American History

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Edward Achorn

EVERY DROP OF BLOOD is a spellbinding account of Lincoln's second and final inaguration, which...

The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, the FBI, the Media, and Richard Jewell, the Man Caught in the Middle Kent Alexander

THE SUSPECT is a masterful account of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta and the man who was at first a hero and then the FBI's main suspect: security guard Richard Jewell, a former police officer who discovered the bomb before it detonated, saving countless lives. Former U.S. Attorney Kent Alexander and former...

The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 Rick Atkinson

THE BRITISH ARE COMING is the beginning of Rick Atkinson's new series about the American Revolution. This volume tells the story of the war from the first shots fired in Lexington and Concord to the end of Washington's 1777 winter campaign with a victory at Princeton, New Jersey.

 

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The Five Capitals of Alabama: The Story of Alabama's Capital Cities from St. Stephens to Montgomery Tom Bailey

THE FIVE CAPITALS OF ALABAMA is the history of Alabama's seat of government, and why it has moved around the state four times. Starting with the tiny but booming south Alabama town of St. Stephens in 1817 as the capital of the Alabama Territory and ending with a final move to Montgomery in 1846, the book demonstrates...

America's Great Storm: Leading Through Hurricane Katrina Hayley Barbour

AMERICA'S GREAT STORM: LEADING THROUGH HURRICANE KATRINA gives a complete inside view of the results of the costliest natural disaster in American history. This is the story of rebuilding the entire housing, transportation, and education infrastructure of South Mississippi and the Gulf Coast.

 

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The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties Carol Berkin

THE BILL OF RIGHTS: THE FIGHT TO SECURE AMERICA'S LIBERTIES is an important volume that addresses what the founding fathers had in mind concerning The Bill of Rights and will help answer some of the debates we're still having today.

 

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A Self-Made Man, 1809-1849: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN begins with Lincoln's childhood and his thoughts of his father's slave. The author's prodigious research and political expertise gives the reader a unique glimpse at the early years. This is the first volume of an anticipated set of four.

 

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Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1956 Sidney Blumenthal

WRESTLING WITH HIS ANGEL: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2, 1849-1856 is the second volume of Sidney Blumenthal's acclaimed, landmark biography, and reveals the future president's genius during the most decisive period of his political life.

 

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All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860 Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN covers The Great Emancipator's...

Rightful Heritage Douglas Brinkley

RIGHTFUL HERITAGE: FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE LAND OF AMERICA is a true epic chronicle that displays FDR's passion for nature, and how his actions had such a powerful effect on our ecology. Considering  what FDR faced in the depression and World War II, this is a remarkable insight.

 

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