Jan Morris’s exuberant and witty love letter to the Manhattan of 1945 effortlessly evokes a time when it was ‘the most hopeful city on earth’.
From the histories of the earliest European settlement to its rise as a superpower, the Folio Society publishes a wide range of American history books. Discover the stories of the founders of the United States of America and the fascinating history of the Native Americans. Each book includes carefully researched photographs and beautiful hardback bindings. See below for the full list of Folio American History books.
Utilising the stories of the men and women caught up in a period of extraordinary change, H. W. Brands has created an epic portrait of the Gold Rush, illustrated in this edition with rare contemporary photography.
The first illustrated edition of Barzun's synoptic journey through the history of Western thought, from the Reformation to the dawning ‘decadence’ of the 21st century.