Boston Vermont

  • Auteur: William Corbett
  • ISBN: 9781581950113
  • Date de sortie: 1999
  • Collection: Zoland Books, Incorporated
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William Corbett The first collection of new work by renowned poet William Corbett since his landmark "New & Selected Poems. "I have never been able to work every day at poetry but must serve the moment and be as much in that poem as I am capable of being....I write poems in Boston and Vermont for the same reason that I read them: poetry intensifies life."

Boston

  • Auteur: Kim Grant
  • ISBN: 9781740591065
  • Date de sortie: 2003
  • Collection: Lonely Planet
  • Total Download: 4358
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Lonely Planet offers the best DIY tours to America's "walking city"--a truly local perspective on parks, pubs, festivals, classic bookstores and the best clam chowder. of color photos. 30 maps.

Boston s Immigrants 1840 1925

  • Auteur: Michael Price
  • ISBN: 9780752409214
  • Date de sortie: 2000
  • Collection: Arcadia Publishing
  • Total Download: 1513
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Boston is a city rich in the history of residents from all walks of life, every country and every ethnicity imaginable. From 1840 to 1925, Boston's diversity created a city with a thriving nexus of people who wove together a community that reflected their own unique heritage. In this lavishly illustrated book with over 200 thought-provoking and evocative photographs, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco and Michael Price have created an important book chronicling the determination, strength, and often manifold successes of immigrants who arrived in Boston.From the mid-nineteenth century when Boston's burgeoning population included one out of every three as being foreign born, the immigrants' arrival at the East Boston docks increased greatly between 1840 and 1925, where they were to pass into the New World, and a new life. In chapters that deal with the immigrants before their arrival, their first perceptions, to where they went, worked, and played, this book outlines the ancestors of many present-day Bostonians in the evolving process of Americanization.

A History of Boston the Metropolis of Massachusetts from Its Origin to the Present Period

  • Auteur: Caleb Hopkins Snow
  • ISBN:
  • Date de sortie: 1825
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Sketches of Boston past and present

  • Auteur: Isaac Smith Homans
  • ISBN:
  • Date de sortie: 1851
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Boston s Immigrants 1790 1880

  • Auteur: Oscar Handlin
  • ISBN: 9780674079861
  • Date de sortie: 1991
  • Collection: Harvard University Press
  • Total Download: 8927
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As fresh in 1991 as when it first published a half-century ago, Boston's Immigrants illuminates the history of a particular city and an important phase of the American experience. Focusing on the life of people from the perspective of the social historian, the book explores a wide range of subjects: peasants society and the cause of European migration, population growth and industrial development, the ideology of progress and Catholic thought, and urban politics and the dynamic of prejudice. A generation of students and scholars has profited from its insights, and general readers have enjoyed its lively style. A new preface by the author reflects upon the book's intellectual origins.

The Boston Directory

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  • Date de sortie: 1851
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  • Total Read: 1908

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