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 The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier Colin Woodard 9780143035343
A thorough and engaging history of Maine s rocky coast and its tough-minded people. Boston Herald
A] well-researched and well-written cultural and ecological history of stubborn perseverance. USA Today
For more than four hundred years the people of coastal Maine have clung to their rocky, wind-swept lands, resisting outsiders attempts to control them while...
cena: 81,71
    
The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier
 Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England John Putnam Demos 9780195174830
In the first edition of the Bancroft Prize-winning Entertaining Satan, John Putnam Demos presented an entirely new perspective on American witchcraft. By investigating the surviving historical documents of over a hundred actual witchcraft cases, he vividly recreated the world of New England during the witchcraft trials and brought to light fascinating information on the role of...
cena: 152,87
    
Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England
 Walden Pond: A History W. Barksdale Maynard 9780195181371
Perhaps no other natural setting has as much literary, spiritual, and environmental significance for Americans as Walden Pond. Some 700,000 people visit the pond annually, and countless others journey to Walden in their mind, to contemplate the man who lived there and what the place means to us today.
Here is the first history of the Massachusetts pond Thoreau made famous 150 years ago. W....
cena: 123,31
    
Walden Pond: A History
 The Boston Cosmopolitans: International Travel and American Arts and Letters Mark Rennella 9780230603820
This book traces the progression of cosmopolitanism from the private experience of a group of artists and intellectuals who lived and worked in Boston between 1865 and 1915 to finished works of monumental art that shaped public space.
cena: 368,30
    
The Boston Cosmopolitans: International Travel and American Arts and Letters
 Bridgeport's Socialist New Deal, 1915-36 Cecelia Bucki 9780252073632
On November 7, 1933, the Socialist Party of Bridgeport, Connecticut, won a stunning victory in the municipal election, garnering 48 percent of the votes cast in a three-way race and putting Jasper McLevy in the mayor's seat. Probing the factors that coalesced to bring about this third-party success story, Cecelia Bucki provides a discerning portrait of how industrial cities functioned in the...
cena: 131,49
    
Bridgeport's Socialist New Deal, 1915-36
 The Other Black Bostonians: West Indians in Boston, 1900-1950 Violet Showers Johnson 9780253347527

This study of Boston's West Indian immigrants examines the identities, goals, and aspirations of two generations of black migrants from the British-held Caribbean who settled in Boston between 1900 and 1950. Describing their experience among Boston's American-born blacks and in the context of the city's immigrant history, the book charts new conceptual territory. The Other Black Bostonians...

cena: 113,89
    
The Other Black Bostonians: West Indians in Boston, 1900-1950
 The Encyclopedia of New England Center For Huma Unh Burt Feintuch David H. Watters 9780300100273
Often defined by the familiar images of taciturn Yankees, town meetings, maple syrup, and rocky seacoasts, New England is both a distinctively American place and a distinctive place within America. Yet these images present only one aspect of the richly varied region that is New England in the twenty-first century. Today traditional scenes of white-clapboard buildings surrounding an idyllic...
cena: 311,59
    
The Encyclopedia of New England
 An American Theatre (Deluxe Box Edition): The Story of Westport Country Playhouse, 1931-2005 Richard Somerset-Ward 9780300109382
For 75 years, Westport Country Playhouse has faithfully reflected the story of American theatre. Founded by Lawrence and Armina Langner in 1931, it has never been more than a summer stock theatre, yet it has an astonishing pedigree. George Bernard Shaw and Noel Coward gave world premieres there; so did Leonard Gershe and A. R. Gurney in more recent times. Playwrights Eugene O'Neill and S. N....
cena: 710,80
    
An American Theatre (Deluxe Box Edition): The Story of Westport Country Playhouse, 1931-2005
 Transcendentalist Ministers: Church Reform in the New England Renaissance William R. Hutchison 9780300113198
This book, awarded the Brewer Prize by the American Society of Church History, is a study of the efforts of the Transcendentalists of the New England Renaissance to reform the Unitarian Church. Scholarly interpreters have, in general, agreed on the basic religious orientation of the Transcendentalist Movement. Mr. Hutchison, however, believes that it was far more than a tendency to appraise the...
cena: 77,79
    
Transcendentalist Ministers: Church Reform in the New England Renaissance
 Learning to Forget: Schooling and Family Life in New Haven's Working Class, 1870-1940 Stephen Lassonde 9780300134339

This book offers an insightful view of the complex relations between home and school in the working-class immigrant Italian community of New Haven, Connecticut. Through the lenses of history, sociology, and education, Learning to Forget presents a highly readable account of cross-generational experiences during the period from 1870 to 1940, chronicling one generation's suspicions toward...

cena: 111,97
    
Learning to Forget: Schooling and Family Life in New Haven's Working Class, 1870-1940
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