revivals
Firth Haring Fabend
ISBN-10: 0813527716 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813527710 (cloth)
Rutgers University Press, 2000

Keepers of the Revolution: New Yorkers at Work in the Early Republic
Paul A. Gilje, Howard B. Rock, editors
ISBN-13: 9780801499593 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1992

Beer and Revolution: The German Anarchist Movement in New York City,1880-1914
Tom Goyens
ISBN-13: 9780252031755 (cloth)
University of Illinois Press, 2007

New York and Los Angeles: Politics, Society, and Culture--A Comparative View
David Halle, editor
ISBN-13: 9780226313696 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226313702 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2003

Gastropolis: Food and New York City
Annie Hauck-Lawson, Jonathan Deutsch, editors
ISBN-13: 9780231136525 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2008

Scenes from the Life of a City: Corruption and Conscience in Old New York
Eric Homberger
ISBN-13: 9780300068825 (paper)
Yale University Press, 1994

Empire City: New York Throughout the Centuries
Kenneth T. Jackson, David S. Dunbar, editors
ISBN-13: 9780231109086 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231109093 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2002

The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: New York's River Festival of 1909 and the Making of a Metropolis
Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson, Preface by Mark F. Rockefeller
ISBN-13: 9780823230211 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2009

New York City: A Short History
George J. Lankevich
ISBN-13: 9780814751855 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814751862 (paper)
New York University Press, 2002

Quarantine! East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892
Howard Markel
ISBN-13: 9780801861802 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997

Merchants and Empire: Trading in Colonial New York
Cathy Matson
ISBN-13: 9780801872471 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997

From Privileges to Rights: Work and Politics in Colonial New York City
Simon Middleton
ISBN-13: 9780812239157 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006

Manhattan '45
Jan Morris
ISBN-13: 9780801859571 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998

A Short and Remarkable History of New York City
Jane Mushabac, Angela Wigan
ISBN-13: 9780823219858 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1999

Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture
Roger Panetta, editor, Preface by Russell Shorto
ISBN-13: 9780823230396 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780823230402 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 2009

Civic Engagement: Social Science and Progressive-Era Reform in New York City
John Louis Recchiuti
ISBN-10: 0812239571 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812239577 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006

Building Gotham: Civic Culture and Public Policy in New York City, 1898--1938
Keith D. Revell
ISBN-13: 9780801870736 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801882067 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005

David Dinkins and New York City Politics: Race, Images, and the Media
Wilbur C. Rich author info
ISBN-13: 9780791469491 (cloth)
State University of New York Press, 2006

Cityscapes: A History of New York in Images
Howard B. Rock, Deborah Dash Moore
ISBN-13: 9780231106245 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231106252 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2001

Empire City: The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape
David M. Scobey
ISBN-10: 1592132359 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781592132355 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2003

Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City
Jonathan Soffer
ISBN-13: 9780231150323 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231150330 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2010

How Women Saved the City
Daphne Spain
ISBN-13: 9780816635313 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816635320 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2001

The New Metropolis: New York City, 1840-1857
Edward K. Spann
ISBN-13: 9780231050852 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1980

Mirror For Gotham: New York as Seen by Contemporaries from Dutch Days to the Present
Bayrd Still
ISBN-13: 9780823215287 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1994

Reluctant Revolutionaries: New York City and the Road to Independence, 1763–1776
Joseph S. Tiedemann
ISBN-13: 9780801474958 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1997

In the Place to Be: Guy Trebay’s New York
Guy Trebay, photographs by Sylvia Plachy author info
ISBN-13: 9781566392082 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1994

When Giants Ruled: The Story of Park Row, New York’s Great Newspaper Street
Hy B. Turner
ISBN-13: 9780823219445 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1999

City Editor
Stanley Walker, foreword by Alexander Woollcott
ISBN-13: 9780801862922 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999

The Night Club Era
Stanley Walker
ISBN-13: 9780801862915 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999

A History of New York
François Weil
ISBN-13: 9780231129350 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2004

NYC History: Neighborhoods & Boroughs

Selling the Lower East Side: Culture, Real Estate, and Resistance in New York City
Christopher Mele
ISBN-13: 9780816631810 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816631827 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2000

Jews of Brooklyn
Ilana Abramovitch, Sean Galvin, editors
ISBN-13: 9781584650034 (cloth)
University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press, 2001

Life on a Rocky Farm: Rural Life near New York City in the Late Nineteenth Century
Lucas C. Barger
ISBN-13: 9781438446028 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781438446035
State University of New York Press, 2013

Brooklyn By Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks, Bridges, and More Got Their Names
Leonard Benardo, Jennifer Weiss
ISBN-13: 9780814799451 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814799468 (paper)
New York University Press, 2006

Times Square Red, Times Square Blue
Samuel R. Delany
ISBN-13: 9780814719206 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

Morningside Heights: A History of Its Architecture and Development
Andrew S. Dolkart
ISBN-13: 9780231078511 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231078511 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1998

The Bronx
Evelyn Gonzalez
ISBN-13: 9780231121156 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2004

Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn's Sunset Park
Tarry Hum
ISBN-13: 9781439910900 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781439910924
Temple University Press, 2014

Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America
John L. Jackson, Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780226389981 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226389998 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226390000
University of Chicago Press, 2001

Between Ocean and City: The Transformation of Rockaway, New York
Lawrence Kaplan, Carol P. Kalpan
ISBN-13: 9780231128490 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2003

The Miracle of Intervale Avenue: The Story of a Jewish Congregation in the South Bronx
Jack Kugelmass
ISBN-13: 9780231103077 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1996

Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclave, Global Change
Jan Lin
ISBN-13: 9780816629053 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 1998

North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City
Randall Mason, essay by Robert Sullivan, photographs by Christopher Payne
ISBN-13: 9780823257713 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2014

Good Old Coney Island
Edo McCullough
ISBN-13: 9780823219964 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2000

Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898-1918
Gerald W. McFarland
ISBN-13: 9781558495029 (paper)
University of Massachusetts Press, 2005

The Lower East Side Remembered and Revisited: A History and Guide to a Legendary New York Neighborhood (Updated and Revised)
Joyce Mendelsohn
ISBN-13: 9780231147613 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2009

