Mrs. Astor's New York

Money and Social Power in A Gilded Age
Homberger, Eric (Book - 2002)
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Authors: Homberger, Eric
Statement of Responsibility: Eric Homberger
Title: Mrs. Astor's New York
money and social power in a gilded age
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2002
Characteristics: xiv, 330 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
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
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift; New York Genealogical and Biographical Society; 2008
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) Biography New York (N.Y.) History 1865-1898 New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs 19th century Wealth Social aspects New York (State) New York History 19th century Rich people New York (State) New York Biography Rich people New York (State) New York Social life and customs 19th century Aristocracy (Social class) New York (State) New York History 19th century Astor, Caroline Schermerhorn, 1830-1908
Topical Term: Wealth
Rich people
Rich people
Aristocracy (Social class)
Donor Note: Gift of New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Found in: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection
LCCN: 2002002034
ISBN: 0300095015
Branch Call Number: 974.7104 H
Research Call Number: NYGB N.Y. L M314.47 H69
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