History

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RANGER GAMES: A STORY OF SOLDIERS, FAMILY AND AN INEXPLICABLE CRIME

Written by Blum, Ben
"A gloriously good writer...Ranger Games is both surprising and moving...A memorable, novelistic account."--Jennifer Senior, New York Times Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, Ranger Games is a crime story like no other Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school hockey star from a tight-knit Colorado family.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 432 Pages |
$28.95
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100 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT THE NEGRO

Written by Gates, Henry Louis
The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers's now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1934, was billed as "A Negro 'Believe It or Not.'" Rogers's little book was priceless because he was delivering enlightenment and pride, steeped in historical research, to a people too long starved on the lie that they were worth nothing.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 496 Pages |
$40.00
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YOM KIPPUR WAR: THE EPIC ENCOUNTER THAT TRANSFORMED THE MIDDLE EAST

Written by Rabinovich, Abraham
An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history.
October 4, 2005 | Paperback | Schocken Books Inc | 543 Pages |
$19.95
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KELLOGGS: THE BATTLING BROTHERS OF BATTLE CREEK

Written by Markel, Howard
***2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist for Nonfiction***
August 8, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 544 Pages |
$35.00
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TEXAS BLOOD: SEVEN GENERATIONS AMONG THE OUTLAWS, RANCHERS, INDIANS, MISSIONARIES, SOLDIERS, AND SMUGGLERS OF THE BORDERLANDS

Written by Hodge, Roger D
In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas?
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 368 Pages |
$28.95
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VIETNAM WAR: AN INTIMATE HISTORY

Written by Burns, Ken
From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017. More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 640 Pages |
$60.00
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BEFORE AND AFTER ALEXANDER: REEXAMINING THE LEGEND AND LEGACY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Written by Billows, Richard A
In the arc of western history, Ancient Greece is at the apex, owing to its grandeur, its culture, and an intellectual renaissance to rival that of Europe. So important is Greece to history that figures such as Plato and Socrates are still household names, and the works of Homer are regularly adapted into movies.
June 12, 2018 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 304 Pages |
$32.50
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CAESAR'S FOOTPRINTS: A CULTURAL EXCURSION TO ANCIENT FRANCE: JOURNEYS THROUGH ROMAN GAUL

Written by Omrani, Bijan
An intellectual adventure through ancient France revealing how Caesar's conquest of Gaul changed the course of French culture, forever transforming modern Europe. Julius Caesar's conquests in Gaul in the 50s BC were bloody, but the cultural revolution they brought in their wake forever transformed the ancient Celtic culture of that country.
December 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 416 Pages |
$28.95
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PHOENIX YEARS: ART, RESISTANCE, AND THE MAKING OF MODERN CHINA

Written by O'Dea, Madeleine
At once a fascinating account of the birth of modern China and a moving chronicle of courage, creativity, and resistance.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 360 Pages |
$27.95
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MEDICI: POWER, MONEY, AND AMBITION IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE

Written by Strathern, Paul
A vivid, dramatic, and authoritative account of perhaps the most influential family in Italian history: the Medici. A dazzling history of the modest family that rose to become one of the most powerful in Europe, The Medici is a remarkably modern story of power, money, and ambition.
October 10, 2017 | Paperback | Pegasus Books | 464 Pages |
$16.95

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