The Mirror of Maine: One Hundred Distinguished Books That Reveal the History of the State and the Life of Its People [Hardcover] Laura Fecych Sprague and Eliot H. Stanley
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A Celebration of Maine Children’s Books features 185 Maine children’s books, divided into logical age and genre categories. The guide includes bibliographic information; full book summaries; learning activities for each book; biographies of authors and illustrators; names and addresses of authors, illustrators, and publishers; and reproductions of many covers and illustrations. The book ends with an “at presstime” section that presents …
Maine artist Arline K. Thomson first visited London in 1974 and returned on many occasions to sketch and write journal-entries that illuminate the vestiges of places described almost four centuries ago by John Stowe in A Survey of London. Much of what Thomson experienced is included in this volume of 160 architectural sketches, diary entries, and locating maps. Since its publication, …
For one who was not particularly known for his spirituality or for his preaching and who compiled a meager scholarly record and was a weak administrator, Charles Lloyd certainly rose quickly in the Church of England. The chief merit of this study is that it tells us why: Lloyd was eminently political, especially with regard to his own advancement.
Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine’s Past presents an articulate, thoughtful understanding of Maine history in a way that engages students and introduces them to the discipline of historical research and scholarship. Finding Katahdin explores Maine in its various incarnations: as a land of prehistoric hunters and gatherers; a frontier where English, French, and Wabanaki cultures mix and clash; a …