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One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
by Kevin M. Kruse
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Were often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of “Christian America” is an invention—and a relatively recent one at that.... (read more)

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
by James Bradley
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From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a riveting, revisionist history of US-China relations from the 19th century to the dawn of World War II. In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden... (read more)

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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
by Cokie Roberts
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Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, turns her attention to the Civil War in a riveting exploration of the ways in which the conflict transformed not only the lives of women in... (read more)

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John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away
John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away
by Michael Schein
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"John Surratt was indeed the Lincoln assassin who got away, but, fortunately, he will not escape history thanks to Michael Schein. In this well-researched, beautifully written account of John Surratt, Schein brings historical justice to a man who has... (read more)

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The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House
by Kate Andersen Brower
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America's first families are among the most private public figures on earth. From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president's impeachment to the historic yet polarizing... (read more)

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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
by Joseph J. Ellis
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JOSEPH J. ELLIS is the author of many works of American history including Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize; and American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, which won the National... (read more)

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The Gettysburg Address: Perspectives on Lincoln's Greatest Speech
The Gettysburg Address: Perspectives on Lincoln's Greatest Speech
by Sean (edt) Conant
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It is the most famous speech Lincoln ever gave, and one of the most important orations in the history of the nation. Delivered on November 19, 1863, among the freshly dug graves of the Union dead, the Gettysburg Address defined the central meaning of the... (read more)

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Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest
Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest
by Ginger Adams Otis
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In 1919, when Wesley Williams became a New York City firefighter, he stepped into a world that was 100% white and predominantly Irish. As far as this city knew, black men in the FDNY tended horses. Nearly a century later, many things in the FDNY had... (read more)

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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs
Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs
by Michelle Malkin
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Firebrand conservative columnist, commentator, Internet entrepreneur, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Michelle Malkin tells the fascinating, little-known stories of the inventors who have contributed to American exceptionalism and technological... (read more)

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Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
by Donald L. Miller
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and#8220;andlt;iandgt;Supreme Cityandlt;/iandgt; captures a vanished Gotham in all its bustle, gristle, and gloryand#8221; (andlt;iandgt;Vanity Fairandlt;/iandgt;). In the 1920s midtown Manhattan became the center of New York City, and the cultural and... (read more)

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Reagan Signed Edition
Reagan Signed Edition
by H. W. Brands
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H. W. Brands holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin. A New York Times bestselling author, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography for The First American and Traitor to... (read more)

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South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration
South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration
by Marcia Chatelain
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In South Side Girls Marcia Chatelain recasts Chicagoand#39;s Great Migration through the lens of black girls. Focusing on the years between 1910 and 1940, when Chicagoand#39;s black population quintupled, Chatelain describes how Chicagoand#39;s black... (read more)

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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
by Cory O'brien
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From Apache creation myths and Christopher Columbusand#8217;s STD-ridden arrival on the shores of America, to Elvis, the Mole People, and Roswell, a humorous look at the seminal events and legends in US history. Inand#160;George Washington Is Cash Money,... (read more)

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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 (Large Print)
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 (Large Print)
by Joseph J. Ellis
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JOSEPH J. ELLIS is the author of many works of American history including Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize; and American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, which won the National... (read more)

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Lincoln and Emancipation
Lincoln and Emancipation
by Edna Greene Medford
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In this succinct study, Edna Greene Medford examines the ideas and events that shaped President Lincolnandrsquo;s responses to slavery, following the arc of his ideological development from the beginning of the Civil War, when he aimed to pursue a course... (read more)

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The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood
The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood
by Steven Mintz
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Adulthood today is undergoing profound transformations. Men and women wait until their thirties to marry, have children, and establish full-time careers, occupying a prolonged period in which they are no longer adolescents but still lack the traditional... (read more)

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Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News
Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News
by A. Brad Schwartz
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The enthralling and never-told story of the War of the Worlds radio drama and its true aftermath On October 30, 1938, families across the country were gathered around their radios when their regular programming was interrupted by an... (read more)

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Conceived in Doubt: Religion and Politics in the New American Nation (American Beginnings, 1500-1900)
Conceived in Doubt: Religion and Politics in the New American Nation (American Beginnings, 1500-1900)
by Amanda Porterfield
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Americans have long acknowledged a deep connection between evangelical religion and democracy in the early days of the republic. This is a widely accepted narrative that is maintained as a matter of fact and tradition—and in spite of... (read more)

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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
by Joseph J. Ellis
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After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War
After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War
by Gregory P. Downs
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On April 8, 1865, after four years of civil war, General Robert E. Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but surrender terms he would discuss. As Gregory Downs reveals in this... (read more)

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