History Books - State - Massachusetts

This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781632869241
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 5th, 2019

Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story.


The Boston Massacre: A Family History Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544911154
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 18th, 2020

A dramatic untold ‘people’s history’ of the storied event that helped trigger the American Revolution

The story of the Boston Massacre—when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death—is familiar to generations.


The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250108579
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 5th, 2019

From acclaimed historian and biographer Rebecca Fraser comes a vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.


Terror in the Cradle of Liberty: How Boston Became a Center for Islamic Extremism Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781641770767
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Published: Encounter Books - November 19th, 2019

In April of 2002, a mosque in Cambridge, MA run by the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) posted an appeal on its website: "Chechen refugee family needs temporary place to live until they complete their permanent refugee status in the US. Husband has good business knowledge, auto-mechanic experience and construction."


The Salem Witch Hunt: A Captivating Guide to the Hunt and Trials of People Accused of Witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781647480011
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Published: Ch Publications - December 2nd, 2019

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Salem Witch Hunt, then keep reading...


1774: The Long Year of Revolution Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385353366
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Published: Knopf - February 11th, 2020

From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, 2018 president of the American Historical Association, a groundbreaking book--the first to look at the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December 1773 to mid-April 1775, from the Boston Tea Party and the first Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington a


John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335015921
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Published: Hanover Square Press - March 3rd, 2020

"An expert, extremely detailed account of John Adams' finest hour."--Kirkus Reviews

Honoring the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre


War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541672666
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Published: Basic Books - March 24th, 2020

A "richly detailed" portrait of the three men whose lives were forever changed by WWI-era Boston (Michael S. Neiberg): baseball star Babe Ruth, symphony conductor Karl Muck, and Harvard Law student Charles Whittlesey.


Crumbling Castles: The Lost Asylums at Worcester and Danvers Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781634991674
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Published: America Through Time - October 28th, 2019

The state of Massachusetts was home to many historic institutions; however, few compared to the size and elegance of the asylums built in Worcester and Danvers during the late-nineteenth century. Designed using the linear plan devised by Dr. Thomas Kirkbride, their curious forms were made to adhere to the principles of moral treatment.


The Atlas of Boston History Cover Image
By Nancy S. Seasholes (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780226631158
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2019

Few American cities possess a history as long, rich, and fascinating as Boston’s. A site of momentous national political events from the Revolutionary War through the civil rights movement, Boston has also been an influential literary and cultural capital.


Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374254087
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

The story of the postwar American city as refracted through the life and career of the urban planner Edward J. Logue


Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781493048984
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - August 1st, 2019

From the revolutionary camaraderie of the Colonial taverns to the saloons of the turn of the century; from Prohibition-a period rife with class politics, social reform, and opportunism-to a trail of nightclub neon so vast, it was called the "Conga Belt," Drinking Boston is a tribute to the fascinating role alcohol has played throughout the city's history.


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