american history

Best in Fall History 2013: #2 The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin

Best in Fall History 2013: #2 The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin

Best in Fall History 2013: #7 Lincoln in the World by Kevin Perraino #6 Command and Control by Eric Schlosser #5 One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson #4 The War That Ended Peace by Margaret MacMillan #2 Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings #2 The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 […]

Best in Fall History 2013: #5 One Summer:  America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

Best in Fall History 2013: #5 One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

If there’s anything you can say about Bill Bryson’s work, you practically guarantee that it will be compulsively readable. All Bryson’s best works delve strongly into history, and his newest work, One Summer: America, 1927 looks to continue the trend. A lot was happening in late 1920s America. By picking this particular stretch of American […]