American History

Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush Jon Meacham

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Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation Jon Meacham

SONGS OF AMERICA is a thoughful examination of music and its impact on the United States throughout history. Beginning with patriotic battle hymns sung...

Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Connor Towne O'Neill

DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL'S BONES is a deep examination of the current conflict over Confederate memorials and how they came to exist across the country. After a chance encounter with a group protecting a statue of General Nathaniel Bedford Forrest, who founded the Ku Klux Klan after the American Civil War. O'Neill...

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 Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty Susan Page

THE MATRIARCH: BARBARA BUSH AND THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN DYNASTY is the biography of one of the most influential women in American history.

 

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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Susan Page

MADAM SPEAKER: NANCY PELOSI AND THE LESSONS OF POWER is the definitive biography of the most powerful woman in American political history.

 

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The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America Matthew Pearl

THE TAKING OF JEMIMA BOONE: COLONIAL SETTLERS, TRIBAL NATIONS, AND THE KIDNAPPING THAT SHAPPED AMERICA is the little-known story of Daniel Boone's thirteen-year-old daughter being abducted in 1776, weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Consequences of that dark action are affecting life in our...

The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning Ben Raines

THE LAST SLAVE SHIP: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW CLOTILDA WAS FOUND, HER DESCENDANTS, AND AN EXTRAORDINARY RECKONING is told by the man who discovered the remains of the ship and travelled around the world to bring truth to readers from the mouths of descendants on all sides of the buying and selling of human beings. This is...

What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Dan Rather

WHAT UNITES US is an inspiring, thought-provoking reflection on what it means to be an American in these tough times - written by one of the nation's most astute witnesses to our historical change. If there ever was a "MUST READ", this is it.
 

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All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II Delbert Reed

ALL OF US FOUGHT THE WAR relates the stories and sacrifices of some of the nearly 10,000 men and women with ties to the University of Alabama who served in the United States military during World War II. Some 350 of them died during the war, and many more were wounded or were detained in prisoner of war camps as well...