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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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This updated and revised edition of the American Book Award-winner and national bestseller revitalizes the truth of Americaand#8217;s history, explores how myths continue to be perpetrated, and includes a new chapter on 9/11 and the Iraq War.andlt... (read more)

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timeandlt;/Iandgt;sandlt;Iandgt;, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, andlt;/Iandgt;and more. and#8220;A tale so gripping that one... (read more)

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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
by Rick Perlstein
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From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared... (read more)

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Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
by Robert Morgan
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From Thomas Jeffersons birth in 1743 to the California Gold Rush in 1849, Americas westward expansion comes to life in the hands of a writer fascinated by the way individual lives link up, illuminate one another, and collectively impact history... (read more)

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1776
1776
by David McCullough
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author A. Scott Berg comes the definitive—and revelatory—biography of one of the great American figures of modern times. One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the... (read more)

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The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
by James Tobin
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Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth — Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb... (read more)

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Hard Choices
Hard Choices
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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It's 2014 and Hillary Clinton's at the top of her game: polling high and openly contemplating a run for the White House. Her latest memoir is a must-read for Clinton fans and foes wanting the dirt on her time in the Obama administration and clues about... (read more)

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John Adams
John Adams
by David McCullough
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David McCullough is our most dependable presidential biographer. Each of his efforts has been a resounding success, combining popular appeal with literary accolades. Mornings on Horseback, about Teddy Roosevelt, won the National Book Award, his... (read more)

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The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
by Harlow G Unger
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In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (1758and#150;1831)and#151;the last of Americaand#8217;s Founding Fathersand#151;who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a... (read more)

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Ted Kennedy: Scenes from an Epic Life
Ted Kennedy: Scenes from an Epic Life
by Boston Globe
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The extraordinary life of senator Edward Moore Kennedy captures two vivid stories: one is of an iconic senator who experienced the greatest of triumphs and the most devastating of losses, and the other is a chronicle of the most dramatic moments in our... (read more)

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Sharing Good Times
Sharing Good Times
by Jimmy Carter
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In this wonderfully evocative volume, Jimmy Carter writes about the things that matter most, the simple relaxed days and nights that he has enjoyed with family and friends through the years and across the generations. Here are lively, witty accounts of... (read more)

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
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The most devastating political detective story of the century: the inside account of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, now with a 40th anniversary Afterword on the legacies of Watergate and Richard Nixon. This is the book... (read more)

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The Hamiltonian Vision, 1789 1800: The Art of American Power During the Early Republic (Art of American Power During the Early Republic)
The Hamiltonian Vision, 1789 1800: The Art of American Power During the Early Republic (Art of American Power During the Early Republic)
by William Nester
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From 1789 to 1800, the Federalist and Republican parties held opposing visions for Americas future. Led by Alexander Hamilton, the Federalists sought to establish a strong central government that would lead an American commercial, financial... (read more)

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A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Koreas Nuclear Ambitions
A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Koreas Nuclear Ambitions
by Marion V Creekmore
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In A Moment of Crisis, Marion V. Creekmore, Jr. tells the story of Jimmy Carter's dramatic intervention in the 1994 North Korean nuclear crisis and shows how Carter prevented what he had determined was an almost certain war. Writing with the cooperation... (read more)

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American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms
American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms
by Chris Kyle and William Doyle
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Chris Kyle — fallen hero and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper — reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. military... (read more)

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Coolidge
Coolidge
by Amity Shlaes
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Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of Americas thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this riveting biography,... (read more)

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Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
by Lynne Olson
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From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II — a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities and ideas that divided the nation and ultimately determined... (read more)

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The Indispensable Zinn: The Essential Writings of the "People's Historian"
The Indispensable Zinn: The Essential Writings of the "People's Historian"
by Timothy Patrick Mccarthy
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When the historian Howard Zinn died in early 2010, millions mourned the loss of one of our foremost intellectual and political guides: a historian, activist, and truth-teller who, in the words of the New York Timess Bob Herbert, “peel[ed] back the... (read more)

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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
by Evan Thomas
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On February 15, 1898, the USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. The sinking of the Maine was just the provocation Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt was looking for. Along with his friend Senator Henry Cabot Lodge and his rival, newspaper... (read more)

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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
by A J Langguth
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A brilliant evocation of the post-Civil War era by the acclaimed author of andlt;Iandgt;Patriotsandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Union 1812andlt;/Iandgt;. andlt;Iandgt;After Lincolnandlt;/Iandgt; tells the story of the Reconstruction, which set back black... (read more)

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