Books by David Traxel

Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Skilled storytelling in service to making a little-known era vivid and meaningful."
The more things change, the more they stay the same: That's one of many object lessons this engaging look at a go-go, earnest, optimistic period of American history imparts. Read full book review >
Released: May 14, 1998

"A lively survey, rich with anecdotal material, of the year that witnessed the combustion of the forces that were to make America a dominant power. (8 photos, not seen)"
A narrative history of the watershed year of 1898, when a previously self-absorbed, isolationist America suddenly turned outward, becoming an exuberant player on the world stage. Read full book review >