American History

Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy Donald L. Miller

VICKSBURG tells the story of Grant's year-long campaign to take this important Southern city, which...

The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made Patricia O'Toole

THE MORALIST: WOODROW WILSON AND THE WORLD HE MADE is a fascinating examination of Woodrow Wilson's triumphs and failures as a progressive during his time as president, including his eventual guiding of the country through WWI, his push for the founding of the League of Nations, as well as his indifference to the issue of civil...

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America George Packer

THE UNWINDING: AN INDEPENDENT HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA explains the cause and effect of the shift in our country's mindset. National Book Award winning George Packer interviewed people from all walks of life and documents his findings.

 

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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation Cokie Roberts

FOUNDING MOTHERS: THE WOMEN WHO RAISED OUR NATION uses personal diaries and even recipes to give the reader an amazing inside look at extraordinary individuals like Abigail Adams, Martha Washington and many other determined women without whom this country may not have survived.

 

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Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies Cokie Roberts

FOUNDING MOTHERS: THE WOMEN WHO RAISED OUR NATION uses illustrations by Diane Goode, personal diaries and even recipes to give a wonderful inside look at extraordinary individuals like Abigail Adams, Martha Washington and many other determined women without whom this country may not have survived.

 

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Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation Cokie Roberts

LADIES OF LIBERTY: THE WOMEN WHO SHAPED OUR NATION uses humor, insight and personal diaries to honor the heroic women who helped create this nation.

 

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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington 1848 - 1868 Cokie Roberts

CAPITAL DAMES: THE CIVIL WAR AND THE WOMEN OF WASHINGTON 1848 - 1868 includes never-before-published stories that show the women of Washington, DC and their Southern sisters forever changed the role of women in America. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best...

The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster - The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900 Al Roker

THE STORM OF THE CENTURY: TRAGEDY, HEROISM, SURVIVAL AND THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF AMERICA'S DEADLIEST NATURAL DISASTER - THE GREAT GULF HURRICANE OF 1900 explores minute details of the structures as well as characters who were struck by nature's most powerful storm to ever hit our country. Only a weather expert and...

The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It Stephen Sears

THE CIVIL WAR: THE FIRST YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Lincoln's election and carries through to January, 1862. It is a first-hand narrative from sixty participants and edited by three of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It Stephen Sears

THE CIVIL WAR: THE SECOND YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Fredeick Douglass' vision of an end to slavery in January 1862 and closes in January, 1863. It is a first-hand narrative from ninety participants and edited by one of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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