Tuesday, May 9, 2000

Things Read But Not Blogged: History

1. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence by Pauline Maier
2. The Ascent of Science by Brian L. Silver
3. Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
4. The Burning of Washington by Anthony S. Pitch
5. Burr, Hamilton and Jefferson: A Study in Character by Roger G. Kennedy
6. Calendar: Humanity’s Epic Struggle to Determine a True and Accurate Year by David Ewing Duncan
7. Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose
8. The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought by Thomas S. Kuhn
9. D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose
10. Eyewitness to America: 500 Years of America in the Words of Those Who Saw It Happen by David Colbert
11. Fermat’s Last Theorem: Unlocking the Secrets of an Ancient Mathematical Problem by Amir D. Aczel
12. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
13. George Washington’s Mount Vernon: At Home in Revolutionary America by Robert F. Dalzell and Baldwin Lee
14. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity by Roy Porter
15. A History of Pi by Petr Beckmann
16. The History of Shipwrecks by Angus Konstam
17. A History of Warfare by John Keegan
18. Liberty! The American Revolution by Thomas Fleming
19. The Lion’s Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War by Edward J. Renehan, Jr.
20. Little Big Horn Remembered: The Untold Indian Story of Custer’s Last Stand by Herman J. Viola
21. The Pity of War by Niall Ferguson
22. The Reconstruction Presidents by Brooks D. Simpson
23. Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy by Annette Gordon-Reed
24. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose