New York 400 - visual history of America's greatest city - John ThornNew York 400 - visual history of America's greatest city - John Thorn
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New York 400 - visual history of America's greatest city - John Thorn

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The history of the Big Apple with images from the Museum of the City of New York -  New York 400 by John Thorn, preface Mike Wallace and introduction Micheal Bloomberg
In the four hundred years since Henry Hudson's arrival at the shores of what is present-day New York, the city has grown to become the 'Capital of the World'. "New York 400" focuses not just on landmarks but also on everyday city life over the past four centuries. The people, arts, culture, politics, and drama unfold through hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and a fascinating survey of the city that never sleeps.
The book includes essays from leading historians on the New York of yesterday and today. Broken down into sixteen chapters, the book takes us from the days of Peter Stuyvesant in the seventeenth century through to Mayors Rudy Guiliani, Michael Bloomberg, and the modern melting pot that is New York in the twenty-first century. Features of this title are as mentioned below. New York's 400th Birthday - massive media coverage of the anniversary will ensure that worldwide attention is fixed on New York City.

A one-of-a-kind tribute to the city that never sleeps, "New York 400" focuses not just on landmarks but also on everyday life in the city over the past four centuries, told through hundreds of rare photographs and essays by some of the most prominent New York writers of yesterday and today. Everyone's New York - the city attracts more than 40 million tourists per year from around the world. Leading NY authorities - the book includes essays from many leading historians. Unpublished and rare photos - with unprecedented access to a vast archive of over 1.5 million objects and images, this is a visual history of the city of New York like no other. The Museum of the City of New York's name says it all. It has a unique mandate - to explore the past, present, and future of New York and celebrate the city's heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. Its unparalleled collections, including photography, sculpture, costumes, toys, and decorative arts, enables the Museum to present a variety of exhibitions, public programmes, and publications investigating what gives New York its singular character.

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