In Local Hands
The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.
Truly Blessed and Highly Favored
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
The Crucible of Public Policy
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
The Jews of Long Island
The first comprehensive history of the development of early Jewish life on Long Island.
The Spirit of New York, Second Edition
A celebration of New York State's history through 19 key events from the state's founding to today.
An Unfinished Revolution
The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.
A study of the times and life in Southampton, New York between 1870 and 1900.
Everything Worthy of Observation
Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee
Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
A Spirit of Sacrifice
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort.
Votes for Women
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
Yonkers in the Twentieth Century
Traces the economic, political, and social evolution of New York State’s fourth largest city during the twentieth century.
In the Hamptons 4Ever
More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.
An Irrepressible Conflict
Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.
The Kingdom of the Kid
Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.
Running on Empty
Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck. ”
An Uncommon Cape
Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.
Farmingdale State College
Fascinating history of the oldest public college on Long Island.
Still in the Hamptons
More encounters with sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of the Hamptons, by the editor and publishers of Dan's Papers.
Richard Varick: A Forgotten Founding Father
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
Dancing with the Queen, Marching with King
A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
Castles of New York
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
In the Hamptons Too
Tales of the sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of one of America’s best-known summer colonies, as told by the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers, the area’s free weekly newspaper.
SUNY at Sixty
The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.
New York Sings
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
Black Soldiers of New York State
Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.
New York and Slavery
Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.
Uncrowned Queens, Volume 3
Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Uncrowned Queens, Volume 2
Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Uncrowned Queens, Volume 1
Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
A Sort of Utopia
Scarsdale, New York, is a small community with a large reputation. Long before it had gained general recognition as a source of fad diets and the presumed site of sensational murders, it was well-known ...