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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History

Orlando Figes · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreamsIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian...
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The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra

Helen Rappaport · St Martins Pr
Pages: 492
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller for 12 weeks!
"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." -- People magazine

"The public spoke of the sisters in a gentile, superficial manner, but Rappaport captures sections of letters...

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Vermont Women, Native Americans & African Americans: Out of the Shadows of History

Cynthia D. Bittinger · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Vermont's constitution, drafted in 1777, was one of the most enlightened documents of its time, but in contrast, the history of Vermont has largely been told through the stories of influential white men. This book takes a fresh look at Vermont's history, uncovering hidden stories,...
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

The New Yorker Magazine · Random House; First Edition ~1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Including contributions by W. H. Auden Elizabeth Bishop John Cheever Janet Flanner John Hersey Langston Hughes Shirley Jackson A. J. Liebling William Maxwell Carson McCullers Joseph Mitchell Vladimir Nabokov Ogden Nash John OHara George Orwell V. S. Pritchett Lillian Ross...
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We Are Not Such Things: The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation

Justine Van der Leun · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A gripping investigation in the vein of the podcast Serial - a summer nonfiction pick by Entertainment Weekly and The Wall Street Journal

Justine van der Leun reopens the murder of a young American woman in South Africa, an iconic case that calls into...
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The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

Stephen Kinzer · Times Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A joint biography of John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseen war that decisively shaped today’s worldDuring the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, two immensely powerful brothers led the United States into a series of foreign adventures...
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Katrina: After the Flood

Gary Rivlin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana - on August 29, 2005 - journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans's efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting effects not just on the city's geography...
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Vermont Beer:: History of a Brewing Revolution

Kurt Staudter · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Vermonters love all things local, so it is no surprise that the Green Mountain State has had a thriving craft beer scene for more than twenty years. Early Vermont brewers, though, faced many obstacles in bringing their beer to the thirsty masses, including a state-imposed prohibition beginning...
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Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

Wil S. Hylton · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

 Praised by Robert Kurson, Philipp Meyer, Hampton Sides, Michael Paterniti, and many others "A powerful story, masterfully told."—GQ"[A] deeply textured, propulsive new book...a phenomenal writer."—TIME.com"Marries an almost cinematically well-paced...
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World War I

Michael Ph.D. Shally-Jensen · Salem Pr Inc; Har/Psc edition
Format: Hardcover

Defining Documents in American History World War I offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in World War I research. Written by historians and experts in the field, this resource examines a wide array of primary source documents with an in-depth critical...
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Vermont Rail System A Railroad Renaissance

Robert C. Jones · Evergreen Press
Format: Hardcover

293 pages, 8.5x11", cloth with dust jacket, index, color maps & pictures, index, bibliography, rosters. "More than forty years ago, the State of Vermont and Jay Wulfson's Vermont Railway joined forces to buy and revitalize key components of the moribund Rutland Railroad. Today,...
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