|The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777||Rick Atkinson||
THE BRITISH ARE COMING is the beginning of Rick Atkinson's new series about the American Revolution. This volume tells the story of the war from the first shots fired in Lexington and Concord to the end of Washington's 1777 winter campaign with a victory at Princeton, New Jersey.
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|The Five Capitals of Alabama: The Story of Alabama's Capital Cities from St. Stephens to Montgomery||Tom Bailey||
THE FIVE CAPITALS OF ALABAMA is the history of Alabama's seat of government, and why it has moved around the state four times. Starting with the tiny but booming south Alabama town of St. Stephens in 1817 as the capital of the Alabama Territory and ending with a final move to Montgomery in 1846, the book demonstrates...
|America's Great Storm: Leading Through Hurricane Katrina||Hayley Barbour||
AMERICA'S GREAT STORM: LEADING THROUGH HURRICANE KATRINA gives a complete inside view of the results of the costliest natural disaster in American history. This is the story of rebuilding the entire housing, transportation, and education infrastructure of South Mississippi and the Gulf Coast.
|All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860||Sidney Blumenthal||
A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN covers The Great Emancipator's...
|Rightful Heritage||Douglas Brinkley||
RIGHTFUL HERITAGE: FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE LAND OF AMERICA is a true epic chronicle that displays FDR's passion for nature, and how his actions had such a powerful effect on our ecology. Considering what FDR faced in the depression and World War II, this is a remarkable insight.
|Unmasking the Klansman: The Double Life of Asa and Forrest Carter||Dan Carter||
UNMASKING THE KLANSMAN: THE DOUBLE LIFE OF ASA AND FORREST CARTER is one of the most bizarre stories in the history of American publishing. The mystery has finally been solved - fifty years after the master hoax began. The Education of Little Tree is a number one best seller, required reading in schoolrooms...
|Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune||Anderson Cooper||
ASTOR: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN FORTUNE is the storied dynasty of a legendary American family. The Astor name occupied a unique place in American society since 1783, and ruled the Gilded Age. This revealing book was meticulously researched, and written by a true insider who understood it all.
|James Madison: America's First Politician||Jay Cost||
JAMES MADISON: AMERICA'S POLITICIAN is an intellectual biography that proves the title's point. Known mostly for his contributions to the constitution, this book shows Madison as never before. He wrote about the dangers of political parties, and then founded one. He was a brilliant thinker whose life's work was to...
|The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea||Jack E. Davis||
THE GULF: THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN SEA won the Pulitzer Prize and was named Best Book of the Year byThe Washington Post. The beguiling history of the evolution of humanity over ten millennia is a most important and fascinating work no library should miss.
|The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird||Jack E. Davis||
BALD EAGLE: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF AMERICA'S BIRD is a fascinating double story of the history of an amazing creature along with the animal's relationship with our Founding Fathers and the very beginnings of our country. The brilliant manner in which the tale is told is full of humor and remarkable facts.