Examining the American Revolution, the Fight for Environmental Justice, & Migration in the 21st Century: Academic Best Sellers in U.S. History

A stirring new look at the American Revolution, an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on tribal lands, and a sweeping tale of international migration top the list of best-selling U.S. history books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

A stirring new look at the American Revolution; an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on their lands; and a sweeping tale of international migration top the list of best-selling US History books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

1. The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
Atkinson, Rick
Henry Holt. 2019. ISBN 9781627790437. $40.

2. As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock
Gilio-Whitaker, Dina
Beacon. 2019. ISBN 9780807073780. $25.95.

3. A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century
Deparle, Jason
Viking. 2019. ISBN 9780670785926. $28.

4. Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery
Reidy, Joseph P.
University of North Carolina Press. 2019. ISBN 9781469648361. $39.95.

5. The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America
Breen, T. H.
Belknap Harvard. 2019. ISBN 9780674971790. $29.95.

6. Antiracism: An Introduction
Zamalin, Alex
New York University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781479849284. $89.

7. Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
McDaniel, W. Caleb
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190846992. $27.95.

8. Ideas That Made America: A Brief History
Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190625368. $18.95.

9. Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family
Jackson, Mitchell S. 
Scribner. 2019. ISBN 9781501131707. $26.

10. Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s
Parker, Traci
University of North Carolina. 2019. ISBN 9781469648668. $90.

11. The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America
Shukla, Nikesh
Little, Brown. 2019. ISBN 9780316524285. $28.

12. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century
Packer, George
Alfred A Knopf. 2019. ISBN 9780307958020. $30.

13. Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War
Varon, Elizabeth R.
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190860608. $34.95.

14. How to Be an Antiracist
Kendi, Ibram X.
One World Ballantine. 2019. ISBN 9780525509288. $27.

15. Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
Gates, Henry Louis
Penguin Books. 2019. ISBN 9780525559535. $30.

16. How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States
Immerwahr, Daniel
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2019. ISBN 9780374172145. $30.

17. Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
Ostler, Jeffrey
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300218121. $37.50.

18. Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
Estes, Nick
Verso. 2019. ISBN 9781786636720. $26.95.

19. The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
Grandin, Greg
Metropolitan Henry Holt. 2018. ISBN 9781250179821. $30.

20. The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation
Wineapple, Brenda
Random House. 2019. ISBN 9780812998368. $32.

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