Connecticut: Mapping the Nutmeg State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress by Vincent Virga, Diana Mccain | | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Connecticut: Mapping the Nutmeg State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

Connecticut: Mapping the Nutmeg State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

by Vincent Virga, Diana Mccain
     
 

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These books, produced from the archives of the Library of Congress and edited by Vincent Virga, offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through rare historical full-color maps, narrative captions, and short essays. Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Nutmeg State from the collections of the Library of Congress, a foreword by Vincent

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These books, produced from the archives of the Library of Congress and edited by Vincent Virga, offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through rare historical full-color maps, narrative captions, and short essays. Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Nutmeg State from the collections of the Library of Congress, a foreword by Vincent Virga about the Library of Congress collection and the Connecticut maps, informative captions about the origins and contents of those maps, and essays on state history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of Connecticut for residents, former residents, and visitors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762767489
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Series:
Mapping the States through History
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
23 MB
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Meet the Author

Vincent Virga has been called, "America's foremost picture editor." He is the coauthor of Eyes of the Nation and the author of Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, produced in cooperation with the Library of Congress.

Diana Ross McCain has written about Connecticut's past for more than 25 years and holds bachelor's and master's degrees in history. A frequent contributor to Early American Life and Connecticut magazines, and The Hartford Courant, McCain wrote the award-winning publication To All on Equal Terms, the story of Connecticut's official state heroine, Prudence Crandall.

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