American History

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...

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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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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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.

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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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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 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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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Ty Seidule

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A SOUTHERNER'S RECKONING WITH THE MYTH OF THE LOST CAUSE is the definitive, plain-words truth about one of the most important subjects in our nation - told by the best crendentialed living American. This Son-of-the-South idolized Robert E. Lee throughout his youth and early military service. Today...

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...

The Civil War: The Third Year Told by Those Who Lived It Brooks Simpson

THE CIVIL WAR: THE THIRD YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins in January, 1863 and ends with U.S. Grant's appointment as general-in-chief in March, 1864. It is a first-hand narrative from eighty participants and edited by three of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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