Late nineteenth century, 1865-1900

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Destiny of the Republic

A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject...

HarperCollins (2015)

From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" ( New York Times Book Review ), a newly updated...


Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the...

Grant and Twain

The Story of a Friendship That Changed America

In the spring of 1884 Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write...

A Fierce Discontent

The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in A

Free Press (2010)

The Progressive Era, a few brief decades around the turn of the last century, still burns in...

Rebirth of a Nation

The Making of Modern America, 1877-1920

HarperCollins (2009)

"Fascinating.... A major work by a leading historian at the top of his game—at once engaging and...

The Last Stand

Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn


"An engrossing and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." -- Los Angeles...

The Rough Riders

(A Modern Library E-Book)

In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable...

A Terrible Glory

Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West


A rousing and meticulously researched account of the notorious Battle of Little Big Horn and its...


America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877

HarperCollins (2011)

Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" ( New York...