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Geohydrology & Limnology of Walden Pond, John A. Colman, Paul J. Friesz
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Geohydrology and Limnology of Walden Pond, Concord, MA
By John A. Colman and Paul J. Friesz
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey.
Detailed technical analysis of the water and plant life of Walden Pond.
All of the information you might want to know, and more!
Paper back 9 x 11 inch format, 60 pp.
Discovery at Walden
Discovery at Walden, Roland Wells Robbins
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Robbins, Roland Wells. Discovery at Walden. Lincoln, Massachusetts: The Thoreau Society, 1999. 61 pp. Paperback.

Roland Wells Robbins' fascinating story of his discovery of Thoreau's Walden Pond hut site, complete with photographs of his findings.

Revolutionary Boston, Lexington and Concord, Joseph L. Andrews
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Andrews, Joseph L. and contributors. Revolutionary Boston, Lexington and Concord. Commonwealth Editions, 148 pp. Paperback.
This complete historic guide to the Concord area of 1775, written by physician, historian and licensed Concord Guide Joseph L. Andrews, Jr. M.D., recreates the drama of this great season in US History which so inspired and challenged the authors, philosophers and transcendentalists of the following century. This book provides detailed information on the sites visitors can see today, including Boston's Freedom Trail. Other contributors provide fascinating articles on the roles of women, children, African Americans, Native Americans and Jews in this great epic of courage and idealism.

 

Walden Pond, Bonnie McGrath
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Photographs by Bonnie McGrath
Reflections by Henry David Thoreau
Commonwealth Editions, 2001. 64 pp. Hardcover, 7 x 7 inch format.


The photographs in this collection are the work of a lifelong visitor to Walden. Matched with quotations from Walden, or Life in the Woods, they allow the reader to stand in Thoreau's shoes and see what he did while gathering observations for his great work.

Minutemen and Their World, Robert A Gross
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By Robert A Gross.  This book is Robert Gross's subtle and detailed reconstruction of the lives and community of Concod, and a compelling interpretation of the American Revolution as a social movement.  This 25th Anniversary edition includes a new forward by Alan Taylor and a new afterword by the author.
Paperback, 5 x 8 inch format, 256 pp.
People of Concord
People of Concord, Paul Brooks
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Brooks, Paul. The People of Concord; American Intellectuals and Their Timeless Ideas. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2006. 239pp. Paperback
 
A 2006 reprint of Paul Brooks' 1990 work examining life in Concord, MA in 1845, during a cultural revolution that changed forever the hearts and minds of countless Americans. This small New England town nourished some of the most progressive and influential thinkers of its time: Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, A. Bronson Alcott and his then 13 year old daughter, Louisa and many others. This book will transport you to the time of these extraordinary citizens and offers a fascinating look at the "Athens of America"
Paper back, 5 x 8 inch format, 239 pp.
Historic Concord and the Lexington Fight, Allen French
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A brief History of Concord, by Allen French,
with an All-New Guide, by Leslie Perrin Wilson.
Paperback, 6 x 9 inch format, 180 pp.
The Paradise Of All These Parts; A Natural History Of Boston, John Hanson Mitchell
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By John Hanson Mitchell.
A history of the landscape of Boston and how it has been altered by man and nature since 1614.  Selected by the Boston Globe as "Most memorable Title of 2008"
Searching For Thoreau, Tom Slayton
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Slayton, Tom Searching for Thoreau: On the Trails and Shores of Wild New England, Bennington,VT: Images From the Past Publishing, 2007. 240pp. Paperback
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Searching for Thoreau vividly transports the reader to the places in New England that were most important to the great American writer/naturalist Henry David Thoreau in 10 vigorous essays that range from Walden Pond to the shores of Cape Cod and the heights of Mount Katahdin in northern Maine. The author, Tom Slayton, recounts his first-hand experiences comparing them to Thoreau's from 150 years earlier; he also compares their observations on the places themselves and their reflections on the causes of change, all with ample use of excerpts from Thoreau's writings.
  • Chronology of Thoreau's travels.
  • When You Go section of practical information for each chapter.
  • Illustrated with new sketches and maps.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Tom Slayton, editor-in-chief of Vermont Life Magazine from 1986-2007, and a long-time commentator for Vermont Public Radio, has published books on various subjects related to travel, art, and literature, including Sabra Field, the Art of Place. He recently was granted an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Vermont, and has also received an honorary doctorate from Southern Vermont College and the Franklin Fairbanks Award for outstanding service to Vermont and its people. He has spent more than 30 years studying the works of Henry David Thoreau and traveling to places associated with him. He has given public presentations and published several articles on those travels. Mr. Slayton is a member of the Green Mountain Club, the Appalachian Mountain Club and the 4,000-footers Club of the AMC. He lives in Montpelier, Vermont with his wife, Elizabeth.

Thoreau's Walden - DVD
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27 minutes; PBS
A series of stunning video images of Walden Pond, enhanced by voice-overs of relevant quotes from the writings of Henry D. Thoreau.
A new and updated release in 2012.
Available in DVD ONLY