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Crazy Horse and Custer
The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors
by Stephen E. Ambrose
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On the sparkling morning of June 25, 1876, 611 men of the United States 7th Cavalry rode toward the banks of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory, where 3,000 Indians stood waiting for battle. The  [ more ]

Gotham - A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G. Burrows
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In Gotham, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace have produced a monumental work of history, one that ranges from the Indian tribes that settled in and around the island of Manna-hata, to the consolidation of the five boroughs into Greater  [ more ]

The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse
Three Eyewitness Views
by Robert A. Clark, Editor
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The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse is a story of envy, greed, and treachery. In the year after the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Crazy Horse and his half-starved followers finally surrendered to the U.S. Army near Camp Robinson,  [ more ]

Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.  [ more ]

A Nation Under Our Feet
Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to The Great Migration
by Steven Hahn
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This is the epic story of how African-Americans, in the six decades following slavery, transformed themselves into a political people--an embryonic black nation. As Steven Hahn demonstrates, rural African-Americans were central political actors in the great events of disunion, emancipation,  [ more ]

The Death of Crazy Horse
A Tragic Episode in Lakota History
by Richard G. Hardorff, Editor
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On May 7, 1877, less than a year after his overwhelming victory at Little Big Horn, Crazy Horse, the charismatic Oglala Sioux whose name had become the epitome of Indian resistance to white encroachment, surrendered at Camp Robinson, Nebraska Territory.  [ more ]

The Great Bridge
The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
by David McCullough
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Celebrating the centennial of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, here is the classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time.  [ more ]

This Mighty Scourge
Perspectives on the Civil War
by James M. McPherson
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom and the New York Times bestseller Crossroads of Freedom, among many other award-winning books, James M. McPherson is America's preeminent Civil War historian. Now, in this collection of provocative and  [ more ]

Denmark Vesey
The Buried Story of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It
by David Robertson
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On July 2, 1822, Denmark Vesey and five conspirators were hanged in a desolate marsh outside of Charleston, S.C. They had been discovered and betrayed in their efforts to raise the largest slave rebellion in the history of the United  [ more ]

George Washington's Rules of Civility
by George Washington
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In volume one of the Akashic U.S. President's Series, National Book Award/Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Haslett tackles George Washington's "Rules of Civility," which are printed in their entirety following Haslett's introductory essay.  [ more ]

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