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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War

Peter Charles Hoffer · Oxford University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In the Civil War, the United States and the Confederate States of America engaged in combat to defend distinct legal regimes and the social order they embodied and protected. Depending on whose side's arguments one accepted, the Constitution either demanded the Union's continuance or allowed...
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See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey into Kim Jong Un's North Korea

Travis Jeppesen · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From ballistic missile tests to stranger-than-fiction stories of purges and assassinations, news from North Korea never fails to dominate the global headlines. But what is life there actually like?In See You Again in Pyongyang, Travis Jeppesen culls from his experiences living, traveling,...
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The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

ANDREW LAWLER · Doubleday
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America todayIn 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement...
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Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

Sarah Kessler · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"With deep reporting and graceful storytelling, Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce. Her analysis is both astute and nuanced, making GIGGED essential reading for anyone interested in the future of work." -- Daniel H. Pink, author of WHEN...
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The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First-Century Amazon

CHRIS FELICIANO ARNOLD · Picador
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping look at the war over the Amazon -- as activists,locals, and indigenous tribes struggle to save it from the threat of loggers, drug lords, and corrupt cops and politiciansFollowing doctors and detectives, environmental activists and indigenous tribes, The Third Bank of the River...
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Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

Travis Lupick · Arsenal Pulp Press
Pages: 407
Format: Paperback

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic; with the introduction of fentanyl, the chances of a fatal overdose are greater than ever, prompting many to rethink the war on drugs. Public opinion has slowly begun to turn against prohibition, and policy-makers are finally beginning to look...
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Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Eugene L Meyer · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of eighteen raiders descended on Harpers Ferry. In an ill-fated attempt to incite a slave insurrection, they seized the federal arsenal, took hostages, and retreated to a fire engine house where they barricaded themselves until a contingent of US Marines...
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American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic

Victoria Johnson · Liveright
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of Hamilton's -- and Burr's -- personal physician, whose dream to build America's first botanical garden inspired the young Republic. When Dr. David Hosack tilled the country's first botanical garden in the Manhattan soil more than two hundred years ago, he didn't just...
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Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe

JOHN FERLING · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed historian John Ferling, the story of how Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe championed the most radical ideas of the American and French Revolutions.Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe were in the vanguard of revolutionary ideas in the 18th century....
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Eat the Apple

Matt Young · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"The Iliad of the Iraq war" (Tim Weiner) --a gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir of the consequences of war on the psyche of a young man. Eat the Apple is a daring, twisted, and darkly hilarious story of American youth and masculinity in an age of continuous war. Matt Young joined...
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