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Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Bondage and Freedom in the City of the Straits

Tiya Miles · The New Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. In this paradigm-shifting book, celebrated historian Tiya Miles reveals that slavery was at the heart...
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The Place of Stone: Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Doug Hunter · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Claimed by many to be the most frequently documented artifact in American archeology, Dighton Rock is a forty-ton boulder covered in petroglyphs in southern Massachusetts. First noted by New England colonists in 1680, the rock's markings have been debated endlessly by scholars and everyday...
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Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning

Julija Sukys · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 193
Format: Hardcover

When Julija Šukys was a child, her paternal grandfather, Anthony, rarely smiled, and her grandmother, Ona, spoke only in her native Lithuanian. But they still taught Šukys her family's story: that of a proud people forced from their homeland when the soldiers came. In mid-June 1941,...
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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, the shocking, gripping account of the most powerful American spy you've never heard of, whose role at the center of the Korean War - which gave rise to the North Korean regime - is essential to understanding the most...
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Supreme Power: 7 Pivotal Supreme Court Decisions That Had a Major Impact on America

Ted Stewart · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Ted Stewart explains how the Supreme Court and its nine appointed members now stand at a crucial point in their power to hand down momentous and far-ranging decisions. Today's Court affects every major area of American life, from health care to civil rights, from...
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Alexander Hamilton's Revolution: His Vital Role as Washington's Chief of Staff

Phillip Thomas Tucker · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 351

Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost entirely on his role as Secretary of the Treasury in Washington's administration,...
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Unjustifiable Means: The Inside Story of How the CIA, Pentagon, and US Government Conspired to Torture

Mark Fallon · Regan Arts
Pages: 304
Format: eBook

From a man who was there at the inception of the United States' torture program, Unjustifiable Means delves into the dark side of the United States government to reveal how our nation evolved to sanction evil.A true insider and a veteran NCIS agent, Mark Fallon was appointed the deputy...
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The Simple Faith of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Religion's Role in the FDR Presidency

Christine Wicker · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

In The Simple Faith of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, religion journalist and author Christine Wicker establishes that faith was at the heart of everything Roosevelt wanted for the American people. This powerful book is the first in-depth look at how one of America's richest, most patrician...
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Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield

Robert H Latiff · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous...
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Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L Cox · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 227
Format: Hardcover

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery - known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat...
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