American History Books, the 1900s

Books on American History 1900 – 1950

This section of the American History Book List points you to good historical fiction and nonfiction set in the 1900’s.

For other years, please see our main American History Reading List.

The book list is arranged chronologically, with topics shown below the dates to make it easier to find selections. Each book is linked to one of our affiliates so you can see pictures & further description. If you purchase through one of these links, you help support this site. Thank you!

History Book List: America 1900 – 1920

themes include Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, the California Earthquake of 1906, the Titanic, Shackleton’s Expedition, America in World War I

History Book List: America 1920 – 1950

themes include the Stock Market Crash, the Great Depression, American Life in the early 1900’s, America in World War II

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