History

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HISTORY BOOK

Written by DK
From the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today, take a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one. Bring history to life as you explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much more.
July 5, 2016 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$25.00

ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST (COLLECTOR'S EDITION)

Written by Tom Wolfe
Description to come.
May 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 356 Pages |
$350.00
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TIME TRAVELER'S HANDBOOK: 19 EXPERIENCES FROM THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS TO WOODSTOCK

Written by Wyllie, James
Travel through time to witness some of the most extraordinary and colorful events in world history with this unusual and entertaining guide that includes fascinating cultural details from each period, including what and where to eat, what to wear, how to act like a local, and most importantly, how to stay alive.
May 10, 2016 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 352 Pages |
$21.99
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AMAZONS: LIVES AND LEGENDS OF WARRIOR WOMEN ACROSS THE ANCIENT WORLD

Written by Mayor, Adrienne
The real history of the Amazons in war and love
February 9, 2016 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 544 Pages |
$17.95
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HISTORY OF VENICE

Written by Norwich, John Julius
As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic.
June 18, 1989 | Paperback | Vintage | 673 Pages |
$26.00
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NETWORK: THE BATTLE FOR THE AIRWAVES AND THE BIRTH OF THE COMMUNICATIONS AGE

Written by Woolley, Scott
The astonishing story of America's airwaves, the two friends--one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor--who made them available to us, and the government which figured out how to put a price on air.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 288 Pages |
$26.99
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SECRETS OF ITALY: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND HIDDEN HISTORIES

Written by Augias, Corrado
One of Italy's best-known writers takes a Grand Tour through her cities, history, and literature in search of the true character of this contradictory nation. There is Michelangelo, but also the mafia. Pavarotti, but also Berlusconi. The debonair Milanese, but also the infamous captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
April 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 220 Pages |
$26.95
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WHEN HITLER TOOK COCAINE AND LENIN LOST HIS BRAIN: HISTORY'S UNKNOWN CHAPTERS

Written by Milton, Giles
Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles MiltonThe first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters: colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from the past.
January 5, 2016 | Paperback | Picador USA | 272 Pages |
$17.00
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MISSOULA: RAPE AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN A COLLEGE TOWN

Written by Krakauer, Jon
Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, home to a highly regarded state university whose beloved football team inspires a passionately loyal fan base. Between January 2008 and May 2012, hundreds of students reported sexual assaults to the local police. Few of the cases were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical.
January 12, 2016 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 416 Pages |
$16.95
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MIRROR TEST: AMERICA AT WAR IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

Written by Weston, J Kael
A New York Times Editors' Choice
May 24, 2016 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 608 Pages |
$28.95

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