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Winchester, Simon

Summary: Land--whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city--is central to our existence. Simon Winchester examines what we human beings are doing, and have done, with the billions of acres that together make up the solid surface of our planet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 333.3 WIN

Baker, Brea

Summary: Why is less than 1% of rural land in the U.S. owned by Black people? An acclaimed writer and activist explores the impact of land theft and violent displacement on racial wealth gaps, arguing that justice stems from the literal roots of the earth. To understand the contemporary racial wealth gap, we must first unpack the historic attacks on Indigenous and Black land ownership. From the moment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 333.33 BAK

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Winchester, Simon

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity's proprietary relationship with land means for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.3 WIN

Mitchell, John Hanson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.3 MIT

Lewis, Kenneth E.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.3 LEW

Stoll, Steven

Summary: Steven Stoll offers a fresh, provocative account of Appalachia, from the earliest European settlers, through crucial episodes such as the Whiskey Rebellion and the founding of West Virginia, and the arrival of timber and coal companies that set off a devastating "scramble for Appalachia."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 STO

Joyner, Peggy S.

Contents: v. 1. Orange & Augusta Counties with tithables, delinquents, petitioners, 1730-1754 -- v. 2. Frederick County, 1747-1780 -- v. 3. Dunmore, Shenandoah, Culpeper, Prince William, Fauquier & Stafford Counties, 1710-1780 -- v. 4. Hampshire, Berkeley, Loudoun, Fairfax, King George, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland & Lancaster Counties, 1697-1784 -- v. 5. [No special title]

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: P.S. Joyner 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1 Joyne

Library of Congress

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1967

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 912.73 LAN

Taylor, Alan

Summary: The changing relationship of Joseph Brant, a young Mohawk, and Samuel Kirkland, the son of a colonial clergyman is set against the role of the Native American peoples in North America during the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 TAY

Perrault, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Payette Radio 1969

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 PER

Bowman, Fred Q.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1983

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.374 Bow

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3747 BOW

Downes, Robert

Summary: Raw deal explores the theft of Native lands by squatters, speculators, unfair treaties and blatant swindles, focusing on the Indians of the Midwest and the Great Lakes. Although Indian lands were paid for with hard cash and services provided by the U.S. government, it was always for pennies per acre, backed by the threat of removal at the point of bayonets, sabers and guns wielded by government...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Wandering Press 0000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.04 DOW

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD NAT

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: "On November 20, 1969, a group of 89 Native Americans-most of them young activists in their twenties, led by Richard Oakes, LaNada Means, and others-crossed San Francisco Bay under the cover of darkness. They called themselves the "Indians of All Tribes." Their objective was to occupy the abandoned prison on Alcatraz Island ("The Rock"), a mile and a half across the treacherous waters. Under...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 BRU

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