History

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NOTRE-DAME: THE SOUL OF FRANCE

Written by Poirier, Agnès
The profound emotion felt around the world upon seeing images of Notre-Dame in flames opens up a series of questions: Why was everyone so deeply moved? Why does Notre-Dame so clearly crystallise what our civilisation is about? What makes 'Our Lady of Paris' the soul of a nation and a symbol of human achievement? What is it that speaks so directly to us today?
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 240 Pages |
$26.95
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UNSINKABLE: FIVE MEN AND THE INDOMITABLE RUN OF THE USS PLUNKETT

Written by Sullivan, James
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm's Way comes a thrilling and vividly told account of the USS Plunkett--a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the Germans during World War II, that gave as good as it got, and that was later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk. More than the story of a single, sava
December 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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HYMNS OF THE REPUBLIC: THE STORY OF THE FINAL YEAR OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Written by Gwynne, S C
From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes "a masterwork of history" (Lawrence Wright, author of God Save Texas), the spellbinding, epic account of the last year of the Civil War. The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of the most compelling narratives and one of history's grea
October 6, 2020 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 416 Pages |
$20.00
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SHIP OF DREAMS: THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC AND THE END OF THE EDWARDIAN ERA

Written by Russell, Gareth
This original and "meticulously researched retelling of history's most infamous voyage" (Denise Kiernan, New York Times bestselling author) uses the sinking of the Titanic as a prism through which to examine the end of the Edwardian era and the seismic shift modernity brought to the Western world.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Atria Books | 448 Pages |
$18.00
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VICKSBURG: GRANT'S CAMPAIGN THAT BROKE THE CONFEDERACY

Written by Miller, Donald L
Winner of the Civil War Round Table of New York's Fletcher Pratt Literary Award Winner of the Austin Civil War Round Table's Daniel M. & Marilyn W. Laney Book Prize
October 20, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 688 Pages |
$20.00
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LAST MILLION: EUROPE'S DISPLACED PERSONS FROM WORLD WAR TO COLD WAR

Written by Nasaw, David
From bestselling author David Nasaw, a sweeping new history of the one million refugees left behind in Germany after WWII In May 1945, German forces surrendered to the Allied powers, putting an end to World War II in Europe. But the aftershocks of global military conflict did not cease with the German capitulation.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 672 Pages |
$35.00
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CHURCHILL COMPLEX: THE CURSE OF BEING SPECIAL, FROM WINSTON AND FDR TO TRUMP AND BREXIT

Written by Buruma, Ian
From one of its keenest observers, a brilliant, witty journey through the "Special Relationship" between Britain and America that has done so much to shape the world, from World War II to Brexit. It's impossible to understand the last 75 years of American history, through to Trump and Brexit, without understanding the Anglo-American relationship, and specifically the bonds between presi
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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CULTURE IN NAZI GERMANY

Written by Kater, Michael H
This engaging and deeply researched account of artistic culture within the Third Reich considers how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the Nazis. Detailing the struggle between artistic autonomy and political control, Michael H. Kater looks at what became of German art both during and subsequent to Nazi rule.
April 28, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 472 Pages |
$20.00
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MI9: A HISTORY OF THE SECRET SERVICE FOR ESCAPE AND EVASION IN WORLD WAR TWO

Written by Fry, Helen
Helen Fry provides a significant reassessment of MI9, the branch of military intelligence that helped Allied fighters escape from behind enemy lines. Drawing on largely untapped material from across Europe and the United States, Fry reveals the previously untold stories behind the establishment of MI9--and how the organization saved thousands of lives.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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INVENTION OF CHINA

Written by Hayton, Bill
The history, territory, and language of "China" are not ancient facts but modern inventions, turned into a national myth by a small group of intellectuals. Bill Hayton shows how the Republic's reworking of its past helped it to justify its right to rule a century ago--and continues to motivate policy today.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 320 Pages |
$30.00

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