American History

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...

The Soul of America Jon Meacham

THE SOUL OF AMERICA is a breathtaking examination of important figures and events over the course of American history and how they shaped the country as it has progressed. It is a profoundly enlightening and relevant book about the country's history of division, from its beginning until today, but how the American...

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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When Winning was Everything: Alabama Football Players in World War II Delbert Reed

WHEN WINNING WAS EVERYTHING is a collection of the many stories of the Alabama Crimson Tide football players who served during World War II, including six players who joined up at halftime during a game and even the late, great Paul "Bear" Bryant. 

 

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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...

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...

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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