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History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
From the New York Times bestselling author of A. Lincoln and American Ulysses, a revelatory glimpse into the mind and soul of our sixteenth president through his private notes to himself, explored together here for the first timeA deeply private man,...
ISBN: 9780593394328Unabridged Download
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Castle and The Girls of Atomic City comes a new way to look at American history through the story of giving thanks.From Ancient Rome through 21st-century Americ...
ISBN: 9780593292532Unabridged 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
"A marvelous cultural biography that captures Lincoln in all his historical fullness. . . . using popular culture in this way, to fill out the context surrounding Lincoln, is what makes Mr. Reynolds's biography so different and so compelling . . . Wh...
ISBN: 9780593289112Unabridged Download
The author of American Nations returns to the historical study of a fractured America by examining how a myth of national unity, purpose, and identity was created and fought over in the nineteenth century--a myth that continues to affect us today Uni...
ISBN: 9780593213070Unabridged Download
"One part science book, one part historical narrative, one part memoir . . . harrowing and inspiring.”—The Wall Street Journal How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—...
ISBN: 9781984888266Unabridged 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
A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates As a conductor for the ...
ISBN: 9780593290248Unabridged Download
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 “This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic strug...
ISBN: 9781984885050Unabridged Download
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the p...
ISBN: 9781984888020Unabridged Download
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain...
ISBN: 9781984838957Unabridged Download
"Excellent...stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarA New York Times Notable Book Selection * Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize* Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award *&...
ISBN: 9781984837967Unabridged Download