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The Women's Fight
The Women's Fight

Thavolia Glymph

Historians of the Civil War often speak of "wars within a war—the military fight, wartime struggles on the home front, and the political and moral battle to preserve the Union and end slavery. In this broadly conceived book, Thavolia Glymph provides a comprehensive new history of women's...
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The View from Somewhere
The View from Somewhere

Lewis Raven Wallace

#MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #NeverAgain. #WontBeErased. Though both the right- and left-wing media claim "objectivity" in their reporting of these and other contentious issues, the American public has become increasingly cynical about truth, fact, and reality. In The View from Somewhere,...
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Shadow Network
Shadow Network

Anne Nelson

"Reveals a political trend that threatens both our form of government and our species." - Timothy Snyder, author of ON TYRANNY"Riveting.... Want to understand how so many Americans turned against truth? Read this book." Nancy Maclean, author of DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS In 1981, emboldened by Ronald...
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Infinite Hope
Infinite Hope

Ashley Bryan

Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019 From celebrated author and illustrator Ashley Bryan comes a deeply moving picture book memoir about serving in the segregated army during World War II, and how love and the pursuit...
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Slavery and Class in the American South
Slavery and Class in the American South

William L. Andrews

"The distinction among slaves is as marked, as the classes of society are in any aristocratic community. Some refusing to associate with others whom they deem to be beneath them, in point of character, color, condition, or the superior importance of their respective masters." Henry Bibb,...
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The Long Southern Strategy
The Long Southern Strategy

Angie Maxwell

The Southern Strategy is traditionally understood as a Goldwater and Nixon-era effort by the Republican Party to win over disaffected white voters in the Democratic stronghold of the American South. To realign these voters with the GOP, the party abandoned its past support for civil rights...
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Talking to Strangers
Talking to Strangers

Malcolm Gladwell

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free PresMalcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they...
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Searching for Black Confederates
Searching for Black Confederates

Kevin M. Levin

More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organizations repeat claims that anywhere between 500 and 100,000 free and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as soldiers in the Confederate army. But as Kevin M. Levin argues in this carefully...
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Race for Profit
Race for Profit

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDBy the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black city-dwellers into homeowners, they passed the Housing...
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

2020 American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,selected by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council 2019 Best-Of Lists: Best YA Nonfiction of 2019 (Kirkus Reviews) · Best Nonfiction...
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