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Crompton presents this rich history and trivia book on the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The book begins with a basic timeline for the city, including establishments of its major universities, sports teams, and distinctive events. The book is formatted in question and answer format with about four questions per page and occasional photo illustrations. Approximately the first third addresses a chronological history, covering colonial days, the Revolutionary era, the nineteenth century, and modern Boston. The remainder is grouped into topical chapters on Boston cultural phenomena including the Boston Marathon, sports, politics, academia, entertainment, geography of the city, and the influence of weather and generational change. Closing chapters also profile famous Bostonian individuals and discuss the famous accent. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 405
Author: Samuel Willard Crompton
Street Date: October 11, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-4398
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