2016 Washington DC History Books
What follows is a list of books on Washington DC history published in 2016:
- The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space. Lisa Benton-Short. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division © 2016.
- The residence : inside the private world of the White House. Kate Andersen Brower. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.
- Tudor Place : America’s Story Lives Here. Leslie L Buhler; William C Allen; Erin Kuykendall; Patricia Marie O’Donnell; Bruce White. White House Historical Association, .
- The burning of the White House : James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812. Jane Hampton Cook. Regnery History, an imprint of Regnery Publishing, 
- The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC. Carolyn Gallaher. Temple University Press, 2016.
- Washington’s monument and the fascinating history of the obelisk. John Steele Gordon. Bloomsbury USA, 2016
- William Henry Jernagin in Washington, D.C. : faith in the fight for civil rights. Ida Jones. History Press, 2016.
- Black Georgetown remembered : a history of its black community from the founding of “The Town of George” in 1751 to the present day. Kathleen Menzie Lesko, general editor & contributing author ; Valerie Babb and Carroll R. Gibbs, contributing authors. Georgetown University Press, 
- The linguistic landscape of Chinatown : a sociolinguistic ethnography. Jackie Lou. Multilingual Matters, 
- All the Presidents’ Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses—How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America. Marta McDowell. Timber Press, 2016. *
- Washington, D.C.: Then and Now. Alexander D. Mitchell IV. Pavilion (2016)
- The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln’s General, Master Builder of the Union Army. Robert O’Harrow, Jr. Simon & Schuster, 2016. *
- Fight for old DC : George Preston Marshall, the integration of the Washington Redskins, and the rise of a new NFL. Andrew O’Toole. University of Nebraska Press, 
- The Nixon White House redecoration and acquisition program : an illustrated history. Patrick Phillips-Schrock. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 
- A garden for the president : a history of the White House grounds. Jonathan Pliska; Bruce M White. White House Historical Association, 
- African Americans and gentrification in Washington, D.C. : race, class and social justice in the nation’s capital. Sabiyha Prince. Routledge, 2016.
- Just another southern town : Mary Church Terrell and the struggle for racial justice in the nation’s capital. Joan Quigley. Oxford University Press, 
- Alexander Robey Shepherd : the man who built the nation’s capital. John P Richardson. Ohio University Press, 
- Avenging Lincoln’s death : the trial of John Wilkes Booth’s accomplices. Thomas J Reed. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press / The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 
- Capital dames : the Civil War and the women of Washington, 1848-1868. Cokie Roberts. Harper Perennial, 2016.
- History of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, 1823-2014. Alton G. Roundtree and A. Tehuti Evans. The David A. McWilliams, Sr. Research & Education Lodge, Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia. 2016. *
- At Home in the President’s Neighborhood: A Photographic Tour. William Seale, Bruce White. White House Historical Association, 
- Street Cars of Washington D.C. Kenneth C. Springirth. America Through Time (2016)
- Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams. Louisa Thomas. Penguin Press, 2016.
- King returns to Washington : explorations of memory, rhetoric, and politics in the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Jefferson Walker. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
- Making the march king : John Philip Sousa’s Washington years 1854-1893. Patrick Warfield. University of Illinois Press, 2016.
- Begin with the past : building the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Mabel Wilson; Lonnie G Bunch. Smithsonian Books,