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Alchon, Suzanne Austin. 2003. A Pest in the Land: New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Brown, Kathleen M. 1996. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Clendinnen, Inga. 1991. Aztecs: An Interpretation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cook, Harold John. 2007. Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Curtin, Philip D. 1990. The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Leon, Portilla Miguel. (1992) 2006. The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico. Boston: Beacon Press.

Mann, Charles C. 2005. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus. New York: Knopf.

—. 2011. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created. New York: Knopf.

Meltzer, David J. 2009. First Peoples in a New World: Colonizing Ice Age America. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Niane, Djibril Tamsir. 1965. Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali. Translated by G. D. Pickett. London: Longmans.

Northrup, David. 2013. Africa's Discovery of Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Pagden, Anthony. 1995. Lords of all the World: Ideologies of Empire in Spain, Britain and France c.1500–c.1800. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Prescott, William Hickling. 1936. History of the Conquest of Mexico, and History of the Conquest of Peru. New York: Modern Library.

Seed, Patricia. 1995. Ceremonies of Possession in Europe’s Conquest of the New World, 1492–1640. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Taylor, Alan. 2002. American Colonies. New York: Penguin Books.

Thornton, John K. 1992. Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400–1680. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wey Gómez, Nicolás. 2008. The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Bailyn, Bernard. 2012. The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600–1675. New York: Vintage Books.

Berlin, Ira. 1998. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Calloway, Colin G. 2011. First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History. Fourth edition, Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Elliott, J. H. 2006. Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492–1830. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Fischer, David H. 1989. Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gaustad, Edwin S. 1982. A Documentary History of Religion in America. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Gibson, Charles. 1964. The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico, 1519–1810. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Hatfield, April Lee. 2004. Atlantic Virginia: Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Liss, Peggy K. 1975. Mexico Under Spain, 1521–1556: Society and the Origins of Nationality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Morgan, Edmund S. 1958. The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop. Boston: Little, Brown.

Rediker, Marcus. 2007. The Slave Ship: A Human History. New York: Viking Books.

Richter, Daniel K. 2001. Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Roberts, David. 2004. The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion that Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Spicer, Edward Holland. 1962. Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest, 1533–1960. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Twinam, Ann. 1982. Miners, Merchants, and Farmers in Colonial Colombia. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Weber, David J. 1992. The Spanish Frontier in North America. New Haven: Yale University Press.


Anderson, Fred. 2005. The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War. New York: Viking Books.

Bailyn, Bernard. 1986. The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction. New York: Knopf Doubleday.

Breen, Timothy H. 2004. The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Butler, Jon. 2000. Becoming America: The Revolution before 1776. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Calloway, Colin G. 1995. The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cook, Don. 1995. The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760–1785. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Egerton, Douglas R. 2009. Death or Liberty: African Americans and Revolutionary America. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ellis, Joseph J. 2003. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation. New York: Random House.

Fischer, David Hackett. 2004. Washington’s Crossing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fleming, Thomas J. 1997. Liberty! The American Revolution. New York: Viking Books.

Holton, Woody. 1999. Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

—. 2007. Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution. New York: Hill and Wang.

Isaac, Rhys. 1982. The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Lovejoy, David S. 1972. The Glorious Revolution in America. New York: Harper & Row.

McCullough, David. 2005. 1776. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Middlekauff, Robert. 1982. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763–1789. New York: Oxford University Press.

Noll, Mark A. 2003. The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield, and the Wesleys. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

Norton, Mary Beth. 1980. Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750–1800. Boston: Little, Brown.

Olwell, Robert. 1998. Masters, Slaves & Subjects: The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Low Country, 1740–1790. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Rakove, Jack N. 2010. Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Raphael, Ray. 2001. A People’s History of the American Revolution: How Common People Shaped the Fight for Independence. New York: New Press.

Stout, Harry S. 1991. The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Webb, Stephen Saunders. 1995. Lord Churchill’s Coup: The Anglo-American Empire and the Glorious Revolution Reconsidered. New York: Knopf.

Wood, Gordon S. 1992. The Radicalism of the American Revolution. New York: Knopf.

Young, Alfred Fabian. 1999. The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution. Boston: Beacon Press.


Appleby, Joyce Oldham. 2000. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Dubois, Laurent. 2004. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Ellis, Joseph J. 1997. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Knopf.

Ferling, John. 2004. Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hickey, Donald R. 1989. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Kamensky, Jane. 2008. The Exchange Artist: A Tale of High-Flying Speculation and America’s First Banking Collapse. New York: Viking Books.

