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Give Me Liberty!

Give Me Liberty!

by Eric Foner

Give Me Liberty is a four-issue comic book mini-series published by Dark Horse Comics in 1990. It was created and written by Frank Miller and drawn by Dave Gibbons. The title of the series comes from a famous quotation by Patrick Henry: "I know not what course others may take but — as for me — give me liberty or give me death."
A People's History Of the United States

A People's History Of the United States

by Howard Zinn

A People's History of the United States is a non-fiction book by historian Howard Zinn, first published in 1980. The book presents a critical analysis of American history from the perspective of marginalized groups, including Native Americans, African Americans, women, and working-class people. It challenges traditional narratives of US history and highlights the often-overlooked struggles and achievements of ordinary people. The book covers topics such as slavery, the Civil War, the labor movement, and... Read more about this item
The Creature From Jekyll Island

The Creature From Jekyll Island

by G Edward Griffin

From the rear cover: "Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians' secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait! You'll be hooked in five minutes. Reads like a detective story -- which it really is. But it's all true. This book is about the most blatant scam of history. It's all here: the cause of wars, boom-bust cycles, inflation,... Read more about this item
The Boys In the Boat

The Boys In the Boat

by Daniel James Brown

The New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers,... Read more about this item
The Warmth Of Other Suns

The Warmth Of Other Suns

by Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting. She won the George Polk Award for her coverage of the Midwest and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her research into the Great Migration. She has lectured on narrative writing at the Nieman Foundation at... Read more about this item
Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

by Ron Chernow

In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly... Read more about this item
America

America

by George Brown; Shi, David E Tindall

Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Shock Doctrine

The Shock Doctrine

by Naomi Klein

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism is a 2007 book by Canadian author Naomi Klein. The book argues that the free market policies of Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman have risen to prominence in some countries because they were pushed through while the citizens were reacting to disasters or upheavals. It is implied that some man-made crises, such as the Falklands war, may have been created with the intention of being able to push through these unpopular reforms in their wake.
The Great Influenza

The Great Influenza

by John M Barry

At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not the Middle Ages, and 1918 marked the first collision of science and epidemic disease. Magisterial in its breadth of perspective and depth of research and now... Read more about this item
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert A Caro

Robert Caro’s monumental book makes public what few outsiders knew: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of his time in the City and in the State of New York. And in telling the Moses story, Caro both opens up to an unprecedented degree the way in which politics really happens—the way things really get done in America’s City Halls and Statehouses—and brings to light a bonanza of vital information about such national figures as Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt (and the... Read more about this item
Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me

by James W Loewen

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong is a 1995 book by James Loewen. It critically examines twelve popular American history textbooks and concludes that textbook authors propagate factually false, eurocentric, and mythologized views of history. In addition to critiquing the dominant historical themes presented in textbooks, Loewen presents a number of his own historical themes that he says are ignored by traditional history textbooks.
The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

by Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs was born on May 4, 1916, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her father was a physician and her mother taught school and worked as a nurse. After high school and a year spent as a reporter on the Scranton Tribune, Jacobs went to New York, where she found a succession of jobs as a stenographer and wrote free-lance articles about the city's many working districts, which fascinated her. In 1952, after a number of writing and editing jobs ranging in subject matter from metallurgy to a geography of the... Read more about this item
Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her... Read more about this item
United States History

United States History

by John J Newman

[This book] was designed to be used by students as a review text in the weeks prior to taking the AP U.S. history examination in May. At the same time, the book was also conceived as a guide to accompany a year-long course in AP or honors U.S. history. It may be used to bridge the gap between the typical textbook used in these courses and the needs of AP history candidates, who must be able to deal successfully with a challenging exam.-Pref.
Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel

by Jared M Diamond

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. A documentary based on the book and produced by the National Geographic Society was broadcast on PBS in July 2005.
Truman

Truman

by David McCullough

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 American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson—and dramatic events. In this riveting... Read more about this item
Empire Of the Summer Moon

Empire Of the Summer Moon

by S C Gwynne

Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to come out of the Old West: the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who became the last and greatest chief of the Comanches. Although readers may be more familiar with the tribal names Apache and Sioux, it was in fact the legendary... Read more about this item
Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father

by Barack Obama-

Published in 1995, this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then... Read more about this item
The Unfinished Nation

The Unfinished Nation

by Alan Brinkley

Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Different Mirror

A Different Mirror

by Ronald Takaki

"Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown, and Company, June 1993"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

United States History Books & Ephemera

A People\'s History Of the United States

A People's History Of the United States

by Zinn, Howard

A People's History of the United States is a non-fiction book by historian Howard Zinn, first published in 1980. The book presents a critical analysis of American history from the perspective of marginalized groups, including Native Americans, African Americans, women, and working-class people. It challenges traditional narratives of US history and highlights the often-overlooked struggles and achievements of ordinary people. The book covers topics such as slavery, the Civil War, the labor movement, and... Read more about this item
Colorful Colorado

Colorful Colorado

by Bancroft, Caroline

Colorado Profiles

Colorado Profiles

by Monnett, John H ; McCarthy, Michael

Rough Road In the Rockies

Rough Road In the Rockies

by Kilgore, Hermina Gertrude

Put a Head On It

Put a Head On It

by Leckenby, Maurice W

Newport In the Rockies

Newport In the Rockies

by Sprague, Marshall