The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivis
How did America become “one nation, indivisible”? What unified a growing number of disparate states into the modern country we recognize today? To answer these questions, Winchester follows in the footsteps of America’s most essential explorers, thinkers, and innovators, such as Lewis and Clark and the leaders of the Great Surveys; the builders of the first transcontinental telegraph and the powerful civil engineer behind the Interstate Highway System. He treks vast swaths of territory, from Pittsburgh to Portland, Rochester to San Francisco, Seattle to Anchorage, introducing the fascinating people who played a pivotal role in creating today’s United States.
The Presidents Fact Book: The Achievements, Campaigns, Events, Triumphs, Tragedies and Legacies of Every President from George W
This is a revised and updated paperback edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents including Barack Obama.
Relive a fascinating collection of the most famous stories in American history with this fantastic DVD box set. The Real West looks back at the fierce battles that took place on the breeding ground for the most revered warriors and leaders to have entered combat. These are the incredible stories behind the heroes and villains whose stories have become the stuff of legend.
This portable state-by-state guide, superbly illustrated in watercolor, identifies each state's official state bird, flower, and insect along with other fun facts and points of interest.
A one-stop, comprehensive pictorial covering all corners of the USA and its territories in hardback format. Few countries offer as many sights, sounds, tastes and lifestyles under one banner, and around every curve of its 4 million miles of highways lies something unexpected. Just look at the landscape - purple mountains, Hawaiian volcanoes and Alaskan tundra, alligator swamps and buffalo ranges. Come mealtime, lobsters are cracked at Maine seafood shacks, while BBQ ribs sizzle on Tennessee roadhouse grills. Blues musicians twang in Mississippi juke joints, fiddle-fueled tunes pack dance floors in Texas honky-tonks, and rock bands thrash in Detroit clubs.
A soaring view of the world’s most famous city. The legendary allure of New York has brought millions of dream seekers to the Empire City. From Wall Street to Washington Heights, down Fifth Avenue, through Central Park, over bridges, and across the grid, Visions of New York City celebrates the irresistible attraction of the magnificent metropolis in a breathtaking aerial tour.
The Complete Guide to all 58 National Parks.