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Knickerbocker's History of New York
     

Knickerbocker's History of New York

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by Washington Irving
 

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The conventional thoughts regarding Knickerbocker's History of New York lie more along the lines of a satire of the insularity and self-importance of New Yorkers and the inhabitants of other major metropolises. (Though considering the actual importance of cities like New York, it is a mentality that is entirely excusable). Yet, in reading Knickerbocker's History of

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The conventional thoughts regarding Knickerbocker's History of New York lie more along the lines of a satire of the insularity and self-importance of New Yorkers and the inhabitants of other major metropolises. (Though considering the actual importance of cities like New York, it is a mentality that is entirely excusable). Yet, in reading Knickerbocker's History of New York one should remember John Palfrey and his 5 volume History of New England and his compatriots that were the real-life Diedrich Knickerbockers.

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BN ID:
2940016431796
Publisher:
Pettis-Lovell Independent Publishers Ltd.
Publication date:
04/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
588 KB

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