“Harryhausen: The Movie Posters is infotainment in the best sense of the word.
“Capitalism in America is an unabashed, detailed defense of capitalism.”
“Every Krauthammer column is a joy to read—whether you agree or disagree with his particular position on a specific political issue or personality—because he combined graceful writing, comp
John Strausbaugh likes to tell big stories about New York—and he tells them very well.
Harvey Milk was on the San Francisco board of supervisors and was the most high-profile openly gay elected officials in the world when he was gunned down in his office 40 years ago this month.
"The War Before the War is not an encyclopedia but a deep, scholarly, engrossing introduction to its subject that impacts us even today and in many ways.
“The book is not a complete history of U.S.-British relations, but instead a narrower and more focused look at how as empires Britain and America struggled for power and influence.
“The book will appeal to all students of World War II.
“With the word refugee as divisive now as it has ever been, O’Dowd’s book, examining how fresh off the boat migrants fleeing starvation and persecution helped to save the Union, co
Those who are familiar with the works of author and historian Jeffry D.
“If one ranks the American empire as the world’s most powerful, rivaled only by imperial Rome in its heyday, then for a brief moment, by the close of his time in office,” George H. W.
The Columbus Museum of Art commemorates the centenary of The Harlem Renaissance with an exhibit titled I Too Sing America, which is also the title of the beautifully curated companion book
“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”
"Despite the volume of this book and its controversial interpretations, it makes a fast easy adventure in reading.
Jay Sexton puts American history in a global perspective.
“The Heidlers tell an engrossing story that covers a remarkably complex history in relatively few pages. It is a true page-turner.”
"Baime wrote The Accidental President almost as if a witness to those momentous times.
"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
"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."
“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.”
Many Americans were shocked last year to watch neo-Nazis marching and chanting racist profanity in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.
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
In the decade before the Civil War two writers penned words that capture the erratic pulse of our American Experiment.
"Frontier Rebels makes for a good read, a lost bit of American history in a greater colonial epic in need of telling."
Historians of political culture illuminate the human realities of governing and legislating.