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Most Beautiful Villages of New England

Hardback
by Tom Shachtman
Cherished as the birthplace of the American Revolution, the six states which make up the region known as New England are home to some of the oldest and most beautiful villages of the United States. From the fishing villages of the rocky Atlantic coast to the hardy upland communities of the Adirondack mountains, these places preserve and reflect America's rich architectural and cultural legacy in public meet...
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New York - Style City

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by Joshua Stein & Alice Twemlow
New York is the ultimate symbol of the United States boundless energy and creativity. Despite the city's forthright exuberance, many of its most intriguing places are off the beaten track, behind unmarked doors, in small neighbourhood enclaves. This new edition of StyleCity New York takes visitors to these magical locations, be they hip-hop bars or private art collections, sexy restaurants or funky shops. T...
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The Wild West on Five Bits a Day

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by John Tapper
Put on your spurs, fill your pockets with gold dust and ammunition, and plan your trip back in time to America's legendary frontier in 1880. The newest book in Thames & Hudson's bestselling "Time Travel Series" shows the reader what it was really like in everybody's favourite film landscape: the American Wild West in the days of Jesse James and Dodge City. Drawing on contemporary newspapers and travel m...
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New York - The Art Guide

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by Falconer/4
This is a fully illustrated guide to the glorious riches of New Yorks museums and galleries, drawing on the cream of the city's collections to create an easily navigable, narrative history of art. The guides unique approach allows you to locate your favourite artist or style of art in any museum and follow this throughout the museums of New York. Do you like, say, French art? This book will show you where t...
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In The American West

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by Richard Avedon
Regarded as a project in photographic history and an expression of the power of photographic art, this book was first published by Thames & Hudson in 1985.
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The Encyclopedia of New England

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by Burt Feintuch
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, hil...
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Print The Legend

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by Martha Sandweiss
This prize-winning book tells the intertwined stories of photography and the American West-a new medium and a new place that came of age together in the nineteenth century. "Excellent ...rewarding ...a provocative look at the limits of photography as recorder of history-and its role in perpetuating myth."-Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News "A sophisticated and engaging exploration of photography and the West...
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Touring Gotham's Archaeolgical Past

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by Diana diZerega Wall
This pocket-sized guidebook takes the reader on eight walking tours to archaeological sites throughout the boroughs of New York City and presents a new way of exploring the city through the rich history that lies buried beneath it. Generously illustrated and replete with maps, the tours are designed to explore both ancient times and modern space. On these tours, readers will see where archaeologists have di...
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Tasting the Good Life

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by Gmelch/1
Five million visitors a year travel to California's Napa Valley to experience the good life: to taste fine wines, eat fine food, and immerse themselves in other sophisticated pleasures while surrounded by bucolic beauty. Tourism is the world's largest employer, and tourists today want to experience the world through all five senses. Tasting the Good Life tells the story of Napa tourism through the words of ...
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Immortal River: The Upper Mississippi in Ancient and Modern Times

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by Fremling/1
Writing in non-technical language for recreationalists, technicians, planners, and beginning river scientists, Fremling (emeritus biology, Winona State U.) documents the history of human interactions with the Mississippi River starting as far back as scientific speculation allows. The most dramatic changes have occurred since European settlement, a
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Route 66 Traveller's guide and Roadside Companion

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by Tom Snyder
The renaissance of "Route 66" is one of America's great comeback stories. And with over 100,000 copies sold of the original and revised editions, the "Route 66 Traveler's Guide" has brought the exciting and nostalgic experience of driving Route 66 to roadfans young and old. Now, more than 20 years after the original publication of "Route 66", this completely updated and expanded guide will make the trip alo...
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New York - The Story of a Great City

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by Thorn/2
Few cities make your heart race faster just by standing on their streets, but New York exerts an influence that stretches far beyond the city's limits. "The Story of New York" tells concisely and entertainingly how the city developed from the land inhabited by the Lenape people to the great metropolis it is today. Organized both thematically and chronologically, the book brings the city's history to life th...
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Great Eastern RV Trips

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by GORDON & JANET GROENE
This title features 20 dream RV vacations for all seasons. How does an apple butter festival in autumnal New England sound? Or Mardi Gras in New Orleans when you're fed up with winter? How about a dazzling summer drive through Canada's Maritime Provinces, or a long lazy jaunt along the "lonely leg" of Florida's Gulf coast? Let experienced RVers Janet and Gordon Groene help turn your dreams into reality. Sin...
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From Abyssinian to Zion - A guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship

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by DAVID Dunlap
From modest chapels to majestic cathedrals, and historic synagogues to modern mosques and Buddhist temples: this photo-filled, pocket-size guidebook presents 1,079 houses of worship in Manhattan and lays to rest the common perception that skyscrapers, bridges, and parks are the only defining moments in the architectural history of New York City. With his exhaustive research of the city's religious buildings...
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Grafters

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by Colin Jones
In the famous Brown v Board of Education of Topeka case of 1954, the United States Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools violated the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. This decision marked a critical turning point in the American judicial system, which, since the Jim Crow Laws of the 1880s, had previously upheld the practice of segregation. The ou...
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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by Verlhac, Pierre-Henri
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas on 22nd November 1963, this is a celebration in photographs of the life of John F. Kennedy (1917-63), the 35th president of the United States. A collection of photographs, many previously unpublished, together with campaign memorabilia and personal notes, tell the behind-the-scenes story of the youngest man to be elected president....
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Freedom - A Photographic History of the African American struggle

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by Sophie Spencer-Wood
In the famous Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case of 1954, the United States Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools violated the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. This decision marked a critical turning point in the American judicial system, which, since the Jim Crow Laws of the 1880s, had previously upheld the practice of segregation. The o...
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Wallpaper* City Guide Dallas and Fort Worth

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by Wallpaper*
Dallas & Fort Worth in the Wallpaper* City Guide series, published by Phaidon and encompassing a collection of pocket-size guides dedicated to the best design elements in major cities. Compiled by experts at the Wallpaper* magazine, the guides are widely recognized for appealing to design-conscious travellers and are aimed at those interested in art, design and architecture. Each guide identifies the best b...
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Wallpaper* City Guide Atlanta

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by Wallpaper*
Atlanta in the Wallpaper* City Guide series, published by Phaidon and encompassing a collection of pocket-size guides dedicated to the best design elements in major cities. Compiled by experts at the Wallpaper* magazine, the guides are widely recognized for appealing to design-conscious travellers and are aimed at those interested in art, design and architecture. Each guide identifies the best bars, restaur...
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Wallpaper* City Guide New Orleans

Paperback Mini
by Wallpaper*
New Orleans in the Wallpaper* City Guide series, published by Phaidon and encompassing a collection of pocket-size guides dedicated to the best design elements in major cities. Compiled by experts at the Wallpaper* magazine, the guides are widely recognized for appealing to design-conscious travellers and are aimed at those interested in art, design and architecture. Each guide identifies the best bars, res...
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