Gotham Rising New York In The 1930s

Gotham Rising: New York In The 1930s, documents the remarkable tale of this great American city at a pivotal moment in its history. Following the Roaring Twenties, the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression, New York underwent a thrilling architectural, economic, social and creative renaissance in which the Empire State Building was constructed and immortals such as Duke Ellington made their names. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email mailorder@royalacademy.org.uk and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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No. of Pages 261
No. of Illustrations 23 b/w
Dimensions 12.7 x 2.5 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Hardback
SKU 02085543

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Product story

Jules Stewart is a journalist, historian and author. Born in New York, his career has taken him from university lecturer to Yellow Cab driver.

Chapters include:

Trouble in the Streets

Gotham Gets a Facelift
The Thing about Skyscrapers
They All Laughed at Rockefeller Center
Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free

261 pages with 23 black and white illustrations.

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