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The Empire City: New York And Its People, 1624 1996
by Selma Berrol
There has always been a symbiotic relationship between New York City and the people who have settled there. This study traces the major developments on Manhattan Island, which began as a base for privateering, as it evolved into one of the world's great cities. At the same time, the author also describes the background, the adjustments that had to be made to the New World, ...more
(first published February 28th 2000)
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