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Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485

Hugh Bicheno - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

The concluding volume to this rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated by a master historian. England, 1462. The Yorkist Edward IV has been king for three years since his victory at Towton. The former Lancastrian King Henry VI languishes...
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Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment

Michael Javen Fortner - Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Often seen as a political sop to the racial fears of white voters, aggressive policing and draconian sentencing for illegal drug possession and related crimes have led to the imprisonment of millions of African Americansfar in excess of their representation in the population as a whole....
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The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz

Jack Fairweather - Custom House
Format: Hardcover

"Superbly written and breathtakingly researched, The Volunteer smuggles us into Auschwitz and shows us - as if watching a movie - the story of a Polish agent who infiltrated the infamous camp, organized a rebellion, and then snuck back out. We are squarely confronted with the other...
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Inventors in Monmouth County, New Jersey : United states Patent Office

George Joynson - Heritage Books
Format: Print book

An inventor is a person who gets an idea and acts upon it. Are you curious, creative, determined and a doer? You may be an inventor too! In this book, Joynson looks at the lives of the inventors of Monmouth County, New Jersey. It didn't take very long for a Monmouth County resident to get in on the US Patent...
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Paper: Paging Through History

Mark Kurlansky - W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Print book

From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today's world.Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more...
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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson - Scribner
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,...
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

The New Yorker Magazine - Random House; First Edition ~1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Including contributions byW. H. Auden Elizabeth Bishop John Cheever Janet Flanner John Hersey Langston Hughes Shirley Jackson A. J. Liebling William Maxwell Carson McCullers Joseph Mitchell Vladimir Nabokov Ogden Nash John OHara George Orwell V. S. Pritchett Lillian Ross...
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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

DAVID FRYE - Scribner Book Company
Format: Hardcover

In Walls historian David Frye tells the epic story of history's greatest manmade barriers, from ancient times to the present. It is a haunting and frequently eye-opening saga - one that reveals a startling link between what we build and how we live. With Frye as our raconteur-guide, we journey...
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Quick Quilts with Rulers 18 easy quilts paterns for quick quilting.

Pam Lintott - F W Media
Format: eBook

Quick and easy quilt patterns from best selling authors Pam and Nicky Lintott, who turn their attention to quilting with rulers in this fabulous collection of quilt patterns. Cut accurate shapes for quick piecing with these easy-to-follow step instructions and diagrams. Includes 18 stunning...
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The Family Medici: The Hidden History of the Medici Dynasty

MARY HOLLINGSWORTH - Pegasus Books
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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Spring 1865: The Closing Campaigns of the Civil War

Perry D. Jamieson - University of Nebraska Press
Format: Hardcover

When Gen. Robert E. Lee fled from Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia, in April 1865, many observers did not realize that the Civil War had reached its nadir. A large number of Confederates, from Jefferson Davis down to the rank-and-file, were determined to continue fighting. Though Union...
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Did She Kill Him?: A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery, and Arsenic

Kate Colquhoun - The Overlook Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In the summer of young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arse-nic poisoning of her much older husband Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick The xCMaybrick MysteryxD had all the makings of a sensation a pretty flirtatious young girl resentful gossiping servants...
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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity

Peter Brown - Harvard University Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Marking a departure in our understanding of Christian views of the afterlife from 250 to 650 CE, The Ransom of the Soul explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul that occurred around the time of Romes fall. Peter Brown describes how this shift transformed the Churchs...
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War and Peace: The Epic Masterpiece in One Sitting

Joelle Herr - Running Press
Format: eBook

One of the most important works of world literature, War and Peace details the events surrounding Napoleon's French invasion of Russia as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Undeniably epic in scale, Tolstoy's masterpiece has intimidated readers since it was published...
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Maine Cemeteries, Vol. 1

Penny Westfall-Lake - Heritage Books Inc.
Format: Paperback

Genealogical researchers of Maine families will want to add this volume to their library. This volume concentrates on the historical cemeteries of Falmouth and Yarmouth and is comprised of over eleven thousand names. Although the majority of the readings
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George Washington's Secret Spy War: The Making of America's First Spymaster

John A Nagy - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

George Washington was America's first spymaster, and his skill as a spymaster won the war for independence.George Washington's Secret Spy War is the untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day in the Revolutionary...
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson - Crown Publishers
Format: Book

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound...

