The Village

The Village

400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues : A History of Greenwich Village

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Illustrates with thirty-two pages of black-and-white photos, this book deals with history of New York neighborhood's life. It traces the way in which Greenwich Village has been a culture engine, a magnet of tolerance, freedom, creativity, and activism. It has attracted nonconformists-artists, radicals, visionaries, poetry, literature and drama.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780062078193
0062078194
Branch Call Number: 974.71 STR
Characteristics: xiv, 624 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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ChristchurchLib Jun 10, 2013

"From its origins as a rural frontier of New Amsterdam in the 1600s to its current status as an affluent bedroom community and tourist magnet, this engaging narrative reveals how Greenwich Village become the pinnacle of culture, politics, and social movements in America and around the world.... Read More »


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"From its origins as a rural frontier of New Amsterdam in the 1600s to its current status as an affluent bedroom community and tourist magnet, this engaging narrative reveals how Greenwich Village become the pinnacle of culture, politics, and social movements in America and around the world." June 2013 Armchair Travel newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=642947

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