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Take a fascinating journey through the history of Brownsburg, Indiana with more than 200 vintage photographs and anecdotes from the locals who experienced it. In 1835, William Harris sectioned off his land--the area now known as Main and Green Streets in Brownsburg--for the purpose of establishing a town. Harris used beech trees, elm trees, and hickory stumps to define the town's boundaries; he called it Harrisburg. The name Harrisburg was already in use elsewhere in Indiana, so Brownsburg…

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Read Debbie Sorrentino Kilgren's book - Golf in Seattle and Tacoma - published by Arcadia Publishing Library Editions | Category: #photography | Golf in Seattle and Tacoma uncovers the local history of this sport through photographs and accounts of events that shaped regional courses. In addition to local favorites, lesser-known stories are recounted. Seattle s Bill Wright became the first African American to win a national championship. Ballard s Karsten Solheim invented the PING golf club…

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This handbook surveys the materials, approaches, contexts, and applications of American folklore and folklife studies to guide students and scholars of American folklore, culture, history, and society in the future. In addition to longstanding areas in the 350-year legacy of the subject's study and applications such as folktales and speech, the handbook includes exciting fields that have emerged in the twenty-first century such as the Internet, bodylore, folklore of organizations and…

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Larger in area than the United States and Europe combined, Siberia is a land of extremes, not merely in terms of climate and expanse, but in the many kinds of lives its population has led over the course of four centuries. Janet M. Hartley explores the history of this vast Russian wasteland--whose very name is a common euphemism for remote bleakness and exile--through the lives of the people who settled there, either willingly, desperately, or as prisoners condemned to exile or forced labor…

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Deza and Its Moriscos: Religion and Community in Early Modern Spain (Early Modern Cultural Studies) | Author: Patrick J. O'Banion | Publisher: University of Nebraska Press | Publication Date: Aug 01, 2020 | Number of Pages: 378 pages | Language: English | Binding: Hardcover | ISBN-10: 1496216725 | ISBN-13: 9781496216724

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