Langguth, A. J. 2006. Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Litwack, Leon F. 1961. North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790–1860. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Maier, Pauline. 1997. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. New York: Knopf.

Smith, Jean Edward. 1996. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation. New York: Holt.

Taylor, Alan. 2010. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies. New York: Vintage Books.


Blackmar, Elizabeth. 1989. Manhattan for Rent, 1785–1850. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Howe, Daniel Walker. 2007. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848. New York: Oxford University Press.

Igler, David. 2013. The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Johnson, Paul E. 1978. A Shopkeeper’s Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815–1837. New York: Hill and Wang.

Johnson, Walter. 1999. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Marx, Leo. 1964. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rees, Jonathan. 2013. Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

Sandage, Scott A. 2005. Born Losers: A History of Failure in America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


Allgor, Catherine. 2000. Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Deloria, Philip Joseph. 1998. Playing Indian. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Deyle, Steven. 2005. Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American Life. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dippie, Brian W. 1982. The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and U.S. Indian Policy. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Feller, Daniel. 1995. The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815–1840. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Marszalek, John F. 1997. The Petticoat Affair: Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson’s White House. New York: Free Press.

Meacham, Jon. 2008. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. New York: Random House.

Mihm, Stephen. 2007. A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Saxton, Alexander. 1990. The Rise and Fall of the White Republic: Class Politics and Mass Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. London: Verso.

Sellers, Charles. 1991. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815–1846. New York: Oxford University Press.

Steinberg, Theodore. 1991. Nature Incorporated: Industrialization and the Waters of New England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Watson, Harry L. 1990. Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America. New York: Hill and Wang.

—. 1998. Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay: Democracy and Development in Antebellum America. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Wilentz, Sean. 2005. The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln. New York: Norton.


Berlin, Ira. 2003. Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Clark, Emily. 2013. The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Delfino, Susanna, and Michele Gillespie. 2002. Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth. 1988. Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Genovese, Eugene D. 1974. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made. New York: Pantheon Books.

Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. 1992. Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

Johnson, Walter. 1999. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

McCurry, Stephanie. 1995. Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations, and the Political Culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country. New York: Oxford University Press.

Potter, David Morris, and Don E. Fehrenbacher. 1976. The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861. New York: Harper & Row.

Rasmussen, Daniel. 2011. American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt. New York: HarperCollins.

Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. 1982. Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South. New York: Oxford University Press.


DuBois, Ellen Carol. 1978. Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women’s Movement in America, 1848-1869. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

DuBois, Ellen Carol, and Lynn Dumenil. 2005. Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Heyrman, Christine Leigh. 1997. Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt. New York: Knopf.

Mayer, Henry. 1998. All On Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Mintz, Steven. 1995. Moralists and Modernizers: America’s Pre-Civil War Reformers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rorabaugh, W. J. 1979. The Alcoholic Republic, an American Tradition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Stewart, James Brewer. 1976. Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery. New York: Hill and Wang.


Alcott, Louisa May, and Bessie Zahan Jones. 1960. Hospital Sketches. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Berlin, Ira, Joseph P. Reidy, and Leslie S. Rowland. 1998. Freedom’s Soldiers: The Black Military Experience in the Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Blight, David W. 2001. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Catton, Bruce. 1962. Mr. Lincoln’s Army. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Donald, David Herbert. 1960. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War. New York: Knopf.

Earle, Jonathan Halperin. 2008. John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Egerton, Douglas R. 2014. The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era. London: Bloomsbury Press.

Emberton, Carole. 2013. Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South After the Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Faust, Drew Gilpin. 2008. This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. New York: Knopf.

Fehrenbacher, Don E. 1978. The Dred Scott Case, Its Significance in American Law and Politics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Foner, Eric. 1970. Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press.

—. 2006. Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction. New York: Vintage Books.

Gallagher, Gary W. 2011. The Union War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

—. 2013. Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty. Atlanta: University of Georgia Press.

Gienapp, William E. 2002. Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America: A Biography. New York: Oxford University Press.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. 2006. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Guelzo, Allen C. 2013. Gettysburg: The Last Invasion. New York: Knopf

Hahn, Steven. 2003. A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South, from Slavery to the Great Migration. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Holt, Michael F. 1978. The Political Crisis of the 1850s. New York: Wiley.

LaFantasie, Glenn W. 2007. Twilight at Little Round Top: July 2, 1863—The Tide Turns at Gettysburg. New York: Vintage Books.

Lemann, Nicholas. 2006. Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Levine, Bruce C., and Eric Foner. 1992. Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of Civil War. New York: Hill and Wang.

