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A Coney Island Reader
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Louis J. Parascandola
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-09 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

This literary anthology celebrates the history and romance of Coney Island with works by some of the 19th and 20th centuries’ greatest authors and poets. Feat
Coney Island
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: William J. Phalen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: McFarland

"Phalen laces his historical narrative throughout with first-person accounts and countless excerpts from the press.... Highly recommended"--Choice Before the Ci
How We Got to Coney Island
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Brian J. Cudahy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-25 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

A 150-year history of the planning, construction, and development of all forms of mass transportation in Brooklyn, New York. How We Got to Coney Island is the d
The Kid of Coney Island
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Woody Register
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

A portrait of the pioneering entrepreneur who designed and built Luna Park - which in 1903 transformed Coney Island into a respectable venue for middle-class re
Coney Island
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Solomon (Professor.)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05-01 - Publisher:

Coney Island
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: John S. Berman
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing

More than simply an escape from New York's sweltering summer streets, the strip of Brooklyn's south shore known as Coney Island embodied a new American attitude
With Amusement for All
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: LeRoy Ashby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-12 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Popular culture is a central part of everyday life to many Americans. Personalities such as Elvis Presley, Oprah Winfrey, and Michael Jordan are more recognizab
Delirious New York
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Rem Koolhaas
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-01 - Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC

Since its original publication in 1978, Delirious New York has attained mythic status. Back in print in a newly designed edition, this influential cultural, arc
First Resorts
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Jon Sterngass
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-27 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press+ORM

“[A] scrupulously researched and beautifully crafted account of how nineteenth-century Americans went in search of health, rest, and diversion.” —Lena Len
In the Nature of Cities
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Nik Heynen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The social and material production of urban nature has recently emerged as an important area in urban studies, human/environmental interactions and social studi