Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Now a special 30th anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreakingImpossible to put down Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown s eloquent, fully documented account of the

One Nation Divisible: Class, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States Since 1938;Revised Edition

Since its birth the United States has been proclaimed a classless and unified nation, as typified by the myth of the American melting pot This book seeks to demonstrate that the reality is very different it is a country divided along the fault lines of class, race, and ethnic identity Beginning

The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism

While the youth counterculture remains the most evocative and best remembered symbol of the cultural ferment of the 1960s, the revolution that shook American business during those boom years has gone largely unremarked In this fascinating and revealing study, Thomas Frank shows how the youthful

A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America

In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Lizabeth Cohen shows how the pursuit of prosperity after World War II fueled our pervasive consumer mentality and transformed American life.Trumpeted as a means to promote the general welfare, mass consumption quickly