July 23, 2013

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Coming Soon: Sacramento Renaissance

History Press West is thrilled to announce a new Sacramento title on the horizon from local historian William Burg: Touted as progress, postwar redevelopment spawned a new age in Sacramento, California. As city planners designated areas of urban blight and directed bulldozers to make way for commercial districts and pedestrian malls, the churches, jazz clubs […]

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June 16, 2013

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Oregon Sports Stories Special Preview

This summer, History Press West is proud to announce a new title from sports writer and author Bob Robinson. Drawing on six decades of sports coverage, Robinson shares unique, behind-the-scenes accounts of some of Oregon’s greatest sports moments and game-changing personalities. Blazermania overruns the Rose City as the Trail Blazers take down the favored Philadelphia […]

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June 12, 2013

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San Diego Yesterday Author Event

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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June 12, 2013

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A Tradition of Apricots: Father’s Day Feature from Author Robin Chapman

“Nowhere else in the world was anything like this to be seen; neither is there anything like it to be seen now. Thousands came to California year after year to see the breathtaking beauty of these fruitful valleys. We are greatly poorer to have lost most of it…” — Robert Couchman Robin Chapman’s book, California […]

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June 6, 2013

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New from American Chronicles: Eagle County Characters

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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