History

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LOST CITY OF Z: A TALE OF DEADLY OBSESSION IN THE AMAZON

Written by Grann, David
After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed "New Yorker" writer Grann sets out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th century: what happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of Z?
January 26, 2010 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE: AN INDIAN HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST

Written by Brown, Dee
The classic bestselling history "The New York Times" has called original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking is available in a special 30th-anniversary edition. 56 illustrations.
May 15, 2007 | Paperback | Holt McDougal |
$20.00
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COLLAPSE: HOW SOCIETIES CHOOSE TO FAIL OR SUCCEED

Written by Diamond, Jared
In this fascinating book, Diamond seeks to understand the fates of past societies that collapsed for ecological reasons, combining the most important policy debate of this generation with the romance and mystery of lost worlds.
January 4, 2011 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$20.00
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CIVIL ACTION

Written by Harr, Jonathan
This riveting work of legal reportage is at once the story of an emotionally explosive lawsuit and a searing expose of the American legal system.
August 27, 1996 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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HOW THE SCOTS INVENTED THE MODERN WORLD: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW WESTERN EUROPE'S POOREST NATION CREATED OUR WORLD AND EVERYTHING IN IT

Written by Herman, Arthur
Now in paperback, this lively bestseller traces the history of Scotland's many contributions to our culture, drawing on the most recent research of scholars and historians to demonstrate just how central the Scots have been throughout the rise of the West.
September 24, 2002 | Paperback | Broadway Books |
$17.00
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WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT TOMORROW WE WILL BE KILLED WITH OUR FAMILIES: STORIES FROM RWANDA

Written by Gourevitch, Philip
Gourevitch's haunting, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning work provides an anatomy of the war in Rwanda, a vivid history of the tragedy's background, and an unforgettable account of its aftermath.
September 4, 1999 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$19.00
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TRIAL OF HENRY KISSINGER

Written by Hitchens, Christopher
Drawing on firsthand testimony, previously unpublished documentation and broad sweeps through material released under the Freedom of Information Act, Hitchens mounts a devastating indictment of a man whose ambition and ruthlessness have directly resulted in both individual murders and widespread, indiscriminate slaughter.
April 10, 2012 | Paperback | Twelve |
$15.99
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FOUNDING BROTHERS: THE REVOLUTIONARY GENERATION

Written by Ellis, Joseph J
In a landmark work of history, the National Book Award-winning author of "American Sphinx" explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed men--Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison--set the course for our nation. A national bestseller now in paperback, "Founding Brothers" is the basis for an upcoming series of the same name on The History Channel.
February 5, 2002 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95

SPY NAMED ORPHAN: THE ENIGMA OF DONALD MACLEAN

Written by Roland Philipps
The first full biography of one of the twentieth century's most notorious spies.
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover | 448 Pages |
$28.95

ROMAN WAY

Written by Edith Hamilton
Drawing on the greatest writers of its civilization, Hamilton vividly depicts the life and spirit of Rome.
April 4, 2019 | Paperback | W. W. Norton | 212 Pages |
$15.95

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