1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

13 November 2019 | By Charles C. Mann | Filed in: north american history.

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492 Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wildernes

Alexander Hamilton

13 November 2019 | By Ron Chernow | Filed in: north american history.

Pulitzer Prize winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation In the first full length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man

Gone with the Wind

13 November 2019 | By Margaret Mitchell | Filed in: north american history.

Margaret Mitchell s monumental epic of the South won a Pulitzer Prize, gave rise to the most popular motion picture of our time, and inspired a sequel that became the fastest selling novel of the century It is one of the most popular books ever written than 28 million copies of the book have

Truman

13 November 2019 | By David McCullough | Filed in: north american history.

The Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Harry S Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America s beloved and distinguished historian The life of Harry S Truman is one of the greatest of Americ

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

13 November 2019 | By Malcolm X | Filed in: north american history.

Alternate cover for ISBN 9780345350688 Through a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century In this riveting account, he tells of his journey from a prison cell to Mecca, describing his transition from hoodlum to Muslim minister Here, the

Democracy in America

13 November 2019 | By Alexis de Tocqueville | Filed in: north american history.

Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the USA Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the