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Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017

IAN BLACK · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From a long-time Guardian correspondent and editor, an expansive, authoritative, and balanced account of over a century of violent confrontation, war, and occupation in Palestine and Israel, published on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration and 50th anniversary of the Six-Day...
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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

Robert Kurson · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The inside, lesser-known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever, from the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow...
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Blood and Fears: How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II

Kevin Wilson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II. The US 8th Air Force came of age in 1944. With a fresh commander, it was ready to demonstrate its true power: from Operation Argument in February -- targeting German aircraft...
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Versailles

Colin Jones · Basic Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The vivid story of the creation, renovation, and enduring legacy of the most famous building in France: the palace of VersaillesNothing represents the glorious and fraught history of France quite like the Palace of Versailles. Made famous by the absolutist king Louis XIV, Versailles became...
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Lexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World

GEORGE C DAUGHAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian reinterprets the battle that launched the American Revolution.George C. Daughan's magnificently detailed account of the Battle of Lexington and Concord challenges the prevailing narrative of the American War of Independence. It was, Daughan argues, based as much...
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The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Howard Markel · Pantheon
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From the much admired medical historian, author of An Anatomy of Addiction, the story of the two Kellogg brothers: one who became America's most beloved physician between the mid-nineteenth century and World War II, a best-selling author, lecturer and health magazine publisher who was read...
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Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

Dan Zak · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

On a tranquil summer night in July 2012, a trio of elderly peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the ''Fort Knox of Uranium,'' Y-12 was reputedly one of the most secure nuclear weapons facilities in the world, a bastion...
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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

MICHAEL KORDA · Liveright
Pages: 525
Format: Hardcover

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory. Bringing to vivid life...
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Trials of the Earth The True Story of a Pioneer Woman.

Hamilton Mary Mann. · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 318
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing first-person account of Mississippi pioneer woman struggling to survive, protect her family and make a home in the early American SouthNear the end of her life, Mary Mann Hamilton (1866 - c.1936) began recording her experiences in the backwoods of the Mississippi Delta....
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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

Lawrence Goldstone · Pegasus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The controversial history of the attack submarine -- and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland -- that reveals how this imaginative invention changed the face of modern warfare. From Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea to The Hunt for Red October, readers the world over...
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Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance

Mark Whitaker · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place - Pittsburgh, PA - from the 1920s through the 1950s.Today black Pittsburgh is known as the setting for August Wilson's famed plays about noble but doomed working-class...
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Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data

VIKTOR MAYER-SCHONBERGER · Basic Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

For the past century and more, the story of capitalism has been a story of firms and financiers. Thanks to the Big Data revolution, soon, it won't be. As Viktor Mayer-Sch?nberger, bestselling author of Big Data, and Thomas Ramge show, data is replacing money as the driver of market...
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Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers

Linda Johnsen · New World Library
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

Ashrams in Europe twenty-five hundred years ago? Greek philosophers studying in India? Meditation classes in ancient Rome? It sounds unbelievable, but it's historically true. Alexander the Great had an Indian guru. Pythagoras, Empedocles, and Plotinus all encouraged their students to meditate....
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Reimagining a Lost Armenian Home: The Dildilian Photography Collection

Armen Marsoobian · I.B.Tauris
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

For nearly a century members of the Dildilian family practiced the art of photography in Ottoman Turkey, Greece and the United States. This book contains over 200 photographs, primarily from the Ottoman era, beginning with the creation of the family business by Tsolag Dildilian in Sivas...
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

T.J. Stiles · Vintage
Pages: 640
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryFrom the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times.In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait...
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