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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)
In the Hamptons 4Ever
In the Hamptons 4Ever (August 2015)
Mostly True Tales from the East End
Dan Rattiner - Author
Barbara L. Goldsmith - Foreword by

More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.

This is Dan Rattiner’s fourth collection of essays about the fishermen, farmers, celebrities, billionaires, and artists who live, work, and play in the Hamptons. As the founder and publisher of Dan’s Papers, a weekly community newspaper, Rattiner knows the Hamptons backwards and forwards, and stor...(Read More)
Creating Sustainable Communities
Creating Sustainable Communities (June 2015)
Lessons from the Hudson River Region
Rik Scarce - Author

Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.

From Mount Marcy to Manhattan and beyond, the Hudson River region has become an incubator for rich and varied experiments in sustainable living. In this fascinating book, Rik Scarce showcases some of these efforts by telling the stories of dynamic individuals and organizations that are remaking the region’s landsca...(Read More)
The Spirit of New York
The Spirit of New York (June 2015)
Defining Events in the Empire State's History
Bruce W. Dearstyne - Author

2016 Award for Merit, presented by the American Association for State and Local History

Presents New York history in a fresh way through sixteen dramatic events.

In this lively and engaging book, Bruce W. Dearstyne presents New York State history by exploring sixteen dramatic events. From the launch of the state government in April 1777 to the tragedy of September 1...(Read More)
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