South Street
Barbara G. Mensch
ISBN-13: 9780231139335 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2007

Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City
Richard E. Ocejo
ISBN-13: 9780691155166 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781400852635
Princeton University Press, 2014

The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York
Suleiman Osman
ISBN-13: 9780195387315 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2011

Reconstructing Times Square: Politics and Culture in Urban Development
Alexander J. Reichl
ISBN-13: 9780700609499 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780700609505 (paper)
University Press of Kansas, 1999

Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx
Constance Rosenblum
ISBN-13: 9780814776087 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814777244 (paper)
New York University Press, 2009

Times Square Roulette: Remaking the City Icon
Lynne B. Sagalyn
ISBN-13: 9780262194624 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262692953 (paper)
MIT Press, 2001

Harlem: The Vision of Morgan and Marvin Smith
Morgan Smith, Marvin Smith; edited by James A. Miller
ISBN-13: 9780813120294 (cloth)
University Press of Kentucky, 1997

Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City
Robert W. Snyder
ISBN-13: 9780801449611 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, December 2014

Brooklyn! An Illustrated History
Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier, for the Brooklyn Historical Society author info
ISBN-13: 9781592130825 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1996

American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century
Christine Stansell
ISBN-13: 9780691142838 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2009

Harlem between Heaven and Hell
Monique M. Taylor
ISBN-13: 9780816640515 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816640522 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2002

Inventing Times Square
William R. Taylor, editor
ISBN-13: 9780801853371 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996

Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Borough
Lloyd Ultan, Barbara Unger
ISBN-10: 0813528631 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0813538629 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813538624 (paper)
Rutgers University Press, 2000

The Long Island Sound: A History of Its People, Places, and Environment
Marilyn E. Weigold
ISBN-13: 9780814794005 (cloth)
New York University Press, 2004

NYC History: Immigration, Ethnicity, & Race

To Make a New Race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance
Jon Woodson
ISBN-13: 9781578061303 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781578061310 (paper)
University Press of Mississippi, 1999

Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles
Janet L. Abu-Lughod author info
ISBN-13: 9780195328752 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199936557 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2007

African or American?: Black Identity and Political Activism in New YorkCity, 1784-1861
Leslie M. Alexander
ISBN-13: 9780252033360 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780252078538 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2008

The New York Irish
Ronald Bayor, Timothy Meagher, editors,
ISBN-13: 9780801857645 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997

To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Postwar New York City
Martha Biondi
ISBN-13: 9780674019829 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2006

Ecologies of Faith in New York City: The Evolution of Religious Institutions
Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, Weishan Huang, editors
ISBN-13: 9780253006844 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253006905 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780253006943
Indiana University Press, 2012

The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City
Simone Cinotto
ISBN-13: 9780252037733 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780252079344 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780252095016
University of Illinois Press, 2013

Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New York
Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Robert C. Smith, and Ramón Grosfuguel, editors
ISBN-10: 1566 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 1566398886 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781566398886 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2001

Shaping American Catholicism: Maryland and New York, 1805-1915
Robert Emmett Curran
ISBN-13: 9780813219677 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813219684
Catholic University of America Press, 2012

Erin's Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the Nineteenth Century
Hasia R. Diner
ISBN-13: 9780801828720 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983

Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America
Hasia R. Diner
ISBN-13: 9780691095455 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2002

Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn
Ayala Fader
ISBN-13: 9780691139173 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781400830992
Princeton University Press, 2009

From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration
Nancy Foner
ISBN-10: 0300093217 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300082265 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300093216 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2000

New Immigrants in New York
Nancy Foner
ISBN-13: 9780231124157 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2001

One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century
Nancy Foner, editor
ISBN-13: 9780231159364 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231159371 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2013

Memories of Migration: Gender, Ethnicity, and Work in the Lives of Jewish and Italian Women in New York, 1870-1924
Kathie Friedman-Kasaba
ISBN-13: 9780791427613 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791427620 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1996

From Sicily to Elizabeth Street: Housing and Social Change among Italian Immigrants, 1880-1930
Donna R. Gabaccia
ISBN-13: 9780873957694 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781438403540
State University of New York Press, 1984

Beyond the Melting Pot, Revised 2nd Edition: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City
Nathan Glazer, Daniel P. Moynihan
ISBN-13: 9780262570220 (paper)
MIT Press, 1970

Living the Revolution: Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York, 1880-1945
Jennifer Guglielmo
ISBN-13: 9780807833568 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807872246 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2010

In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863
Leslie M. Harris
ISBN-13: 9780226317748 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226317731 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226317755
University of Chicago Press, 2002

David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Graham Russell Gao Hodges
ISBN-13: 9780807833261 (cloth)
University of North Carolina Press, 2010

A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York after 1950
Jesse Hoffnun-Garskof
ISBN-13: 9780691123387 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691149363 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2007

Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City
Michael Jones-Correa
ISBN-13: 9780801483646 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1998

Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation
Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, and Mary C. Waters
ISBN-13: 9780871544360 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780871544377 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781610443296
Russell Sage Foundation, 2004

Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race
Philip Kasinitz
ISBN-10: 0801499518 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780801499517 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1992

Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City
Claire J. Kim
ISBN-10: 0300074069 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0300093306 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780300074062 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780300093308 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2000

Cultures of Opposition: Jewish Immigrant Workers, New York City, 1881-1905
Hadassa Kosak
ISBN-13: 9780791445839 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791445846 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2000

Making New York Dominican: Small Business, Politics, and Everyday Life
Christian Krohn-Hansen
ISBN-13: 9780812244618 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012

Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes
ISBN-13: 9780816640911 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816640928 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2009

Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York City
Agustín Laó-Montes , Arlene Dávila
ISBN-13: 9780231112758 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2001

The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City
Mary TIng Yi Lui
ISBN-13: 9780691130484 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2007

Desis in the House: Indian American Youth Culture in New York City
Sunaina Marr Maira
ISBN-13: 9781566399265 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781566399272 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781439906736
Temple University Press, 2002

Latin Moon in Manhattan: A Novel
Jamie Manrique
ISBN-13: 9780299187545 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2003

Little Brazil: An Ethnography of Brazilian Immigrants in New York City
Maxine L. Margolis
ISBN-10: 0691000565 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691033488 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780691000565 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 1993

A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York
Tony Michels author info
ISBN-13: 9780674032439 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2009

Ethnic Solidarity for Economic Survival: Korean Greengrocers in New York City
Pyong Gap Min
ISBN-13: 9780871546418 (paper)
Russell Sage Foundation, 2011

The Madonna of 115th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, 1880–1950
Robert A. Orsi
ISBN-13: 9780300091359 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2002

The Korean American Dream: Immigrants and Small Business in New York City
Kyeyoung Park
ISBN-13: 9780801483912 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1997

Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson
ISBN-13: 9780300162554 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2011

Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto
Wendell Pritchett
ISBN-13: 9780226684468 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226684475 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2002

Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook
Claudio Iván Remeseira
ISBN-13: 9780231148184 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231148191 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2010

Gentile New York: The Images of Non-Jews among Jewish Immigrants
Gil Ribak
ISBN-13: 9780813551647 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813552194 (paper)
Rutgers University Press, 2012

Street Scenes: Staging the Self in Immigrant New York, 1880–1924
Esther Romeyn
ISBN-13: 9780816645213 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816645220 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2008

Before Harlem: The Black Experience in New York City before World War I
Marcy S. Sacks
ISBN-13: 9780812239614 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006

The Future of Us All: Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City
Roger Sanjek
ISBN-13: 9780801434518 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801484612 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2000

Crown Heights: Blacks, Jews, and the 1991 Brooklyn Riot
Edward Shapiro
ISBN-10: 1584655615 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781584655619 (cloth)
University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press, 2006

Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of Puerto Rico
Ramón E. Soto-Crespo
ISBN-13: 9780816655878 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816655885 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2009

The Tenement Saga: The Lower East Side and Early Jewish American Writers
Sanford Sternlicht
ISBN-13: 9780299204808 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780299204846 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2004

Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City
Paul Stoller
ISBN-13: 9780226775296 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226775302 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226775265
University of Chicago Press, 2001

Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era
Clarence Taylor, editor
ISBN-13: 9780823232895 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2011

New York Before Chinatown: Orientalism and the Shaping of American Culture, 1776-1882
John Kuo Wei Tchen
ISBN-13: 9780801867941 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999

Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City
Lorrin Thomas
ISBN-13: 9780226796086 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226151762 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226796109
University of Chicago Press, 2010

Between Melting Pot and Mosaic: African American and Puerto Ricans in the New York Political Economy
Andrés Torres
ISBN-13: 9781566392808 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1995

Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City
Craig D. Townsend
ISBN-13: 9780231134682 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2005

Still the Promised City? African-Americans and New Immigrants in Postindustrial New York
Roger Waldinger
ISBN-13: 9780674000728 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 1999

African American Women and Christian Activism: New York’s Black YWCA, 1905-1945
Judith Weisenfeld
ISBN-13: 9780674007789 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 1998

Stories of Freedom in Black New York
Shane White
ISBN-13: 9780674025783 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2007

In the Company of Black Men: The African Influence on African-American Culture in New York City
Steven Wilder
ISBN-13: 9780814793688 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814793695 (paper)
New York University Press, 2002

An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930
Shirley J. Yee
ISBN-13: 9781592131273 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781592131280 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781592131297
Temple University Press, 2011

NYC History: Crime & the Law

Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist
Margaret Hope Bacon
ISBN-13: 9780791444979 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791444986 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2000

Trying Leviathan: The Nineteenth-Century New York Court Case That Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature
D. Graham Burnett
ISBN-13: 9780691129501 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, 2007

Gibbons V. Ogden, Law, and Society in the Early Republic
Thomas H. Cox
ISBN-13: 9780821418451 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780821418468 (paper)
Ohio University Press, 2009

Licentious Gotham: Erotic Publishing and Its Prosecution in Nineteenth-Century New York
Donna Dennis author info
ISBN-13: 9780674032835 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2009

New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era
Jennifer Fronc
ISBN-13: 9780226266091 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226266114
University of Chicago Press, 2009

Gotham Unbound: How New York City was Liberated from the Grip of Organized Crime
James B. Jacobs, et al.
ISBN-13: 9780814742464 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814742471 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

Conversations with the Capeman: The Untold Story of Salvador Agron
Richard Jacoby, Introduction by Hubert Selby Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780299197445 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, distributed for Popular Press, 2003

Street Justice: A History of Police Violence in New York City
Marilynn Johnson
ISBN-13: 9780807050231 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2004

Triumph of Order: Democracy and Public Space in New York and London
Lisa Keller
ISBN-13: 9780231146722 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2008

Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City
Michael A. Lerner author info
ISBN-13: 9780674024328 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780674030572 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2007

Causes and Conflicts: The Centennial History of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1870–1970
George Martin
ISBN-13: 9780823217359 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1997

Zero Tolerance: Quality of Life and the New Police Brutality in New York City
Andrea Mcardle, Tanya Erzen, editors
ISBN-13: 9780814756317 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814756324 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

"Making Sure We Are True to Our Founders": The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1970–95
Jeffrey Morris
ISBN-13: 9780823217380 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1997

The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime: Horse Racing, Politics, and Organized Crime in New York, 1865–1913
Steven A. Reiss
ISBN-13: 9780815609858 (cloth)
Syracuse University Press, 2011

Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York
Cathy Lisa Schneider
ISBN-13: 9780812246186 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780812209860
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014

Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings: Youth Gangs in Postwar New York
Eric C. Schneider
ISBN-13: 9780691074542 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2001

The Last Neighborhood Cops: The Rise and Fall of Community Policing in New York Public Housing
Fritz Umbach
ISBN-13: 9780813549064 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813552354
Rutgers University Press, 2011

Prisons of Poverty
Loïc Wacquant
ISBN-13: 9780816639007 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816639014 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2009

The Great American Crime Decline
Franklin E. Zimrig
ISBN-13: 9780195378986 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2008

The City that Became Safe: New York's Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control
Franklin E. Zimring
ISBN-13: 9780199844425 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199324163 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2011

NYC History: Class, Labor, & Wealth

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92
Xiaolan Bao
ISBN-13: 9780252073502 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2006

The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the Bourgeoisie, 1850-1900
Sven Beckert
ISBN-13: 9780521790390 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780521524100 (paper)
Cambridge University Press, 2003

