History

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PHILIP AND ALEXANDER: KINGS AND CONQUERORS

Written by Goldsworthy, Adrian
This definitive biography of one of history's most influential father-son duos tells the story of two rulers who gripped the world -- and their rise and fall from power.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Basic Books |
$35.00
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ALL THE FREQUENT TROUBLES OF OUR DAYS: THE AMERICAN WOMAN AT THE HEART OF THE GERMAN RESISTANCE TO HITLER

Written by Donner, Rebecca
The true story of the extraordinary life and brutal death of Mildred Harnack, the American leader of the largest underground resistance group in Berlin who was executed on Hitler's direct orders-uncovered by her great-great-niece in this riveting, deeply researched account. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Mildred Harnack was twenty-six when she enrolled in a PhD program in Berlin and witn
May 11, 2021 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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DAUGHTERS OF YALTA: THE CHURCHILLS, ROOSEVELTS, AND HARRIMANS: A STORY OF LOVE AND WAR

Written by Katz, Catherine Grace
The untold story of the three intelligent and glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin, and of the fateful reverberations in the waning days of World War II. Tensions during the Yalta Conference in February 1945 threatened to tear apart the wartime alliance among Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin just as victo
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin |
$28.00
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LITTLE LINDY IS KIDNAPPED: HOW THE MEDIA COVERED THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY

Written by Doherty, Thomas
The biggest crime story in American history began on the night of March 1, 1932, when the twenty-month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was snatched from his crib in Hopewell, New Jersey. The news shocked a nation enthralled with the aviator, the first person to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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FIRST PRINCIPLES: WHAT AMERICA'S FOUNDERS LEARNED FROM THE GREEKS AND ROMANS AND HOW THAT SHAPED OUR COUNTRY

Written by Ricks, Thomas E
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics--and how that influence would shape their ideals and the new American nation.On the morning after the 2016 presidential ele
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Harper | 416 Pages |
$29.99
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SAVING FREEDOM: TRUMAN, THE COLD WAR, AND THE FIGHT FOR WESTERN CIVILIZATION

Written by Scarborough, Joe
History called on Harry Truman to unite the Western world against Soviet communism, but first he had to rally Republicans and Democrats behind America's most dramatic foreign policy shift since George Washington delivered his farewell address. How did one of the least prepared presidents to walk into the Oval Office become one of its most successful?
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Harper | 288 Pages |
$29.99
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DEAD DOUBLES: THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLDWIDE HUNT FOR ONE OF THE COLD WAR'S MOST NOTORIOUS SPY RINGS

Written by Barnes, Trevor
The astonishing but true story of one of the most notorious spy cases from the Cold War--and the international manhunt that seized global attention as it revealed the shadowy world of deep cover KGB operatives.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Harper | 352 Pages |
$28.99
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EVIL GENIUSES: THE UNMAKING OF AMERICA: A RECENT HISTORY

Written by Andersen, Kurt
When did America give up on fairness?
August 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House | 464 Pages |
$30.00
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AGENT SONYA: MOSCOW'S MOST DARING WARTIME SPY

Written by Macintyre, Ben
The "master storyteller" (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War's most intrepid female spy. In 1942, in a quiet village in the leafy English Cotswolds, a thin, elegant woman lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband, who worked as a machinist nearby.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 400 Pages |
$28.00
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NOTRE-DAME: THE SOUL OF FRANCE

Written by Poirier, Agnès
The profound emotion felt around the world upon seeing images of Notre-Dame in flames opens up a series of questions: Why was everyone so deeply moved? Why does Notre-Dame so clearly crystallise what our civilisation is about? What makes 'Our Lady of Paris' the soul of a nation and a symbol of human achievement? What is it that speaks so directly to us today?
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | ONEWorld Publications | 240 Pages |
$26.95

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