History

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JEWISH JOURNEY: 4000 YEARS IN 22 OBJECTS FROM THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Written by Abrams, Rebecca
-A short, accessible, affordable and illustrated history of the Jewish people, aimed at the general public -Many of the stories behind these objects have not been told before, and are unknown to all but scholarly experts -All the objects can be seen for real in the Ashmolean Museum -Includes a foreword by historian Simon Schama The 22 objects here include pottery, coins, jewelry, household artefac
December 31, 2017 | Paperback | Ashmolean Museum | 160 Pages |
$20.00
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC THE INDIAN WARS: BATTLES, BLOODSHED, AND THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

Written by Treuer, Anton
From Lakota warrior Crazy Horse to legendary Geronimo of the Apache Wars, this sweeping history of the American West tells the story of those who defended Native American lands--and the Native American way of life--from the 1850s through the end of the nineteenth century.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 320 Pages |
$40.00

GENIUS AND DISCOVERY: FIVE HISTORICAL MINIATURES

Written by Zweig, Stefan
One of two beautifully designed hardback gift editions of Stefan Zweig's breathlessly dramatic historical sketches, out in time for the holidays. Millions of people in a nation are necessary for a single genius to arise, millions of tedious hours must pass before a truly historic shooting star of humanity appears in the sky.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Pushkin Press | 160 Pages |
$16.95

TRIUMPH AND DISASTER: FIVE HISTORICAL MINIATURES

Written by Zweig, Stefan
One of two beautifully designed hardback gift editions of Stefan Zweig's breathlessly dramatic historical sketches, out in time for Christmas. A single Yes, a single No, a Too Soon or a Too Late makes that hour irrevocable for hundreds of generations while deciding the life of a single man or woman, of a nation, even the destiny of all humanity.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Pushkin Press | 160 Pages |
$16.95

SORROW OF THE EARTH: BUFFALO BILL, SITTING BULL AND THE TRAGEDY OF SHOW BUSINESS

Written by Vuillard, Eric
Fascinating, brilliant and angry: the tale of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and the tragic fate of its Native American participants.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Pushkin Press | 192 Pages |
$19.95
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GENERAL VS. THE PRESIDENT: MACARTHUR AND TRUMAN AT THE BRINK OF NUCLEAR WAR

Written by Brands, H W
From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world.
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$17.95
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GERMANY: MEMORIES OF A NATION

Written by MacGregor, Neil
For the past 140 years, Germany has been the central power in continental europe. Twenty-five years ago a new German state came into being. How much do we really understand this new Germany, and how do its people understand themselves?
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 464 Pages |
$22.00

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE: THE STORY OF HOW ACTIVISTS AND SCIENTISTS TAMED AIDS

Written by France, David
A New York Times 2016 Notable Book The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic--from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague.
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 640 Pages |
$18.95
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EVERYTHING EXPLAINED THAT IS EXPLAINABLE

Written by Boyles, Denis
The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1911 marked the last stand of the Enlightenment and a turbulent end to an era. The Eleventh Edition summed up the high point of optimism and belief in human progress that dominated Anglo-Saxon thought from the time of the Enlightenment.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 464 Pages |
$18.00

EARTH IS WEEPING: THE EPIC STORY OF THE INDIAN WARS FOR THE AMERICAN WEST

Written by Cozzens, Peter
*Winner of the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History* *A Smithsonian Top History Book of 2016*
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 592 Pages |
$20.00

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