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A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541788510
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 15th, 2020

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.


Dover, New Hampshire Through Time (America Through Time) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781684730018
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Published: America Through Time - August 24th, 2020

Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781438475301
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Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - March 1st, 2019

Thirty years after its initial publication, this beloved classic is back in print. Superbly researched and written, Forest and Crag is the definitive history of our love affair with the mountains of the Northeastern United States, from the Catskills and the Adirondacks of New York to the Green Mountains of Vermont, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and the mountains of Maine.


Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England (Early American Studies) Cover Image
$26.50
ISBN: 9780812221565
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - March 23rd, 2011

Beyond the Farm National Ambitions in Rural New England J. M.


Death on Mount Washington: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness on the Northeast's Highest Peak (Non-Fiction) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781493032075
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Published: Lyons Press - May 1st, 2018

Hidden History of New Hampshire Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781540219145
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Published: History Press Library Editions - August 1st, 2008

Slavery & the Underground Railroad in New Hampshire Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781540202628
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Published: History Press Library Editions - January 25th, 2016

New Hampshire was once a hotbed of abolitionist activity. But the state had its struggles with slavery, with Portsmouth serving as a slave-trade hub for New England. Abolitionists such as William Lloyd Garrison, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers and Stephen Symonds Foster helped create a statewide antislavery movement.


Murder, New England: A Historical Collection of Killer True-Crime Tales Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780762778430
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Published: Lyons Press - August 7th, 2012

Bestselling true-crime author M. William Phelps, star of the new investigative television series "Dark Minds," takes readers to his own backyard in these eight bloodcurdling murder cases. Think New England is all bucolic landscapes and Robert Frost poems? Think again.


Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England's Stone Walls Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802776877
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 1st, 2004

There once may have been 250,000 miles of stone walls in America's Northeast, stretching farther than the distance to the moon. They took three billion man-hours to build.


Meredith Chronicles: Passing Time on Lake Winnipesaukee Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781540212207
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Published: History Press Library Editions - March 16th, 2015

Ancient beginnings only hinted at the great things to come in the story of Meredith. The earliest residents hunted mammoth and caribou and created the first birch-bark canoe to traverse Lake Winnipesaukee and the network of waterways. Centuries later, Meredith's Dudley Leavitt wrote Leavitt's Farmers Almanack for more than fifty years.


Myths and Mysteries of New Hampshire: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780762772278
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 6th, 2014

Myths and Mysteries of New Hampshire reveals the dark and ominous cloud of mysteries and myths that hovers over the Granite State. This book offers residents, travelers, history buffs, and ghost hunters a refreshingingly lively collection of stories about New Hampshire's unsolved murders, legendary villains, lingering ghosts, terrifying myths, and haunted places.


You Had a Job for Life: Story of a Company Town Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781512601398
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Published: University Press of New England - December 5th, 2017

Absentee owners. Single-minded concern for the bottom line. Friction between workers and management. Hostile takeovers at the hands of avaricious and unaccountable multinational interests. The story of America’s industrial decline is all too familiar—and yet, somehow, still hard to fathom.


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