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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.



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...



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...



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...



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 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...



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.



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.



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