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From Broken Glass: My Story of Finding Hope in Hitlers Death Camps to Inspire a New Generation

STEVE ROSS - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

From the survivor of ten Nazi concentration camps who went on to create the New England Holocaust Memorial, an inspiring memoir about finding strength in the face of despair.On August 14, 2017, two days after a white-supremacist activist rammed his car into a group of anti-Fascist protestors,...
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Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi

Kenneth R. Timmerman - Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Warriors investigates the tragedy of Benghazi to answer the questions: what really happened - and why?We know the Obama administration's story, of a demonstration caused by an Internet movie that went out of control. But what actually...
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The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983

MARC AMBINDER - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union.What happened in 1983 to make the Soviet Union so afraid of a potential nuclear strike from the United States that they sent mobile...
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Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

Claire Lisa Evans - Portfolio
Format: Book

The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation--they've just been erased from the story. Until...
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Midnight's Descendants: A History of South Asia since Partition

John Keay - Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group,
Format: Print book

Dispersed across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, Midnight's Descendants - the generations born since the 1947 "midnight hour partition" of British India - are the world's fastest growing population. This vast region and its peoples wield an enormous...
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1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

ARTHUR PH D HERMAN - Harper
Format: Hardcover

In 1917, Arthur Herman examines one crucial year and the two figures at its center who would set the course of modern world history: Woodrow Wilson and Vladimir Lenin. Though they were men of very different backgrounds and experiences, Herman reveals how Wilson and Lenin were very much...
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Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World's Deadliest Weapons

Theo Emery - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

"A terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows." - Hampton Sides In 1915, when German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, the world watched in horror as the boundaries of warfare were forever changed. Cries of barbarianism rang throughout...
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The Last Soldiers of the Cold War: The Story of the Cuban Five

Fernando Morais - Verso
Format: Print book

Here is the story of political prisoners finally freed in December 2014, after being held captive by the United States since the late 1990s. Through the 1980s and 1990s, violent anti-Castro groups based in Florida carried out hundreds of military attacks on Cuba, bombing hotels and shooting...
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"All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - Beacon Press
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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Dirigible Dreams: The Age of the Airship

C Michael Hiam - ForeEdge
Format: eBook

The rise and fall of the adventurous dirigible age
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Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland

Dave Barry - G.P. Putnams Sons
Format: Hardcover

A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Dave Barry. We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. Every few months, Dave Barry...
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Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

JOHN F LEHMAN - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.When Ronald Reagan took office in January 1981, the United States and NATO were losing the Cold War. The USSR had superiority in conventional weapons and manpower in Europe,...
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Double Ace: The Life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., Pilot, Hero, and Teller of Tall Tales

Robert Coram - Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Print book

Robert Lee Scott was larger than life. A decorated Eagle Scout who barely graduated from high school, the young man from Macon, Georgia used dogged determination to achieve his dream of becoming a famed fighter pilot. In Double Ace, veteran biographer Robert Coram, himself a Georgia...
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The History of the Book in 100 Books: The Complete Story, From Egypt to e-book

Roderick Cave - Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

A study of books through history is a study of human history. In The History of the Book in 100 Books, the author explores 100 books that have played a critical role in the creation and expansion of books and all that they bring -- literacy, numeracy, expansion of knowledge, religion,...
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Hamilton County, Ohio Burial Records, Vol. 4: Miami Township Cemeteries

Mary H Remler - Heritage Books
Format: Paperback


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Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect

Reese Erlich - Prometheus Books
Format: Hardcover

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better...
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The evangelical origins of the living constitution

John W Compton - Harvard University Press
Format: eBook

Main Description:The New Deal is often said to represent a sea change in American constitutional history, overturning a century of precedent to permit an expanded federal government, increased regulation of the economy, and eroded property protections. John Compton offers a surprising revision...
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The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation

Thomas Fleming - Da Capo
Format: Hardcover

In the months after her husband's death, Martha Washington told several friends that the two worst days of her life were the day George died - and the day Thomas Jefferson came to Mount Vernon to offer his condolences.What could elicit such a strong reaction from the nation's original...
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Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

Christopher Cumo - ABC-CLIO, 2015.
Format: eBook

Serving students and general readers alike, this encyclopedia addresses the myriad and profound ways foods have shaped the world we inhabit, from prehistory to the present.* Overviews the foods that have changed the world from prehistory to the present* Gives attention to the relationships...
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Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran

ShiÌ?riÌ?n Ê»IbaÌ?diÌ? - Random House
Format: Print book

The first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired millions around the globe through her work as a human rights lawyer defending women and children against a brutal regime in Iran. Now Ebadi tells her story of courage and defiance in the face of a government...
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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina : minutes of the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions [Vol. 1] 1780 - 1800

Herman White Ferguson - Herman W. Ferguson
Format:  Print book : English : 2. print

