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The Memory of All Ancient Customs
Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley
Tom Arne Midtrød
Tom Arne Midtrød examines the complex patterns of diplomatic, political, and social communication among the American Indian peoples of the Hudson Valley from the early seventeenth century through the American Revolutionary era.



Under the Surface
Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale
Tom Wilber
Under the Surface is the first book-length journalistic overview of shale gas development in the Marcellus region of northeast Pennsylvania and central New York and the controversies surrounding hydraulic fracturing ("fracking").



Barns of New York
Rural Architecture of the Empire State
Cynthia G. Falk
Barns of New York explores and celebrates the agricultural and architectural diversity of the Empire State, providing a unique compendium of the vernacular architecture of rural New York and an authoritative reference for historic preservation efforts.



Serling
The Rise and Twilight of TV's Last Angry Man
Gordon F. Sander
Gordon F. Sander's acclaimed biography of Rod Serling is at once a portrait of a prodigiously talented writer and a history of the first-quarter century of television.



In the Words of Frederick Douglass
Quotations from Liberty's Champion
Frederick Douglass
A rich trove of nearly seven hundred quotations by Douglass that demonstrate the breadth and strength of his intellect as well as the eloquence with which he expressed his political and ethical principles.



My Reach
A Hudson River Memoir
Susan Fox Rogers
In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Years of dipping her paddle into the waters off the village of Tivoli made the river her own: her reach.



Vanishing Ironworks of the Ramapos
The Story of the Forges, Furnaces, and Mines of the New Jersey–New York Border Area
James M. Ransom
The story of early iron mining and manufacturing, and what remains to be seen today, in the hills that cross the northeastern border of New Jersey into New York.



Upstate Travels
British Views of Nineteenth-Century New York
After the War of 1812, British travelers, intensely curious about the United States, poured across the Atlantic. Hundreds published their impressions. This book gathers 42 excerpts from accounts published between 1815 and 1845.



The Settlers
A Novel
E. R. Eastman
In this carefully researched historical novel, E. R. Eastman tells the story of the pioneers who settled "Genesee Country" of frontier New York in the early nineteenth century.



No Drums
A Novel
E. R. Eastman
No Drums takes readers into the homes and hearts of the individuals, families, and communities on the home front of the Civil War in Tioga County, New York.



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