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The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty...
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Miracle in the Cave: The 12 Lost Boys, Their Coach, and the Heroes Who Rescued Them

Liam Cochrane · HarperOne
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Featuring never-before-reported details and exclusive interviews with the boys, their families, and rescue workers, the inspiring true story of how twelve members of the Wild Boar Academy Football Club and their coach survived nine days in a labyrinthine cave in Northern Thailand, and of the incredible...
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Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia

Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony.The story of the mutiny of the Bounty and William Bligh and his men's survival on the open ocean for 48 days...
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Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made

Richard Rhodes · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb - the remarkable story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who witnessed it.The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) inspired and haunted an extraordinary...
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Smithsonian: History of the World Map by Map

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history, from the first human migrations out of Africa to the space race.Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration,...
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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

PATRICIA FARA · Oxford University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Patricia Fara unearths the forgotten suffragists of World War I who bravely changed women's roles in the war and paved the way for today's female scientists.Many extraordinary female scientists, doctors, and engineers tasted independence and responsibility for the first time during...
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The Persecution of the Knights Templar: Scandal, Torture, Trial

Alain Demurger · Pegasus Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of history's most infamous trial, following the doomed Order of the Knights Templar from scandal to suppression. The trial of the Knights Templar is one of the most infamous in history. Accused of heresy by the king of France, the Templars were arrested and imprisoned,...
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Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons

Elizabeth Brown Pryor · Viking
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

From an award-winning historian, an engrossing look at how Abraham Lincoln grappled with the challenges of leadership in an unruly democracy An awkward first meeting with U.S. Army officers, on the eve of the Civil War. A conversation on the White House portico with a young cavalry sergeant...
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