Almanac of American HistoryBy Arthur Schlesinger
- Author: Arthur Schlesinger
- Binding: Hardcover
- Published: 1995-01-01
- Edition: Rev e.
This volume is a reference work on American history detailing the United States' exploration, settlement, wars, social and cultural evolution, and emergence as a superpower. The editor includes more than 200 line drawings and maps; over 8,000 chronological, day-by-day entries covering every major event in American history; some 170 biographies of famous personalities in American History, from Christopher Columbus to George W. Bush; and over 120 concise essays on topics of special historical interest, from the ancient mound builders to the recent war in Iraq.