Best Sellers: U.S. History, February 9, 2012

March 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Jasanoff, Maya
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9781400041688. $30

2) A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Foreman, Amanda
Random House
2011. ISBN 9780375504945. $35

3) Before the Revolution: America’s Ancient Pasts
Richter, Daniel K.
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674055803. $35

4) The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It
Simpson, Brooks D.
Library of America
2011. ISBN 9781598530889. $37.50

5) Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America
Harris-Perry, Melissa V.
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300165418. $28

6) 1861: The Civil War Awakening
Goodheart, Adam
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9781400040155. $28.95

7) Mixing Races: From Scientific Racism to Modern Evolutionary Ideas
Farber, Paul Lawrence
Johns Hopkins University Press
2011. ISBN 9780801898129. $45

8) After the Dream: Black and White Southerners Since 1965
Minchin, Timothy J.
University Press of Kentucky
2011. ISBN 9780813129785. $40

9) The Union War
Gallagher, Gary W.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674045620. $27.95

10) Seeing Through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography
Berger, Martin A.
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520268630. $60

11) More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States
Perry, Imani
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814767368. $70

12) Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order
Ikenberry, G. John
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691125589. $35

13) The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White
Sharfstein, Daniel J.
Penguin Press: Penguin Group (USA)
2011. ISBN 9781594202827. $27.95

14) The Right Kind of Revolution: Modernization, Development, and U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to the Present
Latham, Michael E.
Cornell University Press
2011. ISBN 9780801446047. $69.95

15) Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means To Be Black Now
Free Press: Simon & Schuster
2011. ISBN 9781439177556. $25

16) The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V and the Creation of America
Thomas, Hugh
Random House
2010. ISBN 9781400061259. $35

17) Mexican Americans Across Generations: Immigrant Families, Racial Realities
Vasquez, Jessica M.
New York University Press
2011. ISBN 9780814788288. $79

18) Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Young, Alfred F.
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9780307271105. $32.50

19) John Adams: Revolutionary Writings, 1755‚ 1775
Adams, John
Library of America
2011. ISBN 9781598530896. $35

20) Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement
Magness, Phillip W.
University of Missouri Press
2011. ISBN 9780826219091. $34.95

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