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Frontier Settlement and Market Revolution
The Holland Land Purchase
Charles E. Brooks
In Frontier Settlement and Market Revolution, Charles E. Brooks explains how the Holland Land Purchase—in which the Holland Land Company purchased 3.3 million acres of land in western New York State—contributed to the development of a frontier region.



Out of the Shadow
A Russian Jewish Girlhood on the Lower East Side
Rose Cohen



Underground Harmonies
Music and Politics in the Subways of New York
Susie J. Tanenbaum
This is the first book on New York's subway musicians—modern troubadours who perform on platforms, mezzanines, and even trains pounding through the city. Illustrating her account with captivating photos, Susie J. Tanenbaum draws on interviews with...



The Orange Riots
Irish Political Violence in New York City, 1870 and 1871
Michael A. Gordon
In this book Michael A. Gordon examines the causes and consequences of the tragic and bloody "Orange Riots" that rocked New York City in 1870 and 1871.



Workshop to Office
Two Generations of Italian Women in New York City, 1900-1950
Miriam Cohen
Cohen examines shifting patterns in the family roles, work lives, and schooling of two generations of Italian-American women, paying particular attention to the importance of these women's pragmatic daily choices.



Inheritance and Family Life in Colonial New York City
David E. Narrett
This book breaks new ground by offering the first detailed and systematic analysis of inheritance practices in New York City from the beginning of Dutch settlement in the 1620s to the onset of the American Revolution.



Keepers of the Revolution
New Yorkers at Work in the Early Republic



Traders and Gentlefolk
The Livingstons of New York, 1675-1790
Cynthia A. Kierner
Kierner vividly recreates the history of four generations of Livingstons and sheds new light on the development of both the elite ideology they represented and of the wider culture of early America.



Caribbean New York
Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race
Philip Kasinitz
Since 1965, West Indians have been emigrating to the United States in record numbers, and to New York City in particular. Caribbean New York shows how the new immigration is reshaping American race relations and sheds much-needed light on factors that...



Manhattan for Rent, 1785–1850
Elizabeth Blackmar
In this interesting and wide-ranging book, Elizabeth Blackmar investigates the development of New York City's housing market from colonial times to 1850. She discusses public officials, landowners, builders, renters and tenants, and the interplay...



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