Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in History - United States

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Point Pleasant 1774

(Available September 23, 2014)
Point Pleasant 1774
Written by John F. Winkler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805096
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Point Pleasant 1774
Prelude to the American Revolution
Written by John F. Winkler


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $21.95

From the author of Wabash and Fallen Timbers comes the story of a pre-Revolutionary conflict between American settlers and Indian tribes on the Ohio River in West Virginia.

The battle of Point Pleasant was the major battle in what is known as Lord Dunmore's War, the conflict between the Colony of Virginia... Read more >
Cotton Tenants
Cotton Tenants
Written by James Agee, Edited by John Summers, Photographed by Walker Evans, Introduction by Adam Haslett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193984
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Cotton Tenants
Three Families
Written by James Agee
Edited by John Summers
Photographed by Walker Evans
Introduction by Adam Haslett


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2014
Price: $16.95

A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer

In 1941, James Agee and Walker Evans published Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a four-hundred-page prose symphony about three tenant farming families in Hale County, Alabama at the height of the Great Depression. The book shattered journalistic and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
"I'll Be There for You"
"I'll Be There for You"
Written by Warren Littlefield
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910351
Our Price: $0.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
"I'll Be There for You"
Talking About Friends
Written by Warren Littlefield


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A behind-the-scenes look at Friends, one of the most popular TV shows of all time—a wide-ranging interview with the cast and creators, excerpted from Top of the Rock, by former NBC President of Entertainment Warren Littlefield

It was a little show originally called Six of One,  whose pilot only tested... Read more >
The Disunited States

Written by Vladimir Pozner
Translated by Alison Strayer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $22.95

Influential French novelist, screenwriter, pioneer in literary genre and Oscar nominee Vladimir Pozner came to the United States in the 1930s. He found the nation and its people in a state of profound material and spiritual crisis, and took it upon himself to chronicle the life of the worker, the striker... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
An Empire on the Edge
An Empire on the Edge
Written by Nick Bunker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594846
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

An Empire on the Edge
How Britain Came to Fight America
Written by Nick Bunker


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $30.00

Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and economics led to a war that few people welcomed but nobody could prevent.  


In this powerful but fair-minded narrative, British author...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
An Empire on the Edge
An Empire on the Edge
Written by Nick Bunker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351645
Our Price: $14.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
An Empire on the Edge
How Britain Came to Fight America
Written by Nick Bunker


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $14.99

Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and economics led to a war that few people welcomed but nobody could prevent.  


In this powerful but fair-minded narrative, British author...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Morgan
Morgan
Written by Jean Strouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812987041
Our Price: $20.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Morgan
American Financier
Written by Jean Strouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $20.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The definitive full-scale portrait of J. Pierpont Morgan’s tumultuous life, both in and out of the public eye
 
History has remembered him as a complex and contradictory figure, part robber baron and part patron saint. J. Pierpont Morgan earned his reputation as “the Napoleon of Wall Street” by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Magnificent Failure
Free Fall from the Edge of Space
Written by Craig Ryan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $29.95

Locked in a desperate Cold War race against the Soviets to find out if humans could survive in space and live through a free fall from space vehicles, the Pentagon gave civilian adventurer Nick Piantanida’s Project Strato-Jump little notice until May Day, 1966. Operating in the shadows of well-funded, high-visibility Air... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
To Move the World
To Move the World
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812985122
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

To Move the World
JFK's Quest for Peace
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office—by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Disunited States
The Disunited States
Written by Vladimir Pozner, Translated by Alison Strayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805319
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Disunited States

Written by Vladimir Pozner
Translated by Alison Strayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $22.95

Influential French novelist, screenwriter, pioneer in literary genre and Oscar nominee Vladimir Pozner came to the United States in the 1930s. He found the nation and its people in a state of profound material and spiritual crisis, and took it upon himself to chronicle the life of the worker, the striker... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910085
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles
Written by John Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472802583
Our Price: $39.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles

Written by John Hill


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $39.95

Manassas, Shiloh, Gettysburg, Atlanta, and Petersburg are just a few of the many large scale Civil War battles that gamers enjoy simulating on the tabletop.

Up until now, CW (Civil War) games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles

Written by John Hill


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

Manassas, Shiloh, Gettysburg, Atlanta, and Petersburg are just a few of the many large scale Civil War battles that gamers enjoy simulating on the tabletop.

Up until now, CW (Civil War) games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164993
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $35.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804165006
Our Price: $17.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.50

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139212
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139229
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535373
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $28.95

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535380
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194600
Our Price: $29.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $29.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966544
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $45.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966551
Our Price: $25.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
Streetcars of America
Streetcars of America
Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813255
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Streetcars of America

Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcars of America chronicles these vehicles from...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Streetcars of America

Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcars of America chronicles these vehicles from...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Written by Robert Watt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803528
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 2 of 40
View past category highlights: