New York by Sally Garrington
  

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New York by Sally Garrington

New York, the most densely populated city in North America, is the home of the United Nations and a hub of international finance, art, and entertainment. Strategically located on one of the world's largest harbors, New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch in 1625. A must-see for tourists from around the world, New York is a powerful symbol of American culture. The city welcomes immigrants, with more than a third of its population foreign born. And it has successfully dealt with crime - it is the safest large city in the U.S. Though devastated by the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, New York continues its strong recovery. New York offers readers a well-ordered introduction to this complex city, from its history and amazing diversity to its economy, infrastructure and management, and the possibilities ahead.

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Format

Hardback
61 pages

Author

Sally Garrington
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th November 2006

ISBN

9780791088531


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