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"Baime wrote The Accidental President almost as if a witness to those momentous times.

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"The beginnings of class warfare, democracy, individual liberty, local government, racism, and American slavery had beginnings for what would become the United States in Ja

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"through this book of nonfiction snippets, however enlightening, the idea of the author seeing a much bigger picture emerges, one best told through the experience of the different parts."

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“The book is sure to inspire home cooks to try a hand at baking their own bread and churning fresh butter or spend time drooling over the scrumptious photographs.”

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Many Americans were shocked last year to watch neo-Nazis marching and chanting racist profanity in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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In “The Accidental Rebel,” an op-ed published in The New York Times on the 40th anniversary of the Columbia student uprising of 1968, novelist Paul Auster (Columbia ’69) asserted that stud

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In the decade before the Civil War two writers penned words that capture the erratic pulse of our American Experiment.

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"Frontier Rebels makes for a good read, a lost bit of American history in a greater colonial epic in need of telling."

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Historians of political culture illuminate the human realities of governing and legislating.

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Some of the names of the 56 signers—our Founding Fathers—of the Declaration of Independence are well known.

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"when the legend becomes so famous, it takes too long for a good read like this one to replace the sensational with the no less amazing facts"

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“they have become the successors to the Greatest Generation . . .”

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“Stern offers an invaluable historical analysis of a nation’s moral order in crisis, one that Americans need to bear in mind as Trump’s war on those seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Was there a way for candidate Barack Obama to address chaos in Iraq while also calling for pursuit of Osama bin Laden lodged in a corner of putative partner Pakistan?

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“Fare Thee Well is a passionate and well-written exposé of the behind the scenes action of one of rock and roll’s most iconic bands . . .”

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“Obama was a light. Trump is of the night.”

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“Lago is a storyteller, and his accessible, sprightly writing style makes what could be a mind-numbing collection of facts read like an adventure yarn.”

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“An American Quilt [is] nothing less than a reexamination of American history through the lens of race, class, and gender.”

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“a fascinating look at the interaction of money and politics in the early years of our republic . . .”

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Anthropologist/folklorist/journalist Zora Neale Hurston used her polyvalent talent to produce the only recorded Trans-Atlantic slave narrative based on extensive interviews with Kossula, or Cudjo L

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Statesmen . . . should be judged not by the purity of their ideals and intentions, but by the consequences of their actions and policies.”

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T. J. English’s newest look at the American criminal underworld, The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban Underworld, has a unique genesis.

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The American Civil War (1861–1865) falls between the two most hideous Supreme Court decisions related to race relations. In 1857, just before the Civil war started, Dred Scott v.

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Keep the Days tells the histories of these Civil War works as individual lives, social history, and literature, not as chronicles of battles, god

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For weal or woe, many names stand out in the history of our revolution against Great Britain: Nathan Hale, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Ethan Allen, for example.

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