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With Fire and Sword

by James L. Nelson

On June 17, 1775, the entire dynamic of the newborn American Revolution was changed. If the Battle of Lexington and Concord was, in the immortal words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the “shot heard round the world,”...


Red Heat

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

The Caribbean crises of the Cold War are revealed as never before in this riveting story of clashing ideologies, the rise of the politics of fear, the machinations of superpowers, and the brazen daring of the...


15 Minutes

by L. Douglas Keeney

Packed with startling revelations, this inside look at the secret side of the Cold War exposes just how close America came to total annihilation

During the Cold War, a flight crew had 15 minutes to get their...


Molotov's Magic Lantern

by Rachel Polonsky

When the British journalist Rachel Polonsky moves to Moscow, she discovers an apartment on Romanov Street that was once home to the Soviet elite. One of the most infamous neighbors was the ruthless apparatchik...


The Pledge

by Jeffrey Owen Jones & Peter Meyer

For more than a century, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance has been a central part of the American Experience. And perhaps because of its ubiquity, this simple flag salute has served not only as a unifying...


Dreyfus

by Ruth Harris

The definitive history of the infamous scandal that shook a nation and stunned the world

In 1894, Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army, was wrongfully convicted of being a spy for Germany and imprisoned...


Haiti: The Tumultuous History - From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation

by Philippe Girard

Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions, examining how colonialism...


The Life of the Skies

by Jonathan Rosen

Aerial delights: A history of America as seen through the eyes of a bird-watcher John James Audubon arrived in America in 1803, when Thomas Jefferson was president, and lived long enough to see his friend...


The Remains of Company D

by James Carl Nelson

“Not since Flags of Our Fathers—no, make that, Not since Paul Fussell’s The Great War and Modern Memory—no, make that, Not ever—has an American nonfiction writer reached into history and produced a...


The Day Dixie Died

by Gary Ecelbarger

One of the most dramatic and important battles ever to be waged on American soil, the Battle of Atlanta changed the course of the Civil War and helped decide a presidential election.

In the North, a growing peace...


Clash of Extremes

by Marc Egnal

Clash of Extremes takes on the reigning orthodoxy that the American Civil War was waged over high moral principles. Marc Egnal contends that economics, more than any other factor, moved the country to war in...


The American Civil War

by Christopher J. Olsen

Succinct, with a brace of original documents following each chapter, Christopher J. Olsen's The American Civil War is the ideal introduction to American history's most famous, and infamous, chapter. Covering...


Mining California

by Andrew C. Isenberg

An environmental History of California during the Gold Rush

Between 1849 and 1874 almost $1 billion in gold was mined in California. With little available capital or labor, here’s how: high-pressure water...


Evo Morales

by Martín Sivak

The fascinating Bolivian president Evo Morales is vying with the brash and provocative leader of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, to be the most influential figure in South American politics today. Since coming into...


Admiral "Bull" Halsey

by John Wukovits

From the tragic aftermath of Pearl Harbor, when he fashioned America’s first response to the attack, to the war’s final day in Tokyo Bay when he witnessed Japan’s surrender, Admiral William F. Halsey stamped...


A Woman's Crusade

by Mary Walton

Alice Paul began her life as a studious girl from a strict Quaker family in New Jersey. In 1907, a scholarship took her to England, where she developed a passionate devotion to the suffrage movement.  Upon...


Amexica

by Ed Vulliamy

Amexica is the harrowing story of the extraordinary terror unfolding along the U.S.-Mexico border—“a country in its own right, which belongs to both the United States and Mexico, yet neither”—as the...


George H. W. Bush

by Timothy Naftali, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. & Sean Wilentz

The judicious statesman who won victories abroad but suffered defeat at home, whose wisdom and demeanor served America well at a critical time George Bush was a throwback to a different era. A patrician figure...


Uncommon Valor

by John D. Gresham, Dwight Jon Zimmerman & Ola Mize

A fascinating look at six of our bravest soldiers and the highest military decoration awarded in this country

Since the Vietnam War ended in 1973, the Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest award for valor,...


Boiling Mad

by Kate Zernike

A surprising and revealing look inside the Tea Party movement—where it came from, what it stands for, and what it means for the future of American politics

They burst on the scene at the height of the Great...