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ALL THIS MARVELOUS POTENTIAL: ROBERT KENNEDY'S 1968 TOUR OF APPALACHIA

Written by Algeo, Matthew
In early 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy ventured deep into the heart of eastern Kentucky to gauge the progress of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. Kennedy, already considering challenging Johnson for the Democratic presidential nomination, viewed his two days in Kentucky as an opportunity to test his antiwar and antipoverty message with hardscrabble white voters.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Chicago Review Press | 304 Pages |
$28.99
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INCA APOCALYPSE: THE SPANISH CONQUEST AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE ANDEAN WORLD

Written by Covey, R Alan
A major new history of the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire, set in a larger global context than previous accounts Previous accounts of the fall of the Inca empire have played up the importance of the events of one violent day in November 1532 at the highland Andean town of Cajamarca.
July 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 592 Pages |
$34.95
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HIROSHIMA

Written by Hersey, John
Hiroshima is the story of six people--a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest--who lived through the greatest single manmade disaster in history. In vivid and indelible prose, Pulitzer Prize-winner John Hersey traces the stories of these half-dozen individuals from 8:15 a.m.
June 23, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 208 Pages |
$12.00
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VERITAS: A HARVARD PROFESSOR, A CON MAN AND THE GOSPEL OF JESUS'S WIFE

Written by Sabar, Ariel
From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard. In 2012, Dr.
August 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 416 Pages |
$29.95
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HOUSE TO HOUSE FIGHTING

Written by Wade, Colonel G a
Do you know that house-to-house fighting is the finest sport on earth? Do you know that is it just the sort of close-quarter scrapping the British excel in? Do you know that once you get going you will love it? Do you want to come with me down our street and play hell with some bloody Huns? You do?
June 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Royal Armouries | 48 Pages |
$10.95
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RUDOLF HESS: TRUTH AT LAST

Written by Wilbourn, Richard
In this volume, John Harris and Richard Wilbourn build on their longstanding research into one of the enduring mysteries of World War II: Rudolf Hess's famous 1941 mission to negotiate peace between Germany and Great Britain.
March 1, 2020 | Paperback | Unicorn Publishing Group |
$22.95
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ROMMEL: THE END OF A LEGEND

Written by Reuth, Ralf Georg
Erwin Rommel is the best-known German field commander of World War II. Repeatedly decorated for valor during the First World War, he would go on to lead the German Panzer divisions in France and North Africa.
February 15, 2020 | Paperback | Haus Pub. |
$14.95
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PALESTINE: A FOUR THOUSAND YEAR HISTORY

Written by Masalha, Nur
This rich and magisterial work traces Palestine's millennia-old heritage, uncovering cultures and societies of astounding depth and complexity that stretch back to the very beginnings of recorded history.
March 15, 2020 | Paperback | Zed Books |
$16.95
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PARIS ON THE BRINK: THE 1930S PARIS OF JEAN RENOIR, SALVADOR DALI, SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR, ANDRE GIDE, SYLVIA BEACH, LEON BLUM

Written by McAuliffe, Mary
Paris on the Brink vividly portrays the City of Light during the tumultuous 1930s, from the Wall Street Crash of 1929 to war and German Occupation. This was a dangerous and turbulent decade, during which workers flexed their economic muscle and their opponents struck back with increasing violence.
September 21, 2020 | Paperback | Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | 376 Pages |
$19.95
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PARIS, CITY OF DREAMS: NAPOLEON III, BARON HAUSSMANN, AND THE CREATION OF PARIS

Written by McAuliffe, Mary
Acclaimed historian Mary McAuliffe vividly recaptures the Paris of Napoleon III, Claude Monet, and Victor Hugo as Georges Haussmann tore down and rebuilt Paris into the beautiful City of Light we know today. Paris, City of Dreams traces the transformation of the City of Light during Napoleon III's Second Empire into the beloved city of today.
May 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | 344 Pages |
$26.95

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