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Deceptions of World War II

William Breuer · Chartwell Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Behind the great battles and courageous acts of World War II are the schemes and ruses of cloak-and-dagger agencies, the captivating tales of which are told in Deceptions of World War II. In this book of Wold War II deception, noted military historian and author William Breuer presents...
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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

Nick Barratt · Faber & Faber
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read." -- Dan Jones, author of The War of the RosesIn The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry...
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Treat 'Em Rough: The Birth of American Armor 1917–20

Dale E. Wilson · Casemate
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

Tanks caused havoc among the Germans when they first appeared on the battlefields of Europe in 1917. These metal monsters broke up the trench warfare stalemate and thus hastened the armistice. This is the first full study of the U.S. Army's World War I Tank Corps.Because of production...
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American Entrepreneur: How 400 Years of Risk-Takers, Innovators, and Business Visionaries Built the U.S.A.

Willie Robertson · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The CEO of Duck Commander and star of Duck Dynasty tells the stories of the extraordinary men and women who symbolize the American entrepreneurial spirit. 100,000 first printing.
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American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

Chris McGreal · PublicAffairs
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic--devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusionsThe opioid epidemic has been called "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of history. Driven by greed,...
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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Pages: 1024
Format: Hardcover

With kaleidoscopic, trenchant, path-breaking insights, Elizabeth D. Samet has produced the most ambitious edition of Ulysses Grant's Memoirs yet published.One hundred and thirty-three years after its 1885 publication by Mark Twain, Elizabeth Samet has annotated this lavish edition of Grant's...
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Working Toward Whiteness: How America's Immigrants Became White: The Strange Journey from Ellis Island to the Suburbs

David R. Roediger · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

How did immigrants to the United States come to see themselves as white? David R. Roediger has been in the vanguard of the study of race and labor in American history for decades. He first came to prominence as the author of The Wages of Whiteness, a classic study of racism in the development...
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Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed

John Prendergast · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestselling and award-winning NOT ON OUR WATCH, John Prendergast co-writes a compelling book with Fidel Bafilemba--with stunning photographs by Ryan Gosling--revealing the way in which the people and resources of the Democratic Republic of Congo have...
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Theater of the World: The Maps that Made History

Thomas Reinertsen Berg · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A heavily illustrated four-color history of mapmaking across centuries--a must-read for history buffs and armchair travelers. Theater of the World offers a fascinating history of mapmaking, using the visual representation of the world through time to tell a new story about world history...
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The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath

Garrett Peck · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A chronicle of the American experience during World War I and the unexpected changes that rocked the country in its immediate aftermath -- the Red Scare, race riots, women's suffrage, and Prohibition. The Great War's bitter outcome left the experience largely overlooked and forgotten...
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