Manning, Chanda. 2008. What this Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War. New York: Vintage Books.

McPherson, James M. 1994. What They Fought For 1861–1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

Oates, Stephen B. 1970. To Purge This Land with Blood: A Biography of John Brown. New York: Harper & Row.

Richardson, Heather Cox. 2001. The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North, 1865–1901. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Stampp, Kenneth M. 1990. America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink. New York: Oxford University Press.

Thomas, Emory M. 1991. The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

Vorenberg, Michael. 2001. Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Williams, Heather Andrea. 2005. Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.


Brown, Dee. 1970. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. New York: Holt Rinehart Winston.

Dando-Collins, Stephen. 2008. Tycoon’s War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America’s Most Famous Military Adventurer. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press.

Greenberg, Amy S. 2012. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. New York: Knopf.

Madley, Benjamin. 2012. “The Genocide of California’s Yana Indians.” In Centuries of Genocide: Essays and Eyewitness Accounts, edited by Samuel Totten and Williams S. Parsons, 16–53. New York: Routledge.

Mahon, John K. 1967. History of the Second Seminole War, 1835–1842. Gainesville: University of Florida Press.

Neihardt, John G. 1975. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux. New York: Pocket Books.

Richardson, Heather Cox. 2008. West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America After the Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Soluri, John. 2005. Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Stephanson, Anders. 1995. Manifest Destiny: American Expansionism and the Empire of Right. New York: Hill and Wang.

White, Richard. 2011. Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America. New York: Norton.


Addams, Jane, and Norah Hamilton. 1910. Twenty Years at Hull-House: With Autobiographical Notes. New York: Macmillan.

Bederman, Gail. 1995. Manliness & Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880–1917. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Berg, A. Scott. 2013. Wilson. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Boyer, Paul S. 1978. Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820–1920. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Chauncey, George. 1994. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940. New York: Basic Books.

Cronon, William. 1991. Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: Norton.

Dalton, Kathleen. 2002. Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life. New York: Knopf.

Dewey, John. 1915. The School and Society. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Du Bois, W. E. B., David W. Blight, and Robert Gooding-Williams. 1997. The Souls of Black Folk. Boston: Bedford Books.

Fitzpatrick, Ellen F., Lincoln Steffens, Ida M. Tarbell, and Ray Stannard Baker. 1994. Muckraking: Three Landmark Articles. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Gilmore, Glenda E. 1996. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. 2013. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Goodwyn, Lawrence. 1976. Democratic Promise: The Populist Moment in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hershkowitz, Leo. 1977. Tweed’s New York: Another Look. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press.

James, William. 1975. Pragmatism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kraditor, Aileen S. 1981. The Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement 1890–1920. New York: Norton.

Lears, T. J. Jackson. 2009. Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877–1920. New York: HarperCollins.

Lunardini, Christine A. 1986. From Equal Suffrage to Equal Rights: Alice Paul and the National Woman’s Party, 1910–1928. New York: New York University Press.

Matthews, Jean V. 2003. The Rise of the New Woman: The Women’s Movement in America, 1875–1930. Chicago: Dee.

Osofsky, Gilbert. 1971. Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto. Negro New York, 1890–1930. New York: Harper & Row.

Pegram, Thomas R. 1998. Battling Demon Rum: The Struggle for a Dry America, 1800–1933. Chicago: Dee.

Peiss, Kathy Lee. 1986. Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Quammen, David. 2008. Charles Darwin On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition. New York: Sterling.

Riis, Jacob A. 1971. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. New York: Dover.

Sinclair, Upton. 1971. The Jungle. Cambridge, MA: Bentley.

Von Drehle, David. 2003. Triangle: The Fire That Changed America. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Washington, Booker T. 1963. Up from Slavery, An Autobiography. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Wiebe, Robert H. The Search for Order, 1877–1920. New York: Hill and Wang.

Woodward, C. Vann. 1957. The Strange Career of Jim Crow. New York: Oxford University Press.


Barry, John M. 2004. The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History. New York: Viking Books.

Eisenhower, John S. D. 2001. Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Fromkin, David. 2004. Europe’s Last Summer: Who Started the Great War in 1914? New York: Knopf.

Hart, Peter. 2007. Aces Falling: War Above the Trenches, 1918. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Hoganson, Kristin L. 1998. Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Kaplan, Amy. 2002. The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kennedy, David M. 1980. Over Here: The First World War and American Society. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lengel, Edward G. 2008. To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918. New York: Holt.

Maier, Charles S. 2006. Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

McCullough, David G. 1977. The Path between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870–1914. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Thomas, Evan. 2010. The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898. New York: Little, Brown.

