Histories of Boston and the North End

City of Boston. Born before Plastic: stories form Boston's most enduring neighborhoods. Grub Street, 2007. v.1.- North End, Roxbury, and South Boston. 

DeMarco, William M. Ethnics and Enclaves: Boston's Italian North End. UMI Research Press, c1981. *MLN Owned

Fettucine and Footscrapers : a guide to Boston's North End and Beacon Hill / written by the members of the Boston Project ; Beacon Hill staff, Thomas Egan, coordinator ... [et al.] ; North End staff, Stephen Schwartz, coordinator ... [et al.] [Boston, Mass.? : s.n.], 1979. *MLN Owned

Goldfeld, Alex R. The North End: a brief history of Boston's oldest neighborhood. History Press, 2009. *MLN Owned 

Riccio, Anthony V. Boston's North End: images and recollections of an Italian-American neighborhood. Insiders' Guide, c2006.

Sammarco, Anthony Mitchell. Boston's North End; contemporary photographs by Charlie Rosenberg. Arcadia Publishing, c2007.

Sammarco, Anthony Mitchell.  Boston's North End.  Arcadia, 1997. 

Sinopoli, Vita Orlando. From My Bakery Perch: memories of growing up in Boston's 'Little Italy', 1927-1958 ; with, Recipes from the homeland, a collection of Italian family recipes. Charter Street Press; Xlibris, c2002. 

Todisco, Paula J. Boston's First Neighborhood: the North End. Boston Public Library, c1976. *MLN Owned

Wieder, Arnold A. The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End: a sociologically oriented study of an Eastern European Jewish immigrant community in an American big-city neighborhood between 1870 and 1900; with an introd. by Jerome Himelhoch. Brandeis University, 1962.  *MLN Owned


Bunie, Andrew and Alan Rogers. Boston, city on a hill: an illustrated history; pictorial research by Sharlene Voogd Cochrane ; "Partners in progress" by Mary M. Whelan.  Windsor, 1984.

Carr, Jacqueline Barbara.  After the Siege: a social history of Boston. Northeastern University Press, c2005. 

Green, James R.  &  Hugh Carter Donahue.  Boston’s Workers: a labor history. Boston Public Library, c1979. *MLN Owned

Mitchell, John Hanson. The Paradise of All These Parts: a natural history of Boston.  Beacon Press, c2008.

Rogers, Alan & Lisa Rogers. Boston, City on a Hill: an illustrated history. American Historical Press, c2007. 

O'Connor, Thomas H. Bibles, Brahmins, and Bosses: a short history of Boston: lectures delivered for the National Endowment for the Humanities Boston Public Library Learning Library Program Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1976.  

Puleo, Stephen. A City So Grand: the rise of an American metropolis, Boston 1850-1900. Beacon Press, 2010.

Remaking Boston: an environmental history of the city and its surroundings. Edited by Anthony N. Penna and Conrad Edick Wright. University of Pittsburgh Press, c2009. 

Rawson, Michael. Eden on the Charles: the making of Boston.  Harvard University Press, 2010. 

Whitehill, Walter Muir and Lawrence W. Kennedy. Boston: a topographical history. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.

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February  2011