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America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Steven Brill - Random House
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica's Bitter Pill is Steven Brill's acclaimed book on how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing - and failing to change - the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry....
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Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume I: Introduction and A-C

Frederic Gomes Cassidy - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

This series captures the language spoken on America's main streets and country roads, words and phrases passed along within homes and communities, from east to west, north to south, childhood to old age. Built upon an unprecedented survey of spoken English across America and bolstered...
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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

Greg Grandin - Holt & Company, Henry
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America's struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyondOne morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal...
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National Intelligencer & Washington Advertiser Newspaper Abstracts, Vol. 1: 1800-1805

Joan M Dixon - Heritage Books
Format: Paperback

Covering five years of information, this work contains abstracts from the National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser, the first newspaper printed in Washington D.C. Entries include classified ads, appointments by the president, deaths, legal notices
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The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

Charles Fountain - Oxford University Press
Format: Print book

In the most famous scandal of sports history, eight Chicago White Sox players--including Shoeless Joe Jackson--agreed to throw the 1919 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for the promise of $20,000 each from gamblers reportedly working for New York mobster Arnold Rothstein....
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Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God

Will Durant - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Praised as a revelatory book by The Wall Street Journal, this is the last and most personal work of Pulitzer Prizewinning author and historian Will Durant, discovered thirty-two years after his death. The culmination of Will Durants sixty-plus years spent researching the philosophies, religions,...
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The People of Dublin, 1600-1799

David Dobson - Clearfield Company
Format: Print book

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The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present

John Pomfret - Henry Holt and Company
Format: Print book

A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present dayFrom the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's...
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Military Vehicles of World War 2

Outlet Book Company Staff - Crescent
Format: Hardcover

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Index to the Arkansas General Land Office, 1820-1907, Vol. 1: Covering the Counties of Arkansas, Desha, Chicot, Jefferson, and Phillips

Sherida K Eddlemon - Heritage Books
Format: Paperback

Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto blazed the trails of the Arkansas area in 1541, followed by French explorers Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette. In 1682, French explorer La Salle claimed this wilderness in the name of France, naming it Louisiana. There w
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Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United

Zephyr Teachout - Harvard Univ Press
Format: Audiobook

When Louis XVI presented Benjamin Franklin with a snuff box encrusted with diamonds and inset with the King's portrait, the gift troubled Americans: it threatened to "corrupt" Franklin by clouding his judgment or altering his attitude toward the French in subtle psychological...
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Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865

Nathan A Jennings - University of North Texas Press
Format: Print book

The idea of Texas was forged in the crucible of frontier warfare between 1822 and 1865, when Anglo-Americans adapted to mounted combat north of the Rio Grande. This cavalry-centric arena, which had long been the domain of Plains Indians and the Spanish Empire, compelled an adaptive martial...
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Slavery's Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons

Sylviane A. Diouf - New York Univ. Press
Format: Hardcover

Over more than two centuries men, women, and children escaped from slavery to make the Southern wilderness their home. They hid in the mountains of Virginia and the low swamps of South Carolina; they stayed in the neighborhood or paddled their way to secluded places; they buried themselves...
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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Gordon Thomas - Dutton Caliber
Format: Hardcover

An enthralling work of popular history that vividly resurrects the web of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi ruleNazi Germany is remembered as a nation of willing fanatics. But beneath the surface, countless ordinary, everyday Germans actively resisted Hitler. Some passed industrial secrets...
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Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation

J D Dickey - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestselling historian sheds new light on Sherman's epic "March to the Sea," especially the soldiers, doctors, nurses, and civilians who would change the nation for the better. America in the antebellum years was a deeply troubled country, divided by partisan...
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A Guide to Tracing Your Donegal Ancestors

Helen Meehan - Flyleaf Press
Format: Print book

Donegal families are an interesting mix of native Irish familes and of the Scots-Irish who came to the county from the 17th century onward. It is one of the Irish counties which have experienced a high level of emigration to North America, Scotland, and North of England. This new and greatly...
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Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food

Laura Silver - Brandeis
Format: Hardcover

When Laura Silver’s favorite knish shop went out of business, the native New Yorker sank into mourning, but then she sprang into action. She embarked on a round-the-world quest for the origins and modern-day manifestations of the knish.The iconic potato pie leads the author from Mrs....
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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World

Laura Spinney - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus--one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on the history of the twentieth century.The Spanish flu of 1918-1920...
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The People of the Leeward Islands, 1620-1860

David Dobson - Clearfield
Format: Paperback


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The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America

Rick Wartzman - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore. In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General...
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Antisemitism and the constitution of sociology

