Boston is both the largest city in New England and the state capital of Massachusetts. As this book shows, the city looms large in American history and politics. This incisive guide will show you unexpected yet important sites to understanding Boston -- and take you behind the scenes of its famous landmarks such as Faneuil Hall and the State House.
The book's wealth of anecdotes and illustrations bring the people and places of politics to life. It covers every Boston neighborhood while emphasizing the historic center. Wherever you are walking or riding, you will find sites of interest.
This guidebook includes:
|"A walk through four centuries of Boston politics ... concise histories
... striking art"
-- CommonWealth magazine, Winter 2005"Your guide to breaking free of the Freedom Trail"
-- The Boston Globe, April 2005
|Sample entry from the book||
To complement the book, you will want this t-shirt featuring a campaign card from James Micheal Curley in his one of his Last Hurrahs for Mayor.
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