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1776, by David McCullough.
A riveting account of perhaps the most pivotal year of the American Revolution - 1776. Written in an engaging narrative style, this book offers a fresh analysis of the events and the people who lived through them, from soldiers and politicians to the average man, and woman, on the street.

Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front, by Steven J. Ramold.
Explores the divide that developed between the Union soldiers and the civilians they were fighting for.

Across the Great Divide: Robert Stuart and the Discovery of the Oregon Trail, by Laton McCartney.
A biography of Stuart and his more than 3,000 mile transcontinental journey that led to the discovery of a passage through the Rocky Mountains that was passable with a wagon. This passage and the trail he blazed across the Midwest later became known as the Oregon Trail and was used by thousands of westward bound immigrants.

Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of the Circus, Wife of a Legend, by Linda A. Fisher and Carrie Bowers.
The unforgettable biography of a remarkable woman who was the first woman to own and operate a circus and who went on to marry Wild Bill Hickok and to work with Buffalo Bill Cody and P. T. Barnum.

The American Century: A History of the United States Since the 1890's, by Walter LaFeber, Richard Polenberg and Nancy Woloch.
An engaging college-level survey text covering American history from the 1890's through to 2012. It is ideal for use in both one and two semester courses.

The American Family in the Colonial Period, by Arthur W. Calhoun.
A sociological study of colonial American family life and how Old World attitudes and family dynamics and traditions were adapted to meet the conditions encountered in the New World.

American Negro Songs, by John W. Work.
A collection of 230 African-American Folk Songs and Spirituals, both Religious and Secular. These songs are enhanced by five essays on the origins and history of African-American folk music.

American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic, by Nancy K. Bristow.
A compelling social history of the impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic on American society, history, and psyche.

Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms, edited by F. Kent Reilly III and James F. Garber.
Ten essays that take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Mississippian iconography, and which explore the current research being conducted in regard to the iconography of this period, and how this has increased our understanding of the mythology, cosmology, ideology, and political organization of these prehistoric Mississippian societies.

Aryan Cowboys, by Evelyn A. Schlatter.
White Supremacists and the Search for a New Frontier 1970-2000.

At Home in Nineteenth-Century America: A Documentary History, by Amy G. Richter.
Take a journey through 19th century domestic life through this series of excerpts from personal accounts, essays, government documents, magazine articles, fictional stories, advice manuals, and much more...

Autobiography of Mother Jones, by Mary Harris Jones.
The compelling story of the life of a tireless labor leader and crusader for child labor laws and workers' rights.

The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition, by Thomas P. Slaughter.
A detailed and readable biography of John Woolman, a Quaker, social activist who is known as the father of the abolition movement.

Better For All the World, by Harry Bruinius.
The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America's Quest for Racial Purity. A general history of eugenics in the United States.

Battleship Oklahoma BB-37, by Jeff Phister, with Thomas Hone and Paul Goodyear.
An engaging history of the USS Oklahoma, with a special emphasis on the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, where she was sunk by Japanese bombers.

Blood in the Argonne - The "Lost Battalion" of World War I, by Alan D. Gaff.
A riveting account of the 'Lost Battalion' that separates fact from fiction, and which paints a realistic picture of what life was like in the American Army in 1918.

Blue Water Creek and the First Sioux War 1854-1856, by R. Eli Paul.
This is a military history text that examines the military commanders and their actions in regard to the Grattan Massacre and the Battle of Blue Water Creek. The consequences of these events are also discussed in detail.

Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire, by Gerard Koeppel.
In this elegantly written and far-reaching narrative, Koeppel tells the astonishing story of the creation of the Erie Canal and the memorable characters who turned a visionary plan into a successful venture.

Calamity Jane: The Woman and the Legend, by James D. McLaird.
The definitive biography of Martha Canary, a.k.a. Calamity Jane.

Called to Serve: A History of Nuns in America, by Margaret M. McGuinness.
A concise survey of the history of Catholic women religious in American.

The Captivity of the Oatman Girls Among the Apache and Mohave Indians, by Lorenzo D. Oatman and Olive A. Oatman.
Following the massacre of their family by Indians, Olive and Mary Ann Oatman where taken into captivity and forced to live as slaves. This is the story of their captivity and their brother's search to find the missing girls.

The Character of Meriwether Lewis, by Clay S. Jenkinson.
Explorer in the Wilderness - Essays on One of the Most Remarkable Men in American History.

Choice & Coercion, by Johanna Schoen.
Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare.

