Controversial Books for geoffreymorrison

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.301 3.01 Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan de Edmund Morris
1.164 3.24 1421: The Year China Discovered America de Gavin Menzies
1.161 3.57 America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink de Kenneth M. Stampp
1.131 3.7 Abraham Lincoln de Benjamin P. Thomas
1.083 4.11 Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union de Bell Irvin Wiley
1.074 3.46 JFK: Reckless Youth de Nigel Hamilton
1.066 3.48 The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes de Max Hastings
1.056 3.89 Kennedy de Theodore C. Sorensen
1.053 3.5 The Minutemen and Their World de Robert A. Gross
1.053 3.68 A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution de Carol Berkin
1.052 3.8 Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty de Dumas Malone
1.046 3.79 Thomas Jefferson : An Intimate History de Fawn McKay Brodie
1.046 4.08 Andersonville de MacKinlay Kantor
1.045 3.91 Northwest Passage de Kenneth Roberts
1.043 3.39 Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII de John Cornwell
1.031 3.74 The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers de Thomas Fleming
1.03 3.9 Jefferson and the Rights of Man de Dumas Malone
1.024 3.68 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century de Thomas L. Friedman
1.019 3.95 The Puritan Dilemma de Edmund S. Morgan
1.007 3.81 A Diary From Dixie de Mary Boykin Chesnut
1.007 3.92 The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family de Annette Gordon-Reed
0.991 3.61 J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets de Curt Gentry
0.991 3.43 Letters from an American Farmer; and, Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America de J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur
0.984 3.52 Abigail Adams: A Biography de Phyllis Lee Levin
0.982 3.64 The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage de Todd Gitlin
0.98 4 Lee de Douglas Southall Freeman
0.979 3.9 The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln de Sean Wilentz
0.979 3.89 Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 2: 1933-1938 de Blanche Wiesen Cook
0.977 3.59 Boom! Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today de Tom Brokaw
0.975 3.74 White House Cookbook de Hugo Ziemann
0.973 3.89 The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West de Patricia Nelson Limerick
0.967 3.67 The Greatest Generation de Tom Brokaw
0.964 3.74 Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush vs. Gore de James T. Patterson
0.964 3.48 Crusades de Thomas F. Madden
0.964 3.56 The Oregon Trail de Francis Parkman
0.962 3.92 Letters of the Century: America 1900-1999 de Lisa Grunwald
0.962 3.98 The Year of Decision: 1846 de Bernard DeVoto
0.962 4.08 The Federalist Papers de Alexander Hamilton
0.962 4.05 The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935 de Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.957 4.04 They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America de Ivan Van Sertima
0.949 3.79 The Greek Way de Edith Hamilton
0.948 3.77 The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains de Owen Wister
0.946 3.26 Unexplained Mysteries of World War II de William Breuer
0.944 3.77 A Reporter's Life de Walter Cronkite
0.942 4.06 Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787 de Catherine Drinker Bowen
0.941 3.87 Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960 de Robert Dallek
0.941 3.74 Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 de Stephen E. Ambrose
0.939 3.83 The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 de Rhys Isaac
0.938 4.1 In the Spirit of Crazy Horse de Peter Matthiessen
0.937 3.13 Our Incredible Civil War de Burke Davis
0.936 3.19 James Madison: The Founding Father de Robert Allen Rutland
0.935 4.28 Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command de Douglas Southall Freeman
0.932 4.02 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave de Frederick Douglass
0.928 3.83 From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest de T. Z. Lavine
0.927 3.74 20.000 Léguas Submarinas de Jules Verne
0.922 3.98 Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made de Eugene D. Genovese
0.921 3.81 Jazz: A History of America's Music de Geoffrey C. Ward
0.918 4.08 A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 de Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
0.918 3.95 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris de David McCullough
0.917 4.02 The Sage of Monticello de Dumas Malone
0.916 4.14 Brave Men de Ernie Pyle
0.915 3.68 Benjamin Franklin de Edmund S. Morgan
0.913 3.66 America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 de George C. Herring
0.913 3.71 Captured by the Indians de Frederick Drimmer
0.912 3.97 Markings de Dag Hammarskjöld
0.911 3.96 The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam de Barbara W. Tuchman
0.91 4.03 Silent Spring de Rachel Carson
0.907 4.05 A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House de Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.906 3.71 From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776 de Pauline Maier
0.906 3.96 Across the Wide Missouri de Bernard DeVoto
0.904 3.94 The Arms of Krupp, 1587-1968 de William Manchester
0.903 4.31 Patton: A Genius for War de Carlo D'Este
0.901 3.99 The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933 de Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.897 3.98 Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 de Lizabeth Cohen
0.896 3.7 Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love de Dava Sobel
0.892 3.55 The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society de Arthur M. Schlesinger
0.889 3.53 Legends, Lies, and Cherished Myths of American History de Richard Shenkman
0.889 4.05 The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions de Huston Smith
0.887 4.33 Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder de Jack McLaughlin
