• A Black Women's History of the United States

    A Black Women's History of the United States

    Berry, Daina Ramey

    This survey of the experience of Black women in America starts before the Atlantic slave trade and ends with contemporary protest movements. Individual stories are combined with analysis of broader themes into a readable narrative.

    Format: eBook - 2020

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  • GREAT STATE: China in the World

    GREAT STATE: China in the World

    BROOK, TIMOTHY.

    A historian at the University of British Columbia provides an accessible and fascinating account of China’s engagement with the rest of the world from the 13th century to the present.

    Format: Book - 2020

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  • Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride From Hell

    Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride From Hell

    Clavin, Thomas

    Digging deep into the historic record to separate fact from fiction, Clavin presents a carefully researched and highly readable account of the most famous shootout in American western frontier history.

    Format: eBook - 2020 First

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  • No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in America History

    No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in America History

    Collins, Gail

    Collins’ lively and informative survey begins in Colonial times and ends in the modern era, examining the accomplishments of a variety of individual women as well as society’s changing perceptions of aging and women.

    Format: eBook - 2019 First edition

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  • FURIOUS SKY: The Five-hundred-year History of America's Hurricanes

    FURIOUS SKY: The Five-hundred-year History of America's Hurricanes

    Dolin, Eric Jay

    A vivid account of North America’s experiences with hurricanes, from the time of Columbus’ voyages to the more recent disasters in Puerto Rico, revealing how these forces of nature have impacted key moments in history.

    Format: Book - 2020

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  • Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe

    Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe

    Drouillard, Staci Lola

    Drawing on oral and family history, Drouillard provides a moving account of the history of her Ojibwe ancestors, incorporating a strong sense of place (the North Shore of Lake Superior).

    Format: Book - 2019

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  • The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

    The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

    Foner, Eric

    Foner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning legal scholar, lucidly examines how the U.S. Constitution was changed by the amendments passed at the end of the Civil War, and how those changes continue to have an impact today.

    Format: eBook - 2019 First edition

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  • Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

    Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

    Gates, Henry Louis

    A powerful analysis of the period following the Civil War, and how the blatant racism (including visual stereotypes) of that period continue to adversely affect us today.

    Format: eBook - 2019

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  • Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America

    Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America

    Hiltzik, Michael A.

    An energetic account of the titanic growth of the railroad industry in the late 1800s, emphasizing the many colorful characters involved, both the wealthy barons and the working men in the emerging labor movement.

    Format: Book - 2020

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  • The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

    The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

    Honigsbaum, Mark

    This book looks at the numerous catastrophic disease outbreaks – some well-known and some obscure - of the 20th century, and the scientists and others who have battled them.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2019 Unabridged

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