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American Honor

American Honor

The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

Black Firefighters and the FDNY

The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

David Goldberg

Blue Texas

Blue Texas

The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Max Krochmal

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Caroline Cox, Robert L. Middlekauff

Braxton Bragg

Braxton Bragg

The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Earl J. Hess

City of a Million Dreams

City of a Million Dreams

A History of New Orleans at Year 300

Jason Berry

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

Colored Travelers

Colored Travelers

Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Cool Town

Cool Town

How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Grace Elizabeth Hale

Dangerous Grounds

Dangerous Grounds

Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

David L. Parsons

A Different Shade of Justice

A Different Shade of Justice

Asian American Civil Rights in the South

Stephanie Hinnershitz

Embattled Freedom

Embattled Freedom

Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps

Amy Murrell Taylor

Feminism for the Americas

Feminism for the Americas

The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Katherine M. Marino

Fighting for Atlanta

Fighting for Atlanta

Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Freedom Farmers

Freedom Farmers

Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White, LaDonna Redmond

Goat Castle

Goat Castle

A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Illusions of Emancipation

Illusions of Emancipation

The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

Labor Under Fire

Labor Under Fire

A History of the AFL-CIO since 1979

Timothy J. Minchin

Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Daniel W. Crofts

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

Louis Austin and the Carolina Times

A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Jerry Gershenhorn

The Men of Mobtown

The Men of Mobtown

Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Adam Malka

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers

How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life

Tamara Plakins Thornton

The Ordeal of the Reunion

The Ordeal of the Reunion

A New History of Reconstruction

Mark Wahlgren Summers

Putinomics

Putinomics

Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Chris Miller

Race for Profit

Race for Profit

How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Shelter in a Time of Storm

Shelter in a Time of Storm

How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Jelani M. Favors

St. Francis of America

St. Francis of America

How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Patricia Appelbaum

The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy

The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy

Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR

Chris Miller

This War Ain't Over

This War Ain't Over

Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Nina Silber

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

The Trouble with Minna

The Trouble with Minna

A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Hendrik Hartog

The War for the Common Soldier

The War for the Common Soldier

How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Peter S. Carmichael