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New York at war : four centuries of combat, fear, and intrigue in Gotham

Steven H. Jaffe


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (F 128.3 .J34 2012 )()

  • Title:
    New York at war : four centuries of combat, fear, and intrigue in Gotham
  • Author: Steven H. Jaffe
  • Description: Savages and salty men: the Dutch-Lenape encounter, 1609-1664 -- Trojan horses: New Amsterdam and the English threat, 1653-1674 -- Key and bulwark: New York in the English empire, 1664-1774 -- Demons of discord: the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 -- Hot shot and heavy metal: France, England, and war at sea, 1793-1815 -- The front door: the Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Huns within our gates: World War I, 1914-1918 -- Tempting target: global conflict and World War II, 1933-1945 -- Red alert: the Cold War years, 1946-1982 -- Declarations of war: urban terrorism, 1908-2001.
    This title presents the complete military history of New York from the colonial era to 9/11, showing how the Empire City and its inhabitants have been fundamentally shaped by war.
  • Local Note: Dr. Michael J. Witkowski Collection
  • Publication Date: ©2012
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books
  • Format: xviii, 404 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780465036424 (hardcover : alk. paper);ISBN 0465036422 (hardcover : alk. paper);ISBN 9781620909744 (paperback);ISBN 162090974X (paperback);ISBN 9780465029709 (e-book);ISBN 0465029701 (e-book)
  • Subjects: War; War; Krieg; New York (N.Y.) -- History, Military; New York (State) -- New York; New York, NY; Military history
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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