American History

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday August 13, 2015

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday August 13, 2015

The HiJinks Book Selection for September and October

Champlain's Dream

by David Hackett Fischer

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Friends and Strangers: The Making of a Creole Culture in Colonial Pennsylvania by John

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday March 19, 2015

The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America--The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675 by Bernard

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday January 07, 2015

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

Bernard Bailyn gives us a compelling, fresh account of the

Submitted by lmoulton on Monday November 17, 2014

English America came close to disappearing in its very first years. This book tells the astonishing story and brings

Submitted by lmoulton on Monday November 17, 2014

Anne Hutchinson, a forty-six- year-old midwife who was pregnant with her sixteenth child, stood before forty male judges of the

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday January 09, 2013

Migration to suburbia has long been an American ambition, but its allure was never stronger than in the post-WWII years, when

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday April 10, 2012

History HiJinks Book Club: Truman by David McCullough

From Publishers Weekly: Cracker-barrel plain in speech and looks, this seemingly ordinary