The Hidden History of Emancipation

Trial by Fire: A People’s History of the Civil War and Reconstruction by Page Smith

Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861–1867 Series II: The Black Military Experience edited by Ira Berlin, with Joseph P. Reidy and Leslie S. Rowland

Deeper into the Mire

Report of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America

Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America by Walter LaFeber

Central America: Anatomy of Conflict International Peace), edited by Robert S. Leiken