History

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SHORTEST HISTORY OF EUROPE: HOW CONQUEST, CULTURE, AND RELIGION FORGED A CONTINENT

Written by Hirst, John
Three millennia of history on a momentous, world-changing continent, distilled into 208 thrilling pages, from The Shortest History series! Celebrated historian John Hirst draws from his own lectures to deliver this ultra-accessible master class on the making of modern Europe, from Ancient Greece through World War II.
November 8, 2022 | Paperback | Experiment |
$15.95
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IN SEARCH OF HIROSHI

Written by Oishi, Gene
A memoir about the lingering racial trauma of America's concentration camps, from the author of Fox Drum Bebop
August 9, 2022 | Paperback | Kaya Press | 192 Pages |
$18.95
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OUR FIRST CIVIL WAR: PATRIOTS AND LOYALISTS IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Written by Brands, H W
From bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes a dramatic narrative of the American Revolution that shows it to have been not just a fight against the British, but also a violent battle among neighbors forced to choose sides--Loyalist or Patriot. What causes people to forsake their country and take up arms against it?
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$19.00
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LAST CAMPAIGN: SHERMAN, GERONIMO AND THE WAR FOR AMERICA

Written by Brands, H W
Bestselling historian and Pulitzer prize finalist H. W. Brands follows the lives of General William Tecumseh Sherman and Apache war leader Geronimo to tell the story of the Indian Wars and the final fight for control of the American continent. William Tecumseh Sherman and Geronimo were keen strategists and bold soldiers, ruthless with their enemies.
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books |
$35.00
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DIVIDER: TRUMP IN THE WHITE HOUSE, 2017-2021

Written by Glasser, Susan
From top journalists and the bestselling authors of The Man Who Ran Washington, an ambitious and lasting history of the full Trump presidency that also contains dozens of exclusive scoops and stories from behind the scenes in the White House, from the absurd to the deadly serious. Revered journalists Peter Baker of The New York Times and Susan Glasser of T
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books |
$32.00
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WORLD: A FAMILY HISTORY

Written by Montefiore, Simon Sebag
From the acclaimed author of The Romanovs--a magisterial history of humanity viewed through the lens of its most powerful dynasties In this sprawling and eye-opening book, best-selling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore chronicles the world's great dynasties across human history through engrossing tales of palace intrigue, glorious battle, and the real lives of people who held unfa
January 31, 2023 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$45.00
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GHOST AT THE FEAST: AMERICA AND THE COLLAPSE OF WORLD ORDER, 1900-1941

Written by Kagan, Robert
A comprehensive, sweeping history of America's rise to global superpower--a follow-up to the author's acclaimed first volume, from our nation's earliest days to the dawn of the twentieth century. At the turn of the twentieth century, America was at a tipping point: its population and wealth were growing rapidly, and the country had entered the world stage as a commanding politica
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$35.00
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RUIN OF ALL WITCHES: LIFE AND DEATH IN THE NEW WORLD

Written by Gaskill, Malcolm
A gripping story of a family tragedy brought about by witch-hunting in Puritan New England that combines history, anthropology, sociology, politics, theology and psychology. In Springfield, Massachusetts in 1651, peculiar things begin to happen. Precious food spoils, livestock ails, property vanishes, and people suffer convulsions as if possessed by demons.
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$30.00
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DINNER WITH JOSEPH JOHNSON: BOOKS AND FRIENDSHIP IN A REVOLUTIONARY AGE

Written by Hay, Daisy
A fascinating portrait of a radical age through the writers associated with a London publisher and bookseller--from William Wordsworth and Mary Wollstonecraft to Benjamin Franklin Once a week, in late eighteenth-century London, writers of contrasting politics and personalities gathered around a dining table.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 536 Pages |
$39.95
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WEAK STRONGMAN: THE LIMITS OF POWER IN PUTIN'S RUSSIA

Written by Frye, Timothy
Looking beyond Putin to understand how today's Russia actually works Media and public discussion tends to understand Russian politics as a direct reflection of Vladimir Putin's seeming omnipotence or Russia's unique history and culture. Yet Russia is remarkably similar to other autocracies--and recognizing this illuminates the inherent limits to Putin's power.
September 27, 2022 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 304 Pages |
$21.95

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