Best Sellers: U.S. History, February 13, 2014

August 2013 to date as identified By YBP Library Services

  1. The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
    Bass, Gary J.
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307700209. $30
  2. Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders
    Spellberg, Denise A.
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307268228. $27.95
  3. The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights
    Jones, William P.
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393082852. $26.95
  4. Wilson
    Berg, A. Scott
    2013. ISBN 9780399159213. $40
  5. Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877
    Wineapple, Brenda
    2013. ISBN 9780061234576. $35
  6. Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940
    Holloway, Jonathan Scott
    University of North Carolina Press
    2013. ISBN 9781469610702. $39.95
  7. The Inconvenient Indian: a Curious Account of Native People in North America
    King, Thomas
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816689767. $24.95
  8. Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery
    Blackett, R.J.M.
    University of North Carolina Press
    2013. ISBN 9781469608778. $27.95
  9. Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
    Baker, Peter
    2013. ISBN 9780385525183. $35
  10. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia 1772–1832
    Taylor, Alan
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393073713. $35
  11. Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War
    Humphreys, Margaret
    Johns Hopkins University
    2013. ISBN 9781421409993. $34.95
  12. The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism
    Laughlin-Schultz, Bonnie
    Cornell University
    2013. ISBN 9780801451614. $29.95
  13. Revolutionary Medicine: the Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health
    Abrams, Jeanne E.
    New York University
    2013. ISBN 9780814789193. $30
  14. The Men Who United the States: America’s Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
    Winchester, Simon
    2013. ISBN 9780062079602. $29.99
  15. Seeing Race in Modern America
    Guterl, Matthew Pratt
    University of North Carolina Press
    2013. ISBN 9781469610689. $34.95
  16. One Summer: America, 1927
    Bryson, Bill
    2013. ISBN 9780767919401. $28.95
  17. Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan
    Nau, Henry R.
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691159317. $35
  18. When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics
    Critchlow, Donald T.
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521199186. $27.99
  19. Writing the Gettysburg Address
    Johnson, Martin P.
    University Press of Kansas
    2013. ISBN 9780700619337. $34.95
  20. The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory
    Walker, Jesse
    2013. ISBN 9780062135551. $25.99
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