The Chuck Wagon Cookbook - Recipes From the Ranch and Range for Today's Kitchen, by B. Byron Price.
An overview of ranch and range culinary history along with a selection of authentic 'cowboy fare' recipes that have been adapted for use in modern kitchens.

Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War, by Marc Egnal.
An energetic analysis of the role that economics played in the lead-up to the American Civil War, a role that was so important that, Egnal theorizes, it was the primary cause of the war.

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War, by David Halberstam.
This is a detailed, popular, narrative history of the Korean War and its aftermath, written by a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist

Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life, by Kingsley M. Bray.
Stripping away the fact from the fiction, Bray presents a detailed and engaging biography of the great Lakota leader, Crazy Horse.

Crisis of Empire: Great Britain and the American Colonies 1754-1783, By Ian R. Christie.
In this book, Christie attempted to give a brief, but a thorough, chronological overview of the causes and the consequences of the American Revolution. Dealing primarily with the period from 1754-1783, Christie, also included a terse review of the historical background which precipitated the settlement of the colonies, their general histories, and the events which laid the ground work for the crisis.

Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam, by James M. McPherson.
The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War, this compelling history chronicles the battle that took place on September 17, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland. This day remains the single most deadly days in American history, and the outcome of the battle was to change the course of the Civil War.

Crusade in Europe, by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
In this informative book, Eisenhower supplies an insider's look at America's role in Europe during World War II, as seen through the eyes of the man who commanded the Allied Forces.

Cultures in Conflict: The Seven Years' War in North America, edited by Warren R. Hofstra.
A collection of seven essays that explore diverse aspects of the French and Indian War in North America, from various cultural perspectives.

Destiny of the Republic, by Candice Millard.
An account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, with a detailed overview of his assassination and its aftermath.

Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805, by Eric Sloane.
This book is a synthesis of an authentic 1805 diary written by a fifteen-year-old boy, which has been combined with explanatory text and illustrations that provides a unique glimpse into daily life in rural New England in the early 1800's.

Disaster! The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906, by Dan Kurzman.
This is the compelling story of the great earthquake and fire that devastated San Francisco in 1906, and the epic struggle for a city's survival.

A Dog's History of America, by Mark Derr.
How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent

Empire of the Blue Water, by Stephan Talty.
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign.

Energy Victory, by Robert Zubrin.
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil. In this book, Zubrin offers a realistic and cogent plan to rapidly wean America off Mideast oil. Most important, his plan is both technologically and economically feasible.

Examining Tuskegee, by Susan M. Reverby.
This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis that has become the American metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance.

Exploring the Colorado River: Firsthand Accounts by Powell and His Crew, by John Wesley Powell.
A fascinating, first hand account of Major Powell and his crew's groundbreaking 1869 journey down the Colorado River.

Faces of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence, By Bernard Bailyn.
In Faces of Revolution, Bernard Bailyn has brought together a series of his essays on the American Revolution that not only illuminates the subject matter, but which serve to stir the imagination.

FDR and Lucy: Lovers and Friends, by Resa Willis.
A compelling portrait of FDR and Lucy Mercer that highlights their long-term affair and the impact that their relationship had on FDR's marriage and presidency.

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army During World War I, by Carol R. Byerly.
A gripping history of how the Influenza pandemic of 1918-19 affected the U.S. Army and the medical professionals, who found that they were unprepared to cope with such a devastating and wide-scale outbreak.

Fort Bowie, Arizona. Combat Post of the Southwest, 1858 - 1894, by Douglas C. McChristian.
An exploration of the role played by Fort Bowie in the Indian Wars of the American Southwest and the history, development, and exploration of the area.

Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship, by Jon Meacham.
An intimate glimpse at the friendship that developed between FDR and Churchill, and how their friendship affected the outcome of World War II.

Fraud of the Century, by Roy Morris.
Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876: an intriguing look at the contentious 1876 electoral contest.

Free Speech Beyond Words, by Mark V. Tushnet, Alan K. Chen, and Joseph Blocher.
This book presents an overview of some of the lesser recognized applications of the First Amendment, namely those dealing with non-representational art, instrumental music, and nonsense speech.

From Slave Ship to Harvard, by James H. Johnston.
Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family.

Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800, by Ruth H. Bloch.
The origins of Anglo-American concepts about gender and morality are delineated in eight essays by a leading authority on feminist theory and history.

Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War, By Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad.
An in-depth look at America's secret biological warfare research and the current efforts underway to thwart a biological attack, and the threat posed by biological weapons, and bioterroism.

