Other Recommended Books
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The SWI recommends these books to those interested in stone walls. Most are available in bookstores throughout the northeastern United States.
Allport, Susan, 1990, Sermons in Stone; The Stone Walls of New England and New York. New York, NY, W.W.Norton.
Barber, John Warner, 1838, Connecticut Historical Collections. New Haven, B.L. Hamlen, Co.
Bowles, Oliver, 1939, The Stone Industries, Second Edition. New York, McGraw-Hill.
Cronon, William, 1983, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. New York, Hill and Wang.
Deane, Samuel, 1790, The New England Farmer: Or Georgical Dictionary. Worcester, MA, Isaiah Thomas.
Dwight, Timothy, 1821, Travels in New-England and New-York: Nw Haven, S. Converse, printer.
Feintuch, Burt and Watters, David H., 2005, The Encyclopedia of New England: The Culture and History of an American Region. Yale University Press.
Foster, David R., and O'Keefe, J.F., 2000, New England Forests Through Time: Insights from the Harvard Forest Dioramas. Cambridge, MA, Harvard Univ. Press.
Gardner, Kevin, 2001, The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls. Woodstock, VT, Countryman Press.
Hubbell, William, 2006, Good Fences: A Pictorial History of New England Stone Walls, Portland, ME, DownEast Books,
Jackson, J. B, 1980, The Necessity for Ruins and other Topics. Amherst, Ma, Univ. of Massachusetts Press.
Lamar, H. R., and Cooper, C.C. (editors), 2003, Voices of the New Republic. Connecticut Towns 1800-1832, Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, v. XXVII.
Lenny, C.J., 2003, Sightseeking: clues to the landscape history of New England: Lebanon, NH., University Press of New England.
Raymo, Chet and Raymo, M.E., 1989, Written in Stone, A geological and natural History of the Northeastern United States. chester, CT, The Globe Pequot Press.
Shaler, Nathaniel. S., 1891, The Origin and Nature of Soils, U.S. Geological Survey 12th Annual Report, 1890-1891 (p. 213-345), Washington D.C., Government Printing Office.
Stilgoe, John R., 1982, Common Landscape of America 1580-1845. New Haven, CT, Yale Univ. Press.
Thorson, Kristine and Robert, 1982, Stone Wall Secrets. Gardiner, ME, Tilburyhouse Publishers (Illustrated by Gustave Moore).
Thorson, Robert, 2002, Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History of New England's Stone Walls. New York, Walker & Company
Wessels, T., 1999, Reading the Forested Landscape; A Natural History of New England, Woodstock, Vermont, Countryman Press.
Whitney, G.G., 1994, From Coastal Wilderness to Fruited Plain: A History of Environmental Change in Temperate North America from 1500 to the Present. Cambridge, UK., Cambridge Univ. Press