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A Long, Deep Furrow

Three Centuries of Farming in New England

Howard S. Russell

A selection of the History Book Club.

Paper: $35
ISBN-13: 9780874512144
Pages: 394 | Size: 5.5 in. x 8.5 in.
Date Published: May 1, 1982
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  • A readable and splendid account . . . ‘sweep’ is not too grand a word for this rich and meticulous manuscript.

    Smithsonian

About the Author

Howard S. Russell

Howard S. Russell had a lifelong interest in New England’s earliest inhabitants, dating back to boyhood discoveries of occasional Indian artifacts in his family’s plowed fields. This led him over the last half century to a systematic examination of every account left by early explorers and observers, every reference in regional or local histories or archaeological writings; to discussions with informed persons; and to making numerous visits to Indian village sites and museums. From this wide …

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