First published in 1891, Frances E. Willard's A Classic Town, chronicles the history of Evanston, Illinois, a town that lies at the edge of Chicago and serves as the home of Northwestern University.... More > Willard's volume is early local history at its best, combining oral history, biography, and political and cultural history. Willard's book offers a glimpse into an American Midwestern town on the verge of the 20th century. This new volume faithfully reproduces Willard's original text and images, and also includes notes and a new introduction by Jenny Thompson.< Less
This is the Family Tree Modified Register of the LeClairs who stem from Pierre LeClair of France. It includes LeClairs from Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Caraquet, New Brunswick, and Saint John, New... More > Brunswick Canada. It also includes the Brodericks of Bay De Verd Newfoundland.< Less
An examination of the "City" of Saint John NB. Saint john is the biggest company -resource town in North America., with a population of 122,000 in the greater census area, but with one... More > major employer controlling the economy, /saint john is more akin to a rural economy that to an urban cnetre. As the Irving's go, so to does the city of Saint John . when the oil refinery project was cancelled, the entire province felt the blow. Politicians are at the mercy of the Irving negotiating teams. Is this the beginning of a new economic paradigm as predicted by Marx or is th the end of a great City?< Less
A brief examination of the Urban Renewal that took place following WWII in the Center of the City of Saint john and its aftermath. Examines closely the Cusack family who lived in that once thriving... More > district and their migration outward to Sandy Point Rd in Saint John, NB.< Less
The professional edition of the landmark Coad/Coode study, which investigated the involvement of ordinary people in many significant or little-known events and social developments. The study... More > introduced several new methodologies included the top-down distributed approach,and a major DNA component - through which several new techniques were developed and many unsuspected discoveries were made.
The book provides a complete genealogy of about 3000 people of the surname, with about 40 short biographies of significant or eccentric individuals who lived in Britain, North America, Australasia, or other places within the Cornish diaspora.
As one reviewer says, "The book is really a history of the Cornish people, from the point of view of people of a single surname."< Less