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3%OFFRuth Limmer - Six Heritage Tours of the Lower East Side: A Walking Guide - 9780814751305 - V9780814751305
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Six Heritage Tours of the Lower East Side: A Walking Guide

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Description for Six Heritage Tours of the Lower East Side: A Walking Guide Paperback. Num Pages: 226 pages, 100 b&w photographs, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; WQH; WSZC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 204.

An illustrated (and educational) walking guide tour of Manhattan's astonishingly diverse Lower East Side
Many of our nation's oldest ethnic communities trace their roots in this country to New York City's Lower East Side. A century ago, travelers to the area could attend a black-faced minstrel show performed by Irishmen, drink German lager, visit Jewish-run gambling houses, and dine on Chinese delicacies, all within a matter of blocks. Long a hub of immigrant cultures, this vibrant section of New York City remains one of the country's most astonishingly diverse neighborhoods.
This unique walking guide takes us back to ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
Number of Pages
226
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780814751305
SKU
V9780814751305
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Ruth Limmer
Ruth Limmer, editor of Tenement Times, a publication of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, is the editor of What the Woman Lived: Selected Letters of Louise Bogan, 1920-1970 and Journey Around My Room. Her introduction to Bella Spewack's Streets was published in 1995.

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