The Hills of Refuge A Novel

The Hills of Refuge  A Novel

The house, a three-story red-brick residence, was on Walnut Street, near Beacon. Its narrow front faced the state Capitol with its gold-sheeted dome; from its stoop one could look down on the Common and, from the corner of the street,

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Along the Allegheny River

Along the Allegheny River

The Allegheny River of western Pennsylvania and New York rises in Potter County, Pennsylvania, and flows 320 miles to its confluence with the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh. The Alleghenys southern watershed district begins in East Brady, Pennsylvania, and ends in Pittsburgh,

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Dams Parks and Politics

Dams  Parks and Politics

This book is a chronicle of the myopia and gamesmanship that dominated Americans' understanding of their environment on the eve of the nation's ecology crisis. Based almost entirely on primary sources, Elmo Richardson's study examines the interplay between the national

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Transcending the Cold War

Transcending the Cold War

In 1989 and 1990 the map of Europe was redrawn without a war, unlike other great ruptures of the international order such as 1815, 1870, 1918, and 1945. How did this happen? This major multinational study, based on archives from both sides of the 'Iron Curtain',

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A New Science

A New Science

In this book Mazlish examines the historical origins of sociology, looking closely at how what he terms the "cash nexus"--the omnipresent substitution of money for personal relations--was perceived as changing the nature of human relations in the 19th century

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London s Markets

London s Markets

London is a City of Markets: markets in meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, money, insurance, shipping and, occasionally, in stolen goods. Stephen Halliday’s book is a comprehensive account of the often lurid and controversial history of its markets from Roman

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A Library of the World s Best Literature Ancient and Modern Vol XLII Forty Five Volumes Dictionary of Authors A J

A Library of the World s Best Literature   Ancient and Modern   Vol XLII  Forty Five Volumes   Dictionary of Authors  A J

Popular American essayist, novelist, and journalist CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) was renowned for the warmth and intimacy of his writing, which encompassed travelogue, biography and autobiography, fiction, and more, and influenced entire generations of his fellow writers. Here, the prolific

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