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: A Pictorial History of Working People in New York City
Debra E. Bernhardt
ISBN-13: 9780814798669 (cloth)
New York University Press, 2000

Next to Godliness: Confronting Dirt and Despair in Progressive Era New YorkCity
Daniel Eli Burnstein
ISBN-13: 9780252030246 (cloth)
University of Illinois Press, 2006

Waterfront Revolts: New York and London Dockworkers, 1946-61
Colin J. Davis
ISBN-13: 9780252028786 (cloth)
University of Illinois Press, 2003

Something Left to Lose: Personal Relations and Survival among New York’s Homeless
Gwendolyn A. Dordick
ISBN-13: 9781566395144 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1997

What Works in Work-First Welfare: Designing and Managing Employment Programs in New York City
Andrew R. Feldman
ISBN-13: 9780880993760 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780880993753 (paper)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2011

Habits of Compassion: Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920
Maureen Fitzgerald
ISBN-13: 9780252030345 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780252072826 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2006

Not for Bread Alone
Moe Foner
ISBN-13: 9780801440618 (cloth)
Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2002

In Transit: The Transport Workers Union in New York City, 1933-1966
Joshua B. Freeman
ISBN-10: 156639922X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781566399227 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2001

The Triangle Fire, the Protocols of Peace, and Industrial Democracy in Progressive Era New York
Richard A. Greenwald
ISBN-13: 9781592131754 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2005

Mrs. Astor’s New York: Money and Social Power in a Gilded Age
Eric Homberger
ISBN-13: 9780300105155 (paper)
Yale University Press, 2004

Progressive Inequality: Rich and Poor in New York, 1890–1920
David Huyssen
ISBN-13: 9780674281400 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2014

Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City, 1784-2012
Steven H. Jaffe, Jessica Lautin
ISBN-13: 9780231169103 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2014

Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940
Vanessa H. May
ISBN-13: 9780807834770 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807871935 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2011

Immigrants, Unions, and the New U.S. Labor Market
Immanuel Ness author info
ISBN-13: 9781592130412 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2005

Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York
Kathy Peiss
ISBN-13: 9780877225003 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2001

The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo
Saskia Sassen
ISBN-13: 9780691070636 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2001

Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life
Mario Luis Small
ISBN-13: 9780195384352 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2009

The Triangle Fire
Leon Stein
ISBN-13: 9780801487149 (paper)
Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2001

Love, Sorrow, and Rage: Destitute Women in a Manhattan Residence
Alisse Waterston
ISBN-13: 9781566397070 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1999

Follow the Money: Who Controls New York City Mayors?
Lynne A. Weikart
ISBN-13: 9781438425313 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781438425320 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2009

Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York
Bonnie Yochelson, Daniel Czitrom
ISBN-13: 9780226182865 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226183053
University of Chicago Press, 2014

To Save China, To Save Ourselves: The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York
Renqiu Yu
ISBN-13: 9781566393959 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1995

NYC History: Education & Schools

New York City's Best Public High Schools: A Parents' Guide, Third Edition

ISBN-10: 080774820X (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807748206 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2007

Central Park East and Its Graduates: "Learning by Heart"
David Bensman
ISBN-10: 0807739936 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807739928 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807739938 (cloth)
Teachers College Press, 2000

New York University and the City: An Illustrated History
Thomas J. Frusciano, Marilyn H. Pettit
ISBN-10: 0813523478 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813557755
Rutgers University Press, 1997

New York City's Best Public Elementary Schools: A Parent's Guide, Third Edition
Clara Hemphill, with Deborah Apsel, Catherine Man, and Pamela Wheaton
ISBN-10: 0807746134 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807746134 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2005

New York City's Best Public Middle Schools: A Parents' Guide, Third Edition
Clara Hemphill
ISBN-10: 0807749109 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807749104 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2008

Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy
Richard D. Kahlenberg
ISBN-13: 9780231134972 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2007

Creating Schools That Heal: Real-Life Solutions
Lesley Koplow
ISBN-10: 0807742694 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807742686 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807742686 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2002

Getting To Know City Kids: Understanding Their Thinking, Imagining And Socializing
Sally Middlebrooks, Foreword by Eleanor Duckworth
ISBN-10: 0807736856 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 1998

Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam
Bowen Paulle
ISBN-13: 9780226066387 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226066417 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226066554
University of Chicago Press, 2013

The Great School Wars: A History of the New York City Public Schools
Diane Ravitch
ISBN-13: 9780801864711 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000

A School of Our Own: Parents, Power, and Community at the East Harlem Block Schools
Tom Roderick
ISBN-10: 0807741574 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807741566 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807741566 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2001

From The Free Academy to CUNY: Illustrating Public Higher Education In New York City, 1847–1997
Sandra Roff, Anthony M. Cucchiara, and Barbara J. Dunlap
ISBN-13: 9780823220199 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780823220205 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 2000

Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union
Clarence Taylor
ISBN-13: 9780231152686 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2010

Power, Protest, and the Public Schools: Jewish and African American Struggles in New York City
Melissa F. Weiner
ISBN-13: 9780813547725 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813553511 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813549804
Rutgers University Press, 2010

NYC History: Sports & Entertainment

Streak: Joe DiMaggio and the Summer of '41
Michael Seidel
ISBN-13: 9780803292932 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2002

John McGraw
Charles C. Alexander
ISBN-13: 9780803259256 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1995

The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds
Pete Axthelm, Introduction by Rick Telander
ISBN-13: 9780803259348 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1999

Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat
Red Barber, Robert W. Creamer, Afterword by Bob Edwards
ISBN-13: 9780803261365 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1997

The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York
Patricia Cline Cohen, Timothy J. Gilfoyle, Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, in association with the American Antiquarian Society
ISBN-13: 9780226112336 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226112343 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226112350
University of Chicago Press, 2008

Stengel: His Life and Times
Robert W. Creamer
ISBN-13: 9780803263673 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1996

Gunfighter in Gotham: Bat Masterson's New York City Years
Robert K. DeArment
ISBN-13: 9780806142630 (cloth)
University of Oklahoma Press, 2013

Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture
Lewis A. Erenberg
ISBN-13: 9780226215150 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1984

New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age, 1947­1957
Harvey Frommer, foreword by Monte Irvin
ISBN-10: 0299196941 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780299196943 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2004

Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885–1940
Chad Heap
ISBN-10: 0226322432 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226322438 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226322445 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226322452
University of Chicago Press, 2009

The High Hard One
Kirby Higbe, Martin Quigley
ISBN-13: 9780803273108 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1998

The Era: 1947–1957, When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World
Roger Kahn
ISBN-13: 9780803278059 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2002

The Greater New York Sports Chronology
Jeffrey A. Kroessler
ISBN-13: 9780231146494 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2009

The Greatest Ballpark Ever: Ebbets Field and the Story of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Bob McGee
ISBN-13: 9780813536019 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813537757
Rutgers University Press, 2005

After Many a Summer: The Passing of the Giants and Dodgers and a Golden Age in New York Baseball
Robert E. Murphy
ISBN-13: 9780803245730 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2013

The Originals: The New York Celtics Invent Modern Basketball
Murry Nelson
ISBN-13: 9780879727932 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780879727949 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, distributed for Popular Press, 1999

The Stadium: Images and Voices of the Original Yankee Stadium
Jon Plasse
ISBN-13: 9781438440057 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781438440071
State University of New York Press, 2011

Babe Ruth's Own Book of Baseball
George Herman Ruth, Introduction by Jerome Holtzman
ISBN-13: 9780803239050 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780803289390 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 1992

1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York
Lyle Spatz, Steve Steinberg
ISBN-13: 9780803220607 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780803239999 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2010

Bridging Two Dynasties: The 1947 New York Yankees
Lyle Spatz, editors
ISBN-13: 9780803240940 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2013

The Yankees: An Illustrated History
George Sullivan, John Powers, editors
ISBN-10: 1566395534 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781566395533 (cloth)
Temple University Press, 1997

Heaven Is a Playground (Third Edition)
Rick Telander
ISBN-13: 9780803226784 (paper)
University of Nebraska Press, 2009

Land of the Giants: New York's Polo Grounds
Stew Thornley
ISBN-10: 1566397960 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781566397964 (cloth)
Temple University Press, 2000

The Wonder Team: The True Story of the Incomparable 1927 New York Yankees
Leo Trachtnberg
ISBN-13: 9780879726782 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, distributed for Popular Press, 1995

The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance
Shane Vogel
ISBN-13: 9780226862514 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226862521 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2009

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The Place: Architecture of NYC

The Landmarks of New York, Fifth Edition: An Illustrated Record of the City’s Historic Buildings
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
ISBN-13: 9781438437699 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781438437712
State University of New York Press, 2011

From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship
David W. Dunlap
ISBN-13: 9780231125437 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2004

The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York
Gail Fenske
ISBN-13: 9780226241418 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2008

Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan’s Lost Places of Leisure
David Freeland
ISBN-13: 9780814727621 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814727638 (paper)
New York University Press, 2009

Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center
Angus Kress Gillespie
ISBN-10: 0813527422 (cloth)
Rutgers University Press, 1999

New York City Gardens
Veronika Hofer, Betsy Pinover Schiff
ISBN-13: 9783777427515 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2010

Building Seagram
Phyllis Lambert
ISBN-13: 9780300167672 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2013

The Once and Future New York: Historic Preservation and the Modern City
Randall Mason
ISBN-13: 9780816656035 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816656042 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2009

Designs on the Public: The Private Lives of New York’s Public Spaces
Kristine F. Miller
ISBN-13: 9780816649099 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816649105 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2007

Six Bridges: The Legacy of Othmar H. Ammann
Darl Rastorfer
ISBN-13: 9780300080476 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2000

Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City
Kurt C. Schlichting
ISBN-13: 9780801865107 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001

Twenty Minutes in Manhattan
Michael Sorkin
ISBN-13: 9781861894281 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, distributed for Reaktion Books, 2009

New York’s Historic Armories: An Illustrated History
Nancy L. Todd author info
ISBN-13: 9780791469118 (cloth)
State University of New York Press, 2006

Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City
Aurora Wallace
ISBN-13: 9780252037344 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780252078828 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2012

The Place: Housing, Urban Planning, & Development

New York, Chicago, Los Angeles: America’s Global Cities
Janet L. Abu-Lughod author info
ISBN-13: 9780816633357 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816633364 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 1999

New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate
Tom Angotti
ISBN-13: 9780262012478 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262515931 (paper)
MIT Press, 2008

Intersections: The Grand Concourse at 100
Antonio Sergio Bessa, editor
ISBN-13: 9780823230785 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2009

Manhattan for Rent, 1785-1850
Elizabeth Blackmar
ISBN-13: 9780801499739 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1991

Bloomberg’s New York: Class and Governance in the Luxury City
Julian Brash
ISBN-13: 9780820335667 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780820336817 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780820337548
University of Georgia Press, 2011

Alone Together: A History of New York's Early Apartments
Elizabeth Collins Cromley
ISBN-13: 9780801486135 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1999

Rochdale Village: Robert Moses, 6,000 Families, and New York City's Great Experiment in Integrated Housing
Peter Eisenstadt
ISBN-13: 9780801448782 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2010

Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future
Niles Eldredge, Sidney Horenstein
ISBN-13: 9780520270152 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780520958302
University of California Press, October 2014

Property Development in New York and London, 1980–2000, Second Edition, Revised
Susan S. Fainstein
ISBN-13: 9780700611331 (paper)
University Press of Kansas, 2001

The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929
Robert M. Fogelson
ISBN-13: 9780300191721 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2013

There Goes the ‘Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up
Lance Freeman author info
ISBN-10: 1592134378 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781592134373 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2006

When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing
Roberta Gold
ISBN-13: 9780252038181 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780252095986
University of Illinois Press, 2014

New York's New Edge: Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side
David Halle, Elisabeth Tiso
ISBN-13: 9780226032405 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780226032542
University of Chicago Press, October 2014

Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination
May Joseph
ISBN-13: 9780822354604 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822354727 (paper)
Duke University Press, 2013

A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens
Susan L. Klaus
ISBN-10: 155849314X (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781558493148 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781558494435 (paper)
University of Massachusetts Press, 2002

The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal: Postwar Urbanism from New York to Berlin
Christopher Klemek
ISBN-13: 9780226441740 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2011

