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At Sea in the City: New York from the Water's Edge
by William Kornblum
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2002
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New York is a city of few boundaries, a city of well-known streets and blocks that ramble on and on, into our literature, dreams, and nightmares. We know the city by the byways that split it, streets like Broadway and Madison and Flatbush and Delancey.... >
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Brooklyn Steel-Blood Tenacity
by Frank J. Trezza
Publisher: Publish America 2007
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This book will take the reader into the world of shipbuilding where the working Poor of Brooklyn built Super Tankers in the old Brooklyn Navy Yard against all odds. This in itself might be interesting but the real story lies in the daily struggle of the... >
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Coney Island: Lost and Found
by Charles Denson
Publisher: Ten Speed Press 2002
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Growing up on Coney Island in the ’50s and ’60s, Charles Denson experienced legendary amusements and attractions like the Cyclone and Thunderbolt roller coasters, the Parachute Jump, and Steeplechase Park. In CONEY ISLAND: LOST AND FOUND, Denson... >
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Going Coastal New York City
by Barbara La Rocco
Publisher: Going Coastal, Inc. 2004
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Phillip Lopate, author of "Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan" calls GOING COASTAL NEW YORK CITY "An ultra-useful guide that brings together all the information necessary to enjoy the waterfront, in a compact, well-organized form." John Waldman,... >
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A Maritime History of New York
by WPA Writers' Project
Publisher: Going Coastal, Inc. 2004
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Republication of a seminal work about New York City’s waterfront which begins with the formation of New York Harbor in the Ice Age and covers the history of the great seaport through when the book was first published in 1941. The Going Coastal edition... >
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Maritime Mile: The Story of the Greenwich Village Waterfront
by Stuart Waldman, Zack Winestine
Publisher: Mikaya Press 2002
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Sea Gate Rememberd: New York City's First Gated Community
by Arnold Rosen
Publisher: Xlibris February, 2004
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Sea Gate Remembered chronicles growing up in the 1930s and '40s in a Brooklyn seaside community. Arnold Rosen acquaints readers with the rich diverse history and lore of this famously picturesque locale. From Henry Hudson's exploration of the area's... >
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This Fine Piece Of Water: An Evironmental History Of Long Island Sound
by Tom Anderson
Publisher: Yale University Press 2002
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This lively and readable book traces the history of Long Island Sound and tells the stories of the scientists and citizens who have been working to restore and preserve it.
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Waterfront Revolts: New York And London Dockworkers, 1946-61
by Colin J Davis
Publisher: University of Illinois Press 2003
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During the decade that followed the end of World War II, American and English dockworkers undertook a series of militant revolts against their employers, their governments, and even their union leaderships. In this in-depth comparative study. Colin J.... >
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Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan
by Phillip Lopate
Publisher: Crown Publishers 2004
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Fusing history, lore, politics, culture, and on-site adventures, esteemed essayist and author Phillip Lopate takes us on an exuberant, affectionate, and eye-opening excursion around Manhattan’s shoreline. Waterfront captures the ever-changing character... >
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