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    DescriptionNoted historian John Rousmaniere traces the history of the Evergreens Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. Beginning with the land itself before the cemetery was founded in 1850, his engaging text shows how the forces that shaped the history of New York-population growth, immigration and growing wealth-also shaped the Evergreens. He also describes the beautiful monuments and fascinating characters that are buried there. Ken Druse's stunning color photographs demonstrate the beauty of the site and the monuments.


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    Title
    Green Oasis in Brooklyn
    Subtitle
    The Evergreens Cemetery 1849-2008
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Rousmaniere, By (photographer) Kenneth Druse
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 244 mm
    Height: 307 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,860 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780978689940
    ISBN 10: 0978689941
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBF
    BIC subject category V2: JHBZ
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY, CHRN/LATE18
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDATL, TOPC/DEATH, GEOG/NEWYRK, CHRN/21CNTY
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: SOC036000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: E6
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/NYNEWY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036080
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 393.10974723
    LC classification: F128.61.E84 R68 2008
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 393.10974723
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    Seapoint Books
    Imprint name
    Seapoint Books
    Publication date
    30 January 2009
    Review quote
    Personal -s With the diligence of an investigative reporter, the curiosity of a scholar, and the graceful prose of a literary stylist, John Rousmaniere has written a classic history of a graveyard. -- Sidney Offit, curator, George Polk Awards--Personal -s