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Bargaining Under Federalism

This book examines bargaining in the federal system from the perspective of a single state, New York. The central theme is mutual dependence under federalism, a dynamic relationship between states and ...

The Woman in the Mountain

Examines the works of seven Adirondack writers.

New York State in the Year 2000

This book looks resolutely to the future by analyzing key trends likely to shape New York State as it enters the 21st century. It examines critical and emerging issues and assesses the strengths and weaknesses ...

Remembrance of Patria

An essential guide to the history, culture, and social life of New Netherland.

Dutch Trade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century

An indispensable introduction to the trade and ceramics of the New Netherland colony.

New World Dutch Studies

The history, culture, and lifeways of New Netherland as researched and interpreted by Dutch and American scholars.

The Homeless Transient in the Great Depression

Years before the Dust Bowl exodus raised America's conscience to the plight of its migratory citzenry, an estimated one to two million homeless, unemployed Americans were traversing the country, searching ...

Borders and Scrolls

Invaluable overview of domestic wall paintings in the northeast from 1890-1820

Reindustrializing New York State

This is the first study to comprehensively investigate economic revitalization strategies in a state economy that, until recently, had been the most powerful in the United States. In sixteen original ...

German Folk Arts of New York State

An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York state.

The New Response

Introduction to contemporary painters of the Hudson River, who both continue and react to the legacy of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School of painting.

High Hopes

In 1901 Buffalo was the national symbol of the country's optimism, pride, and braggadocio. Toward the close of the century, it epitomizes the sense of economic and demographic crisis prevalent in American ...

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 ...

From Niagara to Montauk

New York State offers a variety of spectacular natural settings—mountains and valleys, lakes, rivers, and sea and shore. Provided here is the historical and geologic background necessary for the full ...

Cast with Style

Introduction to the influential cast-iron stoves manufactured in Albany and Troy in the nineteenth century