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Author Homberger, Eric.

Title Mrs. Astor's New York : money and social power in a gilded age / Eric Homberger.

Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    974.71041 HOM    Available
Description xiv, 330 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Note Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-320) and index.
Contents 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.
Added Title Money and social power in a gilded age
ISBN 0300095015 : $29.95

 
    
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