New England

Counterfeit Man

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Counterfeit Man: The True Story of the Boorn-Colvin Murder Case Cover Image
ISBN: 9780870238376
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - April 1st, 1993

Manchester, Vermont & Murder Most Foul!...(or not.) This is one of those "small history" titles that are such a delight to discover and that simultaneously entertain and enlighten. And who doesn't love a true murder mystery tale that features ghostly specters and villagers in a frenzied search for evidence that may (or may not) be found "where the potatoes don't freeze." University of Massachusetts historian Gerald McFarland originally intended to write a conventional history explaining the formative years of a Vermont town. But while investigating early Manchester he became fascinated with the notorious Boorn-Colvin story that, in the early 19 century, caused an uproar throughout the Northshire and a sensation all along the American sea board. And it turned out to be a marvelous vehicle for understanding the volatile tensions, stresses, and strains at work in a still developing New England village. Whether you live in Manchester, or are just visiting, COUNTERFEIT MAN is a wonderful read. The sites described are still here (including the house where it all started), the descendants numerous, and the mystery remains as intriguing as it was nearly two centuries ago. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

New England Outpost

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New England Outpost: War and Society in Colonial Deerfield Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393308082
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 1992

A practically perfect portrait of perhaps New England's most famous frontier settlement. NOTE: February 28/29, 2004 marks the 300th anniversary of the Deerfield Massacre. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

Captors and Captives

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Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield (Native Americans of the Northeast: Culture) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781558495036
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - August 24th, 2005

An outstanding addition to New England history and the larger stories of North American imperial confrontation and Indian efforts at accommodation. Superb research and strong writing. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

Changes in the Land William Cronon - Book Review

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Changes in the Land, Revised Edition: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England Cover Image
By William Cronon, John Demos (Foreword by), William Cronon (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780809016341
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Published: Hill and Wang - September 1st, 2003

The beautiful, modern classic is an essential starting point in understanding colonial New England history. Memorable and Important. Highest Recommendation. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

A Delusion Of Satan: The Full Story Of The Salem Witch Trials

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ISBN: 9780306811593
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 30th, 2002

In an illuminating examination of the Salem Witch Trials of 1691, Hill places the horrifying events in a larger context of mass hysteria and intolerance. She tries to understand the motives of the accusers and those who conducted the trials. She humanizes them as well as those who suffered from the accusations, placing the events in social, political and religious context. An outstanding attempt to explain and understand this dreadful episode in early American history. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

Maple Syrup Cookbook

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Maple Syrup Cookbook, 2nd Edition: Over 100 Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580174046
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - September 1st, 2001

We all enjoy putting maple syrup on our pancakes, waffles etc., but to cook with it? Maple syrup is the best and tastiest way to sweeten recipes. You can add it to your favorites or try some of the delicious recipes in this book, such as maple glazed butternut squash, maple baked beans, crispy maple spareribs or spice up regulars like, maple cream cheese spread and maple hot chocolate. Be adventurous and give it a try, you won't be disappointed!


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