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Short History of Portland

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ISBN-10: 1933212438

ISBN-13: 9781933212432

Edition: 2007

Authors: Allan Levinsky

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It was first part of the "Land of the Bad People" (Verrazanno's name for the Maine coast as he sailed past) and later named Falmouth. It was devastated by Indian attacks in the 17th century, British naval attacks in the 18th century, and a conflagration in the middle of the 19th century. Rising from the ashes each time, the city we now call Portland is today a most desirable address. In 2006, Frommer's recognized it as one of the twelve must-see destinations for world travelers, noting its fantastic mix of culture, education, and first-rate restaurants. No wonder Portland's motto is Resurgam: "I shall rise again." Like A Short History of Boston, which has become a steady backlist seller…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484

From the Top of the Hill
Settlement and Uncertainty
Resettlement and Disaster
Progress and War
Statehood and Expansion
Portland Diversifies
Portland Rises from the Ashes
Back to the Future
Chronology
Further Reading
Acknowledgments
Index
Illustration Credits