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The Great Rescue: American Heroes, an Iconic Ship, and Saving Europe During WWI

Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America's entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe - a unique war history that offers a fresh, compelling look at this epic time.When war broke out in Europe...
Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future

Robert Dunn · Little
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A Fast Food Nation for the foods we grow and depend onThe bananas we eat today aren't your parents' bananas: We eat a recognizable, consistent breakfast fruit that was standardized in the 1960s from dozens into one basic banana. But because of that, the banana we love is dangerously susceptible...
The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany

Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.On the evening of November 8, 1923, the thirty-four-year-old Adolf Hitler stormed into a beer hall in Munich, fired his pistol in the air, and proclaimed a revolution....
Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal

JACK EWING · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A shocking exposé of Volkswagen's fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal.In mid-2015, Volkswagen proudly reached its goal of surpassing Toyota as the world's largest automaker. A few months later, the EPA disclosed that Volkswagen had installed software in 11 million...
Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Fortune writer and bestselling author of Inside Apple's exposé of Uber, the multi-billion dollar Silicon Valley upstart that has disrupted the transportation industry around the world.Uber is one of the most fascinating and controversial businesses in the world, both beloved for its elegant...
Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals

Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revolution, a stunning group portrait of five American radicals fighting for their ideals as the country goes mad around them Where do we find our ideals? What does it mean to live for them - and to risk dying for them?...
One Nation Under Gold: How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries

James Ledbetter · Liveright
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

One Nation Under Gold examines the countervailing forces that have long since divided America -- whether gold should be a repository of hope, or a damaging delusion that has long since derailed the rational investor.Worshipped by Tea Party politicians but loathed by sane economists, gold...
Human Scale Revisited: A New Look at the Classic Case for a Decentralist Future

Kirkpatrick Sale · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable result of bigness grown out of control -- and what can be done about it. The result...
Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485

Hugh Bicheno · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The concluding volume to this rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated by a master historian. England, 1462. The Yorkist Edward IV has been king for three years since his victory at Towton. The former Lancastrian King Henry...
Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa

LAWRENCE JAMES · Pegasus Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The one hundred year history of how Europe coerced the African continent into its various empires -- and the resulting story of how Africa succeeded in decolonization. In this dramatic (and often tragic) story of an era that radically changed the course of world history, Lawrence James...