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The Vermont-Quebec Border: Life on the Line (Images of America Series)

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The Vermont-Quebec Border: Life on the Line is a visual record of life in the villages, towns, and countryside in this unique and special part of the world. In recent years, issues relating to the border have been thrust to the forefront as never before. This is due not only to growing security concerns but also to an increasing scrutiny in the media of border issues and of how heightened security is impacting life in communities all along the border. The border has played an important role in the history and ...

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Overview

The Vermont-Quebec Border: Life on the Line is a visual record of life in the villages, towns, and countryside in this unique and special part of the world. In recent years, issues relating to the border have been thrust to the forefront as never before. This is due not only to growing security concerns but also to an increasing scrutiny in the media of border issues and of how heightened security is impacting life in communities all along the border. The border has played an important role in the history and everyday lives of the people living along its length, both in Vermont and Quebec, and it will undoubtedly continue to shape these communities in the years to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738565149
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/29/2009
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 937,877
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew Farfan is a writer, editor, translator, heritage consultant, and collector of early photographs. He is the author of several books, including The Making of the Haskell Free Library and Opera House: The Construction Years, The Eastern Townships: In Town and Village, and The Eastern Townships: On Lake and River. He lives not far from the Vermont border in Stanstead, Quebec.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Border Communities 11

2 At the Line 31

3 Friends and Neighbors 53

4 Crossing the Line 71

5 Working 87

6 The Great Outdoors 99

7 Hotels and Watering Holes 111

8 When Disaster Strikes 119

Bibliography 127

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  • Posted April 30, 2013

    Especially interesting because of the dual-nature of the two tow

    Especially interesting because of the dual-nature of the two towns, Derby Line, Vermont and Stanstead, Quebec. Good selection of photographs. Narrative was much better than most in the series, clear & well-written.

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