American History

Retracing the trail of Washington’s presidential excursions, Nathaniel Philbrick reveals a profound respect for American history and the lessons it imparts.

Retracing the trail of Washington’s presidential excursions, Nathaniel Philbrick reveals a profound respect for American history and the lessons it imparts.

In her enlightening and elegantly written Looking for the Good War, Elizabeth D. Samet compares popular myths about World War II to the brutal facts of war.

In her enlightening and elegantly written Looking for the Good War, Elizabeth D. Samet compares popular myths about World War II to the brutal facts of war.

The 1619 Project is a visionary work that casts a sweeping, introspective eye upon what many have so aptly termed the country’s original sin.

The 1619 Project is a visionary work that casts a sweeping, introspective eye upon what many have so aptly termed the country’s original sin.

Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, this is a distressing yet essential, enlightening read.

Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, this is a distressing yet essential, enlightening read.

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis superbly captures the issues, personalities and events of the American Revolution in The Cause.

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis superbly captures the issues, personalities and events of the American Revolution in The Cause.

Mike Duncan’s insightful, impressive biography of the Marquis de Lafayette can be appreciated by history lovers and general readers alike.

Mike Duncan’s insightful, impressive biography of the Marquis de Lafayette can be appreciated by history lovers and general readers alike.

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