“A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”—Boston Globe Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln’s lifelong engagement with the nation’s critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the…
Describes the experiences of American women during World War II, examines their role in the military, industry, education, and politics, and discusses their legal rights and family life
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Decennial Edition of the American Digest
This is a reprint (a large print edition) of the first autobiography of Frederick Douglass. Reprinted as he wrote it. This tells of his life as a slave, his escape to the north and his new beginning as a feed man. A must read for everyone
Frederick Douglass tells his own story in this heartfelt narrative. Remarkable not only for the truth of the matter but for the life of many slaves that could not tell their story. Then the Lord said to Abram, “You can be sure that your descendants will be strangers in a foreign land, where they will…
In the early 1960s, American conservatives seemed to have fallen on hard times. McCarthyism was on the run, and movements on the political left were grabbing headlines. The media lampooned John Birchers’s accusations that Dwight Eisenhower was a communist puppet. Mainstream America snickered at warnings by California Congressman James B. Utt that “barefooted Africans” were…
The Anglo American
The American Lutheran
A wealthy young American faces rejection when he courts the daughter of French aristocrats.
“Written by Don Knotts’s brother-in-law and featuring extensive unpublished interviews with those closest to both men, [this book explores] the legacy of The Andy Griffith Show and … two of America’s most enduring stars”–Amazon.com.