"New York: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the city’s transformation from lush native farmland to the teeming metropolis of today. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the city as we know it. You’ll explore the exciting history behind the city’s cultural, economic, and architectural mainstays.
You’ll also gain valuable insight into groundbreaking New York City events and major figures down through history, including:
- Dutch Rule
- Invasion and Independence
- Ellis Island and the “Melting Pot”
- The birth of New York’s leading newspapers
- The Five Boroughs