The Americas

Books in this genre are set in or about the Americas.

Most Read This Week Tagged "The Americas"

It Would Be Night in Caracas
Cuba: An American History
Monkey Boy
The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California
The Last Taxi Driver
The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution
The Mueller Report
Magdalena: River of Dreams
American Cuisine: And How It Got This Way
Ancient Civilizations of North America
Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974
Coffeeland: One Man's Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
América: The Epic Story of Spanish North America, 1493-1898
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
To Kill a Mockingbird
Love in the Time of Cholera
The Great Gatsby
Where the Crawdads Sing
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Handmaid’s Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
Of Mice and Men
The House of the Spirits
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
In Patagonia
Fur, Fortune, and Empire by Eric Jay DolinThe Potato by Larry ZuckermanA Naked View of the Trans-Pacific Partnership by Timothy BarnesSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade by Michael S. Nassaney
Trade and Resources
143 books — 13 voters
The Three-Body Problem by Liu CixinThe Windup Girl by Paolo BacigalupiBinti by Nnedi OkoraforLagoon by Nnedi OkoraforBattle Royale by Koushun Takami
Non US-Centric Science Fiction
81 books — 27 voters

William           Alexander
We here goe to cause preach the Gospel where it was never heard, and not to subdue but to civilize the Savages, for their ruine could give us neither glory nor benefit, since in place of fame it would breed infamie, and would defraud us of many able bodies, that hereafter (besides the Christian dutie in saving their soules) by themselves or by their Posteritie may serve to many good uses, when by our meanes they shall learn lawful Trades, and industries.
William Alexander, An encouragement to colonies

Enock Maregesi
Komandoo Nicolas Kahima Kankiriho ('Kahima the Warrior') alizaliwa katika Wilaya ya Bushenyi, Ankole, kusini-magharibi mwa Uganda, Julai 24, 1954, mtoto wa tano kuzaliwa, katika familia ya watoto sita ya Nicodemas Kankiriho; mzee wa heshima wa Wabaima, aliyekuwa akisifika sana kwa uchungaji (wa mifugo) na msisitizo mkali wa ukiristo kwa watoto wake wote; hasa Kahima na Yebare, binti yake wa pekee, aliyekuwa wa mwisho kuzaliwa. Kahima (futi 6 inchi 3 aliyekuwa akiongea Kinyankole, Kiswahili, Kii ...more
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