American History

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  1. Book ImageRalph Bunche: An American Odyssey

    Brian Urquhart

    A superb narrative biography of the international diplomat and racial pioneer—the basis for the acclaimed four-part PBS TV series.More

  2. Book ImageThe Story of America: From the Very Beginning Up to the Present

    Hendrik Willem van Loon

    In this new, enlarged and up-to-date work, we have the greatest book that Dr. van Loon has yet written, greater than The Story of Mankind because its subject did not require the compression that the first book did; no less incisive yet more mellow, in that the years have tempered van Loon's tendency to iconoclasm, more thrilling in that there is a more unified story to tell. The numerous illustrations are as fine, as imaginative and as distinctive as anything he has heretofore drawn and the reception accorded The Story of Mankind, which headed the list of best sellers for years on end.More

  3. Book ImageWe Remained: Three Years Behind Enemy Lines in the Philippines

    R. W. Volckmann

    An adventure-packed narrative, unique in American military history.More

  4. Book ImageThe Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny

    Michael Wallis

    Named “Best Book of 2017” by the Wild West History Association Cutting through 160 years of mythmaking, best-selling historian Michael Wallis presents the ultimate cautionary tale of America’s westward expansion.More

  5. Book ImageDavid Crockett: The Lion of the West

    Michael Wallis

    "Vivid, Comprehensible . . . cuts through decades of mythmaking." —Texas MonthlyMore

  6. Book ImageFirewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up

    Lawrence E. Walsh

    In its chilling and unsparing revelations, Firewall is the definitive account of the most dangerous breach of presidential authority since Watergate.More

  7. Book ImageThe Antislavery Appeal: American Abolitionism After 1830

    Ronald G. Walters

    "A fresh and provocative contribution . . . . the clearest, most penetrating, and best-informed study of the post-1830 antislavery movement that exists." —Richard Bardolph, North Carolina Historical ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageThe Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II

    Nicholas Wapshott

    Before Pearl Harbor, before the Nazi invasion of Poland, America teetered between the desire for isolation and the threat of world war.More

  9. Book ImageLetter to the World: Seven Women Who Shaped the American Century

    Susan Ware

    In the tradition of Composing a Life and Writing a Woman's Life, a look at the intimate and public lives of seven strong and vibrant women who had a lasting impact on American popular culture and on women's lives.More

  10. Book ImageNew England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America

    Wendy Warren

    A New York Times Editor’s Choice

    "This book is an original achievement, the kind of history that chastens our historical memory as it makes us wiser." —David W. BlightMore

  11. Book ImageRed Clay, 1835: Cherokee Removal and the Meaning of Sovereignty

    Jace Weaver, Laura Adams Weaver

    A new way to learn history—by living itMore

  12. Book ImageDeep Like the Rivers: Education in the Slave Quarter Community, 1831-1865

    Thomas L. Webber

    “An enlightening and thoughtful piece of work. . . . This is the burden of Mr. Webber’s book—the cultural impregnability of the black slaves in America, and the futility of the centuries-long white endeavor to enslave the black mind—and it is an impressive lesson.” —The New YorkerMore

  13. Book ImageCivil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865

    Michael Weeks

    Volume(s): 2

    In this second volume of Michael Weeks’ thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865.More

  14. Book ImageCivil War Road Trip, Volume I: A Guide to Northern Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania, 1861-1863: First Manassas to Gettysburg

    Michael Weeks

    Volume(s): 1

    The new, amazingly detailed, and thorough guide from the author of The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide.More

  15. Book ImagePhiladelphia: A 300-Year History

    Russell F. Weigley

    In this, the definitive comprehensive history of Philadelphia, the reader will discover a rich and colorful portrait of one of America's most vital, interesting, and illustrious cities.More

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