"In The Lost Founding Father Cooper speaks to our times on national best interest in opposition to partisan politics."
Biographer James Thomas Flexner has called George Washington the “indispensable man” of the American Revolution.
“provides a fresh perspective on the strategic options each combatant faced as the once European war became truly global in 1941 . . .”
Historians, like archeologists, play an invaluable role uncovering all-but-forgotten people of the past, thus helping provide a better picture of the present.
“What better way could one take a journey in an easy chair?”
Everyone loves a good murder mystery.
“books like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their country’s call . . .”
"The result is an enlightening telling of America's most famous killing."
“This impressive book is an outstanding companion volume that covers the war from many perspectives . . .”
“a great resource, but sadly, offers little understanding of how modern 20th century political culture was forged and the role radical women and men played in this critical development.”
“a solid introductory volume to anyone wishing to learn about America’s airborne forces in World War II . . .”
“disturbing, revealing, and vitally important.”
In case the nonstop celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt.
The history of the United States is still full of topics yet to be researched, explored, and revealed in book or other form.
Environmental historian Miles Powell has provided a new and provocative angle to the history of the American conservation/preservation movement through the lens of its racial logics.
It is always gratifying to learn history you don’t know.
“A Mind to Stay is a revealing history of much of the otherwise lost reality of thousands of plantations that lack documentation.”
Jules Dassin’s classic film noir of New York, The Naked City, was released in 1948.
We elect our leaders with a hope and a prayer. We generally do not know much about these men and women, except as they reveal themselves during a campaign.
In this nonfiction work, the granddaughter of the late Abraham Zapruder relates the circumstances surrounding the filming of President Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, TX.
Newspaper editor John O’Sullivan is generally credited with the development of, if not necessarily coining, the expression Manifest Destiny, the notion or idea that the United States of America sho
John Avlon calls George Washington’s Farewell Address “the most famous American speech you’ve never read.” His new book, Washington’s Farewell, explores the history, intellectual formation
Susan Quinn’s new book addresses a facet of Eleanor Roosevelt’s life that has been hinted at but never fully developed.
“Al Capone was a son, husband, and father who was looking for the best way to become a good provider for everyone.”
This is not one Till tale but three. When young Emmett Till was murdered in Money, Mississippi, in 1955, his death changed the Civil Rights Movement and American history.