American History

New Releases Tagged "American History"

Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany
Level Zero Heroes: The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
Lincoln's Gamble: How the Emancipation Proclamation Changed the Course of the Civil War
To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party
The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan


  • The Phantom Killer by James Presley
    The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror
    Release date: Nov 15, 2014
    **The true story of one of the most puzzling unsolved cases is US history. A must-read for true crime buffs.**

    The salacious and scandalous murders of…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 25 - Oct 25, 2014
    3 copies available, 960 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A More Perfect Union by A.M.N. Goldman
    A More Perfect Union: The Peculiar Predicament of American Democracy
    5 Copies of A More Perfect Union

    A More Perfect Union interweaves history and current affairs in an attempt to show what citizenry in America is and ho…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 26, 2014
    5 copies available, 229 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Supreme City by Donald L. Miller
    Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
    Release date: May 06, 2014
    Supreme City has been praised by The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times to name a few. It delivers a wildly interesting read tha…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 13 - Oct 27, 2014
    5 copies available, 323 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
    Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
    Yellow Crocus
    Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
    One Summer: America, 1927
    Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
    The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
    The Good Lord Bird
    Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
    In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    The Son
    American Sniper
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Hard Choices
    The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard BailynMany Thousands Gone by Ira BerlinW.E.B. Du Bois by David Levering LewisThe Fiery Trial by Eric FonerCourage to Dissent by Tomiko Brown-Nagin
    The Bancroft Prize
    66 books — 11 voters
    1984 by George OrwellGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
    The Best Social Studies Library List
    132 books — 88 voters

    Truman by David McCulloughHarry Truman's Excellent Adventure by Matthew AlgeoPlain Speaking by Merle MillerGive 'em Hell, Harry by Samuel Gallu
    Harry S Truman
    4 books — 7 voters
    Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse AndersonCarry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee LathamDave the Potter by Laban Carrick HillAlmost Astronauts by Tanya Lee StoneJohnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
    American History for Kids
    32 books — 12 voters

    John Adams
    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
    A People's History of the United States: 1492–Present
    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
    Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
    Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier
    Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
    His Excellency: George Washington
    Alexander Hamilton
    Lies My Teacher Told Me
    The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
    American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

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