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Jazzing: New York City's Unseen Scene

by Thomas H Greenland

An intimate account of jazz and community


The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics

by Stephen Coss

More than fifty years before the American Revolution, Boston was in revolt against the tyrannies of the Crown, Puritan Authority, and Superstition. This is the story of a fateful year that prefigured the events...


By the River

by Katrina Ray-Saulis

“By the River,” the short story collection by Katrina Ray-Saulis, introduces the reader to the eclectic people, locations and history that make up the unique state of Maine. Step into the pages and be swept...


A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts

by Joseph M. Bagley

A unique introduction to the history of Boston through archaeological objects


The Remarkable Rise of Eliza Jumel: A Story of Marriage and Money in the Early Republic

by Margaret A. Oppenheimer

The notorious life and times of one of the wealthiest women in 19th-century America

 

Born into grinding poverty, Eliza Jumel was raised in a brothel, indentured as a servant, and confined to a workhouse when...


American Sweepstakes: How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age

The First Primary: New Hampshire's Outsize Role in Presidential Nominations

by David W. Moore & Andrew E. Smith

A concise history of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary and its impact on politics


In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town

by Richard Adams Carey

A quiet New England town is shattered by violence—and rises above it


Six Months in Mexico

by Nellie Bly

One wintry night I bade my few journalistic friends adieu, and, accompanied by my mother, started on my way to Mexico. Only a few months previous I had become a newspaper woman. I was too impatient to work along...


Colonial New Hampshire: A History

by Jere R. Daniell

A comprehensive and thoroughly readable history of New Hampshire’s turbulent colonial years


Tommy Gun Winter: Jewish Gangsters, a Preacher's Daughter, and the Trial That Shocked 1930s Boston

by Nathan Gorenstein

A veteran journalist tracks down a family secret and rediscovers the story of Jewish gangsters run amok in 1930s Boston


A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion

by Louis J. Parascandola & John Parascandola

Featuring a stunning gallery of portraits by the world’s finest poets, essayists, and fiction writers—including Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, José Martí, Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, Isaac Bashevis...


The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith's Voyage to New England

by Russell M. Lawson

The first complete narrative history of Captain John Smith’s exploration of the New England coast


Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

by Frederick Douglass Opie

Upsetting the Apple Cart looks at the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed neighborhoods,...


Tall Trees, Tough Men

by Robert E. Pike

In this robust, informal book, Robert E. Pike tells the colorful story of logging and log-driving in New England. The New England loggers and river drivers were a unique breed of men. Working with their axes...


Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America's First Spy

by M. William Phelps

Now in paperback, the New York Times best-selling biography—the first in nearly a century—of the legendary Revolutionary War patriot and our country’s first spy


Global Trade and Visual Arts in Federal New England

by Patricia Johnston & Caroline Frank

The impact of global trade on early American visual and material culture


Lighthouse Handbook New England 2nd Edition

by Jeremy D'Entremont

For those looking for guide and reference. Not another coffee table display of lighthouses, but a companion of travel.


The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings

by Perry Miller & Thomas H. Johnson

Critically acclaimed classic lets Puritans speak for themselves in crucial documents covering history, theory of state and society, religion, customs, behavior, biographies and letters, poetry, literary theory,...


Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England

by Maureen Meister

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture