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American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution

Walter R. Borneman · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant new look at the American Revolution's first months, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals When we reflect on our nation's history, the American Revolution can feel almost like a foregone conclusion. In reality, the first weeks and months of 1775 were very tenuous,...
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The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home

Natalie Livingstone · Ballantine Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Downton Abbey comes an immersive historical epic about a lavish English manor and a dynasty of rich and powerful women who ruled the estate over three centuries of misbehavior, scandal, intrigue, and passion. Five miles from Windsor Castle, home of the royal family, sits the Cliveden...
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New Hampshire Genealogical Digest 1623-1900

Glenn C Towle · Heritage Books

Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 333 pages; Offers valuable genealogical information. Subjects: Registers of births,...
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The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

Richard White · Oxford University Press
Pages: 968
Format: Hardcover

The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands, acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretation of Reconstruction and the Gilded...
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Bringing Down Gaddafi: On the Ground with the Libyan Rebels

Andrei Netto · Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Format: Hardcover

In February 2011, Andrei Netto, a reporter for O Estado de São Paulo , one of Brazil's main newspapers, traveled without permission into a region of Libya controlled by the regime, aiming to cover the first armed revolution of the Arab Spring. One of the first foreigners to reveal...
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The Duchess: Camilla Parker Bowles and the Love Affair That Rocked the Crown

Penny Junor · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall - the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana "a bit crowded" - esteemed royal biographer Penny Junor tells the unlikely and extraordinary story of the woman reviled...
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Code Warriors: NSA's Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union

Stephen Budiansky · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 389
Format: Print book

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous "cult of silence" has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese...
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The Day Will Pass Away: The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard: 1935-1936

Ivan Chistyakov · Pegasus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A rare first-person testimony of the hardships of a Soviet labor camp -- long suppressed -- that will become a cornerstone of understanding the Soviet Union. Originally written in a couple of humble exercise books, which were anonymously donated to the Memorial Human Rights Centre in Moscow,...
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The Pledge Betrayed: America and Britain and the Denazification of Post-War Germany

Tom Bower · Doubleday
Pages: 462
Format: Book

Documents the Allied government's careless and incomplete denazification of post-war Germany and details the success of many former Nazis in rising to important and influential positions in German industry and government today
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The Lost Cause: The Trials of Frank and Jesse James

James P. Muehlberger · Westholme Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The True Story Behind the Legendary Outlaw Gang, a Civil War Vendetta, and the Forgotten Court Documents That Helped Seal Their FateOn a dreary December 7, 1869, two strangers entered the Daviess County Savings and Loan in Gallatin, Missouri. One of the men asked the cashier for change...
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Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

Patrick Phillips · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers...
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We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

Adam Winkler · Liveright
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

We the Corporations chronicles the revelatory story of one of the most successful, yet least known, "civil rights movements" in American history. In this groundbreaking portrait of corporate seizure of political power, We the Corporations reveals how American businesses won equal...
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The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Robert G Parkinson · Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Pages: 768
Format: Print book

When the Revolutionary War began, the odds of a united, continental effort to resist the British seemed nearly impossible. Few on either side of the Atlantic expected thirteen colonies to stick together in a war against their cultural cousins. In this pathbreaking book, Robert Parkinson...
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Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Thomas J Ward Jr. · Oxford University Press
Pages: 189
Format: Print book

Out in the Rural is the unlikely story of the Tufts-Delta Health Center, which in 1966 opened in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, to become the first rural community health center in the United States. Its goal was simple: to provide health care and outreach to the region's thousands of rural...
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