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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
by Howard Zinn
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“Its a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and... (read more)

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Give Me Liberty!: An American History
Give Me Liberty!: An American History
by Eric Foner
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Unlike so many textbooks that overwhelm beginning students with encyclopedic detail, Give Me Liberty!presents the events of American history in a nimble chronological narrative that equips students to understand their significance. It is a textbook that... (read more)

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Voices of a People's History of the United States
Voices of a People's History of the United States
by Howard Zinn
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Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear... (read more)

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
by Stephen Ambrose
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At the heart of the immense and growing interest in Lewis and Clark in recent years stands this book. WWII historian Stephen Ambrose had long harbored a private obsession for the Expedition of the Corps of Discovery, and in Undaunted Courage he was able... (read more)

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Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
by William Cronon
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The book that launched environmental history now updated. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property... (read more)

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River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
by Candice Millard
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At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The River of Doubt—it is a... (read more)

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1776
1776
by David McCullough
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Americaand#8217;s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nationand#8217;s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions... (read more)

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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
by Erik Larson
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An amazing history that recounts the inconceivable events surrounding the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, Larson's tale captures a time and place that vividly come to life. The central characters in this tale are Daniel H. Burnham, the architect... (read more)

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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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Americans have lost touch with their history, and in andlt;iandgt;Lies My Teacher Told Meandlt;/iandgt; Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job... (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 River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
by Candice Millard
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Well researched and skillfully written, this commanding account of achievement and calamity retraces Roosevelt's perilous expedition of the uncharted Amazon. A dazzling gem of history, Millard's impeccable narrative brims with imagery and tension.... (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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In her latest historical biography, Pulitzer Prize–winner Goodwin explores the fractious relationship between Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft. As with Team of Rivals and No Ordinary Time, The Bully Pulpit is remarkable for its meticulous research... (read more)

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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
by David McCullough
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Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first... (read more)

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (Perennial Classics)
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (Perennial Classics)
by Howard Zinn
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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women, factory workers, African... (read more)

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
by Barack Obama
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What the Anti-Federalists Were for: The Political Thought of the Opponents of the Constitution
What the Anti-Federalists Were for: The Political Thought of the Opponents of the Constitution
by Herbert J Storing
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The Anti-Federalists, in Herbert J. Storing's view, are somewhat paradoxically entitled to be counted among the Founding Fathers and to share in the honor and study devoted to the founding. "If the foundations of the American polity was laid by the... (read more)

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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
by John M Barry
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"An account of the Mississippi flood of 1927 and how it changed America. When the river flooded, it was possible to travel in a boat, east to west in the South, two hundred miles. The book is an account of how engineers had tried to control the... (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 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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Wilson
Wilson
by A. Scott Berg
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From Pulitzer Prize–winning, #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... (read more)

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