"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind": Contemporary Planning in New York City
Scott Larson
ISBN-13: 9781439909690 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781439909706 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781439909713
Temple University Press, 2013

Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City
Nicole P. Marwell
ISBN-13: 9780226509068 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226509075 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226509082
University of Chicago Press, 2007

Suburban Landscapes: Culture and Politics in a New York Metropolitan Community
Paul H. Mattingly
ISBN-13: 9780801866807 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001

Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City
Catherine McNeur
ISBN-13: 9780674725096 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, November 2014

Business Improvement Districts and the Shape of American Cities
Jerry Mitchell author info
ISBN-13: 9780791473092 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791473108 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780791479001
State University of New York Press, 2008

The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940
Max Page
ISBN-13: 9780226644684 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226644691 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2000

A History of Housing in New York City
Richard Plunz
ISBN-13: 9780231062978 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1990

How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York; with new introduction, notes, chronology, and bibliography
Jacob A. Riis, Edited by Alan Trachtenberg
ISBN-13: 9780674049321 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2010

The Park and The People: A History of Central Park
Roy Rosenzweig, Elizabeth Blackmar
ISBN-13: 9780801497513 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1998

Housing and Community Development in New York City: Facing the Future
Michael H. Schill, editor
ISBN-13: 9780791440407 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 1999

The Beach Beneath the Streets: Contesting New York City's Public Spaces
Benjamin Shepard, Gregory Smithsimon
ISBN-13: 9781438436197 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781438436203 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781438436210
State University of New York Press, 2011

Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply
David Soll
ISBN-13: 9780801449901 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2013

The Landscape of Modernity: New York City, 1900-1940
David Ward, Oliver Zunz, editors
ISBN-13: 9780801856099 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997

The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience
Alexandros Washburn
ISBN-13: 9781610913805 (cloth)
Island Press, 2013

Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York
Samuel Zipp
ISBN-10: 0195328744 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195328745 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199874057 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2010

Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places
Sharon Zukin author info
ISBN-13: 9780195382853 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199794461 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2009

The Place: Transit & Infrastructure

New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment
Interborough Rapid Transit (1904), New introduction by Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823224012 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 2004

Subway City: Riding the Trains, Reading New York
Michael W. Brooks
ISBN-10: 0813523966 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813558875
Rutgers University Press, 1997

Sustainability Management: Lessons from and for New York City, America, and the Planet
Steven Cohen
ISBN-13: 9780231152587 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2011

Cash, Tokens, and Transfers: A History of Urban Mass Transit in North America
Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823212781 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1990

The Malbone Street Wreck
Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823219315 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780823219322 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1999

Over and Back: The History of Ferryboats in New York Harbor
Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823212453 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1990

Under The Sidewalks of New York: The Story of the Greatest Subway System in the World
Brian J. Cudahy
ISBN-13: 9780823216185 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1995

Tunneling to the Future: The Story of the Great Subway Expansion That Saved New York
Peter Derrick
ISBN-13: 9780814719107 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814719541 (paper)
New York University Press, 2001

Empire on the Hudson: Entrepreneurial Vision and Political Power at the Port of New York Authority
Jameson W. Doig
ISBN-13: 9780231076760 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231076777 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2001

Building New York’s Sewers: The Evolution of Mechanisms of Urban Management
Joanne Abel Goldman
ISBN-13: 9781557530950 (cloth)
Purdue University Press, 1997

Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans
Kevin Fox Gotham, Miriam Greenberg
ISBN-13: 9780199752225 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199752218 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2014

Underneath New York
Harry Granick, introduction By Robert E. Sullivan, Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780823213122 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1991

Invisible New York: The Hidden Infrastructure of the City
Stanley Greenberg
ISBN-13: 9780801859458 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998

Royal Blue Line: The Classic B & O Train between Washington and New York
Herbert H. Harwood, Jr., with a new foreword by Courtney B. Wilson
ISBN-13: 9780801870613 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002

The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History
Richard Haw
ISBN-13: 9780813543505 (paper)
Rutgers University Press, 2008

722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York, Centennial Edition
Clifton Hood
ISBN-13: 9780801880544 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004

Water for Gotham: A History
Gerard T. Koeppel
ISBN-10: 0691089760 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780691089768 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2001

Tugboats of New York: An Illustrated History
George Matteson
ISBN-13: 9780814757086 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814757383 (paper)
New York University Press, 2007

The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System
Joseph B. Raskin
ISBN-13: 9780823253692 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2013

The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel
Michael Aaron Rockland
ISBN-13: 9780813543758 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813545547
Rutgers University Press, 2008

Helvetica and the New York City Subway System: The True (Maybe) Story
Paul Shaw
ISBN-13: 9780262015486 (cloth)
MIT Press, 2011

Transit Talk: New York's Bus and Subway Workers Tell Their Stories
Robert W. Snyder
ISBN-13: 9780813525778 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813560045
Rutgers University Press, 1998

Underground Woman: My Four Years as a New York City Subway Conductor
Marian Swerdlow author info
ISBN-10: 1566396 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 1566396107 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9781566396103 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1998

The Place: NYC’s Natural World

New York City Trees: A Field Guide for the Metropolitan Area
Edward S. Barnard
ISBN-13: 9780231128353 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2002

Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City
Leslie Day, Illustrated by Trudy Smoke
ISBN-13: 9781421401515 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781421401522 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011

The Hudson: America's River
Frances F. Dunwell
ISBN-13: 9780231136419 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2008

Central Park: A Photographic Excursion
James Freund
ISBN-13: 9780823221608 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 2001

Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in New York City
Matthew Gandy
ISBN-13: 9780262072243 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262572163 (paper)
MIT Press, 2002

Urban Wilderness: Nature in New York City
Jean Gardner, Photos By Joel Greenburg; Foreword By Bill Moyers
ISBN-13: 9780962106002 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1988

A Guide to Native Plants of the New York City Region
Margaret B. Gargiullo
ISBN-13: 9780813547770 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813554808
Rutgers University Press, 2007

Riverside Park: The Splendid Sliver
Edward Grimm
ISBN-13: 9780231142281 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2007

Bronx Ecology: Blueprint for a New Environmentalism
Allen Hershkowitz
ISBN-13: 9781559638647 (cloth)
Island Press and Sponsor: Natural Resources Defense Council, 2002

