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The Building of Cities
Development and Conflict
Harvey H. Kaiser
Kaiser examines the city-building process from the time when a proposal for urban development is first conceived to the early stages of construction.



Castorland
French Refugees in the Western Adirondacks, 1793–1814
Edith Pilcher



Chapters of Erie
Henry Adams, Charles Francis Adams
Chapters of Erie is a classic account of ruthless business practices in nineteenth-century America—in particular, Jay Gould and James Fisk's successful effort to gain control of the Erie Railroad in 1868 and subsequent attempt to corner the American gold market, which resulted in the "Black Friday" panic of September 24...



Charles Evans Hughes
Politics and Reform in New York, 1905–1910
Robert F. Wesser
When Charles Evans Hughes defeated William Randolph Hearst for the governorship of New York in 1906, the New York State Republican Party was split between the remnants of the rural, conservative Platt political machine in Albany and the forces...



Cornell University
Founders and the Founding
Carl L. Becker
This succinct and engaging history of the founding of Cornell University traces the institution's origins within the educational climate of mid-nineteenth-century America. Originally delivered as six lectures celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary...



Crime and Law Enforcement in the Colony of New York, 1691–1776
Douglas Greenberg
This book examines the court system in colonial New York, the demography of criminal prosecution, the character and social position of accused criminals, the social forces that led to criminal behavior, crime rates, and the the court system.



Frontier Settlement and Market Revolution
The Holland Land Purchase
Charles E. Brooks
In Frontier Settlement and Market Revolution, Charles E. Brooks explains how the Holland Land Purchase—in which the Holland Land Company purchased 3.3 million acres of land in western New York State—contributed to the development of a frontier region.



The Golden Age of Homespun
Jared van Wagenen, Jared van Van Wagenen
The Golden Age of Homespun chronicles the occupations, handicrafts, and traditions that defined rural life in upstate New York—and throughout much of America—in the first half of the nineteenth...



Indian Affairs in Colonial New York
The Seventeenth Century
Allen W. Trelease
"This is an important contribution to our knowledge of seventeenth-century New York, both in terms of its Dutch and English settlers and of its Algonquian and Iroquian Indian inhabitants, written with care and precision."—New England Quarterly



Islands of Holiness
Rural Religion in Upstate New York, 1790–1860
Curtis D. Johnson
Through an examination of religious life in a typical northern rural locale—Cortland County, New York—from 1790 to 1860, Curtis D. Johnson adds to our understanding of the Second Great Awakening.



Landlords and Farmers in the Hudson-Mohawk Region, 1790–1850
David Maldwyn Ellis
The transition from a predominantly self-sufficient economy to one primarily dependent on the market in the first half of the nineteenth century was to effect changes in the United States fully as far-reaching if not as spectacular as those accompanying the industrial revolution. Farming as a way of life was yielding place to the concept of...



New York City, 1664–1710
Conquest and Change
Thomas J. Archdeacon
Integrating sophisticated demographic techniques with clearly written narrative, this pioneering book explores the complex social and economic life of a major colonial city.



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.



The People's Colleges
A History of the New York State Extension Service in Cornell University and the State, 1876-1948
Ruby Green Smith
First published in 1949, this book records the story of Cornell University's success in the field of extramural education: the NY State Colleges of Agriculture and Home Economics, the NY State Veterinary College, and the ILR School.



Pioneer Prophetess
Jemima Wilkinson, the Publick Universal Friend
Herbert A. Wisbey
The classic biography of the Rhode Island Quaker, Jemima Wilkinson (1752-1819), who at the age of 23, after recovering from a bout of fever, pronounced that she had been directed by a vision to preach to a "dying and sinful...



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