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Knickerbocker : the myth behind New York / Elizabeth L. Bradley.

By: Bradley, Elizabeth L, 1973-Material type: TextTextPublication details: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, ©2009. Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813548623; 0813548624; 1282242032; 9781282242036; 9786613813152; 661381315XSubject(s): Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. History of New York | Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 -- Characters -- Diedrich Knickerbocker | Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 -- Influence | Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 | History of New York (Irving, Washington) | Group identity -- New York (State) -- New York | City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York | Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs | New York (N.Y.) -- In literature | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Chronology | Dutch -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | HISTORY -- United States -- General | City and town life | Dutch | Group identity | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Literature | Manners and customs | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- ManhattanGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | Chronologies. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knickerbocker.DDC classification: 974.7/103 LOC classification: F122.1.I88 | B73 2009ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
The picture of Knickerbocker -- Inheriting Knickerbocker -- Fashioning a Knickerbocracy -- Knickerbocker in a new century.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: Diedrich Knickerbocker was created in 1809 by a young Washington Irving, who used the character to narrate his classic satire, A History of New York. Bradley's stunning volume offers a surprising and delightful glimpse behind the scenes of New York history, and invites readers into the world of Knickerbocker, the antihero who surprised everyone by becoming the standard-bearer for the city's exceptional sense of self, or what we now call a New York "attitude."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-178) and index.

The picture of Knickerbocker -- Inheriting Knickerbocker -- Fashioning a Knickerbocracy -- Knickerbocker in a new century.

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Diedrich Knickerbocker was created in 1809 by a young Washington Irving, who used the character to narrate his classic satire, A History of New York. Bradley's stunning volume offers a surprising and delightful glimpse behind the scenes of New York history, and invites readers into the world of Knickerbocker, the antihero who surprised everyone by becoming the standard-bearer for the city's exceptional sense of self, or what we now call a New York "attitude."

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