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- DescriptionThe state of New York is virtually a nation unto itself. Long one of the most populous states and home of the country's most dynamic city, New York is geographically strategic, ecomically prominent, socially diverse, culturally invative, and politically influential. These characteristics have made New York distinctive in our nation's history. In New York State: Peoples, Places, and Priorities, Joanne Reita brings the history of this great state alive for readers. Clear and accessible, the book features: * Primary documents and illustrations in each chapter, encouraging engagement with historical sources and issues * Timelines for every chapter, along with lists of recommended reading and websites * Themes of labor, liberty, lifestyles, land, and leadership running throughout the text * Coverage from the colonial period up through the present day, including the Great Recession and Andrew Cuomo's goverrship Highly readable and up-to-date, New York State: Peoples, Places, and Priorities is a vital resource for anyone studying, teaching, or just interested in the history of the Empire State.
- Author BiographyJoanne Reitano is Professor of History at La Guardia Community College, City University of New York. She is the author of The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present, The Restless City Reader, and The Tariff Question in the Gilded Age: The Great Debate of 1888.
- Author(s)Joanne Reitano
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication24/08/2015
- SubjectHistory: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Content Note10 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 15 black & white halftones, 5 black & white line drawings
- Weight725 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine19 mm
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