The Encyclopedia of New England

The Encyclopedia of New England

By: Unh, Center For Huma

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Often defined by the familiar images of taciturn Yankees, town meetings, maple syrup, and rocky seacoasts, New England is both a distinctively American place and a distinctive place within America. Yet these images present only one aspect of the richly varied region that is New England in the twenty-first century. Today traditional scenes of white-clapboard buildings surrounding an idyllic village green, hillside farms, and red-brick mills rub shoulders with advanced research centers, nuclear power plants, and urban neighborhoods of immigrants from around the globe.In entries written by leading authorities in the field, "The Encyclopedia of New England "presents a comprehensive view of this important region, past and present. Both authoritative and entertaining, this single-volume reference will be an invaluable resource for the scholar and an irresistible pageturner for the browser.The "Encyclopedia "contains- 1,300 alphabetically arranged entries examining significant people, places, events, ideas, and artifacts- Fascinating and little-known facts that rarely appear in history books- More than 500 illustrations and maps- Contributions from nearly 1,000 distinguished scholars and writers, including journalists, academics, and specialists from museums, industries, and historical societies- 1.5 million words in 22 thematic sections, ranging from agriculture to tourism, each with an introduction by a leading specialist in the field- Extensive cross-references and a full index

Title: The Encyclopedia of New England

Author Name: Unh, Center For Huma

Categories: TS,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Yale University Press: September 2005

ISBN Number: 0300100272

ISBN Number 13: 9780300100273

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 40836

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