Knopf Doubleday

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group publishes a broad selection of highly acclaimed and award-winning history titles appropriate for college students. Recently published titles include:

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us by Joseph J. Ellis
An insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today. [Now in paperback]

1774: The Long Year of Revolution by Mary Beth Norton
The first look at the critical “long year” of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December 1773 to mid-April 1775, from the Boston Tea Party and the first Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America by Fergus M. Bordewich
A new perspective on the Civil War that overturns the popular conception that Abraham Lincoln single-handedly led the Union to victory and gives a vivid account of the essential role Congress played in winning the war.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life by Jane Sherron De Hart
A comprehensive biography that includes fifteen years of interviews and research that explores the experiences that crucially shaped Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passion for justice, her advocacy for gender equality, and her meticulous jurisprudence. [Now in paperback]

Heirs of the Founders: Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants by H.W. Brands
The story of how a new set of political giants were elected to congress to decide the future of democracy in the United States. [Now in paperback]

Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity by Nick Bunker
A new account of Benjamin Franklin’s early life that goes behind the man to reveal the sources of his passion for knowledge. [Now in paperback]