U.S. History

Democracy in the Dark
The Seduction of Government Secrecy

Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr.

Sherman’s Ghosts
Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

Matthew Carr

Madison’s Music
On Reading the First Amendment

Burt Neuborne

Social Security Works!
Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All

Nancy J. Altman, Eric R. Kingson

Equal Means Equal
Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now

Jessica Neuwirth

The First Lady of Radio
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts

Stephen Drury Smith

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

Howard Zinn
A Life on the Left

Martin Duberman

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

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

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