American History

Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush Jon Meacham

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Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation Jon Meacham

SONGS OF AMERICA is a thoughful examination of music and its impact on the United States throughout history. Beginning with patriotic battle hymns sung...

The Soul of America Jon Meacham

THE SOUL OF AMERICA is a breathtaking examination of important figures and events over the course of American history and how they shaped the country as it has progressed. It is a profoundly enlightening and relevant book about the country's history of division, from its beginning until today, but how the American...

Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Connor Towne O'Neill

DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL'S BONES is a deep examination of the current conflict over Confederate memorials and how they came to exist across the country. After a chance encounter with a group protecting a statue of General Nathaniel Bedford Forrest, who founded the Ku Klux Klan after the American Civil War. O'Neill...

The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made Patricia O'Toole

THE MORALIST: WOODROW WILSON AND THE WORLD HE MADE is a fascinating examination of Woodrow Wilson's triumphs and failures as a progressive during his time as president, including his eventual guiding of the country through WWI, his push for the founding of the League of Nations, as well as his indifference to the issue of civil...

The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America Matthew Pearl

THE TAKING OF JEMIMA BOONE: COLONIAL SETTLERS, TRIBAL NATIONS, AND THE KIDNAPPING THAT SHAPPED AMERICA is the little-known story of Daniel Boone's thirteen-year-old daughter being abducted in 1776, weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Consequences of that dark action are affecting life in our...

What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Dan Rather

WHAT UNITES US is an inspiring, thought-provoking reflection on what it means to be an American in these tough times - written by one of the nation's most astute witnesses to our historical change. If there ever was a "MUST READ", this is it.
 

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When Winning was Everything: Alabama Football Players in World War II Delbert Reed

WHEN WINNING WAS EVERYTHING is a collection of the many stories of the Alabama Crimson Tide football players who served during World War II, including six players who joined up at halftime during a game and even the late, great Paul "Bear" Bryant. 

 

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All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II Delbert Reed

ALL OF US FOUGHT THE WAR relates the stories and sacrifices of some of the nearly 10,000 men and women with ties to the University of Alabama who served in the United States military during World War II. Some 350 of them died during the war, and many more were wounded or were detained in prisoner of war camps as well...

Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies Cokie Roberts

FOUNDING MOTHERS: THE WOMEN WHO RAISED OUR NATION uses illustrations by Diane Goode, personal diaries and even recipes to give a wonderful inside look at extraordinary individuals like Abigail Adams, Martha Washington and many other determined women without whom this country may not have survived.

 

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