Notable US History Books

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By The Gilder Lehrman Institute

Notable US History Books

Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War

Lewis E. Lehrman



David McCullough


John Adams

David McCullough


Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson


Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow


Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Catherine Clinton


The Battle Hymn of the Republic: A Biography of the Song That...

John Stauffer and Benjamin Soskis


American Passage: The History of Ellis Island

Vincent J Cannato


Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Joseph J. Ellis


Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight


The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

Annette Gordon-Reed


Abraham Lincoln: A Life

Michael Burlingame


Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the...

Zoe Trodd, Celeste-Marie Bernier, et al.