History

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FROM GAY TO Z: A QUEER COMPENDIUM

Written by Sayre, Justin
This illustrated compendium celebrates LGBTQIA+ history and culture, written by and according to culture icon Justin Elizabeth Sayre! Based on Sayre's five-part show in New York City, From Gay to Z is a humorous collection of the rich legacy of gay culture, told through the letters of the alphabet.
May 10, 2022 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$24.95
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HISTORY OF THE WORLD THROUGH BODY PARTS: THE STORIES BEHIND THE ORGANS, APPENDAGES, DIGITS, AND THE LIKE ATTACHED TO (OR DETACHED FROM) FAMOUS BODIES

Written by Petras, Ross
A grab bag of historic spleens, chins, and more, this is your ultimate literary dissection of body parts throughout history! From famous craniums to prominent breasts, ancient spleens and bound feet, this book will bring history to life in a whole new way.
May 24, 2022 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$22.95
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APOCALYPSE READY: THE MANUAL OF MANUALS; A CENTURY OF PANIC PREVENTION

Written by Young, Taras
Global warming continues to cause extreme weather events and threatens to destroy the planet, while the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us that disaster can manifest at any time.
May 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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HOW TO BUILD STONEHENGE

Written by Pitts, Mike
There is nothing like Stonehenge: the simple, graphic genius of these great, arranged blocks. The stones seem to rise from the ground in some antediluvian heave of the Earth: lintels, great horizontal slabs, roughly squared, the grey rock now covered in subtle lichen green. But who made it? When did they make it? And most importantly, how was it built?
March 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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EMPERORS OF BYZANTIUM

Written by Lygo, Kevin
The Byzantine empire was one of the most successful states of the Middle Ages, ruling over a huge terrain straddling Europe and western Asia for eleven hundred years from the fourth to fifteenth centuries.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 336 Pages |
$39.95
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GERMANY: A NATION IN ITS TIME: BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER NATIONALISM, 1500-2000

Written by Smith, Helmut Walser
For nearly a century, historians have depicted Germany as a rabidly nationalist land, born in a sea of aggression.
March 1, 2022 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 608 Pages |
$22.95
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WE DON'T KNOW OURSELVES: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF MODERN IRELAND

Written by O'Toole, Fintan
Fintan O'Toole was born in the year the revolution began. It was 1958, and the Irish government?in despair, because all the young people were leaving?opened the country to foreign investment and popular culture. So began a decades-long, ongoing experiment with Irish national identity.
March 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 624 Pages |
$32.00
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WORSE PLACE THAN HELL: HOW THE CIVIL WAR BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG CHANGED A NATION

Written by Matteson, John
December 1862 drove the United States toward a breaking point. The Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and Northern confidence. As Abraham Lincoln's government threatened to fracture, this critical moment also tested five extraordinary individuals whose lives reflect the soul of a nation.
April 19, 2022 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 544 Pages |
$20.00
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TO WALK ABOUT IN FREEDOM: THE LONG EMANCIPATION OF PRISCILLA JOYNER

Written by Emberton, Carole
Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in 1858 North Carolina and came of age at the dawn of emancipation. Raised by a white slaveholding woman, Joyner never knew the truth about her parentage. She grew up isolated and unsure of who she was and where she belonged--feelings that no emancipation proclamation could assuage.
March 8, 2022 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$28.95
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ARMY AT DAWN: THE WAR IN NORTH AFRICA, 1942-1943

Written by Atkinson, Rick
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa. The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is a story of courage and enduring triumph, of calamity and
May 15, 2007 | PB | Holt McDougal |
$25.00

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