History

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TORCH KEPT LIT: GREAT LIVES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Buckley, William F
The New York Times Bestseller William F. Buckley, Jr. remembers--as only he could--the towering figures of the twentieth century in a brilliant and emotionally powerful collection, compiled by acclaimed Fox News correspondent James Rosen. In a half century on the national stage, William F. Buckley, Jr.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | Crown Forum | 336 Pages |
$22.00
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IN WARTIME: STORIES FROM UKRAINE

Written by Judah, Tim
From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Tim Duggan Books | 288 Pages |
$27.00
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TO HELL AND BACK: EUROPE 1914-1949

Written by Kershaw, Ian
Chilling... To Hell and Back should be required reading in every chancellery, every editorial cockpit and every place where peevish Euroskeptics do their thinking....
November 15, 2016 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 624 Pages |
$25.00
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DEAD FEMINISTS: HISTORIC HEROINES IN LIVING COLOR

Written by Spring, Jessica
A national bestseller, this gorgeously illustrated letterpress-inspired book combines feminist history with a vision for a better future. Dead Feminists is a lushly illustrated and inclusive celebration of inspiring women who transformed the world and created social change.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Sasquatch Books | 192 Pages |
$24.95
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BLACK FLAGS: THE RISE OF ISIS

Written by Warrick, Joby
WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION "A Best Book of 2015"--The New York Times, The Washington Post, People Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first
September 6, 2016 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 384 Pages |
$16.00
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HOUSE OF THE DEAD: SIBERIAN EXILE UNDER THE TSARS

Written by Beer, Daniel
Winner of the Cundill History Prize A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony. It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof.' From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled more than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia.
January 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 496 Pages |
$35.00
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WRETCHED AND PRECARIOUS SITUATION: IN SEARCH OF THE LAST ARCTIC FRONTIER

Written by Welky, David
In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a line of mysterious peaks looming in the distance. He called this unexplored realm "Crocker Land." Scientists and explorers agreed that the world-famous explorer had discovered a new continent rising from the frozen Arctic Ocean.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 512 Pages |
$28.95
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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. Many black residents were poor sharecroppers, but others owned their own farms and the land on which they'd founded the county's thriving black churches.
September 20, 2016 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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VANISHING RACE

Written by Dixon, Joseph K
A century ago, a Philadelphia philanthropist sponsored a series of journeys to the American West to document Native American cultures and traditions. The Wanamaker Expeditions, conducted between 1908 and 1913, visited Crow Agency, Montana, near the site of the Battle of Little Bighorn.
May 26, 2015 | Hardcover | Calla Editions | 336 Pages |
$40.00
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TERROR YEARS: FROM AL-QAEDA TO THE ISLAMIC STATE

Written by Wright, Lawrence
With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East.
August 23, 2016 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$28.95

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