Staten Island in the Twentieth Century

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The twentieth century can truly be said to havebeen America's century. As the nation reachedthe position of world leader, her towns and citieschanged at an unprecedented pace.With the approach to the millennium, the topicof change is on everyone's mind—how ourcommunities and lifestyles have changed over thepast century, and how we can endeavor to preservethe past while facing the future in which the worldseems to change ever faster.The American Century series documents andcelebrates our most recent history—featuring imagesof faces and places which were taken within livingmemory and yet that already seem to belong to along-past era.
ISBN: 9780738590417
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: American Century Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Staten Island in the Twentieth Century, written by Margaret Lundrigan and Tova Navarra, uses a wealth of images to bring the history of Staten Island in this eventful century to life.