U.S. History

Remembering Jim Crow
African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South

William H. Chafe, Raymond Gavins, Robert Korstad

Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus
What Your History Books Got Wrong

James W. Loewen

Founding Myths
Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

Ray Raphael

A New Leaf
The End of Cannabis Prohibition

Alyson Martin, Nushin Rashidian

Killing Machine
The American Presidency in the Age of Drone Warfare

Lloyd C. Gardner

The Cultural Cold War
The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters

Frances Stonor Saunders

A People’s History of the U.S. Military
Ordinary Soldiers Reflect on Their Experience of War, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan

Michael A. Bellesiles

Howard Zinn
A Life on the Left

Martin Duberman

Wrong Turn
America’s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency

Colonel Gian Gentile

Lessons from the Heartland
A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City

Barbara J. Miner

From Dictatorship to Democracy
A Conceptual Framework for Liberation

Gene Sharp

Race
How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession

Studs Terkel

1877
America’s Year of Living Violently

Michael A. Bellesiles

Stayin’ Alive
The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class

Jefferson Cowie

After the Fall
New Yorkers Remember September 2001 and the Years That Followed

Mary Marshall Clark, Peter Bearman, Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith

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