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The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945

Max Hastings · Harper
Pages: 610
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, The Secret War is a sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II - intelligence - showing how espionage successes...
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67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence

Howard B Means · Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

Howard Means skillfully tells the story of the 1970 Kent State University shootings, one of the most tragic and iconic moments in American history.At midday on May 4, 1970, after three days of protests, several thousand students and the Ohio National Guard faced off at opposite ends of the grassy...
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How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft

Edward Jay Epst · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking exposé that convincingly challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable our national security systems have become--as exciting as any political thriller, and far more important. After details of American...
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Ojibwa: People of Forests and Prairies

Michael Johnson · Firefly Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Ojibwa describes the history and culture of the people, and introduces their most important figures. It offers the most up-to-date and essential facts on identity, kinships, locations, populations and cultural characteristics. It presents extensive visual coverage of tribal dress and cultural...
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Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America

Richard Rorty · Harvard University Press
Pages: 176
Format: Book

Must the sins of America's past poison its hope for the future? Lately the American Left, withdrawing into the ivied halls of academe to rue the nation's shame, has answered yes in both word and deed. In Achieving Our Country, one of America's foremost philosophers challenges...
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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich · Random House Trade
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature - a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new RussiaNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON...
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"All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz · Beacon Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native AmericansIn this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing...
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Untitled on HRC

Jonathan Allen · Crown
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat...
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United States of Jihad: The Untold Story of Americans Fighting for Radical Islam

Peter Bergen · Crown
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A riveting, panoramic look at "homegrown" Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans - born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere - have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges. Some have taken the fight...
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Watergate : the presidential scandal that shook america

Keith W Olson · Univ Pr Of Kansas
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

A new afterword by Max Holland details developments since the original 2003 publication, including the revelation of Mark Felt as the infamous Deep Throat, the media s role in the scandal, both during and afterwards, including Bob Woodward s "Second Man. " Arguably the greatest...
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The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Lawrence Wright · Alfrred A. Knopf
Pages: 366
Format: Print book

With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker, he recalls the path that terror in the Middle East has taken,...
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Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Chicago

NOT AVAILABLE. · Melville House
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, and Baltimore, the complete reports from the Department of Justice's landmark investigations of police violence in three major American cities.This collection opens with the brief Department of Justice statement about the decision...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive....
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Demagoguery and Democracy

PATRICIA ROBERTS-MILLER · The Experiment
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery - and how we can defeat it What is demagoguery? Some demagogues are easy to spot: They rise to power through pandering, charisma, and prejudice. But, as professor Patricia Roberts-Miller explains, a demagogue is anyone who reduces all questions to us vs. them.Why...
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67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence

Howard B Means · Da Capo Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

At mid-day on May 4, 1970, after three days of protests, several thousand students and the Ohio National Guard faced off at opposite ends of the grassy campus Commons at Kent State University. Just after noon, the Guard moved out. Twenty-five minutes later, Guardsmen launched a 13-second,...
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