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Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment

Linda Hirshman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The first history - incisive, witty, fascinating - of the fight against sexual harassment, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Sisters in Law

In Reckoning, Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social change movements, delivers the sweeping story...

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Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

STEPHEN FRIED · Crown
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers

In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old...
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Rick Perlstein · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Nixonland a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until...
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The Great Halifax Explosion

JOHN U BACON · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn's harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I; when it stopped...

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Birnbaum's 2015 Disneyland Resort: The Official Guide

Birnbaum Guides · Disney Editions
Format: Book

This updated edition ofBirnbaum's Disneyland Resort, the most respected and well-known name in Disney guides, takes readers through Walt Disney's first theme park with ease and flair. Since our guide is the only guide that's official, this book includes the most accurate and current...
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The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty

Tracy Borman · Grove
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

England's Tudor monarchs - Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VII, Mary I, and Elizabeth I - are perhaps the most celebrated and fascinating of all royal families in history. Their love affairs, their political triumphs, and their overturning of the religious order are the subject of countless...
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Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer's Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

James Longo · Diversion Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Five youthful years in Vienna. It was then and there that Adolf Hitler's obsession with the Habsburg Imperial family became the catalyst for his vendetta against a vanished empire, a dead archduke, and his royal orphans. That hatred drove Hitler's rise to power and led directly...
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First Women: The Grace and Power of America's First Ladies

Kate Andersen Brower · Harper
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy...

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4,000 YEARS OF UPPITY WOMEN

Vicki León · MJF Books
Pages: 209
Format: Hardcover

Stories of how women changed the world, from ancient times to recent history.
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Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

In the next installment of the "splendid memoir Roosevelt didn't get to write" (New York Times) , Nigel Hamilton tells the astonishing story of FDR's year-long, defining battle with Churchill, as the war raged in Africa and Italy.

Nigel Hamilton's Mantle...
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The Middle Ages in 50 Objects

Elina Gertsman · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary array of images included in this volume reveals the full and rich history of the Middle Ages. Exploring material objects from the European, Byzantine and Islamic worlds, the book casts a new light on the cultures that formed them, each culture illuminated by its treasures....
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The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic

Ginger Strand · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Worlds collide in this true story of weather control in the Cold War era and the making of Kurt VonnegutIn the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab -- or "House...
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The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

Michael Eric Dyson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black presidency, from "one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today" (Vanity Fair) .

Michael Eric Dyson explores the powerful, surprising way the politics...
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