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 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.
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.