Marcel Stoetzler - University of Nebraska Press
Format: eBook

"Modern antisemitism and the modern discipline of sociology not only emerged in the same period, but--antagonism and hostility between the two discourses notwithstanding--also overlapped and complemented each other. Sociology emerged in a society where modernization was often perceived...
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Combat Talons in Vietnam: Recovering a Covert Special Ops Crew

John Gargus
Format: Hardcover

Combat Talons in Vietnam is a personal account of the first use of C-130s in the Vietnam War. It provides an insider's view of crew training and classified missions for this technologically advanced aircraft. Many covert missions over North Vietnam were successful, but one night, John...
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The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire

Karl Jacoby - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A prize-winning historian tells a new story of the black experience in America through the life of a mysterious entrepreneur.To his contemporaries in Gilded Age Manhattan, Guillermo Eliseo was a fantastically wealthy Mexican, the proud owner of a luxury apartment overlooking Central Park,...
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Un-American: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution

Bill Mullen - Temple University Press, 2015.
Format: Print book

Un-American is Bill Mullen's revisionist account of renowned author and activist W.E.B. Du Bois's political thought toward the end of his life, a period largely dismissed and neglected by scholars. He describes Du Bois's support for what the Communist International called "world...
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The Great Rescue: American Heroes, an Iconic Ship, and Saving Europe During WWI

PETER HERNON - Harper
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America's entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe - a unique war history that offers a fresh, compelling look at this epic time.When war broke out in Europe...
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We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

Andi Zeisler - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

Feminism has sold out, or so argues Andi Zeisler, the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine: Today's feminism is a choose-your-own adventure story. Women can choose which aspects of feminist empowerment sound the sexiest, and hype those to the exclusion of more urgent...
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Armchair warriors private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power

Joel R Davidson - Naval Institute Press
Format: eBook

This book is a history of public information and personal ideas about war and the military over the last century. It examines the interplay between popular media coverage of the nation's wars and the perceptions of ordinary Americans regarding military issues. Davidson studied Americans...
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Jackson, 1964 : and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

Calvin Trillin - Random House
Format:  Print book : English : First edition

From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement...
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Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide

Eric Bogosian - Little, Brown and Company; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A masterful account of the assassins who hunted down the perpetrators of the Armenian GenocideIn 1921, a tightly knit band of killers set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Genocide. They were a humble bunch an accountant, a life insurance salesman, a newspaper...
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German Census Records 1816-1916: The When, Where, and How of a Valuable Genealogical Resource

Roger P Minert - Family Roots Publishing Co. LLC
Format: Print book

After wondering for several years why American researchers know very little about German census records, my good friend, Dr. Roger Minert, found an opportunity to live in Europe for six months to investigate them. He was sure that many existed, but he could find very little information...
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Founding Grammars: How Early America's War Over Words Shaped Today's Language

Rosemarie Ostler - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Who decided not to split infinitives? With whom should we take issue if in fact, we wish to boldly write what no grammarian hath writ before? In Founding Grammars, Rosemarie Ostler delves into the roots of our grammar obsession to answer these questions and many more. Standard grammar and accurate...
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Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

Sarah Jaffe - Nation Books
Format: Print book

"Sarah Jaffe marches into the class war, fighting the good fight with a pen as sharp as any sword." - Bill Moyers"The most compelling social and political portrait of our age." - Robin D. G. KelleyWe are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social...
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The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas

Anand Giridharadas - W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable Book and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction of 2014 Kate Tuttles pickNPR, Staff Pick The Dark Side, Science and Society Eye Opening Reads CategoriesAmazon, Best Books of 2014 Nonfiction Imagine that a terrorist...
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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg - Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the earliest British colonial settlement. They were alternately known as "waste people", "offals", "rubbish", "lazy lubbers", and "crackers". By the 1850s the downtrodden included...
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Full Battle Rattle: My Story as the Longest-Serving Special Forces A-Team Soldier in American History

Changiz Lahidji - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Over 100 combat missions, 24 years as a Green Beret -- Full Battle Rattle tells the legend of a soldier who served America in every war since Vietnam.Master Sergeant Changiz Lahidji served on Special Forces A teams longer than anyone in history, completing over a hundred combat missions...
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A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity

Harold Holzer - Basic Books (AZ)
Format: Print book

In A Just and Generous Nation, the eminent historian Harold Holzer and the noted economist Norton Garfinkle present a groundbreaking new account of the beliefs that inspired our sixteenth president to go to war when the Southern states seceded from the Union. Rather than a commitment to eradicating...
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Are We There Yet?: The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless

