Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. xxiv + 1383 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511634-2.
George J. Lankevich. American Metropolis: A History of New York City. New York: New York University Press, 1998. x + 273 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5148-0; $19.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-5149-7.
Reviewed by Rohit T. Aggarwala (Department of History, Columbia University)
Published on H-Urban (March, 1999)
What Does New York City Say?
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