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.
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.$19.99ISBN: 9781250108579Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$27.99ISBN: 9781641770767Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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."$29.99ISBN: 9781647480011Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ch Publications - December 2nd, 2019
If you want to discover the captivating history of the Salem Witch Hunt, then keep reading...$32.50ISBN: 9780385353366Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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$28.99ISBN: 9781335015921Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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
$30.00ISBN: 9781541672666Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Basic Books - March 24th, 2020A "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.$23.99ISBN: 9781634991674Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$40.00ISBN: 9780226631158Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2019Few 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.$35.00ISBN: 9780374254087Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$18.95ISBN: 9781493048984Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.