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The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible

David Sehat · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In The Jefferson Rule, historian David Sehat describes how liberals, conservatives, secessionists, unionists, civil rights leaders, radicals, and libertarians have sought out the Founding Fathers to defend their policies.Beginning with the debate between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton...
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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975

MAX HASTINGS · Harper
Pages: 752
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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U.S. County History Catalog

Ancestry Incorporated. · Myfamily.Com
Pages: 61
Format: Paperback

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Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

Louisa Thomas · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the British-born American wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the greatest transformations of her time Born in London to an American father and a British mother on the eve of the Revolutionary War, Louisa Catherine Johnson...
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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

Daniel J Sharfstein · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 613
Format: Hardcover

The epic clash of two American legends -- their brutal war and a battle of ideas that defined America after Reconstruction.Oliver Otis Howard thought he was a man of destiny. Chosen to lead the Freedmen's Bureau after the Civil War, the Union Army general was entrusted with the era's most...
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 449
Format: Hardcover

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century...
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Forget "Having It All": How America Messed Up Motherhood--and How to Fix It

Amy Westervelt · Seal Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A clear-eyed look at the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women (whether they have kids or not) , and how to fix the inequality that exists as a result.After filing a story only two hours after giving birth, and then getting straight back...
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

Gary Krist · Crown; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans'...
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The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Germanic Ancestry in Europe

James M. Beidler · Family Tree Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Explore Your German Ancestry!Follow your family tree back to its roots in Bavaria, Baden, Prussia, Hesse, Saxony, Wurttemburg and beyond. This in-depth genealogy guide will walk you step by step through the exciting journey of researching your German heritage, whether your ancestors came...
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ANONYMOUS. · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States

Andrew Burt · Lyons Press
Format: Hardcover

This debut from Andrew Burt details the pivotal moments in American political history when outliers moved to the center, capturing the national spotlight and turning fringe politics mainstream. American Hysteria puts readers at the center of the nations most prominent periods of political...
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