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Book of January 27, 2010
One hundred years of Kiowa history, in stories about ordinary lives, based on personal memories.
Book of January 26, 2010
In 1776 Southerners said slavery was a regrettable and probably temporary necessity; by 1859 they said it was the foundation of their society and their liberty.
January 22, 2010
Painstaking reconstruction of De Soto's journey through what is now the southeastern US, and the many vanished cultures and peoples he encountered.
Book of January 20, 2010
Indispensable insights into the life of New York -- and America as a whole -- in the first half of the 20th century.
Book of December 30, 2009
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, by Charles Mann.
Book of December 22, 2009
Perhaps the definitive study of American urbanization and suburbanization. No, really. Also has great pictures.
Book of November 26, 2009
Richard Nixon was the perfect embodiment of the Paranoid Style in American politics.
Book of October 15, 2009
Why Thoreau couldn’t go “back to nature”: the New England landscape was shaped by humans well before the Mayflower set sail.
Book of October 4, 2009
The book that set the standard for in the study of commodities in human history and thought.