New England"s creatures, 1400-1900

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Boston University , Boston
Domestic animals -- New England -- Congresses., Human-animal relationships -- New England -- History -- Congresses., Zoology -- New England -- Congresses., New England -- Social life and customs -- Congresses., New England -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Congre
Statementeditor, Peter Benes ; associate editor, Jane Montague Benes.
SeriesDublin Seminar for New England Folklife annual proceedings -- 1993, Annual proceedings (Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife) -- 1993.
ContributionsBenes, Jane Montague., Benes, Peter., Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife
LC ClassificationsQL85 .N49 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15159062M

Books & Music New England's Creatures: - New England's Creatures: - New England's Creatures: - The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings This publication is a collection of papers presented in June of The presentations examined descriptive and natural history accounts.

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings History Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: New England's creatures, Boston: Boston University, © Mysterious New England: A History of the Region’s Mysteries, Hauntings, and Strange Creatures profiles a sampling of strange, unexplained, and just plain odd stories of New England that have fascinated people in and around the region for centuries.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about mysterious /5(9). I totally recommend this book. It is a fascinating exploration of ALL the accounts of the New England Sea Serpent, as opposed to some that deal only with accounts from Gloucester.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mysterious New England: A History of the Region’s Mysteries, Hauntings, and Strange s: 7. New England has one species of 1400-1900 book, but numerous locations west of the Rocky Mountains host several species (Hall, ).

Habitat varies throughout the region. Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, in the north of the region, have a humid continental short summer climate, with cooler summers and long, cold winters.

Massachusetts, Connecticut, and. As the story goes, Harry Main came to the Massachusetts seaport town of Ipswich from the Isles of Shoals—a series of islands not far from Portsmouth, New Hampshire—where an unsolved double murder from the 19th century continues to intrigue those interested in the dark underbelly of New England’s history.

Before coming to Ipswich in with his friend Andrew Diamond, Main had been.

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Mysterious Petroglyphs & Inscriptions in New England Lecture. Mavis Robinson, the administrator at the Bourne Historical Society, invited me to do a lecture on my Expedition Stories in Stone at their facility for Archeology Month on Oct 10th   The natural resources in colonial New England included furs, lumber, fish and whales.

Later, New Englanders found rich deposits of iron ore and granite. These portable resources were ideal for England's purposes, because nascent British industries could take these raw materials, turn them into finished goods and sell them back to the colonies.

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New. The. The New England region is filled with tradition, culture, and history. Some of that history is well-known, but other elements remain hidden or spoken about only in whispers. Hairy beasts that remind us of Bigfoot large sea monsters that swallow ships whole mythical creatures that taunt passersby – this history is explored through stories Author: Christopher Forest.

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Books & Music New England/New France - Previous New England's Creatures: - Next New England Meeting House and Church: - New England/New France - New England/New France - Variations: Ar Iotan, Egaire, Fairy Grass, Faud Shaughran, Fair-Gortha (potentially), Herb of Distraction, Herbe à Adirer, Herbe d’Egarement, Herbe d’Engaire, Herbe de Fourvoiement, Herbe Maudite, Herbe d’Oubli, Herbe à la Recule, Herbe Royale, Herbe des Tournes, Lezeuen Eur, Lezuenn er Seudann, Tourmentine “Stray sod” is a general term used here to refer to any plant that, if.

Wonders of the Invisible World: Annual Proceedings of the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, vol. 17, by Peter Benes; New England's Creatures: Annual Proceedings of the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, vol. 18, by Peter Benes (pp. England is no different in this regard. It is true that many similar to English monsters can be seen in the folklore of other European nations.

But many more are truly unique to England, some more unique to specific regions within the British isles than to the entire nation. Here are. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Legendary creatures of England: Subcategories.

This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total. C Cornish legendary creatures‎ (1 C, 10 P) D Dwarves (mythology)‎ (5 C, 21 P) E Elves‎ (4 C, 39 P) G English ghosts. Algonkians of New England Wonders of the Invisible World New England’s Creatures: ‒ Painting and Portrait Making in the American Northeast Plants and People New England Music Textiles in Early New England: Design, Production, and Consumption.

In capturing this spectrum of human activity and endeavour the book uniquely provides insights into the daily concerns and critical debates of the day, and the opportunity to engage with primary sources as tools for the knowledge creation and critical evaluation. New England s Creatures Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife.

This book brings to light a forgotten place that has a cursed and rich history of colonial New England. The book alternates between a grisly murder in of a resident and historical accounts of how Dogtown came into existence, was a real settlement, became a haven for widows, outcasts and witches and was ultimately abandoned/5().

New England has long been known for its hauntings. With legends steeped in historical lore, ghosts abound at every corner, especially in the heart of these haunted forests.

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As a consequence of his vision and audacity, there was now a land free from kings, a vast continent for new beginnings. (shelved 9 times as were-creatures) avg rating — 63, ratings — published A Book of Creatures Our imagination has always been our greatest ally, and our worst enemy.

In the face of the unknown, we populated it with creatures of all shapes and sizes, from minuscule spirits to gigantic cosmic monsters. James Herriot’s adventures as a veterinarian in ’s Yorkshire get a glorious new adaptation in a seven-part series based on his beloved books.

The Connecticut River is the largest river in New England. It meanders its way through the hills and forest of Northern New England between Vermont and New Hampshire and discharges itself in Long Island Sound. This leviathan consumes o sq miles of the Northeast. Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America, By Virginia DeJohn Anderson Oxford University, pp., illustrated, $ Within a dozen years of the Pilgrims' landing at Plymouth, the colony's increasing herds of livestock had so outgrown its pastures that a new town was established at Duxbury.

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