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SAMURAI - PEACEKEEPING CONTRIBUTORS IN EDO PERIOD

Written by 田原昇
フェリーチェ・ベアトが撮影した江戸の風景写真、「遠山の金さん」として親しまれる遠山景元、「幕末の三舟」として知られる勝海舟、高橋泥舟、山岡鉄舟など、サムライたちの所用品をはじめ、ロシアで撮影された遣欧使節団の肖像写真から、風俗画や古写真、古記録、当時の道具類まで、約200点の多彩な資料を駆使し、大都市江戸に生きたサムライの日常の姿を浮き彫りにします。
September 14, 2019 | Paperback | 青幻舎 | 237 Pages |
$33.50
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WAR: HOW CONFLICT SHAPED US

Written by MacMillan, Margaret
From the bestselling author of Paris 1919 comes a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity and our history. Is peace an aberration? "Margaret MacMillan has produced another seminal work. . . . She is right that we must, more than ever, think about war. And she has shown us how in this brilliant, elegantly written book."--H.R.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House | 336 Pages |
$30.00
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GOOD AMERICAN: THE EPIC LIFE OF BOB GERSONY, THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S GREATEST HUMANITARIAN

Written by Kaplan, Robert D
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography comes a sweeping yet intimate story of the most influential humanitarian you've never heard of--Bob Gersony, who spent four decades in crisis zones around the world. "For anyone who has stopped believing that one person can make a difference, or that government service is still a noble calling, or th
January 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Random House | 544 Pages |
$30.00
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THEBES: THE FORGOTTEN CITY OF ANCIENT GREECE

Written by Cartledge, Paul
The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes. At one point the most powerful city in ancient Greece, Thebes has been long overshadowed by its better-known rivals, Athens and Sparta.
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Abrams Press | 336 Pages |
$30.00
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RAVINE: A FAMILY, A PHOTOGRAPH, A HOLOCAUST MASSACRE REVEALED

Written by Lower, Wendy
A single photograph--an exceptionally rare "action shot" documenting the horrific final moment of the murder of a family--drives a riveting process of discovery for a gifted Holocaust scholar In 2009, the acclaimed author of Hitler's Furies was shown a photograph just brought to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
February 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 272 Pages |
$28.00
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NAZI SPY RING IN AMERICA: HITLER'S AGENTS, THE FBI, AND THE CASE THAT STIRRED THE NATION

Written by Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri
The first full account of Nazi spies in 1930s America and how they were exposed.
September 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Georgetown University Press | 320 Pages |
$29.95
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STORMING VICKSBURG: GRANT, PEMBERTON, AND THE BATTLES OF MAY 19-22, 1863

Written by Hess, Earl J
The most overlooked phase of the Union campaign to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the time period from May 18 to May 25, 1863, when Ulysses S. Grant closed in on the city and attempted to storm its defenses. Federal forces mounted a limited attack on May 19 and failed to break through Confederate lines. After two days of preparation, Grant's forces mounted a much larger assault.
October 12, 2020 | Hardcover | University of North Carolina Press | 400 Pages |
$40.00
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LAST SOVEREIGNS: SITTING BULL AND THE RESISTANCE OF THE FREE LAKOTAS

Written by Utley, Robert M
The Last Sovereigns is the story of how Sioux chief Sitting Bull resisted the white man's ways as a last best hope for the survival of an indigenous way of life on the Great Plains--a nomadic life based on buffalo and indigenous plants scattered across the Sioux's historical territories that were sacred to him and his people. Robert M.
October 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Bison Books | 200 Pages |
$24.95
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BACKLASH: LIBEL, IMPEACHMENT, AND POPULISM IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE

Written by Carnell, Rachel
A country bitterly divided between two political parties. Populist mobs rising in support of a reactionary rabble-rouser. Foreign interference in the political process. Strained relations between Britain and Europe. These are not recent headlines--they are from the year 1710, when Queen Anne ruled Britain.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Virginia Press | 280 Pages |
$34.95
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WORLD OF OUR FATHERS: THE JOURNEY OF THE EAST EUROPEAN JEWS TO AMERICA AND THE LIFE THEY FOUND AND MADE

Written by Howe, Irving
A classic exploration of the American Jewish experience by one of our greatest twentieth-century intellectuals Winner of the National Book Award, 1976 World of Our Fathers traces the journeys of Eastern Europe's Jews to America over four decades.
October 1, 2005 | Paperback | New York University Press | 714 Pages |
$32.00

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