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Truman
Truman
by David McCullough
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The Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by Americaand#8217;s beloved and distinguished historian.... (read more)

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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin... (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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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Lies My Teacher Told Me
by James W Loewen
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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve... (read more)

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Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow
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In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph... (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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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
by Walter Isaacson
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Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us -- an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings. In bestselling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography,... (read more)

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
by Joseph J. Ellis
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In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award-winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals — Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison-confronted the... (read more)

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In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action
In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action
by Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy
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Freedom of Speech: Missouri Knights of the Ku Klux Klan v. Kansas City ""Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech." Q: Are black genes as good as white genes? A: Not when it comes to intelligence. Not when it comes to building society.... (read more)

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Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? (Historians at Work)
Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? (Historians at Work)
by Richard W Etulain
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Does the frontier experience make America exceptional? When Frederick Jackson Turner presented this idea in 1893 as the core of his now-famous thesis, he set in motion a debate that historians of the American West have contended with ever since. The... (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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The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal (P.S.)
The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal (P.S.)
by Lily Koppel
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For more than half a century, the red leather diary languished inside a steamer trunk. Rescued from a Dumpster on Manhattan's Upper West Side, it found its way to Lily Koppel, a young writer, who opened its tarnished brass lock and journeyed into an... (read more)

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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
by Jon Meacham
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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan... (read more)

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The Ferment of Reform (American History Series)
The Ferment of Reform (American History Series)
by Clifford S Griffin
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"So great was the ferment of reform in the pre-Civil War United States that to understand it, to grasp the motives of the reformers, the nature of their work, their successes and failures, is to understand much about the American nation as a whole. To be... (read more)

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The Federalist Papers (Signet Classics)
The Federalist Papers (Signet Classics)
by Alexander Hamilton
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The dissenting opinions of Patrick Henry and others who saw the Constitution as a threat to our hard-won rights and liberties.... (read more)

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Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
by James L Swanson
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The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history — the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the... (read more)

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The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism
The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism
by Megan Marshall
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Elizabeth, Mary, and Sophia Peabody were in many ways our American Brontes. The story of these remarkable sisters — and their central role in shaping the thinking of their day — has never before been fully told. Twenty years in the... (read more)

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Roosevelts: An American Saga
Roosevelts: An American Saga
by Peter Collier
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The Roosevelts is a brilliant and controversial account of twentieth-century American political culture as seen through the lens of its preeminent political dynasty. Peter Collier shows how Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, along with their descendants... (read more)

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Ike: An American Hero
Ike: An American Hero
by Michael Korda
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Is this man the real reason the Vietnam War was lost? How did he get there, why did he fail, and how did he last so long? Unless and until we understand General William Westmoreland, we will never understand what happened to us in Vietnam, or why. An... (read more)

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Federalist Papers
Federalist Papers
by Alexander Hamilton
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Originally published anonymously, The Federalist Papers first appeared in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers exhorting voters to ratify the proposed Constitution of the United States. Still hotly debated, and open to often controversial... (read more)

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