History / History by country / United States / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Language

English (97)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Category

Delete New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

 

Protection

All (97)

DRM Free (7)

DRM (90)

More options

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...


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,...


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,...


Mill Power: The Origin and Impact of Lowell National Historical Park

by Paul Marion

Mill Power documents the making of a national park that changed the concept of what a national historical park could be.

For a time in the 1800s, Lowell was Massachusetts’s cosmopolitan, must-see second city....


A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

by Robert McCaughey

In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to...


John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay: Communities and Connections in Puritan New England

by Kathryn N. Gray

The book is about John Eliot and his mission to Massachusetts Bay; it analyzes the English-speaking and Algonquian-speaking communities that coalesced in the process of this missionary project. In this context,...


Turmoil and Transition in Boston: A Political Memoir from the Busing Era

by Lawrence S. DiCara & Chris Black

This book tells the personal and political story of Larry DiCara, the youngest person ever elected to the Boston City Council. In this memoir, he offers an insider’s perspective on the decade of turmoil of...


Ghosts of Acadia

by Marcus LiBrizzi

Following in the tradition of his first collection of ghost stories, Dark Woods, Chill Waters, Marcus LiBrizzi has researched and written a collection of 21 true ghost stories from the Acadia/Mount Desert Island...


Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes

by Lydia Vandenberg & Earle G. Shettleworth

Maine's premier tourist destination, Bar Harbor has many historic buildings. The area was once a shipbuilding and farming hamlet that became a Gilded Age resort of the highest order-until a fire in 1947 destroyed...


The Mountains of Maine: Intriguing Stories Behind Their Names

by Steve Pinkham

How did a mountain get the name Moose's Bosom? And what's afoot with the name Toenail Ridge? Avid hiker Steve Pinkham provides informative, quirky, and sometimes downright hilarious answers to these questions....


Indians in Eden: Wabanakis and Rusticators on Maine's Mt. Desert Island

by Bunny McBride & Harald Prins

When the Wabanaki were moved to reservations, they proved their resourcefulness by catering to the burgeoning tourist market during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when Bar Harbor was called Eden. This engaging,...


Mr. Rockefeller's Roads: The Untold Story of Acadia's Carriage Roads

by Ann Rockefeller Roberts

The beautiful carriage roads of Mount Desert Island fit so perfectly into the land it seems as though they have always been there. Actually, they are the result of decades of planning and painstaking effort...


The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast

by Kathleen J. Bragdon

Descriptions of Indian peoples of the Northeast date to the Norse sagas, centuries before permanent European settlement, and the region has been the setting for a long history of contact, conflict, and accommodation...


Young Folks' History of Boston

by Hezekiah Butterworth

"Young Folks' History of Boston" is one of Mr. Butterworth's best books. In addition to a most entertaining statement of the facts of the history of the "hub," from its single hermit settler of 1623 to the late...


Boston and its Story 1630 - 1915

by Edward M. Hartwell & Edward W. McGlenen

The purpose of this book is twofold: (1) to furnish a clue to the history of Boston as an individual community that, owing to the force of circumstances and the spirit of its people, has played a conspicuous...


Historic Boston and its Neighbourhood

by Edward Everett Hale

This little book is not so much a guide book in itself as an introduction or key to local guides,or a preparation for conversation with intelligent Boston people, who will meet a newcomer into that town. Every...


History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, Volume 2

by Lucius R. Paige

The "History of Cambridge" was originally published in 1877. Besides the historical narrative in the first volume, the second volume contains a very full and carefully compiled "Genealogical Register" of the...


History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, Volume 1

by Lucius R. Paige

The "History of Cambridge" was originally published in 1877. Besides the historical narrative in this volume, the second volume contains a very full and carefully compiled "Genealogical Register" of the early...


It Happened in Massachusetts

by Larry Pletcher & Dan Spinella

You've studied the Salem witch trials, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere's midnight ride. But do you know the whole story? It Happened in Massachusetts gives readers inside information on these events as...


Maine's Remarkable Women

by Kate Kennedy

Maine's Remarkable Women tells the stories of fifteen strong and determined women who broke through social, cultural, or political barriers. Through their passions for art, exploration, literature, politics,...