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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 loyal...



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.



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.



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.



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.



Religion and Trade in New Netherland
Dutch Origins and American Development
George L. Procter-Smith
"A clear, persuasive account of religion and politics, as shaped by the Dutch trading interests, in both Europe and New Netherland."—Review for Religious



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 world."



From Newgate to Dannemora
The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796–1848
David Lewis
A significant chapter in the history of American social reform is traced in this skillful account of the rise of the New York penitentiary system at a time when the United States was garnering international acclaim for its penal methods. Beginning...



LaGuardia in Congress
Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn establishes LaGuardia's tenure in Congress as a vital link between the Progressive and New Deal eras, offering a lively and informative account of his many formative legislative battles and his political philosophy.



A Pioneer Songster
Texts from the Stevens-Douglass Manuscript of Western New York, 1841–1856
Folklorists and lovers of folk songs will delight in this collection of the lyrics of songs sung by settlers of western New York in the middle of the nineteenth century.



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.



Autobiography of a Farm Boy
Isaac Phillips Roberts
This autobiography of the first Dean of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University offers an unconventional account of farm life in New York and the Middle West during the nineteenth century, and of the difficulties attendant upon building up a...



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