American History

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  1. Book ImageEternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles

    John Mack Faragher

    "[A] fascinating account of the twisted threads of murder, ethnic violence and mob justice in 19th century Southern California." —Jill Leovy, author of Ghettoside: A History of Murder in America, in the Los Angeles TimesMore

  2. Book ImageDead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nations Leaders

    Brady Carlson

    "Entertaining…Carlson shifts deftly among sombre, macabre, and playful stories and shows how the death-tourism industry reveals more than amusing trivia." —The New YorkerMore

  3. Book ImageLet the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary

    Geoffrey Cowan

    The exhilarating, prescient story of the four-month campaign that changed American politics forever.More

  4. Book ImageRepublic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency

    David Greenberg

    “A brilliant, fast-moving narrative history of the leaders who have defined the modern American presidency.”—Bob WoodwardMore

  5. Book ImageWomen of the West

    Cathy Luchetti, Carol Olwell

    “An authentic, refreshing and even inspiring view of life on the frontier.” —San Francisco ChronicleMore

  6. Book ImageThe War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State

    Lisa McGirr

    “[This] fine history of Prohibition . . . could have a major impact on how we read American political history.”—James A. Morone, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  7. Book ImageVoices of Freedom: A Documentary History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15

    The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.More

  8. Book ImageVoices of Freedom: A Documentary History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 15-28

    The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.More

  9. Book ImageGive Me Liberty!: An American History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth AP® Edition

    A leading textbook for AP® US History and the perfect teaching tool.More

  10. Book ImageSt. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street

    Ada Calhoun

    A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks—the epicenter of American cool.More

  11. Book ImageFood City: Four Centuries of Food-Making in New York

    Joy Santlofer, Marion Nestle

    A 2017 James Beard Award Nominee: From the breweries of New Amsterdam to Brooklyn’s Sweet’n Low, a vibrant account of four centuries of food production in New York City.More

  12. Book ImageThe Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair

    Margaret Creighton

    The Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, meant to herald the twentieth century, went tragically, spectacularly awry.More

  13. Book ImageBlood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

    Patrick Phillips

    A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.More

  14. Book ImageTen Restaurants That Changed America

    Paul Freedman, Danny Meyer

    From Delmonico’s to Sylvia’s to Chez Panisse, a daring and original history of dining out in America as told through ten legendary restaurants.More

  15. Book ImageAmerica: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall

    Tenth High School Edition / Volume(s): One Volume

    The leading narrative history that students love to read, now made more relevant and accessible.More

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