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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.99
This sharp, witty study of a book never written, a sequel to Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project , is dedicated to New York City, capital of the twentieth century. A sui generis work of experimental scholarship or fictional philosophy, it analyzes an imaginary manuscript composed by a ghost. Part sprawling literary montage, part fragmentary theory... more...
- Not For Tourists 2015; US$ 12.99
This brand new guide is boldly redesigned where no NFT has gone before, offering a quick snapshot of each neighborhood from the lower east side and Greenwich Village to Harlem and Inwood in a colorful and stylish layout. Start flipping through, and you'll immediately notice something very different from NFT classic. Say hello to beautiful city photos... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2015; US$ 13.99
The book covers the various historical waves of immigration to New York City, from early history to the present, and ties the history to various sites in the city, using the words of those who experienced the events to give the reader a sense that they are living this history through the walking tours. It's the only historical guidebook on the topic... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 29.95
On December 22, 1997, forty-five unarmed members of the indigenous organization Las Abejas (The Bees) were massacred during a prayer meeting in the village of Acteal, Mexico. The members of Las Abejas, who are pacifists, pledged their support to the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, a primarily indigenous group that has declared war on the state... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The definitive collection of New York City's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for New York City residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist. From Chinatown restaurants that make "bubble tea" to the Burger King peacock statue in Staten Island, this book will have it all. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 13.99
A rare glimpse into what it was like for a Jewish refugee to come of age in America during World War II, this unique memoir focuses on the struggles of assimilation. After a grueling and dramatic escape from occupied Poland, eight-year-old Julian and his mother arrive penniless in America in 1941 with big plans. Julian?s beautiful, former socialite... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Places Aztec civilization and history in the context of world history Montezuma (ca. 1466?1520), who had been educated as a priest and had served well as a military commander, ascended to the Aztec throne in about 1502 on the basis of his military record and reputation for piety. As Peter G. Tsouras demonstrates, almost immediately Montezuma transformed... more...
- NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00
A cornucopia of the familiar and the forgotten, the historic and the ephemeral, the heroic and the banal. This handy reference work takes us from Verrazano's arrival in 1524 into the November 2001 election of a new mayor for the new millennium. more...