The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War

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Product Details

Price
$45.00  $41.40
Publisher
Abrams Press
Publish Date
Pages
560
Dimensions
5.98 X 1.71 X 9.74 inches | 2.08 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781590200797

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About the Author

Vernon Benjamin has lectured on the history of the Hudson Valley at Marist College and Bard College since 2003. He holds a Masters in Literature from Long Island University and a Bachelors in Sociology from Siena College. A former editor of the New Saugerties Times, he has written extensively on the Hudson Valley for various publications and has appeared on C-SPAN. He lives in Saugerties, New York.

Reviews

"When describing the astonishing beauty of New York's Hudson River Valley, author Benjamin's prose(and those from whom he quotes) is suitably lyrical and eloquent." --Booklist

"Thoroughly informative, approachable . . . A model for how to enliven geography, anthropology and biography and weave them into a microcosmic account of America." --"The""New York Times "
"When describing the astonishing beauty of New York's Hudson River Valley, author Benjamin's prose(and those from whom he quotes) is suitably lyrical and eloquent." --Booklist

Thoroughly informative, approachable . . . A model for how to enliven geography, anthropology and biography and weave them into a microcosmic account of America. "The" "New York Times"
When describing the astonishing beauty of New York s Hudson River Valley, author Benjamin s prose(and those from whom he quotes) is suitably lyrical and eloquent. Booklist
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