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Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series "Smithsonian World?' The... (read more)

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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
by Mark Harris
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In Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark work of cultural history, a book about the transformation of an art form and the larger social shift it signified. In Five... (read more)

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The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration
The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration
by Kathy Flynn
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2008 marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, the series of programs initiated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help Americans recover during the Great Depression. Programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Civil Works... (read more)

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Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression
Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression
by Studs Terkel
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In this unique re-creation of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity. The book is a mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were... (read more)

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For Love of Politics: Inside the Clinton White House
For Love of Politics: Inside the Clinton White House
by Sally Bedell Smith
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During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. Their intertwined personal and professional lives had far-reaching consequences-for politics, domestic policy, and international... (read more)

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912
Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912
by Gerard Helferich
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In autumn, 1912, America was embroiled in a bitter four-way presidential race that has been called the most thrilling election in US history. Making a bid for an unprecedented third term, Theodore Roosevelt crisscrossed the country on a ferocious whistle-... (read more)

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Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
by David McCullough
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Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as "a masterpiece" (John A. Gable, Newsday), it is the winner of the Los Angeles Times 1981 Book Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Biography... (read more)

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Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage
Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage
by Hazel Rowley
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A Los Angeles Times Bestseller In this groundbreaking account of the marriage, critically acclaimed biographer Hazel Rowley describes the remarkable courage and lack of convention---private and public---that kept FDR and Eleanor together. She reveals a... (read more)

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Obama: From Promise to Power
Obama: From Promise to Power
by David Mendell
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Barack Obama is arguably the most dynamic political figure to grace the American stage since John F. Kennedy. His meteoric rise from promise to power has stunned even the cynics and inspired a legion of devout followers. For anyone who wants to know more... (read more)

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December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World
December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World
by Craig Shirley
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December 1941 traces, day-by-day, the most important 31 days in the history of America's participation in WWII, which snuffed out the lives of millions and changed history forever. From December 1, 1941, until the morning of December 7, 1941, America was... (read more)

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Common Sense (Penguin Civic Classics)
Common Sense (Penguin Civic Classics)
by Thomas Paine
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The radical pamphlet that helped incite the American Revolution Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman... (read more)

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1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See
1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See
by Bruce Chadwick
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PRAISE FOR 1858 Highly recommended-a gripping narrative of the critical year of 1858 and the nation's slide toward disunion and war...Readers seeking to understand how individuals are agents of historical change will find Chadwick's account of the failed... (read more)

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Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
by Rick Perlstein
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Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocked... (read more)

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John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams
by Harlow Giles Unger
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He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War. He negotiated an end to the War of 1812, engineered the annexation of Florida, and won the Supreme Court decision... (read more)

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Tales from a Revolution: Bacon's Rebellion and the Transformation of Early America (New Narratives in American History)
Tales from a Revolution: Bacon's Rebellion and the Transformation of Early America (New Narratives in American History)
by James D Rice
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In the spring of 1676, Nathaniel Bacon, a hotheaded young newcomer to Virginia, led a revolt against the colony's Indian policies. Bacon's Rebellion turned into a civil war within Virginia--and a war of extermination against the colony's Indian allies... (read more)

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Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America
Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America
by Jack Rakove
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st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } “A richly detailed, heavily documented, but eminently readable account of the men who led the Revolution, wrote the Constitution and persuaded the citizens of the thirteen original states to adopt it.”&... (read more)

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American Political Speeches (Penguin Civic Classics)
American Political Speeches (Penguin Civic Classics)
by Terry Golway
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A selection of speeches by the most inspiring and persuasive orators in American history Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series... (read more)

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An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power (P.S.)
An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power (P.S.)
by John Steele Gordon
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Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world in a new, peaceful, and pervasive way... (read more)

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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
by Timothy Egan
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In this remarkable tale of the nation's largest forest fire — which burned more than three million acres in 1910 — Timothy Egan vividly narrates the heroic efforts to fight the blaze and the dramatic impact it had on the future of conservation.... (read more)

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Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
by Vincent Bugliosi
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Within days of the murder of President John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson appointed a seven-member commission to investigate the assassination. In its report, the Warren Commission determined that there was andldquo;no credible evidenceandrdquo... (read more)

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