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A People's History Of the United States

A People's History Of the United States

by Howard Zinn

A People's History of the United States is a non-fiction book by historian Howard Zinn, first published in 1980. The book presents a critical analysis of American history from the perspective of marginalized groups, including Native Americans, African Americans, women, and working-class people. It challenges traditional narratives of US history and highlights the often-overlooked struggles and achievements of ordinary people. The book covers topics such as slavery, the Civil War, the labor movement, and... Read more about this item
Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

by Ron Chernow

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 Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly... Read more about this item
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert A Caro

Robert Caro’s monumental book makes public what few outsiders knew: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of his time in the City and in the State of New York. And in telling the Moses story, Caro both opens up to an unprecedented degree the way in which politics really happens—the way things really get done in America’s City Halls and Statehouses—and brings to light a bonanza of vital information about such national figures as Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt (and the... Read more about this item
The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

by Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs was born on May 4, 1916, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her father was a physician and her mother taught school and worked as a nurse. After high school and a year spent as a reporter on the Scranton Tribune, Jacobs went to New York, where she found a succession of jobs as a stenographer and wrote free-lance articles about the city's many working districts, which fascinated her. In 1952, after a number of writing and editing jobs ranging in subject matter from metallurgy to a geography of the... Read more about this item
Empire Of the Summer Moon

Empire Of the Summer Moon

by S C Gwynne

Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to come out of the Old West: the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who became the last and greatest chief of the Comanches. Although readers may be more familiar with the tribal names Apache and Sioux, it was in fact the legendary... Read more about this item
Truman

Truman

by David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–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 America’s beloved and distinguished historian.

The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson—and dramatic events. In this riveting... Read more about this item
Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father

by Barack Obama-

Published in 1995, this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then... Read more about this item
No Ordinary Time

No Ordinary Time

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin’s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor’s life as First Lady, and FDR’s White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert a Caro

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 1974 biography of Robert Moses, "New York City's Master Builder", by Robert Caro. In the years since its publication, and especially since Moses's death in 1981, it has been central to discussion of Moses and the history of 20th-century New York.
Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers

by Joseph J Ellis

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. This text explores how a group of individuals both gifted and flawed coped with the challenges of founding the United States.
The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David McCullough

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669.
Includes index.
Titan

Titan

by Ron Chernow

Ron Chernow's first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award and the Ambassador Award for the year's best study of American culture. His second book, The Warburgs, won the Eccles Prize as the Best Business Book of 1993 and was also selected by the American Library Association as one of that year's best nonfiction books. In reviewing his recent collection of essays, The Death of the Banker, The New York Times called the author "as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we've... Read more about this item
Cadillac Desert

Cadillac Desert

by Marc Reisner

"Beautifully written and meticulously researched."—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation in the American West.
The Decline Of the West

The Decline Of the West

by Oswald Spengler

Oswald Spengler, one of the most controversial historians of the twentieth century, was born in Blankenburg, Germany, in 1880. He studied mathematics, philosophy, and history in Munich and Berlin. Except for his doctor’s thesis on Heraclitus, he published nothing before the first volume of The Decline of the West, which appeared when he was thirty-eight. The Agadir crisis of 1911 provided the immediate incentive for his exhaustive investigations of the background and origins of our civilization.... Read more about this item
The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book

by Eliot Wigginton

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
The "Foxfire" books began as a student-produced magazine in 1966 that contains stories and interviews from elders in their rural Southern Appalachian community.  The books are anthology collections of material from The Foxfire Magazine, edited and published by Eliot Wigginton.
 
The Americans

The Americans

by Robert Frank

"Robert Frank he sucked a sad poem out of America onto film, taking rank among the tragic poets of the world. To Robert Frank I now give this message. You got eyes." -- Jack Kerouac, from the preface
African Game Trails

African Game Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt declined to run for reelection as President of the United States in 1908. Partly as a vacation, partly to avoid the press as his friend Taft set up a new administration, (and partly for self-promotion), T.R. set out for Africa to hunt big game and collect specimens for a future exposition at the Smithsonian. Scribner's magazine underwrote the trip by paying $50,000 for twelve articles. It is these articles that eventually became African Game Trails.In April 1909, T.R. and his son... Read more about this item
Crusade In Europe

Crusade In Europe

by Dwight D Eisenhower

Mornings On Horseback

Mornings On Horseback

by David McCullough

The Culture Of Narcissism

The Culture Of Narcissism

by Christopher Lasch

I Married Adventure

I Married Adventure

by Osa Johnson

North America Books & Ephemera

The Vigilantes Of Montana

The Vigilantes Of Montana

by Dimsdale, Thomas J

Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, capture, trial and execution of Henry Plummer's Road Agent Band, together with accounts of the lives and crimes of many of the robbers and desperadoes, the whole being interspersed with sketches of life in the mining camps of the 'Far West.'"
The Cheechakoes

The Cheechakoes

by Short, Wayne

The remarkable story of a remarkable family is narrated by Wayne Short, who shared with his father and mother and two younger brothers -- Dutch, fourteen, and Duke, sixteen -- the unique experience of a pioneer existence in the twentieth century. They were all cheechakoes -- Indian for "greenhorns" -- but the challenge of the wilderness only served to make their life more exciting, expecially for the boys.
The Santa Fe Trail

The Santa Fe Trail

by Duffus, R L

The Lance and The Shield

The Lance and The Shield

by Utley, Robert M

Incredible Tale

Incredible Tale

by Johnson, Gerald W

Outlaw Album

Outlaw Album

by Mazzulla, Fred and Jo

Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies

Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies

by Hawkins, Cora Frear

The Fighting Cheyennes

The Fighting Cheyennes

by Grinnell, George Bird

The House At Otowi Bridge

The House At Otowi Bridge

by Church, Peggy Pond

The Buffalo Head

The Buffalo Head

by Patterson, R M

A Kid On the Comstock

A Kid On the Comstock

by Waldorf, John Taylor

Early Days In Texas

Early Days In Texas

by McIntire, Jim

The Look Of the Old West

The Look Of the Old West

by Foster-Harris

Alaska

Alaska

by Keating, Bern

My Life On the Frontier

My Life On the Frontier

by Otero, Miguel Antonio

The Palimpsest

The Palimpsest

by Petersen, William J