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  • 1066

    The Year of the Conquest

    David Howarth
    1977

  • A Distant Mirror

    The Calamitous 14th Century

    Barbara W. Tuchman
    1978

  • A History of Knowledge

    The Pivotal Events, People and Achievements of World History

    Charles Van Doren
    1991

  • A People’s History of the United States

    Howard Zinn
    1992

  • A World Lit Only By Fire

    The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age

    William Manchester
    1992

  • America Goes To War

    The Civil War and Its Meaning to Americans Today

    Bruce Catton
    1958

  • American Nations

    A History of the 11 Rival Regional Cultures of North America

    Colin Woodard
    2011

  • Citizen Tom Paine

    Howard Fast
    1943

  • Confederates in the Attic

    Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War

    Tony Horwitz
    1998

  • Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940

    How Americans Lived Through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression

    David E. Kyvig
    2002

  • Dean Acheson

    The Cold War Years, 1953-1971

    Douglas Brinkley
    1992

  • Eisenhower

    The White House Years

    Jim Newton
    2011

  • Flight of the Eagle

    The Grand Strategies that Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership

    Conrad Black
    2013

  • Hail, Hail, Euphoria

    The Marx Brothers in Duck Soup

    Roy Blount, Jr.
    2010

  • Hard Times

    An Oral History of the Great Depression

    Studs Terkel
    1970

  • His Excellency George Washington

    Joseph J. Ellis
    2004

  • In Review

    Pictures I've Kept

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    1969

  • In The Wake of the Plague

    The Black Death & the World it Made

    Norman Cantor
    2001

  • Kissinger 1973

    The Crucial Year

    Alistair Horne
    2009

  • Life In Year One

    What The World Was Like In First-Century Palestine

    Scott Korb
    2010

  • Logavina Street

    Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood

    Barbara Demick
    1996

  • Longitude

    Dava Sobel
    1995

  • Midnight Rising

    John Brown & the Raid that Sparked the Civil War

    Tony Horwitz
    2011

  • Mr. Citizen

    Harry S Truman
    1960

  • Nixonland

    The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

    Rick Perlstein
    2008

  • O Albany!

    William Kennedy
    1983

  • Off The Record With FDR

    The War Years 1942-1945

    William D. Hassett
    1958

  • Polk

    The Man who Transformed the Presidency and America

    Walter K. Borneman
    2008

  • President Nixon

    Alone In The White House

    Richard Reeves
    2001

  • Rome At War

    AD 293 - 696

    Michael Whitby
    2002

  • Six Months In 1945

    FDR, Stalin, Churchill & Truman - from World War to Cold War

    Michael Dobbs
    2012

  • Stars In Their Courses

    The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863

    Shelby Foote
    1963

  • Street Without Joy

    The French Debacle In Indochina

    Bernard B. Fall
    1964

  • The Accidental President

    Harry S Truman And The Four Months That Changed The World

    A. J. Baime
    2017

  • The American Civil War

    A Military History

    John Keegan
    2009

  • The Black Death

    1347 - 1351

    Philip Ziegler
    1969

  • The Conquerors

    Roosevelt, Truman & the Destruction of Hitler's Germany

    Michael Beschloss
    2002

  • The Good War

    An Oral History Of World War II

    Studs Terkel
    1984

  • The Haldeman Diaries

    Inside The Nixon White House

    H.R. Haldeman
    1993

  • The Imperial Presidency

    Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    1973

  • The Irish Way

    Becoming American In The Multiethnic City

    James R. Barrett
    2012

  • The Johnstown Flood

    The Story Behind The 1889 Disaster

    David McCullough
    1968

  • The Landscape Of History

    How Historians Map The Past

    John Lewis Gaddis
    2002

  • The Monroe Doctrine

    Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America

    Jay Sexton
    2011

  • The Trials of Harry S. Truman

    The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man, 1945 - 1953

    Jeffrey Frank
    2022

  • The Wars of Watergate

    The Last Crisis of Richard Nixon

    Stanley I. Kutler
    1990

  • The Years of Lyndon Johnson

    The Passage of Power

    Robert A. Caro
    2012

  • Thirteen Days

    A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    Robert F. Kennedy
    1967

  • Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

    Capt. Ted W. Lawson
    1943

  • Tried By War

    Abraham Lincoln As Commander In Chief

    James M. McPherson
    2008

  • Washington Goes To War

    David Brinkley
    1988

  • What Hath God Wrought

    The Transformation of America, 1815 - 1848

    Daniel Walker Howe
    2007

  • Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey

    1840-1870

    Lillian Schlissel
    1992

  • Working

    People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do

    Studs Terkel
    1974

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