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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
Pages: 304
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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The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel

Cathy Scott-Clark · Penguin Books
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the CWA Nonfiction Dagger Award, the definitive account of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai Mumbai, 2008. On the night of November 26, Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists attacked targets throughout the city, including the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, one of the world’s most exclusive...
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Native Universe: Voices of Indian America

Gerald McMaster · National Geographic
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"This Magnificent celebration of Native American cultures and Civilizations combines a wide-ranging and engrossing text by many of our foremost Indian scholars, writers, and leaders with a spectacular collection of illustrations showcasing the art and cultures of the indigenous peoples...
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The American Revolution of 1800: How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Faction - and What This Means Today

Dan Sisson · Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this brilliant historical classic, Dan Sisson argues that Thomas Jefferson thought democratic revolutions would be necessary from time to time to break the grip of autocratic factions on the government. That is how Jefferson saw the election of 1800and the lessons for today couldnt be more...
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An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America

Nick Bunker · Knopf; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and economics led to a war that few people welcomed but nobody could prevent. In this powerful but fair-minded...
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The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria

Janine di Giovanni · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 224
Format: Book

Once in a decade comes an account of war that promises to be a classic. Doing for Syria what Imperial Life in the Emerald City did for the war in Iraq, The Morning They Came for Us bears witness to one of the most brutal, internecine conflicts in recent history. Drawing from years of experience...
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Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar

Virginia Vallejo · Vintage
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

A revealing memoir of Colombian television journalist Virginia Vallejo's affair with the "King of Cocaine," notorious Medellin drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. At 33, Virginia Vallejo was part of the media...
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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

John Julius Norwich · Random House
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a chronicle that captures nearly two thousand years of inspiration and intrigue John Julius Norwich recounts in riveting detail the histories of the most significant popes and what they meant politically culturally and socially to Rome and to the world Norwich...
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Hot Dogs and Cocktails: When FDR Met King George VI at Hyde Park on Hudson

Peter Conradi · Alma Books
Format: Print book

From the coauthor of The King's Speech, the story behind the historic meeting between FDR and King George VI on the eve of World War II, a meeting that is now the subject of a major Hollywood movie, Hyde Park on HudsonBetween June 9th and 12th 1939, King George VI and Queen...
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Crime and Justice since 1750

Barry Godfrey · Routledge
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms...
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World

James MacGregor Burns · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"With this profound and magnificent book, drawing on his deep reservoir of thought and expertise in the humanities, James MacGregor Burns takes us into the fire's center.  As a 21st-century philosopher, he brings to vivid life the incandescent personalities and ideas that...
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A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II

Maury Klein · Bloomsbury Press
Format: Hardcover

The colossal scale of World War II required a mobilization effort greater than anything attempted in all of the worlds history. The United States had to fight a war across two oceans and three continents-and to do so it had to build and equip a military that was all but nonexistent before...
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Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

BRUCE HENDERSON · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Unbroken, Band of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, the little-known saga of young German Jews, dubbed The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came of age in America, and returned to Europe at enormous personal risk as members of the U.S. Army to play a key role...
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Best of Enemies: The Last Great Spy Story of the Cold War

Eric Dezenhall · Twelve
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling story of two Cold War spies, CIA case officer Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko -- improbable friends at a time when they should have been anything but.In 1978, CIA maverick Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko were new arrivals on the Washington, DC intelligence...
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The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America

Gerald Horne · NYU Press
Pages: 363
Format: Hardcover

The successful 1776 revolt against British rule in North America has been hailed almost universally as a great step forward for humanity. But the Africans then residing in the colonies overwhelmingly sided with London. In this trailblazing book, Gerald Horne complements his earlier celebrated...
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