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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Goodwin, Doris Kearns

$23.99 $12.99

This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.


The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
Freeman, Joanne B.

$36.50 $10.09

The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil WarIn The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife wi...


The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
Freeman, Joanne B.

$36.50 $12.29

The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil WarIn The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife wi...


Lincoln at Gettysburg
Wills, Garry

$17.99 $10.09

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His entire life and previous training and his ...


A.Short History of Reconstruction (Updated Edition)
Foner, Eric

$21.00 $10.09

From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated AND abridged edition of the prizewinning classic on the post–Civil War period that shaped modern America In this updated edition of the abridged Reconstruction, Eric Foner redefines how the post-...


Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural (Lincoln Library)
White, Ronald C., Jr.

$17.99 $8.69

As the day for Lincoln's second inauguration drew near, Americans wondered what their sixteenth president would say about the Civil War. Would Lincoln guide the nation toward "Reconstruction"? What about the slaves? They had been emancipated, but what about the matter of suffrage? When Lincoln fi...


The Civil War: A Visual History Updated and Expanded
DK Smithsonian

$26.95 $14.39

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Team of Rivals
Goodwin, Doris Kearns

$46.39 $10.19

Team of Rivals doesn't just tell the story of Abraham Lincoln. It is a multiple biography of the entire team of personal and political competitors that he put together to lead the country through its greatest crisis. Here, Doris Kearns Goodwin profiles five of the key players in her book, four of...


Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Goodwin, Doris Kearns

$43.50 $14.39

Team of Rivals doesn't just tell the story of Abraham Lincoln. It is a multiple biography of the entire team of personal and political competitors that he put together to lead the country through its greatest crisis. Here, Doris Kearns Goodwin profiles five of the key players in her book, four of...


Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad
Foner, Eric

$21.95 $7.29

More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian once again reconfigures the national saga of American slavery and freedom. A deeply entrenched institution...


Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation
Sedgwick, John

$39.99 $10.09

An astonishing untold story from America’s past - a sweeping, powerful, and necessary work of history that reads like Gone with the Wind for the Cherokee.Blood Moon is the story of the century-long blood feud between two rival Cherokee chiefs from the early years of the United States through the ...


Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation
Sedgwick, John

$39.99 $6.59

An astonishing untold story from America’s past - a sweeping, powerful, and necessary work of history that reads like Gone with the Wind for the Cherokee.Blood Moon is the story of the century-long blood feud between two rival Cherokee chiefs from the early years of the United States through the ...


Co. Aytch: A Confederate Memoir of the Civil War
Watkins, Sam R.

$19.00 $7.29

Early in May 1861, twenty-one-year-old Sam R. Watkins of Columbia, Tennessee, joined the First Tennessee Regiment, Company H, to fight for the Confederacy. Of the 120 original recruits in his company, Watkins was one of only seven to survive every one of its battles, from Shiloh to Nashville. Twe...


Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway
Riedel, Michael

$34.99 $7.99

Broadway’s most respected (and feared) commentator pulls back the curtain on its stars, its producers, and its mega-hits to reveal all the shocking drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened off stage.Razzle Dazzle is a provocative, no-holds-barred narrative account of the people and the mone...


Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History
Snow, Richard

$39.76 $14.39

No single sea battle has had more far-reaching consequences than the one fought in the harbor at Hampton Roads, Virginia, in March 1862. The Confederacy, with no fleet of its own, built an iron fort containing ten heavy guns on the hull of a captured Union frigate named the Merrimack. The North g...


Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History
Snow, Richard

$39.76 $10.89

No single sea battle has had more far-reaching consequences than the one fought in the harbor at Hampton Roads, Virginia, in March 1862. The Confederacy, with no fleet of its own, built an iron fort containing ten heavy guns on the hull of a captured Union frigate named the Merrimack. The North g...


Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman
Morgan, Sarah

$25.00 $3.69

A young Baton Rouge girl records the events of the day, her feelings, and her impressions of the war


The Road to Dawn
Brock, Jared A.

$37.11 $7.99

A major literary moment: after being lost to history for more than a century, The Road to Dawn uncovers the incredible story of the real-life slave who inspired Uncle Tom's Cabin.- He rescued 118 enslaved people- He won a medal at the first World's Fair in London- Queen Victoria invited him to Wi...


The Road to Dawn
Brock, Jared A.

$37.11 $10.89

A major literary moment: after being lost to history for more than a century, The Road to Dawn uncovers the incredible story of the real-life slave who inspired Uncle Tom's Cabin.- He rescued 118 enslaved people- He won a medal at the first World's Fair in London- Queen Victoria invited him to Wi...


Richmond Burning
Lankford, Nelson D.

$19.00 $8.69

By April 1865, General Robert E. Lee realized that he must order his army to retreat from the Confederate capital of Richmond and that Jefferson Davis's government must flee. As the southern soldiers moved out they set the city on fire, leaving a blazing ruin to greet the entering Union troops. ...


Company Aytch
Watkins, Sam

$23.00 $7.99

Samuel Rush Watkins was a private in the Confederate Army, a twenty-one-year-old Southerner from Tennessee who knew about war but had never experienced it firsthand. With the immediacy of a dispatch from the front lines, here are Watkins' firsthand observations and recollections, from combat on ...


Lincoln and the Power of the Press
Holzer, Harold

$49.70 $10.09

From his earliest days, Lincoln devoured newspapers. As he started out in politics he wrote editorials and letters to argue his case. He spoke to the public directly through the press. He even bought a German-language newspaper to appeal to that growing electorate in his state. Lincoln alternatel...


President McKinley: Architect of the American Century
Merry, Robert W.

$25.00 $5.79

In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which loses out to the brilliant and flamboyant Theodore Roosevelt who succeeded him after his assassination. He portrays McKinley as a chief executive of consequence whose l...


President McKinley: Architect of the American Century
Merry, Robert W.

$25.00 $7.99

In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which loses out to the brilliant and flamboyant Theodore Roosevelt who succeeded him after his assassination. He portrays McKinley as a chief executive of consequence whose l...


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