A Natural History of New York
John Kieran
ISBN-13: 9780823210862 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 1982

City at the Water's Edge : A Natural History of New York
Betsy McCully
ISBN-13: 9780813539157 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813540108
Rutgers University Press, 2006

The Hudson: An Illustrated Guide to the Living River, Second Edition
Stephen P. Stanne, Roger G. Panetta, and Brian E. Forist
ISBN-10: 0813527570 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780813539720 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813539164 (paper)
Rutgers University Press, 1997

Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills
David Stradling
ISBN-13: 9780295987477 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2007

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The Arts & the City

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     Literary New York
     Theater & Cinema
     Visual & Plastic Arts

The Arts & the City: General

Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance
Houston A. Baker, Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780226035253 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1987

New York Voices: Fourteen Portraits
Whitney Balliet
ISBN-13: 9781578068364 (cloth)
University Press of Mississippi, 2006

The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art, and Music Drive New York City
Elizabeth Currid
ISBN-13: 9780691138749 (paper)
Princeton University Press, 2008

Imagining the Modern City
James Donald
ISBN-13: 9780816635559 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 1999

Dance for a City: Fifty Years of the New York City Ballet
Lynn Garafola, editor, with Eric Foner
ISBN-13: 9780231115469 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231115476 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 1999

Variations on a Blue Guitar: The Lincoln Center Institute Lectures on Aesthetic Education
Maxine Greene
ISBN-10: 0807741361 (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807741353 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807741351 (paper)
Teachers College Press, 2001

Drawing a Circle in the Square: Street Performing in New York's Washington Square Park
Sally Harrison-Pepper
ISBN-13: 9781604735734 (paper)
University Press of Mississippi, 2010

Gastropolis: Food & New York City
Annie S. Hauck-Lawson, Jonathan Deutsch, editors
ISBN-13: 9780231136532 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231136525 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2008

New York Modern: The Arts and the City
William B. Scott, Peter M. Rutkoff
ISBN-13: 9780801867934 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001

New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850-1950
William Chapman Sharpe
ISBN-13: 9780691133249 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, 2008

The Arts & the City: Literary New York

110 Stories: New York Writes after September 11
Ulrich Baer, editor
ISBN-10: 0814799353 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780814799352 (paper)
New York University Press, 2004

God in the Street: New York Writing from The Penny Press to Melville
Hans Bergmann
ISBN-13: 9781566393584 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1995

Cheap Rooms and Restless Hearts: A Study of Formula in the Urban Tales of William Sydney Porter
Karen Charmaine Blansfield
ISBN-13: 9780879724214 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, distributed for Popular Press, 1987

The Rise of the New York Intellectuals: Partisan Review and Its Circle, 1934–1945
Terry A. Cooney
ISBN-13: 9780299107147 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 1986

Nella Larsen, Novelist of the Harlem Renaissance: A Woman's Life Unveiled
Thadious M. Davis
ISBN-13: 9780807120705 (paper)
Louisiana State University Press, 1996

Don Juan in the Village: A Novel
Jane DeLynn
ISBN-13: 9780299190040 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2003

Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968
Corinne Demas
ISBN-13: 9780791446294 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780791446300 (paper)
State University of New York Press, 2000

Slumming in New York: From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem
Robert M. Dowling
ISBN-13: 9780252031946 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780252076329 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2009

The Man Who Would Marry Susan Sontag: And Other Intimate Literary Portraits of the Bohemian Era
Edward Field
ISBN-13: 9780299213206 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780299213244 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2005

Henry James: The Imagination of Genius, A Biography
Fred Kaplan
ISBN-13: 9780801862717 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999

Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn
Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Michael Tyrell
ISBN-13: 9780814749022 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 978081478039 (paper)
New York University Press, 2007

Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture
Catherine Keyser
ISBN-13: 9780813547865 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813551784 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813551111
Rutgers University Press, 2011

Brooklyn Boy
Alan Lelchuk
ISBN-13: 9780299187446 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2003

Émigré New York: French Intellectuals in Wartime Manhattan, 1940-1944
Jeffrey Mehlman
ISBN-13: 9780801862861 (cloth)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000

Walking New York: Reflections of American Writers from Walt Whitman to Teju Cole
Stephen Miller
ISBN-13: 9780823263158 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, November 2014

Christopher Morley’s New York
Christopher Morley, Illustrations by Walter Jack Duncan
ISBN-13: 9780823212149 (cloth)
Fordham University Press, 1988

Herman Melville: A Biography, Volume 1, 1819-1851
Hershel Parker
ISBN-13: 9780801881855 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005

Herman Melville: A Biography; Volume 2, 1851-1891
Hershel Parker
ISBN-13: 9780801881862 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005

Fred in Love
Felice Picano
ISBN-13: 9780299209100 (cloth)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2004

Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography
Arthur Hobson Quinn, with a new introduction by Shawn Rosenheim
ISBN-13: 9780801857300 (paper)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997

Secret Places: My Life in New York and New Guinea
Tobias Schneebaum, foreword by David Bergman
ISBN-13: 9780299169909 (cloth)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2000

Imagining Lives: Autobiographical Fiction of Yiddish Writers
Jan Schwarz
ISBN-13: 9780299209605 (cloth)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2005

Kenneth Burke in Greenwich Village: Conversing with the Moderns, 1915–1931
Jack Selzer
ISBN-10: 0299151840 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780299151843 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780299151836
University of Wisconsin Press, 1996

Underground Movements: Modern Culture on the New York City Subway
Sunny Stalter-Pace
ISBN-13: 9781625340542 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781625340559 (paper)
University of Massachusetts Press, 2013

Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York's Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992
Brandon Stosuy, editor, With an afterword by Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles
ISBN-13: 9780814740101 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780814740118 (paper)
New York University Press, 2006

I Speak of the City: Poems of New York
Stephen Wolf
ISBN-13: 9780231140652 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2007

The Arts & the City: Theater & Cinema

Grand Opera: The Story of the Met
Charles Affron, Mirella Jona Affron
ISBN-13: 9780520250338 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780520958975
University of California Press, 2014

Starring New York: Filming the Grime and the Glamour of the Long 1970s
Stanley Corkin
ISBN-13: 9780195382792 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195382808 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2011