0.885 4.11 The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War de David Halberstam
0.884 4.15 Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 de Eric Foner
0.881 4.23 Tao Te Ching de Lao Tzu
0.879 4.1 Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution de A. J. Langguth
0.875 3.87 Jefferson the Virginian de Dumas Malone
0.874 4.04 The Radicalism of the American Revolution de Gordon S. Wood
0.872 3.94 The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers de Robert L. Heilbroner
0.87 3.97 In Search of England: Journeys into the English Past de Michael Wood
0.863 3.98 This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) de Drew Gilpin Faust
0.862 3.8 An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 de Robert Dallek
0.86 4.31 Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography de Philip B. Kunhardt
0.86 3.84 The Theory of the Leisure Class de Thorstein Veblen
0.857 4.17 Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 de Gordon S. Wood
0.856 4.13 The Course of Empire de Bernard DeVoto
0.853 3.98 Washington Goes to War de David Brinkley
0.851 4.06 The Age of Napoleon de Will Durant
0.85 3.77 We Interrupt This Broadcast de Joe Garner
0.849 3.72 American Lion de Jon Meacham
0.843 3.96 Plagues and People de William H. McNeill
0.842 4.04 The Age of Jackson de Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.841 3.96 Arundel de Kenneth Roberts
0.838 4.17 The Death of a President: November 20-November 25, 1963 de William Manchester
0.838 4.05 The Last Battle: The Fall of Berlin, 1945 de Cornelius Ryan
0.837 4.16 April 1865: The Month That Saved America de Jay Winik
0.837 4.13 The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America de Louis Menand
0.837 3.93 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation de Joseph J. Ellis
0.837 3.94 Is Paris Burning? de Larry Collins
0.836 4.04 The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 de Robert Middlekauff
0.835 3.95 Churchill: A Biography de Roy Jenkins
0.835 3.98 From Beirut to Jerusalem de Thomas L. Friedman
0.834 4.19 The Souls of Black Folk de W. E. B. Du Bois
0.833 4.05 1776 de David McCullough
0.833 4.09 American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964 de William Manchester
0.833 3.41 A General's Life de Omar N. Bradley
0.833 3.93 For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War de James M. McPherson
0.832 4.1 Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America de Garry Wills
0.83 3.86 Hitler: A Study in Tyranny {abridged edition} de Alan Bullock
0.83 3.88 Luther: Man Between God and the Devil de Heiko A. Oberman
0.827 4.27 The Autobiography of Malcolm X de Malcolm X
0.825 3.95 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Other Writings de Benjamin Franklin
0.824 4.11 Undaunted Courage de Stephen E. Ambrose
0.823 3.99 Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power de Jon Meacham
0.823 3.92 Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America de John D’Emilio
0.821 3.99 The American West de Dee Brown
0.819 3.6 The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans de Charles Royster
0.817 4.3 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany de William L. Shirer
0.814 4.16 Colonel Roosevelt de Edmund Morris
0.81 3.98 Memoirs 1925-1950 de George F. Kennan
0.809 3.87 Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy de Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis
0.809 3.88 Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different de Gordon S. Wood
0.807 4.34 Their Finest Hour de Winston S. Churchill
0.807 3.81 The Day Lincoln Was Shot de Jim Bishop
0.807 4 Benjamin Franklin: An American Life de Walter Isaacson
0.806 4.37 Speeches and Writings: Volume 1: 1832-1858 de Abraham Lincoln
0.805 4.29 Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 de Fred Anderson
0.805 3.81 The New Concise History of the Crusades de Thomas F. Madden
0.805 4.21 Democracy in America de Alexis de Tocqueville
0.805 4.15 The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race In America de Shelby Steele
0.802 4.27 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee de Dee Brown
0.799 3.98 Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution de James M. McPherson
0.798 4.06 October 1964 de David Halberstam
0.798 4.13 Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt de David McCullough
0.798 4 The Journals of Lewis and Clark {abridged, 1953} de Meriwether Lewis
0.797 3.71 The Victors : Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II de Stephen E. Ambrose
0.795 4.14 Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War de T. J. Stiles
0.795 4.24 The Grand Alliance de Winston S. Churchill
0.795 4.19 Nicholas and Alexandra de Robert K. Massie
0.794 4.25 Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 de David M. Kennedy
0.791 3.88 Gettysburg: The Final Fury de Bruce Catton
0.791 4.28 The Second World War {complete} de Winston S. Churchill
0.79 3.82 The Age of Reform de Richard Hofstadter
0.789 4.09 The Fifties de David Halberstam
0.789 3.86 Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time de Robert V. Remini
0.789 3.96 American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson de Joseph J. Ellis
0.789 4.19 Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England de William Cronon
0.786 4.06 The Making of the President 1960 de Theodore H. White
0.785 4.34 Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 de Tony Judt
0.784 3.83 Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America de Sara M. Evans
0.783 3.96 With Lee in Virginia de G. A. Henty
0.783 3.92 A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, The Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent de Robert W. Merry
0.782 3.97 The Second World War de John Keegan
0.78 4.21 Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. de Ron Chernow
0.78 4.13 Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier de Joanna Stratton
0.778 4.27 Os canhões de Agosto de Barbara W. Tuchman
