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A Colony in a Nation
A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...
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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture
Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture

Chip Colwell · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Who owns the past and the objects that physically connect us to history? And who has the right to decide this ownership, particularly when the objects are sacred or, in the case of skeletal remains, human? Is it the museums that care for the objects or the communities whose ancestors made...
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No Friends but the Mountains: Dispatches from the World's Violent Highlands
No Friends but the Mountains: Dispatches from the World's Violent Highlands

Judith Matloff · Basic Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A veteran war correspondent journeys to remote mountain communities across the globe - from Albania and Chechnya to Nepal and Colombia - to investigate why so many conflicts occur at great heightsMountainous regions are home to only ten percent of the world's population yet host a strikingly...
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Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer
Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer

Ann Mcelhinney · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Gosnell is the untold story of America's most prolific serial killer.In 2013 Dr Kermit Gosnell was convicted of killing four people, including three babies, but is thought to have killed hundreds, perhaps thousands more in a 30-year killing spree.ABC News correspondent Terry Moran described...
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Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

Mary Jennings Hegar · New American Library
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE"Shoot Like a Girl is a must-read about an American patriot whose courage and determination will have a lasting impact on the future of our Armed Forces and the nation." - Senator John McCainOn June 29, 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings...
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A World Erased: A Grandson's Search for His Family's Holocaust Secrets
A World Erased: A Grandson's Search for His Family's Holocaust Secrets

Noah Lederman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This poignant memoir by Noah Lederman, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, transports readers from his grandparents' kitchen table in Brooklyn to World War II Poland. In the 1950s, Noah's grandparents raised their children on Holocaust stories. But because tales of rebellion and death...
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Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert
Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert

Patricia Daniels 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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Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West
Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

Tom Clavin · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City's streets were...
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World War I and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It
World War I and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It

A. Scott Berg · Library Of America
Pages: 988
Format: Print book

For the centenary of America's entry into World War I, A. Scott Berg presents a landmark anthology of American writing from the cataclysmic conflict that set the course of the 20th century. Few Americans appreciate the significance and intensity of America's experience of World...
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The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria
The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria

Alia Malek · Nation Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had been lost to her family since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1970. Its loss was central to her parent's decision to make their lives in America. In chronicling...
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