The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880–1920
Sabine Haenni
ISBN-13: 9780816649815 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780816649822 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2008

Hollywood on the Hudson: Film and Television in New York from Griffith to Sarnoff
Richard Koszarski
ISBN-13: 9780813542935 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813547787 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813545523
Rutgers University Press, 2008

City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination
Murray Pomerance, editor
ISBN-13: 9780813540313 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780813540320 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780813541341
Rutgers University Press, 2007

Points of Resistance: Women, Power, and Politics in the New York Avant-garde Cinema, 1943-71 (2d ed.)
Lauren Rabinovitz
ISBN-13: 9780252071249 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2003

The New Yorker Theater and Other Scenes from a Life at the Movies
Toby Talbot
ISBN-13: 9780231145664 (cloth)
Columbia University Press, 2009

The Arts & the City: Visual & Plastic Arts

Alternative Art New York, 1965–1985
Julie Ault, editor
ISBN-10: 0816637946 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780816637942 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2002

Taking the Train: How Graffiti Art Became an Urban Crisis in New York City
Joe Austin
ISBN-13: 9780231111423 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780231111430 (paper)
Columbia University Press, 2001

Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith In Colonial New York
David L. Barquist
ISBN-13: 9780300090574 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2001

The Politics of Urban Beauty: New York and Its Art Commission
Michele H. Bogart
ISBN-13: 9780226063058 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2006

On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City
Janet Braun-Reinitz, Jane Weissman
ISBN-13: 9781604731118 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781604731125 (paper)
University Press of Mississippi, 2009

Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices, 1970s to the Present
Lynne Cooke, Douglas Crimp, editors
ISBN-13: 9780262014823 (cloth)
MIT Press, 2010

The Transformation of the Avant-Garde: The New York Art World, 1940-1985
Diana Crane
ISBN-13: 9780226117904 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1989

Ralph Fasanella’s America
Paul S. D’Ambrosio
ISBN-13: 9780917334269 (cloth)
University Press of New England, distributed for Fenimore Art Museum, 2001

Isaac Bashevis Singer and the Lower East Side: Photographs by Bruce Davidson
Bruce Davidson, with contributions by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Ilan Stavans, Jill Meredith, and Gabriele Werffeli
ISBN-13: 9780299206246 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, 2004

Art and the Subway: New York Underground
Tracy Fitzpatrick
ISBN-13: 9780813544526 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780813548685
Rutgers University Press, 2009

Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks
Robert L. Gambone
ISBN-13: 9781604732221 (cloth)
University Press of Mississippi, 2009

Rudy Burckhardt—New York Moments: Photographs and Films
Anita Haldemann, editor
ISBN-13: 9783858817020 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, distributed for Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess, 2005

Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York's River, 1900-1940
Kirsten Jensen, Bartholomew F. Bland, editors
ISBN-13: 9780943651446 (paper)
Fordham University Press, 2013

Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada
Amelia Jones
ISBN-13: 9780262101028 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262600668 (paper)
MIT Press, 2004

The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951
Mason Klein, Catherine Evans
ISBN-13: 9780300146875 (cloth)
Yale University Press, 2011

Smokers and Sleepers: Photographs by Jerome Mallmann
Jerome Mallman, Introduction by Andrew Stevens
ISBN-13: 9780932900029 (paper)
University of Wisconsin Press, distributed for Elvehjem Museum of Art, 2005

Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City
Ivor L. Miller
ISBN-10: 1578064643 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781617036774 (paper)
University Press of Mississippi, 2002

Creative Lives: New York Paintings and Photographs by Maurice and Lee Sievan
Leslie Nolan, Francis V. O’Connor
ISBN-13: 9780910961080 (paper)
University Press of New England, distributed for Museum of the City of New York, 1997

The Tilted Arc Controversy: Dangerous Precedent?
Harriet F. Senie
ISBN-13: 9780816637867 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2001

The Downtown Book: The New York Art Scene 1974-1984
Marvin J. Taylor, editor, Foreword by Lynn Gumpert, essays by Bernard Gendron, RoseLee Goldberg, Carlo McCormick, Robert Siegle, Marvin J. Taylor, Brian Wallis, and Matthew Yokobosky
ISBN-13: 9780691122861 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, 2005

The Arts & the City: Music

New York Noise: Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene
Tamar Barzel
ISBN-13: 9780253015501 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253015570 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780253015648
Indiana University Press, November 2014

Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene
Travis A. Jackson
ISBN-13: 9780520270442 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520270459 (paper)
University of California Press, 2012

Strong on Music: The New York Music Scene in the Days of George Templeton Strong, Volume 1: Resonances, 1836-1849
Vera Brodsky Lawrence
ISBN-13: 9780226470092 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1988

Strong on Music: The New York Music Scene in the Days of George Templeton Strong, Volume 2: Reverberations, 1850-1856
Vera Brodsky Lawrence
ISBN-13: 9780226470108 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226470115 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1995

Strong on Music: The New York Music Scene in the Days of George Templeton Strong, Volume 3: Repercussions, 1857-1862
Vera Brodsky Lawrence
ISBN-13: 9780226470153 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226470160 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 1999

Experimentalism Otherwise: The New York Avant-Garde and Its Limits
Banjamin Piekut
ISBN-13: 9780520268500 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780520268517 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780520948426
University of California Press, 2011

Foundation: B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York
Joseph G. Schloss author info
ISBN-13: 9780195334050 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780195334067 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2009

Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna
Derek B. Scott
ISBN-13: 9780195309461 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780199891870 (paper)
Oxford University Press, 2008

Last Stop, Carnegie Hall: New York Philharmonic Trumpeter William Vacchiano
Brian A. Shook
ISBN-13: 9781574413069 (cloth)
University of North Texas Press, 2011

Swing Era New York: The Jazz Photographs of Charles Peterson
W. Royal Stokes, photographs by Don Peterson, foreword by Stanley Dance
ISBN-13: 9781566394642 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1994

Underground Harmonies: Music and Politics in the Subways of New York
Susie J. Tanenbaum
ISBN-13: 9780801482229 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 1995

Sound Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York City
Christopher Washburne
ISBN-13: 9781592133161 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2008

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