History

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LAST OF THE TSARS: NICHOLAS II AND THE RUSSIA REVOLUTION

Written by Service, Robert
The story has been told many times, but Service's deep understanding of the period and his forensic examination of previously untapped sources, including the Tsar's diaries and recorded conversations, as well as the testimonies of the official inquiry, shed remarkable new light on his troubled reign, also revealing the kind of Russia that Nicholas wanted to emerge from the Great War.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 416 Pages |
$29.95
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FACING THE ABYSS: AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN THE 1940S

Written by Hutchinson, George
Mythologized as the era of the "good war" and the "Greatest Generation," the 1940s are frequently understood as a more heroic, uncomplicated time in American history. Yet just below the surface, a sense of dread, alienation, and the haunting specter of radical evil permeated American art and literature.
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 464 Pages |
$35.00
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BLACK SITE: THE CIA IN THE POST-9/11 WORLD

Written by Mudd, Philip
Heated debates about torture were later ignited in 2014 after the US Senate published a report of the Program, detailing the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" to draw information from detainees. The report, Mudd posits, did not fully address key questions: How did the officials actually come to their decisions?
July 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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BATTLESHIP YAMATO: OF WAR, BEAUTY AND IRONY

Written by Morris, Jan
An extraordinary--and strikingly illustrated--reflection on the meaning of war from one of our greatest living writers.
March 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 96 Pages |
$15.95
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SECOND COMING OF THE KKK: THE KU KLUX KLAN OF THE 1920S AND THE AMERICAN POLITICAL TRADITION

Written by Gordon, Linda
Extraordinary national acclaim accompanied the publication of award-winning historian Linda Gordon's disturbing and markedly timely history of the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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BLACK DAHLIA, RED ROSE: THE CRIME, CORRUPTION, AND COVER-UP OF AMERICAS GREATEST UNSOLVED MURDER

Written by Eatwell, Piu
Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly object" is identified as the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, an aspiring starlet from Massachusetts who had been lured west by the siren call of Hollywood.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 368 Pages |
$26.95
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ALONE: BRITAIN, CHURCHILL, AND DUNKIRK: DEFEAT INTO VICTORY

Written by Korda, Michael
An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory.
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 544 Pages |
$29.95
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BLOOD AT THE ROOT: A RACIAL CLEANSING IN AMERICA

Written by Phillips, Patrick
Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century, was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. But then in September of 1912, three young black laborers were accused of raping and murdering a white girl.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$15.95
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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS: A CONTINENTAL HISTORY, 1750-1804

Written by Taylor, Alan
The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the nation its democratic framework. Alan Taylor, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, gives us a different creation story in this magisterial history.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 704 Pages |
$19.95
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REVOLUTION SONG: A STORY OF AMERICAN FREEDOM

Written by Shorto, Russell
Russell Shorto's work has been praised as "first-rate intellectual history" (Wall Street Journal), "literary alchemy" (Chicago Tribune) and simply "astonishing" (New York Times).
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 640 Pages |
$28.95

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