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Dream a World Anew: The African American Experience and the Shaping of America
Dream a World Anew: The African American Experience and the Shaping of America

Kinshasha Conwill · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Dream A World Anew is the stunning gift book accompanying the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. It combines informative narratives from leading scholars, curators, and authors with objects from the museum's collection to present...
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The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage
The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage

John Hughes-Wilson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A ground-breaking history of intelligence -- from its classical origins to the onset of the surveillance state in the digital age -- that lifts the veil of secrecy from this clandestine world. Comprehensive and authoritative, The Secret State skillfully examines the potential pitfalls of the traditional...
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Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War
Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War

James Wright · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Critically recounting the steps that led to the war, this book does not excuse...
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The Odyssey of Echo Company: The Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle of Echo Company to Survive the Vietnam War
The Odyssey of Echo Company: The Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle of Echo Company to Survive the Vietnam War

Doug Stanton · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm's Way and Horse Soldiers - the harrowing and redemptive account of an American army platoon fighting for survival during the Vietnam War.On a single night, January 31, 1968, some 100,000...
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MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II
MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II

PETER EISNER · VIKING
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"MacArthur's Spies reads like Casablanca set in the Pacific, filled with brave and daring characters caught up in the intrigue of war - and the best part is that it's all true!" - Tom Maier, author of Masters of SexA thrilling story of espionage, daring and deception...
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The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943: The War in the West, Volume Two
The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943: The War in the West, Volume Two

James Holland · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 720
Format: Print book

James Holland's The Rise of Germany, the first volume in his War in the West trilogy, was widely praised for Holland's impeccable research and narrative skills. With a wealth of characters from across the western theatre of World War II, Holland told a captivating story while calling...
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Walking San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive: Explore the Famous Sites, Neighborhoods, and Vistas in 17 Enchanting Walks
Walking San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive: Explore the Famous Sites, Neighborhoods, and Vistas in 17 Enchanting Walks

Kristine Poggioli · Craven Street Books
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

Walking San Francisco's 49 Mile Scenic Drive shows how walking -- rather than driving -- San Francisco's famous scenic route gives you an active, fun way to enjoy and fall in love with the most beautiful city in the world. Get to know the City by the Bay as you never have before...
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March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution
March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution

Will Englund · W W Norton
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A riveting history of the month that transformed the world's greatest nations as Russia faced revolution and America entered World War I. "We are provincials no longer," said Woodrow Wilson on March 5, 1917, at his second inaugural. He spoke on the eve of America's entrance...
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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

Douglas J Preston · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle.Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran...
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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe
Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe

JOHN JULIUS NORWICH · ATLANTIC MONTHLY
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

John Julius Norwich -- who the Wall Street Journal called "the very model of a popular historian" -- has crafted a big, bold tapestry of the early sixteenth century, when Europe and the Middle East were overshadowed by a quartet of legendary rulers, all born within a ten-year...
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