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The Holocaust: History and Memory

Jeremy Black · Indiana University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Brilliant and wrenching, The Holocaust: History and Memory tells the story of the brutal mass slaughter of Jews during World War II and how that genocide has been remembered and misremembered ever since. Taking issue with generations of scholars who separate the Holocaust from Germany's...
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Australian Gypsies: Their Secret History

Mandy Sayer · University of New South Wales Press
Pages: 299
Format: Paperback

Today, roughly 100,000 Gypsies call Australia home, yet until now their experiences have been hidden from our history, and from our present. Here, award-winning memoirist and novelist Mandy Sayer weaves together a wide-ranging and exuberant history of Gypsies in Australia. She begins with...
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A Home Called New England: A Celebration of Hearth and History

Duo Dickinson · Globe Pequot Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover(1st Edition)

Here is the sweep of life in the flinty corner called New England, where Protestant outcasts started from scratch on rocky land surrounded by mountains and cold shoreline. Through their work and devotion New England grew into the most industrious, innovative, reserved, and literature-producing...
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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom

Michael Shermer · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moralFrom Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously...
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MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II

PETER EISNER · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

"MacArthur's Spies reads like Casablanca set in the Pacific, filled with brave and daring characters caught up in the intrigue of war - and the best part is that it's all true!" - Tom Maier, author of Masters of SexA thrilling story of espionage, daring and deception set in the exotic...
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US Army Special Forces Team History and Insignia 1975 to the Present

Gary Perkowski · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

This book chronicles the history, training, and operations of United States Army Special Forces, including never before published photos and insignia that were designed and worn by the men of the United States Army Special Forces. The modern United States Army Special Forces was formed...
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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

John Guy · Viking
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking reconsideration of our favorite Tudor queen, Elizabeth is an intimate and surprising biography that shows her at the height of her power by the bestselling, Whitbread Award-winning author of Queen of Scots. Elizabeth was crowned at twenty-five after a tempestuous childhood...
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Famous First Facts

Steven Anzovin · H.W. Wilson; 7 edition
Format: Hardcover

For more than half a century, Famous First Facts has earned the accolades of reviewers and a place on library reference shelves nationwide. This new edition of the reference classic is updated and expanded with new entries reflecting the latest developments and discoveries, and newly organized...
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This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason

Mark Molesky · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The captivating and definitive account of the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.On All Saints' Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring perhaps 9.0 (or higher) on the moment magnitude scale swept furiously from their origin along the Atlantic seabed toward...
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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson · Scribner
Pages: 532
Format: Print book

Published in time for the 75th anniversary, a gripping and definitive account of the event that changed twentieth-century America - Pearl Harbor - based on years of research and new information uncovered by a New York Times bestselling author.The America we live in today was born, not on July...
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Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

Tom Clavin · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller!Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before...
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The King is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII

Suzannah Lipscomb · Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

An insightful and elegant examination of Henry VIII's last will and testament that evokes the glittering world of the Tudor king in all its glory, pomp, and paranoia. On 28 January 1547, the sickly and obese King Henry VIII died at Whitehall. Just hours before his passing, his last...
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Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas That Shape the World

Wade Graham · Harper
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

From the acclaimed landscape designer, historian and author of American Eden, a lively, unique, and accessible cultural history of modern cities - from suburbs, downtown districts, and exurban sprawl, to shopping malls and "sustainable" developments - that allows us to view them...
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The Family Medici: The Hidden History of the Medici Dynasty

MARY HOLLINGSWORTH · Pegasus Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A fresh, revelatory, and shockingly revisionist narrative of the rise and fall of the House of Medici, by the acclaimed author of The Cardinal's Hat and The Borgias.Having founded the bank that became the most powerful in Europe in the fifteenth century, the Medici gained massive political...
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