Best Sellers in U.S. History

By Bette-Lee Fox

December 2009 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth, and Social Policy in America
Conley, Dalton
University of California Press
2010. ISBN 9780520261303. $21.95

2) The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations
Berlin, Ira
Viking Press
2010. ISBN 9780670021376. $27.95

3) The History of White People
Painter, Nell Irvin
W.W. Norton
2010. ISBN 9780393049343. $27.95

4) The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
Remnick, David
Alfred A. Knopf
2010. ISBN 9781400043606. $29.95

5) We Ain't What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama
Tuck, Stephen
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2010. ISBN 9780674036260. $29.95

6) An Outsider in the White House: Jimmy Carter, His Advisors, and the Making of American Foreign Policy
Glad, Betty
Cornell University Press
2009. ISBN 9780801448157. $29.95

7) Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America
Rakove, Jack
Houghton Harcourt
2010. ISBN 9780618267460. $30

8) Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era
Sklaroff, Lauren Rebecca
University of North Carolina Press
2009. ISBN 9780807833124. $35

9) Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character
Fischer, Claude S.
University of Chicago Press
2010. ISBN 9780226251431. $35

10) Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World; A New History
Bunker, Nick
Alfred A. Knopf
2010. ISBN 9780307266828. $30

11) Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law
Saito, Natsu Taylor
New York University Press
2010. ISBN 9780814798362. $55

12) Those About Him Remained Silent: The Battle over W.E.B. Du Bois
Bass, Amy
University of Minnesota Press
2009. ISBN 9780816644957. $24.95

13) Fly Away: The Great African American Cultural Migrations
Rutkoff, Peter M.
Johns Hopkins
2010. ISBN 9780801894770. $45

14) Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow
Abel, Elizabeth
University of California Press
2010. ISBN 9780520261174. $60

15) The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Philbrick, Nathaniel
2010. ISBN 9780670021727. $30

16) Serving Their Country: American Indian Politics and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century
Rosier, Paul C.
Harvard University Press
2009. ISBN 9780674036109. $39.95

17) Black Conservative Intellectuals in Modern America
Ondaatje, Michael L.
University of Pennsylvania Press
2010. ISBN 9780812242065. $34.95

18) Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune: Civil War-Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor
Tuchinsky, Adam
Cornell University Press
2009. ISBN 9780801446672. $59.95

19) Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian America
Maeda, Daryl J.
University of Minnesota Press
2009. ISBN 9780816648900. $60

20) Tocqueville's Discovery of America
Damrosch, Leo
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2010. ISBN 9780374278175. $27

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