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Mrs. Astor's New York : money and social power in a Gilded Age / Eric Homberger.

Homberger, Eric. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 974.71041 Homberger (Text) 78292000193678 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0300095015 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 330 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Looking at aristocracy -- The art of social climbing -- Aristocratic neighborhoods -- Going to the ball -- Ward McAllister -- Being Mrs. Astor.
Subject: Astor, Caroline Schermerhorn, 1830-1908
Aristocracy (Social class) > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
Rich people > New York (State) > New York > Social life and customs > 19th century.
Rich people > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Wealth > Social aspects > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1865-1898.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.

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