Dan Albert - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

Tech giants and automakers have been teaching robots to drive.Robot-controlled cars have already logged millions of miles. These technological marvels promise cleaner air, smoother traffic, and tens of thousands of lives saved. But even if robots turn into responsible drivers, are we ready...
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Stones of Contention: A History of Africa's Diamonds

Todd Cleveland - Ohio University Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

Africa supplies the majority of the world’s diamonds, yet consumers generally know little about the origins and history of these precious stones beyond sensationalized media accounts of so-called blood diamonds.Stones of Contention explores the major developments in the remarkable...
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The Book of Texas Days

Ron Stone - Shearer Pub; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Presents at least one event, anecdote, or item of information for each day of the year, covering the full 150-plus-year range of Texas history.
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Kentucky Confederates : Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Berry Craig
Format: eBook

During the Civil War, the majority of Kentuckians supported the Union under the leadership of Henry Clay, but one part of the state presented a striking exception. The Jackson Purchase -- bounded by the Mississippi River to the west, the Ohio River to the north, and the Tennessee River...
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The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

Roger Moorhouse - Basic Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Yet for nearly a third of the conflicts entire timespan, Hitler and Stalin...
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The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy

Anne De Courcy - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married into the impoverished British aristocracy at the turn of the twentieth century - The real women who inspired Downton AbbeyTowards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years...
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The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

Janny Scott - Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

A parable for the new age of inequality: part family history, part detective story, part history of a vanishing class, and a vividly compelling exploration of the degree to which an inheritance - financial, cultural, genetic - conspired in one person's self-destruction.Land, houses, and money...
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Money: The Unauthorized Biography

Felix Martin - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind's greatest inventions.What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political,...
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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

D Stevenson - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War I David Stevenson examines this crucial year in context and illuminates the century that followed. He shows...
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Clarke County, Virginia, Register of Births, 1853-1896

Marty Hiatt - Heritage Books
Format: Print book

Clarke County has over 5,800 entries of births for slaves and free children. Entries typically include the full name of the child, race, date of birth, place of birth, given names of parents, occupation of father, county of residence, informant, and page number in the register. During the 1930s,...
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How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

David France - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic - from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle,...
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The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

Jerry Brotton - Viking
Format: Print book

The gripping story of Queen Elizabeth's bold alliance with the Ottoman sultan by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve MapsPublished in the UK as This Orient IsleLong before the Barbary Pirates challenged Thomas Jefferson, English...
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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975

MAX HASTINGS - Harper
Format: Hardcover

An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.Vietnam became the Western world's most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United...
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Bourbon Street: A History

Richard Campanella - Louisiana State University Press
Format: Hardcover

New Orleans is a city of many storied streets, but only one conjures up as much unbridled passion as it does fervent hatred, simultaneously polarizing the public while drawing millions of visitors a year. A fascinating investigation into the mile-long urban space that is Bourbon Street,...
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The Wright Company: From Invention to Industry

Edward J Roach - Ohio University Press
Format: eBook

Fresh from successful flights before royalty in Europe, and soon after thrilling hundreds of thousands of people by flying around the Statue of Liberty, in the fall of 1909 Wilbur and Orville Wright decided the time was right to begin manufacturing their airplanes for sale. Backed by Wall...
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Eat the Apple

Matt Young - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

"The Iliad of the Iraq war" (Tim Weiner) --a gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir of the consequences of war on the psyche of a young man. Eat the Apple is a daring, twisted, and darkly hilarious story of American youth and masculinity in an age of continuous war. Matt...
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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon

JOHN REEVES - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

History has been kind to Robert E. Lee. Woodrow Wilson believed General Lee was a "model to men who would be morally great." Douglas Southall Freeman, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his four-volume biography of Lee, described his subject as "one of a small company of great...
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Indian Wars of the American South, 1610-1858: A guide for Genealogists & Historians

Michael A. Ports - Clearfield
Format: Paperback

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The Politics Book

DK Publishing - DK ADULT
Format: Hardcover

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more The Politics Book clearly and simply...
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Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

BRET BAIER - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of Three Days in January and Anchor of the #1 rated Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News Channel reveals as never before President Ronald Reagan's battle to end the Cold War, framed around the historic, three-day 1988 Moscow Summit.In his acclaimed #1 national...
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The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

NELSON MANDELA - Liveright
Format: eBook

An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African...
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Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness

Neil Swidey - Crown Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job - with deadly results A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations,...
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Bench and Bar of Montgomery County Maryland: Early Lawyers of Montgomery County

Jane C Sween - Heritage Books, Inc
Format: Paperback

Montgomery History Library contains information on men who practiced law in Montgomery County from colonial times until 1900. This volume is not just a list of those who practiced law; it is basically a biographical work of each of those men. Most listings contain vital records--birth,...
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One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway

