Book cover of Blood Memory: The Tragic Decline and Improbable Resurrection of the American Buffalo by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns
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Blood Memory: The Tragic Decline and Improbable Resurrection of the American Buffalo

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[su_expand height="0"]The epic story of the buffalo in America, from prehistoric times to today—a moving and beautifully illustrated work of natural history inspired by the PBS series “American Buffalo”

The American buffalo—our nation’s official mammal—is an improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of our most mythic and sometimes heartbreaking tales. […Learn More]

Book cover of The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History by Ned Blackhawk
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The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History

The most enduring feature of U.S. history is the presence of Native Americans, yet most histories focus on Europeans and their descendants. This long practice of ignoring Indigenous history is changing, however, with a new generation of scholars insists that any full American history address the struggle, survival, and resurgence of American Indian nations. Indigenous history is essential to understanding the evolution of modern America. […Learn More]

Book cover of Guyasuta and the Fall of Indian America by Brady J. Crytzer
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Guyasuta and the Fall of Indian America

A History of the Influential Seneca Leader Who Fought to Maintain Indian Sovereignty During the Bitter Wars for North America
Nearly a century before the United States declared the end of the Indian Wars, the fate of Native Americans was revealed in the battle of Fallen Timbers. […Learn More]

Book cover of Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America by Benjamin Woolley
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Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America

Four centuries ago, and 14 years before the Mayflower, a group of men—led by a one-armed ex-pirate, an epileptic aristocrat, a reprobate cleric and a government spy—left London aboard a fleet of three ships. Despite their shortcomings, and against the odds, they built Jamestown, a ramshackle outpost that laid the foundations of the British Empire and the United States of America. […Learn More]