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Treasures from Olana
Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church
Kevin J. Avery
"The wide variety of selections from Frederic Edwin Church's collection of his own paintings shows the master in all phases of his career, in sketches and finished paintings, depicting the breadth of his subjects and the high technical skills that...



Byrdcliffe
An American Arts and Crafts Colony
Nancy E. Green
This book is the story of the first years of the Catskills Arts and Crafts colony, the artists who visited, and the artistic community they fostered.



Immigrants in the Lands of Promise
Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870–1914
Samuel L. Baily
Most studies of immigration to the New World have focused on the United States. Samuel L. Baily's eagerly awaited book broadens that perspective through a comparative analysis of Italian immigrants to Buenos Aires and New York City before World War I.



Worked Over
The Corporate Sabotage of an American Community
Dimitra Doukas
Worked Over is a book about large-scale social change seen at close range, through the lives of generations of working people in a small manufacturing center along New York State's old Erie Canal. Their compelling stories add a new dimension to...



Becoming American, Being Indian
An Immigrant Community in New York City
Madhulika S. Khandelwal
Since the 1960s the number of Indian immigrants and their descendants living in the United States has grown dramatically. During the same period, the make-up of this community has also changed—the highly educated professional elite who came to this...



Hispanas de Queens
Latino Panethnicity in a New York City Neighborhood
Milagros Ricourt, Ruby Danta
What happens when persons of several Latin American national groups reside in the same neighborhood— Milagros Ricourt and Ruby Danta consider the stories of women of different nationalities—Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Peruvian, Puerto...



Fire and Ice
Treasures from the Photographic Collection of Frederic Church at Olana
Thomas Fels
Frederic Church (1826–1900), who gained international renown for paintings such as Niagara (1857), Heart of the Andes (1859), Twilight in the Wilderness (1860), and The Icebergs (1861), was inspired by his extensive travel and study. His work was also...



Trilobites of New York
An Illustrated Guide
Thomas E. Whiteley, Gerald J. Kloc, Carlton E. Brett
"Trilobites are the most lifelike of fossils—many well-preserved specimens belie their great antiquity and seem almost ready to arch their bodies, peer about with their compound eyes, and crawl forward as if to complete a journey that was interrupted...



Death of a Notary
Conquest and Change in Colonial New York
Donna Merwick
He was the only one. He was the only man to have committed suicide in the town's seventeenth-century history. So begins Donna Merwick's fascinating tale of a Dutch notary who ended his life in his adopted community of Albany. In a major feat of...



The New York City Audubon Society Guide to Finding Birds in the Metropolitan Area
Marcia T. Fowle, Paul Kerlinger
Positioned along the major East Coast migratory flyway, New York City and the surrounding areas offer some of the finest birding opportunities in North America. More than 355 species have been sighted there. Tapping the expertise of 47 metropolitan...



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