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We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team That Dismantled Jim Crow

Margaret Edds · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 391
Format: Hardcover

The decisive victories in the fight for racial equality in America were not easily won, much less inevitable; they were achieved through carefully conceived strategy and the work of tireless individuals dedicated to this most urgent struggle. In We Face the Dawn, Margaret Edds tells the gripping...
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King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

Eric B Schultz · W W Norton
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

The harrowing story of one of America's first and costliest wars -- featuring a new foreword by bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war and a guide to the historical sites where the ambushes, raids, and battles took place, King Philip's...
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Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empireIn Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of a Christian slave girl, Roxelana, who was abducted by slave traders from her Ruthenian...
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This Day in Presidential History

PAUL BRANDUS · Bernan Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

For reference librarians, journalists, social media managers, history buffs, and more, a treasure trove of information about the US presidency for each day of the year from the popular, award-winning White House journalist Paul Brandus. The Atlantic calls Brandus "one of the top Washington...
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The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

TJ English · William Morrow
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America's top chronicler of organized crime"* and New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne.By the mid 1980s, the criminal underworld in the United States had become an ethnic polyglot;...
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Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

Claire Lisa Evans · Portfolio
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation--they've just been erased from the story. Until...
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Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Helene Cooper · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women's movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.When Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won the 2005 Liberian presidential election, she demolished...
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Women & Power: A Manifesto

MARY BEARD · Liveright
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

"A modern feminist classic." -- The GuardianFrom the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power. At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack...
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