Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City

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On September 12, 1609, Henry Hudson first set foot on the land that would become Manhattan. From the vantage point of today, its difficult to imagine what he saw, but for more than a decade, landscape ecologist Eric Sanderson has been working to do just that. Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City is the astounding result of those efforts, reconstructing, in words and images, the wild island that millions of New Yorkers now call home. By geographically matching an 18th-century map with one of the modern city, ...

Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City 2009, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810996335

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