The boat that sank a neighborhood: the tragedy of the SS General Slocum disaster.

In 1904, a pleasure boat cruise turned out to be a horrific nightmare--and spelled virtual extinction for a NYC German-American neighborhood.

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The environmental history of German wine: the amazing chronicle of Dr. Karl Müller.

A chronicle of grape harvest dates compiled by a German academic paints an incredible 1000-year tapestry of environmental history.