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Lexington, Massachusetts : Treasures from Historic Archives - Richard Kollen

Lexington, Massachusetts

Treasures from Historic Archives

Paperback Published: 18th October 2006
ISBN: 9781596291034
Number Of Pages: 155

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As history's raw material, documents serve as our gateway into the past. In this exciting new book, Lexington historian Richard Kollen places these faded and crinkled relics within their historical context to reveal a picture of a bygone society. This collection of essays describes the ordinary and the extraordinary in Lexington's history. Kollen paints a rich portrait of colonial and post-Revolution life, from the infamous Battle of Lexington to misconstrued Puritanical marriage. This engaging book is organized according to three basic and timeless categories? matters of home and community, matters of finance and matters of war. Kollen's easy style relates a time long gone to present issues and shows how Lexington's history can enrich and broaden our view of American history.

ISBN: 9781596291034
ISBN-10: 1596291036
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 155
Published: 18th October 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36

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