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The History of the City of New York—E-Seminar 1, History as Destiny: The Case of New York City
Resource Type: E-Seminar
Taught by: Kenneth T. Jackson


New-York Historical Society President and eminent Columbia University historian Kenneth T. Jackson has been teaching a course on the history of New York City for over thirty years. Through this series of online lectures, Jackson recreates the experience of his legendary Columbia University class with the complement of a wealth of documentary photographs, maps, and other illustrative material.
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1. Discovery and Settlement: New Amsterdam




1. New York Exceptionalism



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1. New York Exceptionalism and Diversity




1. Mapping Early New York City





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