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The Little Book of Feminist Saints

Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honors one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world. A Stylist Must-read Book of 2018 In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant, and surprising...
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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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Nothin' But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America's Industrial Heartland

Edward McClelland · Bloomsbury Press
Format: Hardcover

The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region became the "arsenal of democracy"-the greatest manufacturing center in the world-in the years during and after World War II, thanks to natural advantages and a welcoming culture. Decades of unprecedented prosperity followed, memorably punctuated...
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The Real Peter Pan: J. M. Barrie and the Boy Who Inspired Him

Piers Dudgeon · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The world has long been captivated by the story of Peter Pan and the countless movies, plays, musicals, and books that retell the story of Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys. Now, in this revealing behind-the-scenes book, author Piers Dudgeon examines the fascinating and complex relationships...
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The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series.They live in shadows - deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They're spoken...
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Rupert Matthews · Hinkler Books Pty Ltd
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Discover the history and development of weaponry through the ages with The Illustrated History if Weapons series. These comprehensive visual reference books explore the craftsmanship and progression of weaponry and cover the many important conflicts and historical events that have shaped...
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Rick Perlstein · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Nixonland a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until...
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Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space - a powerful, revelatory contribution that...
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History for genealogists : using chronological time lines to find and understand your ancestors

Judy Jacobson · Clearfield
Pages: 296
Format:  Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

History lays the foundation to understand a group of people. Genealogy lays the foundation to understand a person or family using tangible historic evidence.
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Warrior Nations: The United States and Indian Peoples

Roger L. Nichols · University of Oklahoma Press
Format: Paperback

During the century following George Washington’s presidency, the United States fought at least forty wars with various Indian tribes, averaging one conflict every two and a half years. Warrior Nations is Roger L. Nichols’s response to the question, “Why did so much fighting...
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Rose Gold: An Easy Rawlins Mystery

Walter Mosley · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith,...
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Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots

Bryce T. Bauer · Chicago Review Press
Format: Print book

During Prohibition, while Al Capone was rising to worldwide prominence as Public Enemy Number One, the townspeople of rural Templeton, Iowa—population just 428—were busy with a bootlegging empire of their own. Led by Joe Irlbeck, the whip-smart and gregarious son of a Bavarian immigrant,...
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