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Title New York immigrant experience [electronic resource] : a guided tour through history / Randi Minetor ; photographs by Nic Minetor.
Author Minetor, Randi.
Publication Guilford, Conn. : GPP, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Description 1 online resource (151 pages) : illustrations, map
text file
Call # eBOOK
Note "A Timeline book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-146) and index.
Contents Key participants in immigration history -- Tour 1: 1820-1870 -- Tour 2: 1871-1920 -- Tour 3: 1921-1970 -- Tour 4: 1971-present -- Downtown New York City : a tourist's guide to staying, eating, and exploring -- Glossary.
Summary Unique among historical guides to New York City, this book covers separate waves of immigration from colonial times to the mid-nineteenth-century Irish Potato Famine, from Ellis Islandwhich, between 1892 and 1954, processed some twelve million newcomersto the present day, and it ties this history to various sites in the city.<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Timeline BooksThese one-of-a-kind guides allow readers to move through time as never before, bringing them face to face with the people and events behind some of America's most important historical landmarks and locations. No other guidebooks draw so much on the first-hand accounts of those involved in the historic events that transpired in the areas coveredmaking readers feel as if they are experiencing living history. Each book features:<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* Two popout® mapsa historical map showing the area as it once was; and a modern map marking every stop on the tour and place mentioned in the text.<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* Additional color maps and up to 40-60 photos, both historical and modern<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* An introduction by an expert that sets the area in historical context<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* A timeline showing key historical events <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* A detailed walking tour of the present-day site, interspersed with first-hand accounts interspersed in the text or included as sidebars<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* Concise and colorful biographies of key historical figures<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>* Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Also available in the series:<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Antietam (978-0-7627-5328-4; 9/2009)<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Arlington National Cemetery (978-0-7627-5329-1; 9/2009)<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Fredericksburg (978-0-7627-5330-7; 1/2010)<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Gettysburg (978-0-7627-5331-4; 9/2009)<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Vicksburg (978-0-7627-5332-1; 1/2010)<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Washington, D.C. (978-0-7627-5333-8; 9/2009)
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Tours.
Historic sites -- New York (State) -- New York -- Guidebooks.
Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- New York -- Guidebooks.
Walking -- New York (State) -- New York -- Guidebooks.
Minorities -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
HISTORY / United States / General.
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Historic buildings. (OCoLC)fst00957723
Historic sites. (OCoLC)fst00957846
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
Minorities. (OCoLC)fst01023088
Walking. (OCoLC)fst01170049
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre Electronic books.
Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Tours. (OCoLC)fst01423866
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Minetor, Randi. New York immigrant experience. Guilford, Conn. : GPP, c2010 9780762757435 (DLC) 2009048155 (OCoLC)435418880
ISBN 9780762765584 electronic bk.
0762765585 electronic bk.

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