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The Village

Author : John Strausbaugh
ISBN : 0062078216
Genre : History
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The brilliantly lively, anecdotal biography of Greenwich Village, infamous and prodigiously influential, from the 1600s to the present

The Village

Author : John Strausbaugh
ISBN : 9780062078209
Genre : History
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Cultural commentator John Strausbaugh's The Village is the first complete history of Greenwich Village, the prodigiously influential and infamous New York City neighborhood. From the Dutch settlers and Washington Square patricians, to the Triangle Shirtwaist fire and Prohibition-era speakeasies; from Abstract Expressionism and beatniks, to Stonewall and AIDS, the connecting narratives of The Village tell the story of America itself. Illustrated with historic black-and-white photographs, The Village features lively, well-researched profiles of many of the people who made Greenwich Village famous, including Thomas Paine, Walt Whitman, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mark Twain, Margaret Sanger, Eugene O’Neill, Marcel Duchamp, Upton Sinclair, Willa Cather, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Jackson Pollock, Anais Nin, Edward Albee, Charlie Parker, W. H. Auden, Woody Guthrie, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, E. E. Cummings, and Bob Dylan.

A Freewheelin Time

Author : Suze Rotolo
ISBN : IND:30000122918422
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author describes growing up as the politically active daughter of Italian working-class Communists, her love affair with Bob Dylan and its disintegration, and her memories of a time of dramatic change and possibility.

Greenwich Village Stories

Author : Judith Stonehill
ISBN : 0789327228
Genre : History
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Accompanied by a vast array of photographs and paintings, this tribute to Greenwich village features 60 stories written by artists, writers, musicians, restaurateurs and other neighborhood dwellers who share a memory of this beloved place.

The Mashpee Indians

Author : Jack Campisi
ISBN : 0815625952
Genre : History
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This is a reconstruction of the trial where the Mashpee Indians claimed ownership of the area of Cape Cod that they have occupied for 350 years. Their claim was rejected as they were judged not to be a true tribe, having not survived as an ethnic identity.

The Myth Of Santa Fe

Author : Chris Wilson
ISBN : 0826317464
Genre : Architecture
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A wave of publicity during the 1980s projected Santa Fe to the world as an exotic tourist destination--America's own Tahiti in the desert.The Myth of Santa Fegoes behind the romantic adobe facades and mass marketing stereotypes to tell the fascinating but little known story of how the city's alluring image was quite consciously created early in this century, primarily by Anglo-American newcomers. By investigating the city's trademark architectural style, public ceremonies, the historic preservation movement, and cultural traditions, Wilson unravels the complex interactions of ethnic identity and tourist image-making. Santa Fe's is a distinctly modern success story--the story of a community that transformed itself from a declining provincial capital of 5,000 in 1912 into an internationally recognized tourist destination. But it is also a cautionary tale about the commodification of Native American and Hispanic cultures, and the social displacement and ethnic animosities that can accompany a tourist boom.


Author : Anthony Walton
ISBN : 9780679777410
Genre : History
File Size : 82. 89 MB
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The author describes his quest to discover his parents' roots in rural Mississippi, exploring the proud--and shameful--culture that makes up his family's--and the state's--heritage. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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