Edited by Rock, Howard B.Edited by Moore, Deborah Dash
Through almost 800 images, Cityscapes tells the story of the city from its origins in the early seventeenth century through the end of the twentieth century. In lithographs, paintings, drawings, and broadsides, New York is portrayed as rising from a small Dutch outpost to a repub...lican seaport whose life was framed by the American Revolution to its transformation as the world economic and artistic capital of the late twentieth century.Read more
Howard B. Rock is a professor of history at Florida International University. His previous books include Artisans of the New Republic: The Tradesmen of New York City in the Age of Jefferson; The New York City Artisan, 1789-1825: A Documentary History; and Keepers of the Revolution: New Yorkers at Work in the Early Republic. Deborah Dash Moore is professor of religion at Vassar College. Her previous books include At Home in America: Second Generation New York Jews (Columbia) and the award-winning Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, coedited with Paula Hyman.
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