Asne Seierstad - Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A harrowing and thorough account of the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back togetherOn July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside the Norwegian prime minister's office in central Oslo, killing eight people. He then proceeded...
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

David Brion Davis - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction Shortlisted for the 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical LiteratureFrom the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly...
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Toxic airs : body, place, planet in historical perspective

James Rodger Fleming - University of Pittsburgh Press
Format: eBook

"Toxic Airs brings together historians of medicine, environmental historians, historians of science and technology, and interdisciplinary scholars to address atmospheric issues at a spectrum of scales from body to place to planet. The chapters analyze airborne and atmospheric threats...
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Pulaski County, Kentucky Court Orders, 1804-1810.

Karen Wagner Tracey - Southern Historical Press
Format: Print book

This Never Before published book makes for a great research tool for those persons researching in Kentucky. Pulaski County was created in 1799 from Lincoln and Green Counties. It importance to genealogy is in the fact that it sits in what is called the Cumberland Gap. This area saw a large...
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Somme: Into the Breach

Hugh Sebag-Montefiore - The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Format: Print book

The notion of battles as the irreducible building blocks of war demands a single verdict of each campaign -- victory, defeat, stalemate. But this kind of accounting leaves no room to record the nuances and twists of actual conflict. In Somme: Into the Breach, the noted military historian...
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The Limousine Liberal: How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America

Steve Fraser - Basic Books
Format: Print book

No political image in recent American history has enjoyed the impact of the "limousine liberal." It has managed to mobilize an enduring politics of resentment directed against everything from civil rights to women's liberation, from the war on poverty to environmental regulation....
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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

By the author of acclaimed biographies of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams, a penetrating biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) . The Moralist is a cautionary tale about the perils of moral vanity...
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Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman - Random House
Format: Print book

A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation's great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim - from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi & Churchill Douglas MacArthur...
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Marriages of Early Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1733-1868.

Margarette Glenn Griffin - Southern Historical Press, Inc.
Format: Paperback

By: Ruth S. Williams, Pub. 1958, Reprinted 2018, 336 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-946-X.Edgecombe County was created in 1732 from Bertie County.This book is broken up into two parts. The first part are marriages from the Marriage Bond Book 1732-1867. While the second part includes:...
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Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women

Sarah Helm - Nan A. Talese
Format: Hardcover

A masterly and moving account of the most horrific hidden atrocity of World War II: Ravensbrck, the only Nazi concentration camp built for women On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 867 women - housewives, doctors, opera singers, politicians, prostitutes - was marched through the woods...
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Barron's AP European History, 9th Edition: with Bonus Online Tests

SETH ROBERTS - Barron's Educational Series
Format: Paperback

Fully updated to reflect the new exam and scoring guidelines, this in-depth preparation for the AP European History exam features:Two full-length model AP exams with all questions answered and explainedA comprehensive review of European history, starting with Europe during the Italian Renaissance...
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Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

Rebecca Goldstein - Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy,...
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Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris

Jean Gu?henno - Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1945 is the most oft-quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France. A sharply observed record of day-to-day life under Nazi rule in Parisand a bitter commentary on literary life in those years, it has also been called "a...
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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

Alex Von Tunzelmann - Harpercollins
Format: Print book

A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 - a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination plots, the fall of the British Empire and the rise of American hegemony under...
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1947: Where Now Begins

Elisabeth Åsbrink - Other Press
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history.The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats...
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In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Joseph Jebelli - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Alzheimer's is the great global epidemic of our time, affecting millions worldwide -- there are more than 5 million people diagnosed in the US alone. And as our population ages, scientists are working against the clock to find a cure.Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli is among them. His beloved...
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Enslaved Women in America: From Colonial Times to Emancipation

Emily West - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

More than a century after Emancipation, no comprehensive overview of the history of the female American slave exists. In this book, historian Emily West offers the first comprehensive overview of the lives of enslaved women in America by placing their stories within the broader context...
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Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life

Tamara Plakins Thornton - University of North Carolina Press
Format: Hardcover

In this engagingly written biography, Tamara Plakins Thornton delves into the life and work of Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) , a man Thomas Jefferson once called a "meteor in the hemisphere." Bowditch was a mathematician, astronomer, navigator, seafarer, and business executive...
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Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror

Victor Sebestyen - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating biography of the man who helped launch the Russian Revolution, which uses the personal - including Lenin's key relationships with the women in his life - to shed light on the political.Since the birth of Soviet Russia, Vladimir Lenin has been viewed as a controversial figure,...
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Why are Animals Funny?: Everyday Analysis: Volume 1

