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30-Second New York : The 50 key visions, events and architects that shaped the city, each explained in half a minute - Sarah Fenton

30-Second New York

The 50 key visions, events and architects that shaped the city, each explained in half a minute

Hardcover Published: 22nd February 2017
ISBN: 9781782404538
Number Of Pages: 160

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Find out who gave the city Central Park and the Empire State Building, learn what it was like to arrive at Ellis Island, and admire the way New York has presented itself to the world in art, literature, and music.

New York never sleeps, they say, and 30-Second New York offers up 24 hours' worth of life in the city, looking at its founding fathers (and mothers), at key events in its history, and at the buildings and people that make up its unique character. Find out who gave the city Central Park and the Empire State Building, learn what it was like to arrive at Ellis Island, and admire the way New York has presented itself to the world in art, literature, and music.

About the Author

Dr. Sarah Fenton has a doctorate from Northwestern University and is an editor for the American Historical Association where, among other projects, she was chief editor of the Association’s Encyclopedia of Chicago. She lives in Manhattan.

ISBN: 9781782404538
ISBN-10: 1782404538
Series: 30 Second
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 22nd February 2017
Publisher: The Ivy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 18.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.61