The “encrappification” of America dates back centuries, writes Rutgers University historian Wendy A. Woloson.
“The slave trade persisted in New York in the decades before the Civil War because
the city was the capital of the Southern slave economy.”
The United States confronts many problems besides an often recalcitrant and myopic Senate.
“Timely, well-written, and essential reading.”
“Alright, Alright, Alright is targeted at the film’s fans, who should enjoy it.
“Both fascinating and troubling, this thoughtful history reveals the roots of the official spin that dominates much of today’s news.”
“The victories of the Civil Rights Movement, the women’s movement, and the triumphs of progressives throughout the 20th century find their origin in the housewives of the Lower East Side an
“Transforming Our World is an insiders’ account of the foreign policy ‘successes’ and ‘achievements’ of President George H. W.
“A thoroughly consuming reexamination of one of the most shameful scandals of American political history.”
“chronicles the century-long struggle following the Civil War by Black Americans and other people of color for true civil and social rights, particularly the right to engage in interracial—
“Scarborough introduces the many sides of Harry S. Truman, a quiet man, yet a strong leader.”
Every sentence in this book deserves to be treasured and relished.
“Pulp Vietnam sheds light on a fascinating aspect of Cold War culture and politics.”
“an exceptional selection of the top-quality writings of that unique institution that is the American presidency . . .”
“This book is the work of a master historian at the top of his craft.”
“In Blood Runs Coal, former CIA officer and Justice Department attorney Mark A.
“Vanguard serves both as a tocsin and an inspiring map forward if we are to protect voting rights for all.”
“there is still much left to accomplish in racial relations and justice.
“O’Neill’s first book is a dazzling reminder that American racism is robust and virulent.”
“fascinatingly humorous and surprisingly illuminating . . .”
“Life of a Klansman is . . .
“Highly readable, A Traitor to His Species ably details the ‘uncomfortable debate about the proper balance between animal rights and human interests . . .’”
“A sobering, scarifying account that leaves the reader exhausted and in awe at the author’s endurance during these ritual gatherings of the MAGA tribe.”
“‘If the government won’t stop the war, we’ll stop the government.’ At least 15,000 demonstrators tried, with mixed results at best, to bring Washington to a virtual standstill.”
On May 10, 1869, as the last ceremonial rail was bolted down at Promontory, Utah, a San Francisco newspaper declared America’s first transcontinental railroad a “victory over space, the elements, a