New England - History

Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780819579713
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - January 7th, 2020

Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena collectively referred to as the counterculture movement in Vermont.


The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781493048007
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Published: Lyons Press - December 26th, 2019

Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont, 2nd Edition Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780977251735
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Published: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department - November 18th, 2019

Co-published by The Vermont Fish & Widlife Department, The Nature Conservancy, and Vermont Land Trust--a revised and updated 2nd edition


American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250163288
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 24th, 2020

Nina Sankovitch’s American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution.


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.


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.


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.


New England at 400: From Plymouth Rock to the Present Day Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781493043484
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - December 17th, 2019

At the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims' arrival (1620-2020), it's time to look back, commemorate, and reflect on what New England has meant to its people, and to the world. New England at 400: From Plymouth Rock to Present Day describes how every generation of immigrants and natives, Puritans and patriots, has defined this land anew.


The Trials of Thomas Morton: An Anglican Lawyer, His Puritan Foes, and the Battle for a New England Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300230109
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Published: Yale University Press - November 26th, 2019

A new look at Thomas Morton, his controversial colonial philosophy, and his lengthy feud with the Puritans
 
Adding new depth to our understanding of early New England society, this riveting account of Thomas Morton explores the tensions that arose from competing colonial visions.


The Road Less Traveled: Forgotten Historic Highways of New England Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781634991988
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Published: America Through Time - December 9th, 2019

Follow the author as he explores the once bustling stagecoach routes and turnpikes that crisscrossed communities throughout New England.


Boiling Off: Maple Sugaring in Maine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608936847
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Published: Down East Books - February 1st, 2020

In 1964 three cousins tapped three thousand sugar maples deep in the Maine woods. They called themselves Jackson Mountain Maple Farm. Boiling Off is the story of making Maine maple syrup commercially in Temple, Maine, for fifty-some years, and how a thirty-year technology revolution beginning in the 1980s changed the face of Maine sugaring forever.


Fenway 1946: Red Sox, Peace, and a Year of Hope Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781493046379
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Published: Lyons Press - March 1st, 2020

Boston writer Michael Connolly captures the magic of American's return to normalcy after World War II in this intimate portrait of a city and the baseball team it loves. Fenway 1946 celebrates the city and the team and the spirit of that wonderful 1946 season in Boston--a season, as usual the broke fans' hearts--as America returned to return to peacetime pastimes.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
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Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs