American Studies

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Debunking Columbus: Against The Current vol. 131
Jopp, Jennifer
Article
2007
“I knew it couldn’t be true!” exclaimed my then eleven-year-old daughter when I explained the premise of Restall’s book. “The Ancients knew that the earth was round,” she continued, “so Columbus could...
The Power of the People: Active Nonviolence in the United States
Cooney, Robert; Michalowski, Helen
Book
A pictorial encyclopedia of the struggles of the U.S. women and men working for peace and justice through nonviolent action. Sections are included on the roots of American nonviolence, the women's rig...

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Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
1994
A history of American English.