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American Nations (12 Edition)
American Nations (12 Edition)
by Colin Woodard
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An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven "nations" that continue to shape North America According to award-winning journalist and historian Colin Woodard, North America is made up of eleven distinct nations, each... (read more)

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
by Charles C. Mann
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Charles C. Mann has pulled off an impressive feat — a scholarly, thorough work of history that's almost compulsively readable. In 1491, he summarizes and examines the last thirty years of research into the pre-Columbian Americas, and comes to some... (read more)

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Warmth of Other Suns is a fascinating epic narrative of the Great Migration by the brilliant and beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson.... (read more)

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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
by Timothy Egan
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How a lone mans epic obsession led to one of Americas greatest cultural treasures: Prizewinning writer Timothy Egan tells the riveting, cinematic story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history — and the driven, brilliant man... (read more)

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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The heyday of whaling examined through the plight of the Whaleship Essex. This is the best sort of popular history writing.... (read more)

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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
by S. C. Gwynne
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In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all... (read more)

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Winner of the Lincoln Prize This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.... (read more)

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson
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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe
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Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. In the 1960s, Kesey led a group of psychedelic sympathizers around the country in a painted bus, presiding over LSD... (read more)

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The Fifties
The Fifties
by David Halberstam
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Americans (08 Edition)
Americans (08 Edition)
by Robert Frank
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Armed with a camera and a fresh cache of film and bankrolled by a Guggenheim Foundation grant, Robert Frank crisscrossed the United States during 1955 and 1956. The photographs he brought back form a portrait of the country at the time and hint at its... (read more)

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Creating Black Americans : African-american History and Its Meanings, 1619 To the Present (07 Edition)
Creating Black Americans : African-american History and Its Meanings, 1619 To the Present (07 Edition)
by Nell Irvin Painter
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Here is a magnificent account of a past rich in beauty and creativity, but also in tragedy and trauma. Eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter blends a vivid narrative based on the latest research with a wonderful array of artwork by African American... (read more)

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Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (Vintage)
Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (Vintage)
by Maya Jasanoff
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National Book Critics Circle Award Winner This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond. At the end of the American Revolution, sixty thousand Americans loyal to... (read more)

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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
by Neil Sheehan
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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic... (read more)

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Spirited Resistance : the North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815 (92 Edition)
Spirited Resistance : the North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815 (92 Edition)
by Gregory Evans Dowd
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In the early 1800s, when once-powerful North American Indian peoples were being driven west across the Mississippi, a Shawnee prophet collapsed into a deep sleep. When he awoke, he told friends and family of his ascension to Indian heaven, where his... (read more)

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Our Hearts Fell To the Ground (96 Edition)
Our Hearts Fell To the Ground (96 Edition)
by Colin G. Calloway
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Colin G. Calloway is professor of history and Native American studies at Dartmouth College. Formerly he taught at the University of Wyoming and served as assistant director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the... (read more)

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If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
by Tim O'Brien
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During the Vietnam war, Tim O'Brien spent a year in the U.S. infantry. As a result, he wrote If I Die in a Combat Zone (Box Me Up and Ship Me Home), an account of his experiences there. He doesn't spare us the terrible particulars of this piece of our... (read more)

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Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam
Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam
by Nick Turse
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Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a startling and sure to be controversial history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated... (read more)

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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe
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"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.... (read more)

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Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65
Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65
by Taylor Branch
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In the second volume of the three-part trilogy of monumental history that began with the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Parting the Waters", Taylor Branch recreates the dramas that affected every American as the civil rights movement grew in size, impact, and... (read more)

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