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From City of Hills to City of Vision: The History of Yonkers, New York

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

in Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the relationship of Yonkers with other communities in Westchester County, as well as the long-standing competition in Yonkers for new business and investment with neighboring ... More


Unimagining Communities

Katherine Howlett Hayes

in Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785775
eISBN:
9780814724699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785775.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the various communities and processes at the Sylvester Manor plantation, where Nathaniel Sylvester brought together an unusually diverse set of people, ideas, and aims such as ... More


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