American History

Lincoln's Last Trial Dan Abrams

LINCOLN'S LAST TRIAL is a thrilling account of the last major case Abraham Lincoln litigated before his campaign and eventual victory for the presidency. The author does a fantastic job of using vivid details to describe the courtroom scenes and the stakes, whether they be personal, professional, or political.

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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937 - 1948 Madeleine Albright

PRAGUE WINTER: A PERSONAL STORY OF REMEMBRANCE AND WAR, 1937 - 1948 is the autobiography of a child living in Europe during World War Two who lost so much and saw more death and destruction and hatred than should ever be witnessed. If this were fiction it would be unbelievable that this refugee became one of the most...

America's Great Storm: Leading Through Hurricane Katrina Hayley Barbour

AMERICA'S GREAT STORM: LEADING THROUGH HURRICANE KATRINA gives a complete inside view of the results of the costliest natural disaster in American history. This is the story of rebuilding the entire housing, transportation, and education infrastructure of South Mississippi and the Gulf Coast.

 

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The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties Carol Berkin

THE BILL OF RIGHTS: THE FIGHT TO SECURE AMERICA'S LIBERTIES is an important volume that addresses what the founding fathers had in mind concerning The Bill of Rights and will help answer some of the debates we're still having today.

 

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A Self-Made Man, 1809-1849: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN begins with Lincoln's childhood and his thoughts of his father's slave. The author's prodigious research and political expertise gives the reader a unique glimpse at the early years. This is the first volume of an anticipated set of four.

 

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Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1956 Sidney Blumenthal

WRESTLING WITH HIS ANGEL: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2, 1849-1856 is the second volume of Sidney Blumenthal's acclaimed, landmark biography, and reveals the future president's genius during the most decisive period of his political life.

 

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Rightful Heritage Douglas Brinkley

RIGHTFUL HERITAGE: FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE LAND OF AMERICA is a true epic chronicle that displays FDR's passion for nature, and how his actions had such a powerful effect on our ecology. Considering  what FDR faced in the depression and World War II, this is a remarkable insight.

 

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Portraits of Courage: A Commander In Chief's Tribute To America's Warriors George W. Bush

PORTRAITS OF COURAGE: A COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S TRIBUTE TO AMERICA'S WARRIORS is a collection of sixty-six oil paintings and stories honoring the sacrifices and courage of America's military veterans. President Bush personally knows every hero in the book.

 

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The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert A. Caro

THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON: THE PASSAGE OF POWER follows Lyndon Johnson through the most frustrating and triumphant periods of his career - 1958 - 1964. For the first time, we see the Kennedy assassination through the eyes of LBJ.

 

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Hard Choices Hillary Rodham Clinton

HARD CHOICES offers readers a unique perspective in international relations from the former Secretary of State who visited one-hundred and twelve countries and traveled over a million miles.

 

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