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A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation

Craig Harline · Oxford University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

October 2017 marks five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg and launched the Protestant Reformation. At least, that's what the legend says. But with a figure like Martin Luther, who looms so large in the historical imagination, it's...
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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

MICHAEL KORDA · Liveright
Pages: 525
Format: Hardcover

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory. Bringing to vivid life...
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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David A Neiwert · Verso
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United StatesJust as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "alt-right"...
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Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fast-paced narrative that discovers a surprising perspective on World War II: Nazi Germany's all-consuming reliance on drugs The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated...
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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Frances FitzGerald · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize­-winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America - from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election.The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the eighteenth...
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We too sing America : South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh immigrants shape our multiracial future

Deepa Iyer · The New Press
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

"Many of us can recall the targeting of South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh people in the wake of 9/11. We may be less aware, however, of the ongoing racism directed against these groups in the past decade and a half. In We Too Sing America, nationally renowned activist Deepa Iyer...
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The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Chris Whipple · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions - and inactions - have defined the course of our country. What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president...
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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.Thomas...
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How the Right Lost Its Mind

CHARLES J SYKES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Once at the center of the American conservative movement, bestselling author and radio host Charles Sykes is a fierce opponent of Donald Trump and the right-wing media that enabled his rise.In How the Right Lost Its Mind, Sykes presents an impassioned, regretful, and deeply thoughtful account...
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