History

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VOICES OF HISTORY: SPEECHES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Montefiore, Simon Sebag
A celebration of the great speeches of world history and cultural life. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL In this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Some speeches are heroic and inspiring; some diabolical and atrocious. Some are exquisite and poignant; others cruel and chilling.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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BRITAIN AT BAY: THE EPIC STORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1938-1941

Written by Allport, Alan
A sweeping, groundbreaking epic that combines military with social history, to illuminate the ways in which Great Britain and its people were permanently transformed by the Second World War. Here is the many-faceted, world-historically significant story of Britain at war.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 608 Pages |
$40.00
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GAMBLING WITH ARMAGEDDON: NUCLEAR ROULETTE FROM HIROSHIMA TO THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, 1945-1962

Written by Sherwin, Martin J
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$35.00
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TECUMSEH AND THE PROPHET: THE SHAWNEE BROTHERS WHO DEFIED A NATION

Written by Cozzens, Peter
The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than twenty years, and the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal partner in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 560 Pages |
$35.00
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AMERICA AND IRAN: A HISTORY, 1720 TO THE PRESENT

Written by Ghazvinian, John
An important, urgently needed book--a hugely ambitious, illuminating portrait of the two-centuries-long entwined histories of Iran and America, and the first book to examine, in all its aspects, the rich and fraught relations between these two powers--once allies, now adversaries.
January 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 688 Pages |
$38.95
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METROPOLIS: A HISTORY OF THE CITY, HUMANKIND'S GREATEST INVENTION

Written by Wilson, Ben
From a brilliant young historian, a colorful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how urban living has been the spur and incubator to humankind's greatest innovations. In the two hundred millennia of our existence, nothing has shaped us more profoundly than the city.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 464 Pages |
$32.50
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RED LINE: THE UNRAVELING OF SYRIA AND AMERICA'S RACE TO DESTROY THE MOST DANGEROUS ARSENAL IN THE WORLD

Written by Warrick, Joby
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Black Flags, the thrilling unknown story of America's mission in Syria: to find and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and keep them out of the hands of the Islamic State In August 2012, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was clinging to power in a vicious civil war.
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 368 Pages |
$29.95
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ZEALOT AND THE EMANCIPATOR: JOHN BROWN, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR AMERICAN FREEDOM

Written by Brands, H W
Gifted storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln--two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation's gravest sin. John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him to destroy slavery by any means.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 464 Pages |
$30.00
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QUIET AMERICANS: FOUR CIA SPIES AT THE DAWN OF THE COLD WAR--A TRAGEDY IN THREE ACTS

Written by Anderson, Scott
From the bestselling author of LAWRENCE IN ARABIA, a gripping history of the early years of the Cold War, the CIA's covert battles against communism, and the tragic consequences which still affect America and the world today At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing - seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion o
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books |
$30.00
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TRUE CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS: THE INVESTIGATION OF DONALD TRUMP

Written by Toobin, Jeffrey
From CNN chief legal analyst and bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin, a real-life legal thriller about the prosecutors and congressional investigators pursuing the truth about Donald Trump's complicity in several crimes--and why they failed. Donald Trump's campaign chairman went to jail. So did his personal lawyer.
August 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 496 Pages |
$30.00

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