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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era

Perhaps one of the best known of the English monarchs, Queen Victoria forever shaped a chapter of English history, bequeathing her name to the Victorian age. In Queen Victoria, Lucy Worsley introduces this...

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Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power

Michael Kranish · Scribner
Pages: 431
Format: Print book

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who - despite broad skepticism - could be the next president of the United States.

Who is Donald J. Trump? Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of his life...
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Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II: Images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and Other Government Photographers

Richard Cahan · CityFiles Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

It is a shame of America.

In the spring of 1942, the United States rounded up 120,000 residents of Japanese ancestry living along the West Coast and sent them to interment camps for the duration of World War II. Many abandoned their land. Many gave up their personal property. Each...
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Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas

Laura Sook Duncombe · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

In the first-ever Seven Seas history of the world's female buccaneers, Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas tells the story of women, both real and legendary, who through the ages sailed alongside - and sometimes in command of - their...
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 449
Format: Hardcover

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.

Over...

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Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations

William H McRaven · Hachette Audio
Format: Audiobook

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces. Admiral...
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KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps

Nikolaus Wachsmann · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 880
Format: Hardcover

In March of 1933, a disused factory surrounded by barbed wire held 223 prisoners in the town of Dachau. By the end of 1945, the SS concentration camp system had become an overwhelming landscape of terror. Twenty-two large camps and over one thousand satellite camps throughout Germany and Europe...
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Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy

Donald L. Miller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing story of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S. Grant the most important general of the war.

Vicksburg,...
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Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman · Random House
Pages: 937
Format: Print book

A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation's great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim - from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi & Churchill

Douglas...
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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Christina Thompson · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A blend of Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester's Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know.

For...

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Nathalia Holt · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

"If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls." --Entertainment Weekly

The riveting true story of the women who launched...
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Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth

Holger Hoock · Crown
Pages: 559
Format: Hardcover

A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding

The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their...
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Big History

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home. This...

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Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

SHERYLL CASHIN · Beacon Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

How interracial love and marriage changed history, and may soon alter the landscape of American politics.Loving beyond boundaries is a radical act that is changing America. When Mildred and Richard Loving wed in 1958, they were ripped from their shared bed and taken to court. Their crime:...
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The Cold War's Killing Fields: Rethinking the Long Peace

PAUL THOMAS CHAMBERLIN · Harper
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant young historian offers a vital, comprehensive international military history of the Cold War in which he views the decade-long superpower struggles as one of the three great conflicts of the twentieth century alongside the two World Wars, and reveals how bloody the "Long...

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