EDA Collective - Zero Books; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

Why are Animals Funny? comprises 46 articles in which nigh on everything is analyzed, from the smartphone to the 2010 general election, from toasties to Margaret Thatcher, from anxiety in children's literature to David Cameron's music tastes...
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The roster of union soldiers 1861-1865: Maine, New Hampshire

Janet Hewett - Broadfoot Publishing Company
Format: Unknown Binding

A volume containing an alphabetical listing of all Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 from the states of Maine and New Hampshire.
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Women & Power: A Manifesto

MARY BEARD - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

"A modern feminist classic." -- The GuardianFrom the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power. At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack...
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Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations

John P Avlon - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

"A vivid portrait ... A thoughtful consideration of Washington's wisdom that couldn't be timelier." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) George Washington's Farewell Address was a prophetic letter from a "parting friend" to his fellow citizens about the forces...
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The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba

Julia Cooke - Seal Press
Format: eBook

Change looms in Havana, Cuba's capital, a city electric with uncertainty yet cloaked in clich, 90 miles from U.S. shores and off-limits to most Americans. Journalist Julia Cooke, who lived there at intervals over a period of five years, discovered a dynamic scene: baby-faced anarchists...
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More Than Hot

Christopher Hamlin - Johns Hopkins University Press
Format: eBook

Christopher Hamlin's magisterial work engages a common experience - fever - in all its varieties and meanings. Reviewing the representations of that condition from ancient times to the present, More Than Hot is a history of the world through the lens of fever. The book deals with the expression...
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Before and After Alexander: The Legend and Legacy of Alexander the Great

Richard A. Billows - The Overlook Press
Format: Hardcover

By the author of Marathon, an enlightening look at the historical context behind Alexander the Great, his accomplishments, and his legacyIn the arc of western history, Ancient Greece is at the apex, owing to its grandeur, its culture, and an intellectual renaissance to rival that of Europe....
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Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A fast-paced narrative that discovers a surprising perspective on World War II: Nazi Germany's all-consuming reliance on drugs The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated...
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The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny

Michael Wallis - Liveright Publishing Corp
Format: Print book

Cutting through 160 years of mythmaking, best-selling historian Michael Wallis presents the ultimate cautionary tale of America's westward expansion."WESTWARD HO! FOR OREGON AND CALIFORNIA!"In the eerily warm spring of 1846, George Donner placed this advertisement in a local newspaper...
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The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

T J English - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America's top chronicler of organized crime"* and New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne.By the mid 1980s, the criminal underworld in the United States had become an ethnic polyglot;...
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Connected: How Trains, Genes, Pineapples, Piano Keys, and a Few Disasters Transformed Americans at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

Steven Cassedy - Stanford University Press
Format: Book

Between the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth, Americans underwent a dramatic transformation in self-conception: having formerly lived as individuals or members of small communities, they now found themselves living in networks, which arose out of scientific...
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Chase's Calendar of Events 2018: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months

CHASE. - Bernan Press
Format: Paperback

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!The world's datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957, Chase's observes its 60th anniversary with the 2018 edition! From...
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Life in words : essays on Chaucer, the Gawain-poet, and Malory

Jill Mann - University of Toronto Press
Format: eBook

This volume collects fifteen landmark essays published over the last three decades by the distinguished medievalist Jill Mann.
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The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

A J BAIME - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman's first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get thrust into...
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At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45

Christian Jennings - Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Print book

In the autumn of 1944, as Patton's army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy. Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task -- break The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications...
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Alex Haley - Dell
Format: Paperback

This "bold... extraordinary... blockbuster... " (Newsweek magazine) begins with a birth in an African village in 1750, and ends two centuries later at a funeral in Arkansas. And in that time span, an unforgettable cast of men, women, and children come to life, many of them based...
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Personal name index to the Augusta chronicle

Alice O Walker

Georgia & South Carolina Genealogy. Events in this Index: Executor's sale, Notice of administration or other document relating to probate of an estate, Obituary (usually in the form of a death notice) , Marriage, Other
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They Cant Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in Americas Racial Justice Movement

Wesley Lowery - Little Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

A deeply reported book that brings alive the quest for justice in the deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray, offering both unparalleled insight into the reality of police violence in America and an intimate, moving portrait of those working to end it. Conducting hundreds...
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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

Steve Twomey - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

A fascinating look at the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor - the warnings, clues and missteps - by a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter.In Washington, DC, in late November 1941, admirals compose the most ominous message in Navy history to warn Hawaii of possible...
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Weed Land: Inside America's Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit

