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New Book on New England Meetinghouses

This spring the University of Massachusetts Press is publishing Meetinghouses of Early New England, by Peter Benes, a comprehensive study of early American vernacular architecture.The publisher’s copy says: Built primarily for public religious exercises, New England’s wood-frame meetinghouses nevertheless were closely wedded to the social and cultural fabric of the neighborhood and fulfilled multiple secular purposes for much of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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Quote of Note | James Welling on Publishers’ Logos

Arts / Graphic Design : UnBeige (21 hours ago)

“In the early 1970s the most cited writer in Artforum was the French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty. So I sought out Merleau-Ponty’s books published by Northwestern University Press. After some struggle I realized I couldn’t ... Read Post

A reading and authoring (early 19th century) Shenandoah

History / US History : Cenantua's Blog (last year)

Back around the beginning of spring, I finally purchased a copy of Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860, by Michael O’Brien. The University of North Carolina Press makes the following pitch for the book: Looking over ... Read Post

Trinity University Press Has Acquired Maverick Publishing

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat (2 days ago)

Trinity University Press has acquired the assets of Maverick Publishing Company, an imprint dedicated to publishing books about the Southwest. Beginning next year, Trinity will launch a new imprint called Maverick Books. The line wi... Read Post


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