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Title The Empire State : a history of New York / edited by Milton M. Klein.
Added title History of New York
Publisher/Date Ithaca : Cornell University Press ; Cooperstown : New York State Historical Association, 2001.
Description xx, 837 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
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Table of Contents
Pt. IBefore the English (1609-1664) / Oliver A. Rink 
 Ch. 1Native Americans before the Invasion3
 Ch. 2The Dutch Stake Their Claim12
 Ch. 3Establishing a Colony30
 Ch. 4Peter Stuyvesant and the New Immigrants45
 Ch. 5Life in New Netherland61
 Ch. 6New Netherland's Last Years87
Pt. IIThe English Province (1664-1776) / Ronald W. Howard 
 Ch. 7From Proprietary Colony to Royal Province113
 Ch. 8Advancing English Culture130
 Ch. 9A Mixed and Enterprising People145
 Ch. 10Colonial Culture: The Sacred and The Secular165
 Ch. 11Provincial and Imperial Politics182
 Ch. 12The Coming of the Revolution202
Pt. IIIFrom Revolution to Statehood (1776-1825) / Edward Countryman 
 Ch. 13"Never a More Total Revolution"229
 Ch. 14"The Rights of Mankind"241
 Ch. 15A New Empire257
 Ch. 16"A Large and Valuable Canal"269
 Ch. 17New York City, New York's Cities284
 Ch. 18The Empire State and the Albany Regency295
Pt. IVAntebellum Society and Politics (1825-1860) / L. Ray Gunn 
 Ch. 19New York Modernizes: Economic Growth and Transformation307
 Ch. 20Society, Religion, and Reform323
 Ch. 21New York at the Crossroads of Culture346
 Ch. 22From Factions to Parties: The Emergence of the Second Party System369
 Ch. 23Politics and Policy383
 Ch. 24Politics Transformed: Slavery, Nativism, and the Rise of the Republican Party397
Pt. VThe Gilded Age (1860-1914) / Paula Baker 
 Ch. 25New York during the Civil War and Reconstruction419
 Ch. 26Making Sense of Mass Society452
 Ch. 27"Progress" and Politics479
Pt. VIThe Triumph of Liberalism (1914-1945) / Joel Schwartz 
 Ch. 28Progress under Siege519
 Ch. 29The Electric Age549
 Ch. 30Public Work in the Great Depression575
 Ch. 31War Brings a New Day600
Pt. VIIThe Empire State in a Changing World (1945-2000) / Joel Schwartz 
 Ch. 32Top of the World623
 Ch. 33Things Fall Apart656
 Ch. 34The Long Slide682
 Ch. 35Uneven Recovery706
 Ch. 36New York State at the End of the Century723
 Selected Readings735
 Before the English (1609-1664)737
 The English Province (1664-1776)745
 From Revolution to Statehood (1776-1825)764
 Antebellum Society and Politics (1825-1860)772
 The Gilded Age (1860-1914)785
 The Triumph of Liberalism (1914-1945)795
 The Empire State in the Changing World (1945-2000)806
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Before the English (1609-1664) / Oliver A. Rink -- English province (1664-1776) / Ronald W. Howard -- From revolution to statehood (1776-1825) / Edward Countryman -- Antebellum society and politics (1825-1860) / L. Ray Gunn -- Gilded Age (1860-1914) / Paula Baker -- Triumph of liberalism (1914-1945) / Joel Schwartz -- Empire State in a changing world (1945-2000) / Joel Schwartz.
LC subject New York (State) -- History.
Other author Klein, Milton M. (Milton Martin), 1917-2004.
Related corporate bodies New York State Historical Association.
ISBN 0801438667 (cloth : alk. paper)
WorldCat no. 47776872

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