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HOLLYWOOD'S SPIES: THE UNDERCOVER SURVEILLANCE OF NAZIS IN LOS ANGELES

Written by Rosenzweig, Laura B
Finalist, Celebrate 350 Award in American Jewish Studies Tells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s In April 1939, Warner Brothers studios released the first Hollywood film to confront the Nazi threat in the United States. Confessions of a Nazi Spy, starring Edward G.
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 320 Pages |
$29.95
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ISLAM AND NAZI GERMANY'S WAR

Written by Motadel, David
Winner of the Fraenkel Prize, Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust and GenocideAn Open Letters Monthly Best History Book of the Year
November 6, 2017 | Paperback | Belknap Press | 512 Pages |
$22.50
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PEIRESC'S MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

Written by Miller, Peter N
Antiquarian, lawyer, and cat lover Nicolas Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637) was a "prince" of the Republic of Letters and the most gifted French intellectual in the generation between Montaigne and Descartes. From Peiresc's study in Aix-en-Provence, his insatiable curiosity poured forth in thousands of letters that traveled the Mediterranean, seeking knowledge of matters mundane and exotic.
October 30, 2017 | Paperback | Harvard University Press | 640 Pages |
$25.50
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COMING OF THE TERROR IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

Written by Tackett, Timothy
Between 1793 and 1794, thousands of French citizens were imprisoned and hundreds sent to the guillotine by a powerful dictatorship that claimed to be acting in the public interest. Only a few years earlier, revolutionaries had proclaimed a new era of tolerance, equal justice, and human rights.
November 20, 2017 | Paperback | Belknap Press | 480 Pages |
$19.95
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TAMING MANHATTAN: ENVIRONMENTAL BATTLES IN THE ANTEBELLUM CITY

Written by McNeur, Catherine
George Perkins Marsh Prize, American Society for Environmental HistoryVSNY Book Award, New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in AmericaHornblower Award for a First Book, New York Society Library
October 23, 2017 | Paperback | Harvard University Press | 320 Pages |
$19.95
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LONDON FOG: THE BIOGRAPHY

Written by Corton, Christine L
A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA Telegraph Editor's Choice
December 1, 2017 | Paperback | Belknap Press | 408 Pages |
$18.95
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NOTHING EVER DIES: VIETNAM AND THE MEMORY OF WAR

Written by Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Finalist, National Book Critics Circle AwardFinalist, National Book Award in Nonfiction
November 20, 2017 | Paperback | Harvard University Press | 384 Pages |
$17.95
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FROM THE WAR ON POVERTY TO THE WAR ON CRIME: THE MAKING OF MASS INCARCERATION IN AMERICA

Written by Hinton, Elizabeth
Co-Winner of the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial PrizeA New York Times Notable Book of the YearA New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA Wall Street Journal Favorite Book of the YearA Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year
September 4, 2017 | Paperback | Harvard University Press | 464 Pages |
$18.95
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SEA OF THE CALIPHS: THE MEDITERRANEAN IN THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WORLD

Written by Picard, Christophe
"How could I allow my soldiers to sail on this disloyal and cruel sea?" These words, attributed to the most powerful caliph of medieval Islam, Umar Ibn al-Khattab (634-644), have led to a misunderstanding in the West about the importance of the Mediterranean to early Islam.
January 21, 2018 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 416 Pages |
$35.00
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FROM ALEXANDER TO HADRIAN: GREEKS IN A COSMOPOLITAN WORLD

Written by Chaniotis, Angelos
The world that Alexander remade in his lifetime was transformed once more by his death in 323 BCE. His successors reorganized Persian lands to create a new empire stretching from the eastern Mediterranean as far as present-day Afghanistan, while in Greece and Macedonia a fragile balance of power repeatedly dissolved into war.
February 5, 2018 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 480 Pages |
$35.00

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