Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America

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While F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, Manhattan was transformed by jazz, night clubs, radio, skyscrapers, movies, and the ferocious energy of the 1920s, as this illuminating cultural history brilliantly demonstrates. In four words--"the capital of everything"--Duke Ellington captured Manhattan during one of the most exciting and celebrated eras in our history: the Jazz Age. Radio, tabloid newspapers, and movies with sound appeared. The silver screen took over Times Square as Broadway became America's movie mecca. Tremendous new ...

Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America 2015, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9781416550204

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Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America 2014, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9781416550198

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