No Theme Left Unturned: National Geographic’s Barkskins

Hilariously Informative: Rinker Buck’s The Oregon Trail

Meaningfully Discomforting: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

Riveting and Insightful: Peter Stark’s Astoria

Making History, Marking History II: The Great Anniversaries of 2019

Certain Points of View: Scott Cooper’s Hostiles

Not Quite, but Getting There: Ian Barnes’ Historical Atlas of Native Americans

Not God’s Country: Netflix’s Godless and the New American Western

Switching Sides: Hell on Wheels, Season 5