A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
Upon its first publication, A Different Mirror was hailed by critics and academics everywhere as a dramatic new retelling of our nation's past. Beginning with the colonization of the New World, it recounts the history of America in the voice of the n...
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the earliest British colonial settlement. They were alternately known as "waste people", "offals", "rubbish", "lazy lubbers", and "crackers". By the 1850s the downtrodden included so-called...
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
A 500-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle.
Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense...
Don't Know Much About History
ean: 9780553471038, isbn: 0553471031,
Who really "discovered" America?Why was Kansas "bloody"?What was so "great" about the Great Depression?From Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About(r) Geography, Don't Know Much About(r) the Civil War and Don't Know Much About(r) the Bible,...
The English and Their History
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ean: 9781515904199, isbn: 1515904199,
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Robert Tombs's momentous The English and Their History is both a startlingly fresh and a uniquely inclusive account of the people who have a claim to be the oldest nation in the world. The English first came into existence as an idea, before they had...
American Heritage's Great Minds of American History
ean: 9780671043841, isbn: 0671043846,
Five leading historians--Stephen Ambrose, David McCullough, James McPherson, Richard White, and Gordon Wood--along with Roger Mudd, provide personal analyses of key eras in American history, including World War II, the Civil War, Westward Expansion, ...