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Bibliography - Series 2

  • Reynolds, David, America, Empire of Liberty: A New History (London: Allen Lane, 2009) - the book linked to this Radio 4 series, published in January, provides a fuller guide to reading.
  • Badger, Anthony, FDR: The First Hundred Days (New York: Hill and Wang, 2008)
  • Brinkley, Douglas, Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003 (New York: Viking, 2003)
  • Chandler, Alfred D., Jr, The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1977)
  • Daniels, Roger, Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American life (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998)
  • Ellliott, J.H., Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830 (New York: Perennial, 2002)
  • Dumenil, Lynn, The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s (New York: Hill and Wang, 1995)
  • Foner, Eric Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 (New York: Harper and Row, 1988)
  • Frost, Elizabeth and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont, Women's Suffrage in America: An Eyewitness History (Oxford: Facts on File, 1992)
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994)
  • Jeffries, John W., Wartime America: The World War II Home Front (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1996)
  • Kennedy, David M. Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)
  • Landau, Sarah Bradford and Carl W. Condit, Rise of the New York Skyscraper, 1865-1913 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996)
  • Larson, Edward J., Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion (New York: Basic Books, 1997)
  • Marsden, George M., Fundamentalism and American Culture (2nd edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • May, Lary, Screening out the Past: The Birth of Mass Culture and the Motion Picture Industry (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983)
  • McGerr, Michael, A Fierce Discontent: The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870-1920 (New York: Free Press, 2003)
  • McPherson, James M., Battle Cry of Freedom: The American Civil War(London: Penguin, 1990)
  • McPherson, James M., 'To the Best of My Ability': The American Presidents (London: DK Publishing, 2004)
  • Milner, Clyde A, II, Carol A. O'Connor and Martha A. Sandweiss, eds, The Oxford History of the American West (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994)
  • Morris, Edmund, Theodore Rex(London: HarperCollins, 2002)
  • Noll, Mark A., The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2002)
  • Rauchway, Eric, The Great Depression & the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Renshaw, Patrick, Franklin D. Roosevelt(London: Longman, 2004)
  • Reynolds, David, From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World War (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2001)
  • Thompson, John A., Woodrow Wilson (London: Longman, 2002)
  • Ward, Geoffrey C., From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World War (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2001)
  • White, Edward, Creating the National Pastime: Baseball Transforms Itself, 1903-1953(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996)

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