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Maggor, Noam

Summary: Brahmin Capitalism explores the surprisingly dynamic role of established wealth in the rise of modern capitalism in the United States. Far from declining in prosperity and influence, elite Bostonians of illustrious lineage - the quintessential old money families on the American scene - successfully reinvented themselves. Better known as social reformers, philanthropists, and men of letters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 MAG

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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEP

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DEP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEP RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD De

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Departed 2007

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Contents: v. 1. 1831-1850.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3744

Greenidge, Kerri

Summary: "This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter's essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872- 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TROTTER, WILLIAM MONROE GRE

Summary: Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAP

Summary: Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power, and influence to outmaneuver the other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BILL RATED R

Hiltzik, Michael A.

Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Hiltzik, the epic tale of the clash for supremacy between America's railroad titans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 385.0973 HIL

Jobb, Dean

Summary: "It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KORETZ, LEO ROB

Josephson, Matthew

Contents: Part one. The national scene: the national character -- What the young men dream -- Of empire-builders -- The winning of the west -- Two captains of industry -- The fight for Erie -- Grandeurs and miseries of empire-building -- Part two. Rising from the ruins -- Mephistopheles -- Caesar Borgia in California -- Giants of the northwest -- Certain industrialists arose -- Morgan and the railways --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 JOD

Standiford, Les.

Summary: Examines the relationship between two of the founding fathers of American industry--Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick--and the Homestead Steel Strike of 1892, which led to the dissolution of their partnership.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 Standiford

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.766 Standiford

Beston, Henry

Summary: In 1926, Henry Beston planned to spend two weeks in a two-room cottage on the sand dunes of Cape Cod. He stayed for a year, chronicling the ebb and flow of the tides, the migration of birds, storms, stars, and solitude.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Hollow Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 508.7449 BES

Summary: Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Je 3

Stoll, Ira

Summary: With eloquence equal to Jefferson and Tom Paine, Adams helped ignite the flame of liberty and made sure it glowed even during the Revolution's darkest hours. He was, as Jefferson later observed, "truly the man of the Revolution." Adams played a pivotal role not fully appreciated until now in the events leading up to the confrontation with the British. Believing that God willed a free American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Adams 2008

Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Rosen, Renee

Summary: "In late-nineteenth-century Chicago, visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field made his fortune wooing women customers with his famous motto: "Give the lady what she wants." His legendary charm also won the heart of socialite Delia Spencer and led to an infamous love affair. The night of the Great Fire, as seventeen-year-old Delia watches the flames rise and consume what was the pioneer town of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rosen 2014

Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1947

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COS

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Pears, Iain.

Summary: In this dazzling historical mystery, John Stone, financier and arms dealer, dies falling out of a window at his London home. The quest to uncover the truth behind his death plays out against the backdrop of high-stakes international finance, Europe's first great age of espionage, and the start of the twentieth century's arms race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Lu, Yefei

Summary: A gift to Buffett followers who have long sought a pattern to the investor's success, "Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett" presents the most detailed analysis to date of Buffet's long-term investment portfolio. Yefei Lu, an experienced investor, starts with Buffett's interest in the Sanborn Map Company in 1958 and tracks nineteen more of his major investments in companies like See's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Business School Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 LU

Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARREN, JOSEPH DIP

Summary: Former enemies Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades, and Wendy Rhoades, the chief counselor to each, have come together to form an uneasy but highly effective alliance, aimed at the eradication of all their rivals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Liss, David

Summary: An outsider in eighteenth-century London, Jewish pugilist and hired thug Benjamin Weaver prowls the city's mean streets in the service of England's gentry tracking down debtors and thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Liss, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LIS

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