American History

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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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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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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JFK: A Vision for America in Words and Pictures Stephen Kennedy Smith and Douglas Brinkley

JFK: A VISION FOR AMERICA IN WORDS AND PICTURES is a unique compilation of private family pictures and personal observations by nephew Stephen Kennedy Smith and previously unreported accounts by noted historian Douglas Brinkley.

 

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Obama: An Intimate Portrait Pete Souza

OBAMA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT is a gorgeous keepsake with 352 photos, many never before published. Each is printed on heavy matte art and protected by gloss varnish. There is also a separate 8 x 10 portrait of the president suitable for framing. Pete Souza took over two million shots before selecting these best of the best. This treasure...

Young Washington Peter Stark

YOUNG WASHINGTON is a smart and enthralling history of the legendary American general and statesman. Here is George Washington's...

Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 Vol. 1 Ian W. Toll

PACIFIC CRUCIBLE is an amazing account of the first year of the Pacific theater of World War II. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources, Toll paints a complete and stunning portrait of the conflict on both sides, from Pearl Harbor to the Americans re-seizing the strategic initiative, through examining the...

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 Ian W. Toll

THE CONQUERING TIDE delves into the period between mid-1942 to mid 1944 in the Pacific theater of World War II, where many of the greatest and bloodiest battles of the war took place. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources from both the military and the political sphere, Toll paints a complete and stunning...