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History - United States - 19th Century
A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.In a display case in the Smithsonian’s National Museum o...
ISBN: 9780593394083Unabridged Download
Three noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly fight about its meaning is now coming to a head.Every nation needs its creat...
ISBN: 9780593413166Unabridged Download
The New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Camp 14 returns with the riveting and revealing story of one of the most persistent "alternative facts" in American history: the story of a missionary, a tribe, a massacre, and a myth that shaped t...
ISBN: 9780593395127Unabridged Download
From the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize in History, a lost episode rediscovered after almost two hundred years; a thwarted love triangle of heartbreak--two men and a woman of equal ambition--that exploded in scandal and in...
ISBN: 9780593349311Unabridged Download
The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than twenty years, and the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal partner in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States.Until the...
ISBN: 9780593292198Unabridged Download
Master storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin. John Br...
ISBN: 9780593293232Unabridged Download
The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic.“A first-rate account of a remarkable life....
ISBN: 9780593164488Unabridged Download
The story of how Congress helped win the Civil War--a new perspective that puts the House and Senate, rather than Lincoln, at the center of the conflict.This brilliantly argued new perspective on the Civil War overturns the popular conception that Ab...
ISBN: 9780593169797Unabridged Download
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John C. Fr&e...
ISBN: 9780593165232Unabridged Download
The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue.In March 1836, the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred more than two hundred Texians who had been trapped in the Alamo. After thirteen days of fighting, American legends ...
“Davis’s accounts of small fights won by hot blood and cold steel are thrilling.”—The Wall Street JournalFrom master historian William C. Davis, the definitive story of the Battle of New Orleans, the fight that decided the ult...
ISBN: 9780593146545Unabridged Download
A dynamic, timely history of nineteenth-century activists—free-lovers and socialists, abolitionists and vigilantes—and the social revolution they sparked in the turbulent Civil War era“In the tradition of Howard Zinn’s people&...
ISBN: 9780593147979Unabridged Download