New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History

New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History

by Randi Minetor
     
 

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Move Through Time As Never Before with this one-of-a-kind guide, which brings you face to face with the people and events that have shaped the immigrant experience in New York City. Unique among historical guides to the Big Apple, it covers separate waves of immigration-from colonial times to the mid-nineteenth-century Irish Potato Famine, from Ellis Island to the

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Move Through Time As Never Before with this one-of-a-kind guide, which brings you face to face with the people and events that have shaped the immigrant experience in New York City. Unique among historical guides to the Big Apple, it covers separate waves of immigration-from colonial times to the mid-nineteenth-century Irish Potato Famine, from Ellis Island to the present day-and it ties this history to various sites in the city.

Two PopOuts-an historic map up front and a contemporary map in the back

An introduction that sets the New York immigrant experience in historical context

A timeline that adds context to the history described

An historical walking tour

Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby

Archival and color photos throughout

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762757435
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Series:
Historical Tours Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Randi Minetor is the author of three other Timeline Books, including Gettysburg, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C., and of fifteen books for FalconGuides® (an imprint of Globe Pequot Press).

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