Chronicles a surprising, untold history of bilateral efforts toward rapprochement and reconciliation. 568 pp.
Leogrande, William M. & Kornbluh, Peter
University of North Carolina Press
History / United States / 20th Century
History / United States
Burton, Art T.
Zimm, John, ed
Wisconsin Historical Soc
Showcases the architecture and history of 70 Wisconsin breweries and bars.
Draeger, Jim & Speltz, Mark. Photos by Mark Fay
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Todd, Douglas, ed
History / Social History
Univ of Virginia Pr
Grimes, Sandra & Vertefeuille, Jeanne
Naval Institute Press
Chronicles the life of legendary Sioux military leader Crazy Horse. Reissue. 512 pp.
Sandoz, Mari. Intro by Vine Deloria
University of Nebraska Press
History / United States / 19th Century
This classic work explains the evolution of American political thought from the Declaration of Independence to the ratification of the Constitution. In so doing, it greatly illuminates the origins of the present American political system. 675 pp.
Wood, Gordon S.
Univ of North Carolina Pr
Wilkins, Carolyn Marie
Univ of Missouri Pr
Lurie, Maxine N. & Veit, Richard F.
Rutgers Univ Pr
Burgess, Colin; Doolan, Kate; & Vis, Bert
Univ of Nebraska Pr
History / Modern
"Martelle has written a vivid, engaging study of the 1949 Smith Act trial of the leadership cadre of the Communist Party, USA. Martelle captures very well the anticommunist hate and fear that gripped the country in the late 1940s and 1950s. An excellent read. Highly recommended."—"Choice" 256 pp.
Reardon, Carol & Vossler, Tom
Bynum, Victoria E.
Green, Catherine M.; Gray, Jefferson J.; & Malone, Bobbie
Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding
Thomas King offers a deeply knowing, darkly funny, unabashedly opinionated and utterly unconventional account of Indian–White relations in North America since initial contact—one that ultimately rejects the pessimism and cynicism with which Indians and Whites regard one another to chart a new and just way forward. 287 pp.
Univ of Minnesota Press
History / Native American
Presents a history of African-American slaves who served in the White House from the time of George Washington until the Civil War, discussing their daily lives and the sometimes conflicted relationships they had with the president and his family.256 pp.
Marschall, John P.
Univ of Nevada Pr
Relates in vivid detail the story of the Edmund Fitzgerald, her many years on the waters of the Great Lakes, the fateful final day, the search efforts and investigation, as well as the speculation and controversy that followed in the wake of the disaster. A fitting tribute to one of the largest ships to have sailed the Great Lakes and the men who tragically lost their lives provides a comprehensive look at the most legendary shipwreck on America's inland waters. 243 pp.
Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Hasselstrom, Linda M.
Heinemann, Ronald L., et al.
Riley, John L.
McGill-Queen's Unversity Press
History / North America
March, Rick. Photos by Dick Blau
"Marc Mappen proves an adept storyteller as he takes readers beyond Boardwalk Empire. Mappen spins some good yarns about the gangsters, dominated by New Yorkers, whose rise was triggered by the 18th Amendment, which took effect in 1920, and who proved that, at times, crime not only pays, but pays very well." —New York Times 266 pp.
True Crime / Organized Crime
Games / Gambling
Ray, Benjamin C.
Ernst, Kathleen. Phots by Lloyd Heath
Shepley, Carol Ferring
Jordan, Terry L.
Natl Book Network (Smaller Imprints)
McPherson, James M.
Kienzle, Valerie Battle
Strang, Dean A.
Univ of Wisconsin Pr