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Books about New York City


Books about New York City

Some notable books about New York City.

  • Belden, E. Porter. New York, Past, Present, and Future: Comprising a History of the City of New York, a Description of its Present Condition, and an Estimate of its Future Increase, New York, G.P. Putnam, 1849. (Google Books)
  • Burgess, Anthony. New York. Little, Brown, 1976
  • Caro, Robert. The Power Broker. New York: Vintage Books, 1974.
  • Federal Writers Project. The WPA Guide to New York City. (1995 reissue) The New Press, 1939.
  • Jackson, Kenneth T. and Dunbar, David S. (eds.) Empire City: New York Through the Centuries. New York, Columbia University Press, 2005.
  • White, E.B.. Here is New York. (2000 reissue) New York: Little Bookroom, 1949
  • White, Norval New York: A Physical History New York, Atheneum, 1987
  • Whitehead, Colson. The Colossus of New York: A City in 13 Parts, New York, Doubleday, 2003.

Further reading

External links

  • Digital Public Library of America. Texts related to New York City, various dates
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