American History

Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation Cokie Roberts

LADIES OF LIBERTY: THE WOMEN WHO SHAPED OUR NATION uses humor, insight and personal diaries to honor the heroic women who helped create this nation.

 

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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington 1848 - 1868 Cokie Roberts

CAPITAL DAMES: THE CIVIL WAR AND THE WOMEN OF WASHINGTON 1848 - 1868 includes never-before-published stories that show the women of Washington, DC and their Southern sisters forever changed the role of women in America.

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The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster - The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900 Al Roker

THE STORM OF THE CENTURY: TRAGEDY, HEROISM, SURVIVAL AND THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF AMERICA'S DEADLIEST NATURAL DISASTER - THE GREAT GULF HURRICANE OF 1900 explores minute details of the structures as well as characters who were struck by nature's most powerful storm to ever hit our country. Only a weather expert and...

The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It Stephen Sears

THE CIVIL WAR: THE SECOND YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Fredeick Douglass' vision of an end to slavery in January 1862 and closes in January, 1863. It is a first-hand narrative from ninety participants and edited by one of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Ty Seidule

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A SOUTHERNER'S RECKONING WITH THE MYTH OF THE LOST CAUSE is the definitive, plain-words truth about one of the most important subjects in our nation - told by the best crendentialed living American. This Son-of-the-South idolized Robert E. Lee throughout his youth and early military service. Today...

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...

The Civil War: The Third Year Told by Those Who Lived It Brooks Simpson

THE CIVIL WAR: THE THIRD YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins in January, 1863 and ends with U.S. Grant's appointment as general-in-chief in March, 1864. It is a first-hand narrative from eighty participants and edited by three of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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JFK: A Vision for America in Words and Pictures Stephen Kennedy Smith and Douglas Brinkley

JFK: A VISION FOR AMERICA IN WORDS AND PICTURES is a unique compilation of private family pictures and personal observations by nephew Stephen Kennedy Smith and previously unreported accounts by noted historian Douglas Brinkley.

 

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Obama: An Intimate Portrait Pete Souza

OBAMA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT is a gorgeous keepsake with 352 photos, many never before published. Each is printed on heavy matte art and protected by gloss varnish. There is also a separate 8 x 10 portrait of the president suitable for framing. Pete Souza took over two million shots before selecting these best of the best. This treasure...

Young Washington Peter Stark

YOUNG WASHINGTON is a smart and enthralling history of the legendary American general and statesman. Here is George Washington's...