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Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink

Anthony McCarten · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of Everything comes a revisionist look at the period immediately following Winston Churchill's ascendancy to Prime Minister - soon to be a major motion picture starring Gary Oldman. May 1940. Britain is at war, Winston Churchill...
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Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

Wendell Steavenson · Ecco
Format: Hardcover

Through a series of stunningly rendered, character-drive vignettes, New Yorker writer Wendell Steavenson recounts the events of the Egyptian Revolution - from Mubarak's fall to Morsi's. Here is the panoply of Tahrir Square, a pointillist portrait of a people enacting and reacting...
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North Korea : state of paranoia

Paul French · Zed Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

North Korea is a country that continues to make headlines - arousing curiosity and fear in equal measure. The world's most secretive nuclear power, it is a nation that still has Gulag-style prison camps, no internet and bans its people from talking to foreigners without official approval....
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Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert

Patricia Cornwell · Amazon Publishing
Pages: 570
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing exposé of one of the world's most chilling cases of serial murder - and the police force that failed to solve it.Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert...
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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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Russian Roulette: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin's Plot for Global Revolution

Giles Milton · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 378
Format: Hardcover

In 1917, a band of communist revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace of Tsar Nicholas II--a dramatic and explosive act marking that Vladimir Lenin's communist revolution was now underway. But Lenin would not be satisfied with overthrowing the Tsar. His goal was a global revolt that...
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When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation

Francois Furstenberg · The Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

In 1789, as the French Revolution shook Europe to the core, the new United States was struggling for survival in the face of financial insolvency and bitter political and regional divisions. When the United States Spoke French explores the republics formative years from the viewpoint...
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Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution--As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen

Mallory Factor · Broadside Books
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

Drawing from his comprehensive, star-studded course at the Citadel, Mallory Factor, the New York Times bestselling author of Shadowbosses, brings together a fascinating and diverse range of essays from leading figures and activists which explore and illuminate the conservative intellectual...
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Birnbaum's 2015 Walt Disney World: The Official Guide

Birnbaum Guides · Disney Editions
Format: Book

Birnbaum's Walt Disney World has been re-imagined! It boasts a bold new look and variety of added features, including a complete restaurant roundup with expanded details on all the dining options in Disney World, as well as a new chapter dedicated to Disney Cruise Line. We'll guide...
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America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation

Grant Wacker · Belknap Press
Format: Hardcover

During a career spanning sixty years, the Reverend Billy Grahams resonant voice and chiseled profile entered the living rooms of millions of Americans with a message that called for personal transformation through Gods grace. How did a lanky farm kid from North Carolina become an evangelist...
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

Gary Krist · Broadway Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

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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Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans

Malcolm Gaskill · Basic Books; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain future. Whether they settled in Jamestown, Salem, or Barbados, these migrants - entrepreneurs, soldiers, and pilgrims alike - faced one incontrovertible...
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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 Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931

Adam Tooze · Viking; 2nd Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A searing and highly original analysis of the First World War and its anguished aftermath In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around the world began to buckle. The heart of the financial system shifted from London to New York....
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