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Kenneth T. Jackson

Jacques Barzun professor of history and the social sciences at Columbia University

Kenneth T. Jackson appears in the following:

New York Recovering

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences at Columbia University and author of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition, talks about how New York recovered from previous disasters.

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Please Explain: New York Road (and Bridge, Tunnel, and other Place) Names

Friday, November 11, 2011

Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences at Columbia University, and Lisa Keller, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Purchase, both editors of The Encyclopedia of New York City, second edition, explain who the people behind the names of familiar tunnels, bridges, and expressways are. From the Van Wyck, the Major Deegan, and the Bruckner to the Kosciusco Bridge, the Holland Tunnel to Tompkins Square Park, Washington Heights, and Astoria.

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The Big Book of New York: Places of Worship

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Learn more about the city Thursdays in December with the editors of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition. This week, editor Kenneth T. Jackson and executive editor Lisa Keller discuss the city's places of worship. 

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The Big Book of New York: Quiz!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Learn more about the city Thursdays in December with the editors of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition. This week, test your knowledge of the city in a quiz with the encyclopedia's editor Kenneth T. Jackson and executive editor Lisa Keller. 

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Encyclopedic New York: Bridges & Tunnels

Thursday, December 09, 2010

The second edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City is newly published. Hear about some of the tidbits of city lore each week in December. This week: the encyclopedia's editor-in-chief Kenneth T. Jackson and executive editor Lisa Keller talk about bridges and tunnels. 

Event: Reading and discussion of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition with Kenneth T. Jackson at the Museum of the City of New York at 6:30.  Click here for more info.

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