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Vermont Beer:: History of a Brewing Revolution

Kurt Staudter · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Vermonters love all things local, so it is no surprise that the Green Mountain State has had a thriving craft beer scene for more than twenty years. Early Vermont brewers, though, faced many obstacles in bringing their beer to the thirsty masses, including a state-imposed prohibition beginning...
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Rick Perlstein · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Nixonland a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until...
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A Short History of Progress

Ronald Wright · CARROLL & GRAF
Format: Book

Each time history repeats itself, the cost goes up. The twentieth centurya time of unprecedented progresshas produced a tremendous strain on the very elements that comprise life itself This raises the key question of the twenty-first century How much longer can this go on? With wit and erudition,...
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The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State

J. Kevin Graffagnino · The Woodstock Foundation and the Vermont Historical Society
Format: Hardcover

The Vermont Difference offers a dynamic look at the best of Vermont through beautiful images and engaging essays from 19 contributors including Vermont politicians, historians, academics, writers and business leaders. The essays feature aspects of the Vermont experience to create a book...
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Chase's Calendar of Events 2016: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months

Editors of Chase's · Bernan Press
Pages: 752
Format: Paperback

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show...
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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

Cokie Roberts · Harper
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women...
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Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story

David Maraniss · Simon & Schuster, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 441
Format: Print book

"Elegiac and richly detailed...[Maraniss] succeeds with authoritative, adrenaline-laced flair...evocative." - Michiko Kakutani for The New York Times As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's path to music and prosperity that was already...
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Middletown, America: One Town's Passage from Trauma to Hope

Gail Sheehy · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The single event that we know as 9/11 is over, but the shock waves continue to radiate outward, generated by orange alerts, terrorism lockdowns, and the shrinking of personal liberties we once took for granted. The stories in this book, of real people faced with extraordinary trauma and gradually...
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Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II

Mitchell Zuckoff · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Frozen in Time is a gripping true story of survival, bravery, and honor in the vast Arctic wilderness during World War II, from the author of New York Times bestseller Lost in Shangri-La.On November 5, 1942, a US cargo plane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17...
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The Paleo Manifesto Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health.

John Durant · Harmony Books
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

Combining science, culture, anthropology, and philosophy, explains how to stay healthy and live with purpose in the modern world by returning to the way humanity's hunter-gatherer ancestors ate, moved, and lived in the wild.
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Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths

Nancy Marie Brown · Palgrave Macmillan Trade; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

An Indie Next pick for December 2012, Song of the Vikings brings to life Snorri Sturluson, wealthy chieftain, wily politician, witty storyteller, and the sole source of Viking lore for all of Western literature. Tales of one-eyed Odin, Thor and his mighty hammer, the trickster Loki, and the beautiful...
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Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad

Eric Foner · W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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Last crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson · Crown Publishers
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York,...
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Vermont Rail System A Railroad Renaissance

Robert C. Jones · Evergreen Press
Format: Hardcover

293 pages, 8.5x11", cloth with dust jacket, index, color maps & pictures, index, bibliography, rosters. "More than forty years ago, the State of Vermont and Jay Wulfson's Vermont Railway joined forces to buy and revitalize key components of the moribund Rutland Railroad. Today,...
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The Forty Years that Created America: The Story of the Explorers, Promoters, Investors, and Settlers Who Founded the First English Colonies

Edward M. Lamont · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The names “Jamestown” and “Plymouth” have become synonymous for most students of American history with “founding,” and “birth”—both, of the American nation, and of freedom and democracy themselves. In this book, author Ted Lamont asks...
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