The clash over history is heating up as pundits and politicians across the political spectrum seek to shape and interpret history to suit their purposes and narrative.
“David McCullough’s Brave Companions is a welcome reminder of how history should be written.”
“The Museum takes the reader behind the displays that present the public face of culture and science, to show how they have changed and will have to change to not just survive but
Anyone with a drug or alcohol dependency problem will, at least some of the time, feel that nobody knows their pain.
“This book is really not about homicide but about crime, justice, and the science used to find the truth.
The co-authors of Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, journalist Anderson Cooper and novelist and historian Katherine Howe, posit that the Vanderbilt family suffered from
“A bright, deeply researched narrative that will fascinate feminists and history buffs.”
“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.
“Outrages is a fascinating history book with a cast of characters and an epic sweep that make it read like a novel Charles Dickens could have written, if he had ev
“Harryhausen: The Movie Posters is infotainment in the best sense of the word.
"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.
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
Some of the history of the United States is known to many, yet the story behind the events and circumstances that make up that history not always necessarily so much.
Brooks Brothers is commemorating its bicentennial year this year, and what better way to celebrate than to serve up a monograph that recounts its history via compelling visuals and great text.
"Essential Witness reminds the reader of what quality, talent, and technical expertise meant in photography and with America's railroads as a subject."
"In The Lost Founding Father Cooper speaks to our times on national best interest in opposition to partisan politics."
The last couple of decades have seen a steady stream of fully documented, honest, readable, and scholarly single works on American slavery.
“an erudite and entertaining discussion of the U.S. Constitution . . .”
“As hilarious as it is heartbreaking, New York Diaries is a must read for anyone who has fallen in love with the Big Apple.