“a marvelous and thoughtful book, refuting many of the common myths about pre-Revolution colonial politics . . .”
“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.”
Xenophobia has had a long and sordid history in this country, as admirably pointed out by author Erika Lee in the text.
“National Review Senior Editor Richard Brookhiser has written a thoughtful and elegant meditation on the American idea of liberty . . .”
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“Egerton’s book . . .
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By now, everyone should be familiar with the almost universally ugly, sordid history of white/European relations with the Native peoples of North America; how they were dispossessed of their land,
“Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America is a must read for those who want to understand the media phenomenon now in the White House.”
The main title of this massive tome comes from Thomas Paine’s Common Sense.
“This work by Brown, Lipton, and Morisy reminds us that the powerful institutions of the federal government are only as good as the men and women who lead them.”
"Davis . . . seamlessly blends the immediate events and the background to tell history not well known."
"Just as courts today are still interpreting constitutional provisions that have been in place from the start, the Reconstruction Amendments have faced the same scrutiny for a century and a
“The radicals in Holly Jackson’s informative book speak not only with truth and passion but with a vision of a different, better America.”
“Jerome Robbins, By Himself is an unfiltered look at a creative force of nature and an uncompromising artist who just happened to be one of the architects of a golden age of Americ
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