United States History

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982143343
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 9th, 2020

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * “Riveting.The New York Times * “Propulsive.” Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.”The Washington Post * &ldq


The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399589942
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 2nd, 2020

Was he New York City’s last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, dock by dock—for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire.


Promised Land: How the Rise of the Middle Class Transformed America, 1929-1968 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982102708
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Published: Scribner - July 14th, 2020

A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.

In Promised Land, David Stebenne examines the extraordinary revival of the middle class in mid-twentieth century America and how it drastically changed the country.


Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America's Soul Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328585066
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 7th, 2020

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.

On the eve of the 1948 election, America was a fractured country.


Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525560159
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Published: Viking - June 16th, 2020

The author of American Nations returns to the historical study of a fractured America by examining how a myth of national unity was created and fought over in the nineteenth century--a myth that continues to affect us today


Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982105044
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

“A rallying cry in the age of climate change.” —Robert Redford

An environmental clarion call, told through bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501168703
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would


The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812987911
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly 


The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250317476
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020

Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch, the bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on the sixteenth president in The Lincoln Conspiracy.


Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525540540
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Published: Sentinel - May 12th, 2020

The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue.


Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335081919
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 26th, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

2020 Audie Finalist--History/Biography

A Mental Floss Book to Read in Summer 2019

"Gripping.... Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense is a must-read." --NPR


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The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635572490
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 5th, 2020

A riveting narrative of Wall Street buccaneering, political intrigue, and two of American history's most colossal characters, struggling for mastery in an era of social upheaval and rampant inequality.


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