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The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Edward E. Baptist - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

Americans tend to cast slavery as a pre-modern institution - the nation's original sin, perhaps, but isolated in time and divorced from America's later success. But to do so robs the millions who suffered in bondage of their full legacy.As historian Edward Baptist reveals in The Half...
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Caste: The Origins of our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson - Random House
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. "As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless...
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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of

James Bradley - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a spellbinding history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent.In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's...
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1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Mary Beth Norton - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, 2018 president of the American Historical Association, a groundbreaking book, the first to look at the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December...
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The Tattoo Dictionary

Trent Aitken-Smith - Mitchell Beazley
Format: Hardcover

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History

Brian Kilmeade - Sentinel
Format: Print book

"Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath...
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The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11

Garrett M. Graff - Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER "This is history at its most immediate and moving ... A marvelous and memorable book." - Jon Meacham "Remarkable ... A priceless civic gift ... On page after page, a reader will encounter words that startle, or make him angry, or heartbroken."...
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Renegades: Born in the USA

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen - Crown
Format: Hardcover

Renegades: Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to our country's polarized politics and the growing distance...
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Bob Ballard: An Explorer's Life

Robert D. Ballard - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

The legendary explorer of Titanic and Lusitania looks back on his life behind his famous exploits and unveils a major new discovery on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Titanic find.Best known for finding the wreck of the Titanic, celebrated adventurer Robert Ballard has a lifetime...
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A Short History of the Civil War

DK - DK
Format: Hardcover

A reformatted, monochrome edition of The Civil War in a classic compact hardcover format.Discover what happened in one of the most controversial conflicts in US history--the causes and lasting consequences, episode by episode.Covering the pivotal political, military, and cultural events...
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