New York City

New York City

by Frank Walsh

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Overview

New York City has risen from its humble beginnings as a Dutch settlement to a teeming international center of politics, media, commerce, and culture. The Big Apple lures people from throughout the world to its famous art galleries, theaters, and monuments. Hardworking New Yorkers now represent a range of ethnicities, spread among the city's five boroughs. From the neon lights of Broadway to the top of the Empire State Building, Great Cities of the World explores what makes New York City a multifaceted metropolis.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836851854
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Series: Great Cities of the World Ser.
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.11(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Chapter 1History of New York City8
Chapter 2People of New York City14
Chapter 3Living in New York City20
Chapter 4New York City at Work28
Chapter 5New York City at Play36
Chapter 6Looking Forward42
Time Line44
Glossary45
Further Information46
Index47

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