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Lincoln's Enduring Legacy: Perspective from Great Thinkers, Great Leaders, and the American Experiment

by Robert P. Watson, Frank J. Williams, William D. Pederson & Norman W. Provizer et al.

This collection of highly readable and accessible essays on Lincoln's legacy offers a wide array of perspectives on the enduring impact of the nation's greatest president on leaders, thinkers, and American history....


A History of New York in 101 Objects

by Sam Roberts

“Delightfully surprising….A portable virtual museum…an entertaining stroll through the history of one of the world’s great cities” (Kirkus Reviews), told through 101 distinctive objects that span the...


On Doing Local History

by Carol Kammen

This is the third edition of a book that has become a classic in the public history field. First published in 1986, revised in 2003, On Doing Local History offers not only discussion of practical matters, but...


Nifty Fifty State Facts for Fun! Book 2

by Wyatt Michaels

Geography games are rare, and games that aren't on pictures on flashcards are even rarer. That's why a nifty-fifty interactive book is such a great investment. There's a treasure trove of facts and information...


Nifty Fifty State Facts for Fun! Book 1

by Wyatt Michaels

Geography games are rare, and games that aren't on pictures on flashcards are even rarer. That's why a nifty-fifty interactive book is such a great investment. There's a treasure trove of facts and information...


The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

by Richard Wurts & Stanley Appelbaum

Photographic tour of best-loved world's fair: the 700-foot-tall Trylon, the 200-foot-wide Perisphere, GM's Futurama ride, 3-D movies, Elektro the 7-foot-tall robot, artwork by Dali and Calder, much more. 155...


Memoirs, Episodes in New Mexico History, 1892-1969: Facsimile of 1969 Edition

by William A. Keleher

William A. Keleher always had an active curiosity and this made him an outstanding newspaperman and an indefatigable researcher of historical events. It led him into many intellectual adventures that resulted...


The Tennessee: The Old River: Frontier to Secession

by Donald Davidson

From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams "stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity," this volume completes the story of the transformation...


Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA

by Lamar Waldron

While Richard Nixon's culpability for Watergate has long been established—most recently by PBS in 2003—what's truly remarkable that after almost forty years, conventional accounts of the scandal still don't...


Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives

by Debra Meyers & Melanie Perreault

Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives examines the Chesapeake region from historical, sociological, anthropological, archaeological, and literary perspectives. The anthology uses these perspectives to represent...


Pennsylvania Land Records: A History and Guide for Research

by Donna Bingham Munger

The genealogist trying to locate families, the surveyor or attorney researching old deeds, or the historian seeking data on land settlement will find Pennsylvania Land Records an indispensable aid. The land...


A Place to Remember: Using History to Build Community

by Robert R. Archibald

Well-known public historian Robert Archibald's personal exploration of the intersections of history, memory, and community reveals how we participate in the making and sustaining of community as well as how...


Maine: The Dynamics of Political Change

by Christian P. Potholm

A political insider for more than thirty years, Christian P. Potholm addresses the dynamics of political change in the Pine Tree State by using qualitative analysis and anecdotal situations.


The Making of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park: A Devil, Two Rivers, and a Dream

by Teresa S. Moyer & Paul A. Shackel

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is most widely known today for the attempted slave revolt led by John Brown in 1859, the nucleus for the interpretation of the current national park. Here, Teresa S. Moyer...


Slavery and freedom in Delaware, 1639-1865

by William H. Williams

William H. Williams fills a gap in the literature on slavery in America. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the 'peculiar institution' in the First State. An excellent text for courses in colonial...


Places of Worship: Exploring Their History

by James P. Wind

Whether Christian churches, Jewish synagogues, Islamic mosques, Buddhist temples, or the gathering places for other faiths, buildings designed for worship are significant to both their own community of believers...


Exceptional Leadership: Lessons from the Founding Leaders

by Gilbert W. Fairholm

America is best described by values of independence, freedom, and liberty. These values led our founding leaders to undertake revolution. America is American because being Americans each of us assimilates from...


Rogue State: The Unconstitutional Process of Establishing West Virginia Statehood

by Richard H. Owens

This book explains how West Virginia entered—and remains—in the Union under unconstitutional circumstances. Though the U.S. government pledged to prevent the secession of eleven states from the Union, they...


97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

by Jane Ziegelman

“Social history is, most elementally, food history. Jane Ziegelman had the great idea to zero in on one Lower East Side tenement building, and through it she has crafted a unique and aromatic narrative of...


Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States: His Own Words, Selected and Arranged by Daniel Ruddy

by Daniel Ruddy

“A splendid piece of work.”

— Edmund Morris

In a unique project, author Daniel Ruddy has carefully extracted Teddy Roosevelt’s most relevant and telling comments—from letters, books, speeches, and...