0.777 3.96 Over Here: The First World War and American Society de David M. Kennedy
0.774 3.96 Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 de Mary Beth Norton
0.773 3.91 The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History de Robert M. Edsel
0.772 4.06 Citizen Soldiers : The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany de Stephen E. Ambrose
0.771 4.08 The Century de Peter Jennings
0.771 4.33 John Adams de David McCullough
0.77 3.98 Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin de John Hope Franklin
0.77 4.32 What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 de Daniel Walker Howe
0.769 4.3 The Gathering Storm de Winston S. Churchill
0.767 4.22 The Civil War: An Illustrated History de Geoffrey C. Ward
0.765 4.44 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era de James M. McPherson
0.765 4.07 Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World de Margaret MacMillan
0.765 4.1 Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (4 vol. set) de Carl Sandburg
0.765 4.29 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II de Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.765 4.14 A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic de John Ferling
0.763 4.29 The Hinge of Fate de Winston S. Churchill
0.762 3.75 The Sun King de Nancy Mitford
0.762 4.14 Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of the Far West, 1840-1900 de Irving Stone
0.759 4.15 The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 de David McCullough
0.759 4.19 Theodore Rex de Edmund Morris
0.758 4 All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw de Theodore Rosengarten
0.757 4.21 A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East de David Fromkin
0.757 4.16 Einstein: His Life and Universe de Walter Isaacson
0.757 4 Henry Clay : Statesman for the Union de Robert V. Remini
0.757 3.88 Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence de Carol Berkin
0.755 4.08 Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. de Stephen B. Oates
0.754 3.69 A History of the Indians of the United States de Angie Debo
0.753 4.46 The Last Lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume I: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 de William Manchester
0.751 4.12 Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933 de Blanche Wiesen Cook
0.751 4.28 American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer de Kai Bird
0.751 4.19 Lincoln de David Herbert Donald
0.75 4.25 Triumph and Tragedy de Winston S. Churchill
0.746 4.02 Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times de H. W. Brands
0.744 4.15 The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 de Gordon S. Wood
0.742 3.61 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs--The Election that Changed the Country de James Chace
0.742 4.33 Alexander Hamilton de Ron Chernow
0.74 3.66 The Case of Sergeant Grischa de Arnold Zweig
0.74 4.38 Gettysburg: Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill de Harry W. Pfanz
0.738 4.4 Truman de David McCullough
0.738 4.46 Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe's Great Art - America and Her Allies Recovered It de Robert M. Edsel
0.734 4.03 The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 de Barbara W. Tuchman
0.734 3.99 Abigail Adams de Woody Holton
0.73 4.58 The Civil War: A Narrative de Shelby Foote
0.729 3.86 The Last 100 Days: The Tumultuous and Controversial Story of the Final Days of World War II in Europe de John Toland
0.728 4.45 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln de Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.724 4.43 The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt de Edmund Morris
0.721 3.96 My American Journey de Colin L. Powell
0.716 4.47 Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years, 1963-65 de Taylor Branch
0.712 4.45 The Army of the Potomac: Mr. Lincoln's Army; Glory Road; A Stillness at Appomattox de Bruce Catton
0.708 3.94 John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life de Paul C. Nagel
0.706 3.99 His Excellency: George Washington de Joseph J. Ellis
0.706 4.11 Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present de Peter Nabokov
0.705 4.15 The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788-1800 de Stanley Elkins
0.703 4.51 Stonewall Jackson : The Man, The Soldier, The Legend de James I. Robertson
0.703 4.32 Closing the Ring de Winston S. Churchill
0.702 3.76 Thomas Jefferson de R. B. Bernstein
0.697 3.83 Grant: A Biography de William S. McFeely
0.693 3.94 The Imperial Presidency de Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.693 4.45 From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776 de George C. Herring
0.687 4.53 Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 de Taylor Branch
0.683 3.94 President Kennedy: Profile of Power de Richard Reeves
0.679 3.69 Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin and the Great Depression de Alan Brinkley
0.678 4.09 Lee and Grant: A Dual Biography de Gene Smith
0.673 3.63 In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson de Noble E. Cunningham, Jr.
0.673 3.78 The Plantation Mistress de Catherine Clinton
0.669 4.44 George F. Kennan: An American Life de John Lewis Gaddis
0.669 4.55 At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 de Taylor Branch
0.659 4.51 The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume II: Alone, 1932-1940 de William Manchester
0.65 4.22 The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery de Eric Foner
0.642 4.28 American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies de Michael W. Kauffman
0.638 4.12 Frederick Douglass de William S. McFeely
0.627 3.52 Citizen Tom Paine de Howard Fast
0.618 4.4 The Spirit of St. Louis de Charles A. Lindbergh
0.583 4.25 Benjamin Franklin de Carl Van Doren
0.576 4.35 Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth As History de Mary Lefkowitz
0.507 4.2 The Portable Thomas Jefferson de Thomas Jefferson