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The New York Times: The Times of the Eighties: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

The New York Times · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Book

From our nation's best source of in-depth daily reporting comes this sweeping retrospective of the news, culture, and personalities of the decade of the 1980s, as told through hundreds of handselected articles and compelling original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.There...
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The Italian Americans: A History

Maria Laurino · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

This gorgeous companion book to the PBS series illuminates an important, overlooked part of American history. In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true...
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Jacobites: A New History of the '45 Rebellion

Jacqueline Riding · Bloomsbury
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The Jacobite Rebellion of 1745-46 is one of the most important turning points in British history--in terms of national crisis every bit the equal of 1066 and 1940. The tale of Charles Edward Stuart, "Bonnie Prince Charlie," and his heroic attempt to regain his grandfather's (James...
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Mr Darcy's Guide to Courtship: The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen's Most Eligible Bachelor

Fitzwilliam Darcy · Old House
Format: Paperback

Inspired by the works of Jane Austen, the amusingly tongue-in-cheek Mr Darcy’s Guide to Courtship is written from the perspective of Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy and closely based on real Regency advice manuals. It is a hilarious and irreverent picture of the social mores...
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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris

Tilar J. Mazzeo · Harper
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris's world-famous Hôtel Ritz - a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance - from Tilar J. Mazzeo,...
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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

Cokie Roberts · Harper
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women...
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Stonehenge - A New Understanding: Solving the Mysteries of the Greatest Stone Age Monument

Mike Parker Pearson · The Experiment; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

Stonehenge stands as an enduring link to our prehistoric ancestors, yet the secrets it has guarded for thousands of years have long eluded us. Until now, the millions of enthusiasts who flock to the iconic site have made do with mere speculation—about Stonehenge’s celestial...
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream--and How We Can Do It Again

Rich Lowry · Broadside Books; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

Lincoln Unbound is a thoughtful mix of history and politics from Rich Lowry, the New York Times bestselling author and editor of National Review, which traces Abraham Lincoln’s ambitious climb from provincial upstart to political powerhouse.Revered across the political spectrum, President...
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Venice: A New History

Thomas F. Madden · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary chronicle of Venice, its people, and its grandeur Thomas Madden’s majestic, sprawling history of Venice is the first full portrait of the city in English in almost thirty years. Using long-buried archival material and a wealth of newly translated documents, Madden...
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Obama's Wars

Bob Woodward · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Obama's Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds of hours of interviews with most of the key players, including the president,...
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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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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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The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam

Andrew Wiest · Osprey Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of the war in 1968. In the spring of 1966,...
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