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Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (August 2016)
Heritage Site Guidebook, Second Edition
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area - Author

New for 2016, a completely updated guide to the Heritage Sites of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

Traveling down the Hudson River, named by Native Americans the river that flows both ways, you discover people, places, and events that made American history. The cultural, historic, and scenic resources of the Hudson Valley are so numerous, so varied, and so compelling that it’s no wonder Cong...(Read More)
 
 
The Death of Fred Astaire
The Death of Fred Astaire (May 2016)
And Other Essays from a Life outside the Lines
Leslie Lawrence - Author

FINALIST - 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Autobiography & Memoir category
When, in the late eighties, the author chooses to raise a child with her lesbian partner, she embraces a life outside the lines—one full of curious adventures as well as the usual catastrophes and everyday pleasures.
As a child of the sixties, Leslie Lawrence knew she didn’t want to dupli...(Read More)
 
 
Preaching in My Yes Dress
Preaching in My Yes Dress (March 2016)
Confessions of a Reluctant Pastor
Jo Page - Author

LONGLISTED - 2017 The Chautauqua Prize, presented by the Chautauqua Institution
FINALIST - 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Autobiography & Memoir category
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.
A...(Read More)
 
 
Flight Paths
Flight Paths (February 2016)
A Field Journal of Hope, Heartbreak, and Miracles with New York's Bird People
Darryl McGrath - Author

FINALIST - 2017 da Vinci Eye, presented by Hopewell Publications

How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.

In the late 1970s, the bald eagle and the peregrine falcon were heading toward extinction, victims of the combined threats of DDT, habitat loss, and lax regulation. Flight Paths tells the story of how a small g...(Read More)
 
 
Jervis McEntee
Jervis McEntee (December 2015)
Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School
Lee A. Vedder - Author
David P. Schuyler - Author
Kerry Dean Carso - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Daniel Belasco - Author

Redefines McEntee’s place in the history of nineteenth-century American landscape painting.

Jervis McEntee presents new scholarship and color reproductions that redefine McEntee’s place in the history of nineteenth-century American landscape painting. The lead essay by exhibition curator Lee A. Vedder makes the case that McEntee was far more than a painter of somber late fall landscapes. He se...(Read More)
 
 
From Loyalists to Loyal Citizens
From Loyalists to Loyal Citizens (November 2015)
The DePeyster Family of New York
Valerie H. McKito - Author

Challenges the traditional perception that Loyalists were ostracized as traitors to the United States, after the American Revolution.

The DePeyster family of New York was one of the first families of New Amsterdam, ranking among the wealthiest of New York during the early days of the American Republic. The DePeysters were also unapologetic Loyalists, serving in the King’s forces during the American Revolut...(Read More)
 
 
Public Spaces, Marketplaces, and the Constitution
Public Spaces, Marketplaces, and the Constitution (November 2015)
Shopping Malls and the First Amendment
Anthony Maniscalco - Author

Examines how the Supreme Court has banished free expression from shopping malls and other public spaces.

In spite of their public attractions and millions of visitors, most shopping malls are now off-limits to free speech and expressive activity. The same may be said about many other public spaces and marketplaces in American cities and suburbs, leaving scholars and other observers to wonder where civic engagem...(Read More)
 
 
Binghamton Babylon
Binghamton Babylon (September 2015)
Voices from the Cinema Department, 1967-1977
Scott M. MacDonald - Author
J. Hoberman - Foreword by

Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.

In Binghamton Babylon, Scott M. MacDonald documents one of the crucial moments in the history of cinema studies: the emergence of a cinema department at what was then the State University of New York at Binghamton (now Binghamton University) between 1967 and 1977. The department brought together a group of faculty and students ...(Read More)
 
 
Cycling the Erie Canal, Revised Edition
Cycling the Erie Canal, Revised Edition (August 2015)
A Guide to 400 Miles of Adventure and History Along the Erie Canalway Trail
Parks & Trails New York - Author

An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike across the state or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours. Great for walkers, boaters, and auto travelers, too.

The Erie Canalway Trail is a cycling destination for riders of all abilities. Following one of the world’s most famous manmade waterways, it spans New York State between Albany and Buffalo. Whether e...(Read More)
 
 
Grain Dust Dreams
Grain Dust Dreams (August 2015)
David W. Tarbet - Author

2017 Gertrude H. Dyke Award, presented by the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society

2017 Ernest R. Zimmerman First Publication Award, presented by the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society

Explores the history and present-day reality of grain elevators on the Great Lakes.


Grain Dust Dreams tells the story of terminal grain elevators—concrete ...(Read More)
 
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