New York Night: The Mystique and Its History

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In New York Night, Mark Caldwell reports on the evolution of Manhattan nightlife from the era of Dutch colonization to the heyday of discos and gay clubs. Along the way, he gives the reader concise histories of lighting, communications technology, water sewage systems, urban construction, theater, race relations, and a whole host of other issues that affect how people entertain themselves after hours. A captivating read, New York Night is like a leisurely evening stroll through Manhattan in the company of an enthusiastic gossip, a man with an incredible recall of minutiae and the ability to make four hundred years of history sound like one wild night in the city.

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(US) 9780743242769

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