Neal Ferguson

History
Neal Ferguson

Thunder in the Mountains

THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS: CHIEF JOSEPH, OLIVER OTIS HOWARD, AND THE NEZ PERCE WAR Who owns history?  The uninformed may claim that victors write history.

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Victoria the Queen

VICTORIA THE QUEEN: AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY OF THE WOMAN WHO RULED AN EMPIRE The inevitable question I am asked: is the TV series recently aired

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Fleet at Flood Tide

THE FLEET AT FLOOD TIDE, AMERICA AT TOTAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC 1944-1945 As a history, The Fleet at Flood Tide is both more and

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Reviews
Neal Ferguson

Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide

OLD AGE: A BEGINNER’S GUIUDE Although Old Age is tangentially about death and dying, it’s humorous, engaging, and rejecting of the customary platitudes. Kinsley has

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

The Underground Railroad

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Cora, born a slave, abandoned by her mother, beaten and whipped repeatedly, gang-raped at thirteen, nevertheless acts with courage and integrity in

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History
Neal Ferguson

Killers of the Flower Moon

KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: THE OSAGE MURDERS AND THE BIRTH OF THE FBI Growing up in Kansas, I visited our relatives in northern Oklahoma.

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History
Neal Ferguson

The General vs. The President

THE GENERAL vs. THE PRESIDENT: MACARTHUR AND TRUMAN AT THE BRINK OF NUCLEAR WAR “I should have fired him [General MacArthur] six months sooner.” If

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Hillbilly Elegy

HILLBILLY  – A MEMOIR OF FAMILY AND A CULTURE IN CRISIS: Traditionally, an elegy is a poem or song of lamentation. Although neither a poem

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Apache Wars

THE APACHE WARS: THE HUNT FOR GERONIMO, THE APACHE KID, AND THE CAPTIVE BOY WHO STARTED THE LONGEST WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY. Some Apaches believed

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History
Neal Ferguson

White Trash

White Trash: the 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Conventional wisdom holds that seminal social problems in America and Britain are contrasted thusly: “Britain

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History
Neal Ferguson

Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill  (WSC) was in most respects a

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Territorial Nevadans in the 19th century considered naming their new state-to-be Humboldt. Instead, the famous

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