New Year Sale

Browse by Subject: History

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

Book Cover

Race in the American South: From Slavery to Civil Rights

This is the first book to offer an overarching view of the ways race has indelibly shaped the history of the United States.

Book Cover

A New Orleans Voudou Priestess: The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau

Long explores the unique social, political, and legal setting in which the lives of Laveau’s African and European ancestors became intertwined in nineteenth-century New Orleans. With 39 illustrations.

Book Cover

"The Ticket to Freedom": The NAACP and the Struggle for Black Political Integration

The first full-scale political history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, tracing its struggle for black civil and political equality from its founding in 1909 through the post-civil rights years.

Book Cover

From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South

Rich with the voices of black and white southern workers, this broad collection of essays shows how ardently African Americans have had to continue fighting for economic parity in the decades since the civil rights legislation of the 1960s.

Book Cover

Making a New South: Race, Leadership, and Community after the Civil War

Book Cover

A History of the Kennedy Space Center

Just in time for NASA’s 2008 anniversary, this inspirational history of KSC explores man’s attempts to conquer the final frontier from Von Braun to the Space Station. With 97 b&w illustrations.

Book Cover

Fellow Travelers: Indians and Europeans Contesting the Early American Trail

Book Cover

Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South

Book Cover

Jackie Cochran: Pilot in the Fastest Lane

This riveting story of America’s greatest woman pilot draws from previously unpublished information about Cochran’s early years and her first marriage, and on her extensive correspondence with U.S. Presidents, Air Force generals, and business tycoons to

Book Cover

From Saint-Domingue to New Orleans: Migration and Influences