The list author says: "My collection of (mostly) American history and exploration books that are good enough that I've read them multiple times. My library is much bigger than these selections, but these stand head and shoulders above the rest, both in content and literary appeal."
"The only non-American history in my list, this one is spot-on correct with the details and analysis of ancient history. If you have any interest in ancient history, the Greeks or Persians, the middle east, Biblical History, or the like, this is the starting point."
"In my opinion, Tecumseh stands only behind George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr as the most upright men of American history. More people need to study the actions, ethics, and talents of this extra-ordinary leader of men."