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From the stories of the pioneers who pushed back the frontier of the United States of America to their ancestors’ struggles in the great depression, the Folio Society publishes a fascinating range of American social and cultural history books. Encompassing all aspects of American life and society through the ages, these books include beautiful illustrations and original hardback bindings. See below for the full list of Folio American Social and Cultural History books.

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Manhattan '45 book

Manhattan '45

Jan Morris

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’.

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The Dam Busters book

The Dam Busters

Paul Brickhill

Paul Brickhill’s account of 617 squadron’s legendary bombing raid is an exhilarating read, showcased in a suitably dramatic red and black binding.

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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life book

From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life

Jacques Barzun

The first illustrated edition of Barzun's synoptic journey through the history of Western thought, from the Reformation to the dawning ‘decadence’ of the 21Ž—st century.

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On the Road book

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

A fictionalised account of Jack's own journeys across America with his friend Neal Cassady, Kerouac’s beatnik odyssey captured the soul of a generation and changed the landscape of American fiction for ever.

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