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Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials

MALCOLM HARRIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Millennial's groundbreaking investigation into why his generation is economically worse off than their parents, creating a radical and devastating portrait of what it means to be young in America.Millennials have been called lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and immature, but when you push...
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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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The Danger Within Us: America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It

Jeanne Lenzer · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Did you know...- Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America, killing more Americans each year than diabetes, murders, car accidents and AIDS combined. - An estimated 10 percent of Americans are implanted with medical devices -- like pacemakers, artificial...
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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

SIMON WINCHESTER · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement - precision - in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.The rise of manufacturing...
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Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

DAVID CANNADINE · Viking
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history of nineteenth-century Britain by one of the world's most respected historians.To live in nineteenth-century Britain was to experience an astonishing and unprecedented series of changes. Cities grew vast; there were revolutions in transportation, communication, science,...
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The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

Simon Baatz · Mulholland Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that made the Gilded Age-and of the trial that shocked the world. In 1901, Evelyn Nesbit, the pin-up girl and penniless young actress, dined with Stanford White, the legendary architect whose...
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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographerBerlin 1936 takes the reader through the sixteen days of the Olympiad, describing the events in the German capital through the eyes of a select...
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The Wehrmacht's Last Stand: The German Campaigns of 1944-1945

Robert Michael Citino · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 632
Format: Hardcover

By 1943, the war was lost, and most German officers knew it. Three quarters of a century later, the question persists: What kept the German army going in an increasingly hopeless situation? Where some historians have found explanations in the power of Hitler or the role of ideology, Robert...
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We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

Adam Winkler · Liveright
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

We the Corporations chronicles the revelatory story of one of the most successful, yet least known, "civil rights movements" in American history. In this groundbreaking portrait of corporate seizure of political power, We the Corporations reveals how American businesses won equal...
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The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

ELAINE F WEISS · Viking
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. "Anyone interested in the history of our country's ongoing fight to put its founding values into practice--as...
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