Gettysburg, Day Three, by Jeffry D. Wert.
Wert, a respected Civil War historian, chronicles, in exacting detail, the entirety of the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, a battle which was to change the course of a war.

Ghost Ship: The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and Her Missing Crew, by Brian Hicks.
A detailed history of the brigantine Mary Celeste, who assured her place in history in 1872 when she was found adrift in the Atlantic without a soul onboard...

Given Up For Dead, by Flint Whitlock.
The history of the 'American GI's in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Berga'.

A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States, by Timothy J. Henderson.
An in-depth and fascinating analysis of the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848, the events leading up to it, and its long-term repercussions. The book is written primarily from a Mexican viewpoint.

Glory Denied: The Saga of Jim Thompson, America's Longest-Held Prisoner of War, by Tom Philpott.
On March 26, 1964, Floyd James "Jim" Thompson was shot down and captured by the Viet Cong, Vietnamese Communists who served in the People's Liberation Armed Forces in South Vietnam. Thompson remained in captivity until his release on March 16, 1973, a mere two weeks before his nine-year anniversary, making him America's longest-held prisoner of war.

Going for Broke: Japanese American Soldiers in the War Against Nazi Germany, by James M. McCaffrey.
A social and military history of the all-Nisei (second generation Japanese-American), 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which served with distinction during World War II.

Greasy Luck: A Whaling Sketchbook, by Gordon Grant.
This book contains sixty-four annotated illustrations that exemplify what life was like for a whaler on a typical whaling voyage.

Guns on the Early Frontiers, by Carl P. Russell.
An overview of American weaponry - From Colonial Times to the Years of the Western Fur Trade.

Here Lies Hugh Glass, by Jon T. Coleman.
The epic story of Hugh Glass provides a unique panorama of the mores of the men and women who carved out a new life in the American West - and the very real dangers that they faced.

In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson.
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin.

In Time of War: Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America, by Pierce O'Donnell.
A forgotten episode of World War II, the Supreme Court case it sparked, and the precedent it set...

The Irish General: Thomas Francis Meagher, by Paul R. Wylie.
A detailed biography of Thomas Francis Meagher, who during his diverse career served as a leading Irish revolutionary, Civil War General, and Acting Governor of the Montana Territory.

Island in a Storm, by Abby Sallenger.
A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast, and a Nineteenth-Century Disaster that Warns of a Warmer World.

Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York, by Richard Zacks.
A vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt efforts to clean it up.

The Jefferson Bible, by Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson believed that the pure-principled teachings of Jesus should have been separated from the dogma and abuse of organized religion of the day. This led him to recast, by cutting and pasting from the gospels, a new narrative of the life and teachings of Jesus.

The Jewish Confederates, by Robert N. Rosen.
This remarkable book provides a detailed overview of the role that Southern Jewry played, on and off the battlefield, in support of the Confederate cause. Rosen also examines the lack of anti-Semitism that seems to have prevailed in the South, and he compares this to the higher levels of anti-Semitism that were perceived to have existed in the North.

Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail, by Jeanne E. Abrams.
A History in the American West. This text chronicles the history of Jewish Women in the American West from the 1848 Gold Rush through the early 1900's.

The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000, by Hasia R. Diner.
Offers a general survey of Jewish life in America, covering both historical, religious, and social milestones.

John Sutter: A Life on the North American Frontier, by Albert L. Hurtado.
Scholarly and authoritative, this is a detailed and intimate biography of John Sutter, that details not only Sutter's successes and impact on Californian history, but also his failures and numerous personal flaws.

Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical, by Philip F. Gura.
A compelling biography of the man who sparked the Great Awakening and who was one of the most influential and leading intellectual figures in Colonial America.

Kindler of Souls: Rabbi Henry Cohen of Texas, by Rabbi Henry Cohen II.
An intimate portrait of one the foremost American Rabbis, one who influenced not only Jewish history, but also the history of Texas.

Kit Carson: The Life of an American Border Man, by David Remley.
A lively and balanced biography of Christopher "Kit" Carson, which helps to separate the fact from the fiction surrounding the life of this legendary frontiersman.

Knights of the Sea, by David Hanna.
The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812.

A Lady's Ranch Life in Montana, by Isabel F. Randall.
A collection of letters that offers a unique glimpse into frontier life in Montana in the late 1880's. This text has been edited by Richard L. Saunders, who has incorporated a wealth of explanatory notes and references to the original text.

Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, by James W. Loewen.
Looking at more than one hundred historical sites, Loewen uses his investigation of these public versions of history to correct historical interpretations that are profoundly wrong.

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, by Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas.
Includes the text of all seven debates between Lincoln and Douglas during the 1858 Illinois senatorial race, and the text of Lincoln's Springfield speech, and Douglas' Chicago speech.

Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic, by Elaine G. Breslaw.
A survey of health care in early America.

Lyndon B. Johnson and Modern America, by Kevin J. Fernlund.
Building on recent studies that have delved into Johnson's Texas roots, Kevin J. Fernlund has written a brief, lively biography of the thirty-sixth president that better shows how his home state molded his early years - and his presidency.

MacArthur's Undercover War: Spies, Saboteurs, Guerrillas, and Secret Missions, by William B. Breuer
In this intriguing narrative, Breuer, chronicles MacArthur's long-running covert war that he waged against the Japanese during World War II.

Midnight Rising, by Tony Horwitz.
A narrative that intertwines the history of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry with biographical sketches of the key players connected to this pivotal moment in American history.

Mordecai: An Early American Family, by Emily Bingham.
In this work, Bingham provides a fascinating glimpse of Jewish life in America, from Colonial times through the Civil War.

Never Come to Peace Again, by David Dixon.
Pontiac's Uprising and the Fate of the British Empire in North America.

The Oatman Massacre - A Tale of Desert Captivity and Survival, by Brian McGinty.
A comprehensive and up-to-date account of the Oatman massacre, which provides a detailed, historical overview of the events leading up to the massacre, the captivity of Olive and Mary Ann Oatman, and the aftermath of Olive's rescue.

Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order, by Robert Kagan
In this concise, timely book, Kagan examines the differences between the US and Europe, and how these differences will impact future relations between the US and the countries of Europe.

Once Upon a Time in War: The 99th Division in World War II, by Robert E. Humphrey.
Based on interviews with hundreds of veterans, this is a gripping narrative history of the 99th Infantry Division's exploits during the Battle of the Bulge and during the push into Germany toward the end of World War II.

One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War, by Michael Dobbs
An hour-by-hour account of the Cuban Missile Crisis that illustrates just how close we really came to nuclear war.

Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II, by Emily Yellin
Yellin looks at how women from all walks of life and races, from sex workers to the elite, dealt with the challenges presented by the war.

Our Singing Country, by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax.
The words and music to 200 American folk songs and ballads that were first recorded in the 1930 and 40's.

Pathfinder - John Charles Fremont and the Course of American Empire, by Tom Chaffin.
A comprehensive biography of John Charles Fremont and the impact that he had on America's imperial ambitions.

Placing Memory: A Photographic Exploration of Japanese American Internment, photographs by Todd Stewart.
This book contains a mix of modern and vintage photographs that document the ten internment camps located in the American West, in which Japanese-American's were interned during World War II.

Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma, by Camilla Townsend.
An insightful biography that explores the life and times of Pocahontas and the tenacious relationship between the Native American population in Virginia and the invading English settlers.

Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82, by Elizabeth Anne Fenn.
A comprehensive overview of The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82, and the impact it had on the American Revolutionary War and Native populations.

The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House, by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
A detailed history of Reverend Graham's connection to eleven American presidential administrations, and how he influenced every election from 1952 - 2000, and American history.

Prompt & Utter Destruction, by J. Samuel Walker.
An insightful history that examines how and why President Truman made the decision to use Atomic Bombs against Japan at the end of World War II.

Pueblos, Spaniards, and the Kingdom of New Mexico, by John L. Kessell.
This is a comprehensive narrative history of the Spanish Colonial period in the American Southwest during the 17th century and the tumultuous interactions that ensued between the native Pueblo Indians and the Spanish colonist.

The Puritan Oligarchy: The Founding of American Civilization, By Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker.
The Puritan Oligarchy describes the origins, formation and eventual failure of the Puritan bible state in Massachusetts.

The Quiet Hero, by Gary W. Toyn
The Untold Medal of Honor Story of George E. Wahlen at the Battle for Iwo Jima.

Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age, by Matthew Brzezinski.
A riveting account of the early days of the Space Age, and its long term impact on the world.

The Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, edited by Drew Gilpin Faust.
A compelling history that looks at an often overlooked aspect of the American Civil War - the dead, and how the military and civilian population dealt with the more than 600,000 casualties.

Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, by Jeanne E. Abrams.
An overview of sickness and health in the 18th century viewed through the prism of the lives of the founding mothers and fathers of a nation.

