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Volume 29, Number 1, Autumn 2012

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“Dam’d Paving” Yankees and Dutch New Yorkers: The Post-Revolution New England Migration and the Creation of American Identity in the Upper Hudson River Valley, 1783-1820, Elizabeth M. Covart

“No Mortal Eye Can Penetrate”: Louis Ransom’s Commemoration of John Brown, Warren F. Broderick

Revealing Identities: Ammi Phillips’ Portraits of Ashbel Stoddard and Patience Bolles Stoddard of Hudson, New York, c.1812-1813, Walter G. Ritchie, Jr.

Valcour Island: Setting the Conditions for Victory at Saratoga, Gregory M. Tomlin

Scholarly Forum

The War of 1812 in the Upper Hudson Region The Origins of The War Of 1812: Causes, Reinterpretations, and Ruminations, Harold W. Youmans

How the Battles of Lake Erie and Lake Champlain Influenced the American Narrative, Joseph F. Callo

Regional Writing

March in Rondout Valley, Tim Dwyer

Book Reviews

Carved from Granite: West Point Since 1902, by Lance Betros, reviewed by James M. Johnson

Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State, by Cynthia G. Falk, reviewed by Ted Hilscher

My Reach: A Hudson River Memoir, by Susan Fox-Rogers, reviewed by Stephen Mercier

The Memory of All Ancient Customs: Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley, by Tom Arne Midtrød, reviewed by Andrew C. Lipman