A fourth-generation East Bostonian and professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, Dr. Regina Marchi tells the history of East Boston through the experiences of its diverse residents. Based on archival research, personal interviews, and historic and contemporary images, she offers an informative and entertaining sampling of the community's remarkable inhabitants.
Changes in the Land offers an original and persuasive interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European dominance. With the tools of both historian and ecologist, Cronon constructs an interdisciplinary analysis of how the land and the people influenced one another, and how that complex web of relationships shaped New England's communities.
Following Atticus is an unforgettable true saga of adventure, friendship, and the unlikeliest of family, as one remarkable animal opens the eyes and heart of a tough-as-nails newspaperman to the world’s beauty and its possibilities.