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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution

Peter Ackroyd · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England, beginning the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabeth I became the first...
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Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice
Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice

Scott Helman · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 352
Format: Book

In the tradition of 102 Minutes and Columbine, the definitive book on the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, written by reporters from The Boston Globe and published to coincide with the first anniversary of the tragedyLong Mile Home will tell the gripping...
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Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate
Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate

Shawn DuBravac · Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller!Our world is about to change.In Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Change the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate, Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) , argues that the groundswell...
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Empire of Cotton: A Global History
Empire of Cotton: A Global History

Sven Beckert · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEPULITZER PRIZE FINALISTThe epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding...
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The Hundred Years War: A People's History
The Hundred Years War: A People's History

Dr. David Green · Yale University Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Hundred Years War 13371453 dominated life in England and France for well over a century. It became the defining feature of existence for generations. This sweeping book is the first to tell the human story of the longest military conflict in history. Historian David Green focuses on the ways...
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Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

Christopher McDougall · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. After...
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The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy
The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Larry J. Sabato · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

John F. Kennedy died almost half a century ago—yet because of his extraordinary promise and untimely death, his star still resonates strongly. On the anniversary of his assassination, celebrated political scientist and analyst Larry J. Sabato—himself a teenager in the early...
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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World
The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

Greg Grandin · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America's struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyondOne morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal...
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Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years
Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years

Tom Standage · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Papyrus rolls and Twitter have much in common, as each was their generation’s signature means of “instant” communication. Indeed, as Tom Standage reveals in his scintillating new book, social media is anything but a new phenomenon. From the papyrus letters that Roman statesmen...
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The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World

Alison Wolf · Crown
Format: Hardcover

Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and examines the causes - and limits - of women's rise and the consequences of their difficult choices.The gender gap is closing. Today, for the first time in history,...
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Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima
Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima

Alexander Rose · Random House
Format: eBook

In the grand tradition of John Keegans enduring classic The Face of Battle comes a searing, unforgettable chronicle of war through the eyes of the American soldiers who fought in three of our most iconic battles Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima.   This is not a book about how great...
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Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History
Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History

Bernard Bailyn · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history.The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different...
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