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The unfinished city

New York and the metropolitan idea

by Thomas Bender

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Published by New Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
    • Popular culture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
    • Political culture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Civilization,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Cultural policy,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-276) and index.

      StatementThomas Bender.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.35 .B46 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 287 p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3558322M
      ISBN 101565847369
      LC Control Number2002018952

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