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A Stripe of Tammany's Tiger
Louis Eisenstein, Elliot Rosenberg
This fascinating book chronicles the evolution—or rather devolution—of New York City politics through through the first seven decades of the twentieth century.



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



The Wisconsin Pine Lands of Cornell University
Paul Wallace Gates
A history of Cornell University's acquisition, use, and sale of 500,000 acres of pine lands in central Wisconsin.



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.



Erastus Corning
Merchant and Financier, 1794–1872
Irene D. Neu
Founder and first president of the New York Central Railroad, Erastus Corning rose from humble origins—he begin his working life at the age of thirteen as a clerk in a Troy, New York, hardware store—to become one of the wealthiest men of his time. In...



The Golden Age of Homespun
Jared 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 century.



Lore of an Adirondack County
Edith E. Cutting
Edith E. Cutting provides an invaluable compilation of Adirondack folklore, from lumberjack songs to tall tales about drinking, hunting, and French Canadians. Also included are legends about hidden treasure, weather lore, stories about ghosts and witches.



Landlords and Farmers in the Hudson-Mohawk Region, 1790–1850
David Maldwyn Ellis
"Ellis has well chosen the Hudson, the Mohawk, and their tributaries for a study of agriculture in one of its periods of intensive development in the state of New York."—American Historical Review



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...



Letters of a Ticonderoga Farmer
Selections from the Correspondence of William H. Cook and His Wife with Their Son, Joseph Cook, 1851–1885
The letters collected here offer useful and charming insights into the social history of upstate New York, from economic and industrial developments to local politics and religious controversies, as well as human interest and considerable local color.



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



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...



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