Don't Know Much About History
Subtitle "Everything You Need to Know About American History But Never Learned"
This acclaimed reference book carries the reader on a rollicking ride through six hundred years of Americana with wit, candor, and fascinating facts. The human side of history appears here, often exploding long-held myths and misconceptions. It includes a chronology, a biographical dictionary, and quotes. (719pp. index. Perennial, 2011.)