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Revolutionary: George Washington at War

Robert L. O'Connell · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From an acclaimed military historian, a bold reappraisal of young George Washington, an ambitious if reckless soldier destined to become the legendary general who took on the British and, through his leadership, came to define the American character How did George Washington become an American...
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The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home

Heath Hardage Lee · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"With astonishing verve, The League of Wives persisted to speak truth to power to bring their POW/MIA husbands home from Vietnam. And with astonishing verve, Heath Hardage Lee has chronicled their little-known story -- a profile of courage that spotlights 1960s-era military wives...
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The Grand Food Bargain: and the Mindless Drive for More

Kevin D. Walker · Island Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

When it comes to food, Americans seem to have a pretty great deal. Our grocery stores are overflowing with countless varieties of convenient products. But like most bargains that are too good to be true, the modern food system relies on an illusion. It depends on endless abundance, but the planet...
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The Shortest History of Germany: From Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel?A Retelling for Our Times

James Hawes · The Experiment
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

An internationally bestselling, fresh, and entertaining take on the 2,000-year history of Germany - a country at the heart of the West's survival As the West grapples with the rise of populism, some cite Germany as one of the last global powers capable of restoring Europe's fading glory...
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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II

Sonia Purnell · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World WarIn 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia Hall, a young American woman--rejected...
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