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Download 7. MODERNIZERS THWARTED: THE GREAT ANNEXATION DEBATE OF 1873 (1144 KB)

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Publication Date

1999

Publisher

University of Iowa Press

City

Iowa City

Total Pages

x, 478

ISBN of print version

0877456704

Keywords

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.), Rural land use, Urbanization, Agriculture, Farms

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© 1999 Marc Linder and Lawrence S. Zacharias

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Of cabbages and Kings County: agriculture and the formation of modern Brooklyn

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