Sam Patch, The Famous Jumper, by Paul E. Johnson.
The story of the first professional American daredevil, who, in 1827-1829, made his mark on history by repeatedly leaping over / off Niagara Falls, Passaic Falls, and Genesee Falls in the years.

Sea of Thunder, by Evan Thomas.
Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. A history of the Battle of Leyte Gulf told from the viewpoint of four different commanders, two American and two Japanese.

Sephardic Jews in America: A Diasporic History, by Aviva Ben-Ur.
An academically rigorous survey of the experiences and history of Sephardic Jews in America from 1654 through to the present.

The Shopkeeper's Millennium. Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837, by Paul E. Johnson.
A fascinating look at the impact that the Second Great Awakening had on the city of Rochester: from its politics to its social institutions and how these changes helped to change Rochester from a remote backwater into a bustling boomtown.

The Sinking Of The Eastland: America's Forgotten Tragedy, by Jay Bonansinga.
A fascinating history of one of the worst disasters in American history - which occurred in 1915, when a steamship filled with 2,500 picnickers capsized at the dock, killing 844 men, women, and children.

Slave Insurrections in the United States 1800-1865, by Joseph Cephas Carroll.
Offers a systematic study of some of the most significant slave insurrections that occurred from 1526 onward with a particular emphasis on the period from 1800-1865. He also explores the effectiveness of these revolts and the impact that they had, both economically and psychologically, on the slave owners.

Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of American Jewish Orthodoxy, by Samuel C. Heilman.
In this timely and compelling book, Heilman looks at the causes and consequences of the shift of Orthodox Jewry toward the right, and what the future might hold in store for the American orthodox Jewish community.

Soldiers and Uniforms of the American Army, by Fritz Kredel.
A collection of 32 full-color illustrations of American Army uniforms, accompanied by informative commentaries.

Something from the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950s America, by Laura Shapiro.
A social and culinary history of America's changing attitudes toward food during the 1950's, including how prepackaged foods became common fare and how these convenience foods affected the lives of women.

Songs of the Civil War, compiled and edited by Irwin Silber.
A Collection of 125 Civil War songs that includes an historical introduction, illustrations, scores for easy piano, guitar chords, plus all the verses.

Sputnik: The Shock of the Century, by Paul Dickson.
This is not only a riveting account of the launch of Sputnik and its aftermath, but it is also fascinating account of the development of rocket technologies, and the space race 'waged' between the Soviet Union and the United States.

The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, by Noah Brooks.
A fascinating account of Lewis and Clark's monumental three-year journey across a continent, surveying, for the first time, the lands they passed as they roamed from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean.

Sweatshop USA, Edited by Daniel E. Bender and Richard A. Greenwald.
The American Sweatshop in Historical and Global Perspective.

They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, by Harold Evans.
Two Centuries of Innovators - A fascinating jaunt through American history looking at the men and women whose innovations helped to shape the nation.

Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War, by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss.
A riveting account of the war crimes committed by the Tiger Force in Vietnam, and the government cover-up of their actions

Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, by David von Drehle.
This history of the fire at the Triangle Waist Company is more than just a story about the horrific effects of fire - it is also a story about sweatshops and work place safety, or the lack thereof. It is also a story about the American labor movement, political corruption, greed, and most important, it is the story of the people who worked, and died, at the Triangle factory.

Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer, by Stephen Dando-Collins.
Tycoon's War tells the story of an epic imperialist duel—a violent battle of capitalist versus idealist, money versus ambition—and a monumental clash of egos that resulted in the deaths of thousands of Americans.

Under the Shadow of Napoleon, by Michael A. Bonura.
French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from the War of 1812 to the Outbreak of WWII.

The United States, 1763-2001, by John Spiller, Tim Clancey, Stephen Young, and Simon Mosley.
An invaluable study guide on American history for students studying for their AS and A-level history exams.

Vocabulario Vaquero / Cowboy Talk, by Robert N. Smead.
A Dictionary of Spanish Terms from the American West.

The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon, by Jeremy Black.
A general survey of the War of 1812 that looks at the conflict from an international perspective and which highlights the significance of this conflict in both the national and international arenas.

The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War, by Fred Anderson.
A concise history of the French and Indian War that focuses on the 'American' aspects of the war and how the outcome of the war is directly is connected to the start of the American Revolution.

War Under Heaven - Pontiac, The Indian Nations, & The British Empire, by Gregory Evans Dowd.
An innovative analysis of Pontiac's War, including its causes, and consequences.

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