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Introducing Napa Valley Chronicles

July 30, 2013

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This September, History Press West looks forward to a new American Chronicles title from author Lauren Coodley: In 1905, Napa’s mayor, J.A. Fuller, announced, “Napa for half a century has been slumbering in a Rip Van Winkle sleep but she has awakened at last.” Back then, fifteen cents bought coffee and a donut at the […]

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San Diego Yesterday Author Event

June 12, 2013

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Bring your San Diego history questions and join author and archivist Rick Crawford Sunday June 16 at the Santa Ysabel Store & Backcountry Visitor Center for a special author talk.   The Way We Were in San Diego and San Diego Yesterday by Richard W. Crawford are available from the History Press and San Diego […]

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New from American Chronicles: Eagle County Characters

June 6, 2013

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Meet Eagle County’s most memorable inhabitants… The History Press is pleased to introduce Eagle County Characters: Historic Tales of a Colorado Mountain Valley, a new American Chronicles title from award-winning journalist and Eagle County Historical Society president Kathy Heicher. Join Kathy June 20, 2013, at 6pm at Bookworm of Edwards for a special author discussion […]

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New from American Chronicles: San Diego Yesterday

May 2, 2013

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San Diego’s transformation from frontier outpost to vital port was a checkered one. This spring, the History Press welcomes back author Rick Crawford for another round of San Diego history… San Diego today is a vibrant and bustling coastal city, but it wasn’t always so. The city’s transformation from a rough-hewn border town and frontier […]

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Announcing Sacramento Chronicles

December 27, 2012

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The History Press is delighted to announce a new book from historian Cheryl Anne Stapp, author of Disaster & Triumph: Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through The Civil War. Look for Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past in stores this February 2013. Sacramento boomed when forty-niners flocked to California, but the road from riverfront trading post to […]

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