A haunting record of the destruction and rebirth of the neighborhood surrounding Ground Zero.
An artist’s appreciation of the Collar City, Troy, New York.
More encounters with sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of the Hamptons, by the editor and publishers of Dan's Papers.
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
Examines the process by which most of New York’s modern boundaries were created.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition of the same title, held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, presenting a retrospective view of the seventy-year career of Woodstock painter and draftsman Eugene Ludins.
A tragedy in early June sets off a cascade of deception for the summer people from Manhattan and the local teens on Grand Isle.
Provocative essays on the distinct history and culture of Buffalo and the Canadian border region.
A guide to the important but half-forgotten chapters of New York State’s French history.
New perspectives on a century of artistic activity in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley.
Explores the work of Maurice Kenny, a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present.
New York blooms year-round in photographs by award-winning National Geographic photographer Ted Spiegel.
A captivating journey, in words and photographs, through the cities, towns, and villages of the Hudson Valley.
Second volume of papers from a well respected annual seminar that showcase the latest research on Dutch colonial history in New York State.
Photographs and recollections of one of baseball’s most storied icons.
The definitive resource on the architectural history of New York City.
Biologists, historians, and social scientists explore the reciprocal relationships between humans and the Hudson River.
A two-week canoe trip down the Hudson offers an opportunity to reflect on America’s past, present, and uncertain future.
A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.
The story of New Baltimore, New York, a small Hudson River town, and how outside pressures and local hard work have combined to forge a lasting community
Chronicles the Civil War experiences of four brothers from New York’s Hudson Valley.
The remarkable and true story of the nineteenth-century novelist, journalist, and feminist Fanny Fern.
The definitive eighteenth- and nineteenth-century history of the Tonawanda Senecas of western New York State.
Examines New York City as a paradigmatic example of the tensions between privatization and public uses of space in the contemporary U.S.
Offers an ironic, upstate New York take on the Olympics, performance, and the risks and rewards of the creative life.
An insightful and often humorous tale of rural life and how an old house and its land can bring a broken person back to wellness.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
A journey into Albany’s historic past and the city’s role in three pivotal historical narratives: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the construction of the Erie Canal.
Poetry that reminds us to think about the experiences that made us who we are.
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
New York blooms year-round in photographs by award-winning National Geographic photographer Ted Spiegel.
A former state legislator and a political scientist team up to show how New York's legislature was once the nation's model professional legislature, and how it might recover from its present dysfunction.
An epic poem on the people and history of New Paltz, New York.
Book 2 of an epic poem on the history and people of the town of New Paltz, New York.
A beautifully crafted memoir by one of America's finest storytellers.
A multilayered portrait of this brash, gifted artist, whose restless voice and spirit seem as alive today as ever.
An inside story of privilege, inherited wealth, and the bizarre values and customs of the American upper crust.
Vividly and lovingly recreates a city kid's summer in the Catskills in the 1950s.
Recounts the sensational 1896 murder trial of Mary Alice Livingston, who was accused of murdering her mother with an arsenic-laced pail of clam chowder and faced the possibility of becoming the first woman to be executed in New York's new-fangled electric chair.
A dramatic and colorful portrait of one of New York’s most remarkable governors, Hugh L. Carey, with emphasis on his leadership during the fiscal crisis of 1975.
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.
A quirky yet practical guide to the Capital Region.
The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.
A wildly entertaining historical adventure, deep inside the crucible in which America was forged.
Reprint of the famous 1847 Wade and Croome Hudson River map
A photographic documentary of both sides of the river, from New York Harbor to Albany, updating and reprinting the classic 1910 Panorama of the Hudson.
The first full-length biography of Timothy D. "Big Tim" Sullivan, who dominated New York City politics in the three decades prior to World War I.
A powerful account of the hazards, challenges, and dangers faced by America's first-responders.
Beautifully illustrated history of the Hudson River and its impact on the peoples and landscape of New York State.
Examines the many facets of the Hudson's rich history, distinctive regional culture, and important contributions to the development of modern America.
A light-hearted cookbook that reflects the historical and culinary heritage of the Hudson Valley.
A comprehensive history of bilateral relations between the Netherlands and the United States.
New York blooms year-round in photographs by award-winning photographer Ted Spiegel.
How one man and his family made their dream of owning a winery come true--and helped revitalize New York's winemaking industry in the process.
A stunning selection of paintings by Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, John W. Casilear, George Inness, and others, depicting landscapes, historic sites, natural wonders, and waterways of New York State.
The definitive oral history of the Woodstock rock festival.
A sweeping history of this natural wonder, from its geological beginnings to the present.
An epic adventure based on the extraordinary historical story of Sir William Johnson and the author's dreams of a Mohawk "woman of power" who lived three centuries ago.
Tells the story of Poughkeepsie’s transformation from small city to urban region.
One woman’s journey to uncover her family’s history and understand the ties that bind us to a particular place.
Reveals the powerful influence of financial elites on New York City’s mayors.
Brings a strikingly original perspective to Johnson’s life, and suggests new ways of thinking about Johnson’s part in creating a nation he did not live to see.
Drawing on the latest research, leading scholars shed new light on the culture, society, and legacy of the New Netherland colony.
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.
More than one hundred voices recall the "Borscht Belt" in its heyday.
Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.
Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.
An ambitious and timely look at the role of religion in New York State's early public schools.
Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.
A beautiful tribute to the Hudson River and the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage.
Overview of cast iron hitching posts designed and manufactured in the nineteenth century.
Overview of the life, work, times, and legacy of renowned Albany potter Paul Cushman (1767-1833)
Beautiful landscape photographs of the Helderberg Escaprment in New York State by renowned photographer John Yang.
Essays exploring rural New York during the American Revolution.
Paintings by contemporary American realist Don Nice, with emphasis on recent works relating to the Hudson Valley.
Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Paints a detailed picture of everyday life in an early American community.
Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Career retrospective of modernist Albany painter Richard Callner.
Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Shows how a rural group used civil disobedience to defy the nuclear industry and governmental authority, preventing the building of a nuclear dump in western New York.
The inspirational story of a group of teachers, parents, and students who face and overcome many challenges in their struggle to create a very unconventional school within a school.
Nineteenth-century landscape and outdoor drawings and sketches by the Hudson River School artists and others.
Beautifully illustrated introduction and overview to the collections of the Albany Institute of History and Art
First-ever career-spanning retrospective of the nineteenth century New York sculptor, Charles Calverley.
Examines the works of seven Adirondack writers.
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 ...
An essential guide to the history, culture, and social life of New Netherland.
An indispensable introduction to the trade and ceramics of the New Netherland colony.
The history, culture, and lifeways of New Netherland as researched and interpreted by Dutch and American scholars.
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 ...
Invaluable overview of domestic wall paintings in the northeast from 1890-1820
An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York state.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Introduction to the influential cast-iron stoves manufactured in Albany and Troy in the nineteenth century