Peter Hecht - University of California Press,
Format: Paperback

Early in the morning of September 5, 2002, camouflaged and heavily armed Drug Enforcement Administration agents descended on a terraced marijuana garden. The DEA raid on the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana, a sanctuary for severely ill patients who were using marijuana as medicine,...
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Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

WILLIAM DALRYMPLE - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

From the internationally acclaimed and bestselling historians William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, the first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor diamond, arguably the most celebrated jewel in the world.On March 29, 1849, the ten-year-old leader of the Sikh kingdom of the Punjab...
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NO TURNING BACK : life, loss, and hope in wartime syria

RANIA ABOUZEID - W. W. Norton & Company

Extending back to the first demonstrations of 2011, No Turning Back dissects the tangle of ideologies and allegiances that make up the Syrian conflict. As protests ignited in Daraa, some citizens were brimming with a sense of possibility. A privileged young man named Suleiman posted videos...
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The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act

Clay Risen - St Martins Pr
Format: Hardcover

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history. This one law so dramatically altered American society that, looking back, it seems preordained--as Everett Dirksen, the GOP leader in the Senate and a key supporter of the bill,...
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Music along the rapidan : Civil War soldiers, music, and community during winter quarters, Virginia

James A Davis - University of Nebraska Press
Format: eBook


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Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia

Stewart Sifakis - Facts on File
Format: Book

This volume is part of a multi-volume work, organized by state. The first nine volumes are devoted to the regional histories of Alabama, Arkansas and Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia. The tenth volume covers the border...
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Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food

Laura Silver - Brandeis
Format: eBook

When Laura Silver's favorite knish shop went out of business, the native New Yorker sank into mourning, but then she sprang into action. She embarked on a round-the-world quest for the origins and modern-day manifestations of the knish. The iconic potato pie leads the author from Mrs. Stahl's...
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Unbreakable: The 25 Most Unapproachable Records in Baseball

James R Baehler - Sports Publishing
Format: eBook

Unbreakable gives fans the fascinating stories behind incredible records and the players who made them and provides a basis for comparing players of the Deadball era with those of today. Most importantly, it gives the true baseball fan quantitative objective data to bring to arguments about...
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Making a Match : Courtship in Shakespeare and His Society

Ann Jennalie Cook - Princeton University Press
Format: eBook

Making a Match examines the various options posed at every stage of English wooing, together with the presentation of these protocols in the plays of Shakespeare. Across the canon, wooing may command either a casual reference or a central position in the action, but no play escapes a connection...
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Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

Michael C. C. Adams - Johns Hopkins University Press; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as more glorious, less awful, than the reality. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war often shaped by reenactors who work hard for verisimilitude...
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Chase's Calendar of Events 2017: The Ultimate Go-To Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months

Editors of Chase's - Bernan Press
Format: Print book

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!The world's datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the wider world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957 on a reputation for accuracy and comprehensiveness,...
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Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line

Heather Hendershot - Broadside
Format: Print book

A unique and compelling portrait of William F. Buckley as the champion of conservative ideas in an age of liberal dominance, taking on the smartest adversaries he could find while singlehandedly reinventing the role of public intellectual in the network television era.When Firing Line premiered...
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Rhode Island in the American Revolution: A Source Guide for Genealogists and Historians

Eric G. Grundset - The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Format: Hardcover

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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Douglas Brinkley - Harper
Format: Hardcover

As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and America's race to the moon."We choose to go to the Moon...
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The Cross & the Crescent: A History of the Crusades

Malcolm Billings - Sterling Pub. Co; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Many illustrations and photos. Bibliography
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Abstracts of the Debt Books of the Provincial Land Office of Maryland: Prince George's County, Volume I. Calvert Papers, 1750; Liber 33: 1753, 1754, 1

Vernon L. Jr. Skinner - Clearfield
Format: Paperback

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Travelers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism: 1919?1945

JULIA BOYD - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

This fascinating and shocking history of the rise of the Nazis draws together a multitude of expatriate voices -- even Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett -- into a powerful narrative charting this extraordinary phenomenon.Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's...
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The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe 1940-1945

R J Overy - Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate history of the Allied bombing campaigns in World War IITechnology shapes the nature of all wars, and the Second World War hinged on a most unpredictable weapon: the bomb. Day and night, Britain and the United States unleashed massive fleets of bombers to kill and terrorize...
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Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America

Donald L. Miller - Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

While F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, Manhattan was transformed by jazz, night clubs, radio, skyscrapers, movies, and the ferocious energy of the 1920s, as this illuminating cultural history brilliantly demonstrates. In four wordsthe capital of everythingDuke Ellington captured Manhattan during...
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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 termuntil televised...
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