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American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis

Adam Hochschild - Mariner Books
Format: Hardcover

From legendary historian Adam Hochschild, a groundbreaking reassessment of the overlooked but startlingly resonant period between World War I and the Roaring Twenties, when the foundations of American democracy were threated by war, pandemic, and violence fueled by battles over race, immigration,...
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China After Mao: The Rise of a Superpower

FRANK DIKTTER - Bloomsbury Publishing
Format: Hardcover

'A leading historian of modern China. He is a rare scholar, adept in both Russian and Chinese . . . Combined with this linguistic skill, Dikotter has a writer's gift' EVENING STANDARDFrom the Samuel Johnson Prize-winning author of Mao's Great Famine, a timely and compelling...
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Flora Macdonald: "Pretty Young Rebel": Her Life and Story

Flora Fraser - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

A captivating biography of the remarkable young Scotswoman whose bold decision to help "Bonnie" Prince Charlie - the Stuart claimant to the British throne - evade capture and flee the country has become the stuff of legend.After his decisive defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746,...
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The Harvest of War: Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis: The Epic Battles that Saved Democracy

Stephen P Kershaw - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

The year 2022 marks 2,500 years since Athens, the birthplace of democracy, fought off the mighty Persian Empire. This is the story of the three epic battles - Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis - that saved democracy, forever altering the history of Europe and the West.In 2022 it will be 2,500...
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The Lighthouse of Stalingrad: The Hidden Truth at the Heart of the Greatest Battle of World War II

Iain MacGregor - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling, vivid, and highly detailed account of the epic siege during one of World War II's most important battles, told by the brilliant British editor-turned-historian and author of Checkpoint Charlie, Iain MacGregor.To the Soviet Union, the sacrifices that enabled the country...
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