The Atlas of Boston History


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This landmark volume captures all aspects of Boston’s past in a series of fifty-seven stunning full-color spreads. Each section features newly created thematic maps that focus on topics and moments in that history. These maps are accompanied by hundreds of historical and contemporary illustrations and explanatory text from historians and other expert contributors. They illuminate a wide range of topics including Boston’s physical and economic development, social and cultural life, and of course, public transportation. In lavishly produced detail, The Atlas of Boston History offers a vivid, refreshing perspective on the development of our iconic American city. 11×14 in size.

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Nancy S. Seasholes


University of Chicago Press


224 pages