“A half-century later, little remains to admire about construction workers wrapping lead pipes in American flags and raining blows on unarmed college students while New York’s Finest folded
“The modern-day ‘300’ are service men and women who defend America from locations in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, the Marshall Islands, Vandenberg Air Force base in California, the Cheyenn
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"the reader will find an epic who dunnit in this detailed but somewhat disorganized narrative about a different America.”
“it would be well for all to read One Mighty and Irresistible Tide in order to gain a better understanding of what it means to be an immigrant pursuing the American Dream.”
Alan D. Gaff is, among other things, a prolific military historian with ten well-received books dealing with various military campaigns and subjects.
“Historian Paul Matzko’s well-researched and often terrifically entertaining new book, The Radio Right, provides a compelling, convincing, and closely observed
Political historians Mike Davis and Jon Wiener chronicle the civil rights movements that emerged in Los Angeles during the 1960s in Set the Night on Fire.
"Davis and Douglas arose from very different Americas to create one tragic national history."
“Foxfire served as a radical revalorization of a denigrated southern mountain culture, often slapped with the pejorative label of ‘hillbilly.’”
“Boris Morros was an empty vessel who could be turned left or right depending on how it satisfied his personal interest.”
“Richardson’s scholarly work puts to an end the fantasy of American exceptionalism.”
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
“With the current campaign ramping up more and more each day, something surely needs to be done to ensure all citizens’ votes are counted and that fairness and legitimacy are the hallmarks
These days many historians would ask: Why another book about a well-known founding father, in this case a dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington?
“a marvelous and thoughtful book, refuting many of the common myths about pre-Revolution colonial politics . . .”
“Jonathan Horn in his new book Washington’s End provides a captivating and enlightening look at Washington’s post-presidential life and the politically divided country that was par
“This volume fills a critical gap in the study of the American Civil War, narrating that it truly was a continental war with potential repercussions far beyond the Washington-Richmond corri
“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice should not be read so much as a diatribe against racial inequity, although those evils are clearly outlined, but rather as a lif
Broadside: A Feminist Review was a “groundbreaking” Canadian feminist newspaper published between 1979 and 1989.
“Christopher Caldwell may be on the receiving end of the slings and arrows of the liberal governmental and cultural elite he scorns in this book.
“We live in an age of horrible people who seem committed to getting ahead by cheating other people.”
“Written by counterterrorism expert and former RAND political scientist William Rosenau, Tonight We Bombed the U.S.
“David Zucchino cuts through a century of propaganda, myth, and big white lies to unmask the stunning history of the Wilmington coup, its origins in the political climate of the era, and it
“Dreams of El Dorado is in a sense the culmination of Brands’ love affair with the history of the American West.”