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Product Description: “Delightfully surprising….A portable virtual museum…an entertaining stroll through the history of one of the world’s great cities” (Kirkus Reviews), told through 101 distinctive objects that span the history of New York, almost all reproduced in luscious, full color...read more

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9781476728773 | Simon & Schuster, September 23, 2014, cover price $30.00

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9781476728797 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, August 30, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: “Delightfully surprising….

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Product Description: The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history...read more

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9781137280091, titled "Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal" | St Martins Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration.

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9781504729390, titled "Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 5, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A page-turning narrative, Heaven's Ditch offers an excitingly fresh look at a heady, foundational moment in American history.

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Product Description: While many older American cities struggle to remain vibrant, New Brunswick has transformed itself, adapting to new forms of commerce and a changing population, and enjoying a renaissance that has led many experts to cite this New Jersey city as a model for urban redevelopment...read more

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9780813575148 | Rutgers Univ Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: While many older American cities struggle to remain vibrant, New Brunswick has transformed itself, adapting to new forms of commerce and a changing population, and enjoying a renaissance that has led many experts to cite this New Jersey city as a model for urban redevelopment.

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Product Description: Fairmount Park is the municipal park system of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It consists of more than one hundred parks, squares, and green spaces totaling about 11,000 acres, and is one of the largest landscaped urban park systems in the world...read more

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9781439912089 | Temple Univ Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Fairmount Park is the municipal park system of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Product Description: Philadelphia has been at the heart of many books by award-winning author Beth Kephart, but none more so than the affectionate collection Love. This volume of personal essays and photographs celebrates the intersection of memory and place...read more

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9781439913154 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: Philadelphia has been at the heart of many books by award-winning author Beth Kephart, but none more so than the affectionate collection Love.

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Product Description: Delves deep into the underbelly of the NYC subway system to reveal the tunnels and stations that might have been.Robert A. Van Wyck, mayor of the greater city of New York, broke ground for the first subway line by City Hall on March 24, 1900...read more

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9780823253692 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Delves deep into the underbelly of the NYC subway system to reveal the tunnels and stations that might have been.

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9780823267408 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Delves deep into the underbelly of the NYC subway system to reveal the tunnels and stations that might have been.

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Product Description: Today the City of Pittsburgh has more municipal inclines than any other U.S. city and more city steps and bridges that any other city in the world. Undoubtedly the most unique of these transportation solutions is the city steps. Pittsburgh has hundreds of streets complete with street signs, and often times houses, that are composed entirely of steps...read more
By Bob Regan and Jeff Wingard (photographer)

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9781493013845 | Globe Pequot Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Today the City of Pittsburgh has more municipal inclines than any other U.

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Product Description: In the 1940s, Rutgers was a small liberal arts college for men. Today, it is a major public research university, a member of the Big Ten and of the prestigious Association of American Universities. In Rutgers since 1945, historian Paul G...read more
By Carla Yanni (contributor)

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9780813564210 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 4, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In the 1940s, Rutgers was a small liberal arts college for men.

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Product Description: The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats...read more
By Steven Knapp (contributor)

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9781588344984, titled "The Evolution of Washington, D.C.: Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University" | Smithsonian Inst Pr, March 17, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H.

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Product Description: In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance. Using Marius Petipa and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's classical dance--specifically as it was staged in Philadelphia over nearly 70 years--Katz Rizzo looks at the gendered nature of women staging, coaching, and reanimating this magnificent ballet, and well as the ongoing push-pull between tradition and innovation within the art form...read more

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9781439911228 | Temple Univ Pr, February 15, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance.

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Product Description: In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance. Using Marius Petipa and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's classical dance--specifically as it was staged in Philadelphia over nearly 70 years--Katz Rizzo looks at the gendered nature of women staging, coaching, and reanimating this magnificent ballet, and well as the ongoing push-pull between tradition and innovation within the art form...read more

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9781439911211 | Temple Univ Pr, February 15, 2015, cover price $69.50 | About this edition: In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance.

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Product Description: During the 1972–1973 basketball season, the Philadelphia 76ers were not just a bad team; they were fantastically awful. Doomed from the start after losing their leading scorer and rebounder, Billy Cunningham, as well as head coach Jack Ramsay, they lost twenty-one of their first twenty-three games...read more

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9780803248625 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During the 1972–1973 basketball season, the Philadelphia 76ers were not just a bad team; they were fantastically awful.

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Product Description: A Light Shines in Harlem tells the fascinating story of the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, the first charter school in New York, and of the charter movement. It is a penetrating look at the host of real-world decisions that make a charter school, or any school, succeed...read more

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9781613747704 | Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A Light Shines in Harlem tells the fascinating story of the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, the first charter school in New York, and of the charter movement.

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Product Description: For decades, leaders in Newark, New Jersey, have claimed their city is about to return to its vibrant past. How accurate is this prediction? Is Newark on the verge of revitalization? Robert Curvin, who was one of New Jersey’s outstanding civil rights leaders, examines the city, chronicling its history, politics, and culture...read more

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9780813565712 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 9, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: For decades, leaders in Newark, New Jersey, have claimed their city is about to return to its vibrant past.

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Product Description: Washington 101 offers a layman's introduction to the richness and diversity of the nation's capital. An exploration of the history, politics, architecture, and people of the city and region, Washington 101 is a must-read for anyone curious to learn more about Washington.

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9781137433381 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 18, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Washington 101 offers a layman's introduction to the richness and diversity of the nation's capital.

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Product Description: Although far from the fighting, the residents of Oswego County were forever changed by the Civil War. One of the few regions that never forced a draft, thousands of men volunteered, motivated by patriotism, abolitionism or a yearning for adventure...read more

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9781626192089 | History Pr, October 8, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Although far from the fighting, the residents of Oswego County were forever changed by the Civil War.

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Product Description: OUTLAW PENNSYLVANIA continues the popular series that critics, true-crime fans, historians and travelers have hailed as "the ultimate guilty pleasure," "thorough and unflinching," and "the best damn crime travel series ever published!" This rollicking romp across the historic Pennsylvania landscape promises all the can't-look-away allure of its predecessors ...read more

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9780762788330 | Globe Pequot Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: OUTLAW PENNSYLVANIA continues the popular series that critics, true-crime fans, historians and travelers have hailed as "the ultimate guilty pleasure," "thorough and unflinching," and "the best damn crime travel series ever published!

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Product Description: At the beginning of the Civil War, New Brunswick was positioned at the transportation and manufacturing hub of New Jersey. Many of the city's young men exchanged manufacturing equipment for rifles, and those whom they left behind witnessed the war through letters from their sons, brothers and husbands...read more

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9781626191747 | History Pr, August 27, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: At the beginning of the Civil War, New Brunswick was positioned at the transportation and manufacturing hub of New Jersey.

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Product Description: The Civil War left no corner of the United States untouched, and Brockport--a small western New York town--was no exception. Brockport more than answered the call of duty, sending hundreds of its sons to battle. Brockporters were among the first to respond to Lincoln's initial call for volunteers, and the experiences of that company in the famous Old 13th" are renowned...read more

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9781626191228 | History Pr, June 18, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The Civil War left no corner of the United States untouched, and Brockport--a small western New York town--was no exception.

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