Tooze, J. Adam. 2014. The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916–1931. New York: Viking Books.

Twain, Mark. 2009. Following the Equator A Journey Around the World. Waiheke Island: Floating Press.


Allen, Frederick Lewis. 1931. Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties. New York: Harper & Bros.

Bryson, Bill. 2013. One Summer: America, 1927. New York: Anchor Books.

Davison M. Douglas. 2005. Jim Crow Moves North: The Battle over Northern School Desegregation, 1865–1954. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Moore, Lucy. 2010. Anything Goes: A Biography of the Roaring Twenties. New York: Overlook Press.

Robinson, Thomas A., and Lanette R. Ruff. 2011. Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era. New York: Oxford University Press.

Russell, Francis. 1968. The Shadow of Blooming Grove: Warren G. Harding in His Times. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Shlaes, Amity. 2013. Coolidge. New York: Harper.

Watts, Steven. 2005. The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century. New York: Knopf.


Browder, Laura. 1998. Rousing the Nation Radical Culture in Depression America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Cohen, Lizabeth. 1990. Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Domhoff, G. William, and Michael J. Webber. 2011. Class and Power in the New Deal: Corporate Moderates, Southern Democrats, and the Liberal-Labor Coalition. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Hamby, Alonzo L. 2004. For the Survival of Democracy: Franklin Roosevelt and the World Crisis of the 1930s. New York: Free Press.

Hofstadter, Richard. 1955. The Age of Reform: From Bryan to F.D.R. New York: Knopf.

Hurt, R. Douglas. 1984. The Dust Bowl: An Agricultural and Social History. Chicago: Nelson-Hall.

Katznelson, Ira. 2013. Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time. New York: Norton.

Kennedy, David M. 1999. Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lumley, Darwyn H. 2009. Breaking the Banks in Motor City: The Auto Industry, the 1933 Detroit Banking Crisis and the Start of the New Deal. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Poppendieck, Janet, and Marion Nestle. 2014. Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Shindo, Charles J. 1997. Dust Bowl Migrants in the American Imagination. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

Shlaes, Amity. 2007. The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. New York: HarperCollins.

Smith, Fred C. 2014. Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Solomon, William. 2002. Literature, Amusement, and Technology in the Great Depression. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Terkel, Studs. 1970. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression. New York: Pantheon Books.


Dobrynin, Anatoly. 1995. In Confidence: Moscow’s Ambassador to America’s Six Cold War Presidents. New York: Crown.

Doenecke, Justus D., and Mark A. Stoler. 2005. Debating Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Foreign Policies, 1933–1945. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Fischer, Conan. 2003. The Ruhr Crisis, 1923–1924. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Homan, Lynn M., and Thomas Reilly. 2001. Black Knights: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen. Gretna, LA: Pelican.

Kessler-Harris, Alice. 1982. Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mitchell, Greg. 1998. Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. New York: Random House.

O’Sullivan, John. 2006. The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World. New York: Regnery.

Overy, R. J. 1995. Why the Allies Won. New York: Norton.

Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson, and David J. Garrow. 1987. The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It: The Memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Schweizer, Peter. 2002. Reagan’s War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph over Communism. New York: Doubleday.

Sone, Monica Itoi. 1979. Nisei Daughter. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Weinberg, Gerhard L. 1994. A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wyman, David S. 1998. The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941–1945. New York: New Press.


Appy, Christian G. 2003. Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides. New York: Viking Books.

Branch, Taylor. 1988. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954–63. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Clendinen, Dudley, and Adam Nagourney. 1999. Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Clinton, Bill. 2004. My Life. New York: Knopf.

Cowie, Jefferson. 2010. Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class. New York: New Press.

Delpla, Isabelle, Xavier Bougarel, and Jean-Louis Fournel, eds. 2012. Investigating Srebrenica: Institutions, Facts, Responsibilities. New York: Berghahn Books.

Dudziak, Mary L. 2000. Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Farber, David R. 1994. The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s. New York: Hill and Wang.

Frank, Thomas. 2004. What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America. New York: Metropolitan Books.

Friedan, Betty. 1963. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Norton.

Gitlin, Todd. 1993. The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage. New York: Bantam Books.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. 1976. Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. New York: Harper & Row.

Karnow, Stanley. 1983. Vietnam, a History. New York: Viking Press.

King, Martin Luther. 1986. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James Melvin Washington. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

Levy, Ariel. 2006. Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture. New York: Free Press.

McCain, John, and Mark Salter. 1999. Faith of My Fathers. New York: Random House.

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