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Tag Archives: American History

Neither Snow Nor Rain

Few institutions are as loved, as loathed, and as historically important as the United States Post Office, the subject of this landmark century-spanning social,…

Lost Kingdom

A sweeping epic of the brutal clash between a relentlessly expanding capitalist empire and a vulnerable Polynesian island kingdom, in a story of a…

Liberty’s Torch

“Journalist Elizabeth Mitchell recounts the captivating story behind the familiar monument that readers may have assumed they knew everything about.” —Sam Roberts, New York…

Liberty’s First Crisis

The tumultuous early years of the United States are brought to life in this gripping account of the Sedition Act and its victims, including…

Harlem

“[A] panoramic history . . . Gill blends high-density research, political and cultural sophistication, and narrative drive to produce an epic worthy of its…

The Great Divorce

“Modern Americans, bombarded with stories of celebrity divorces, probably assume that the tabloid breakup is a recent phenomenon. This lively, well-written and engrossing tale…

Fortunate Son

“Passionate. . . . Puller writes with simplicity and candor, with touches of spontaneous humor. His outcry of agony and isolation, while harrowing, leaves…

First to Fly

From a critically acclaimed historian, the lively story of the American pilots who defied neutrality and flew for France before the United States entered…