History

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TEN DAYS IN HARLEM

Written by Hall, Simon
Rising star Simon Hall captures the spirit of the 1960s in ten days that revolutionized the Cold War: Fidel Castro's visit to New York. New York City, September 1960. Fidel Castro - champion of the oppressed, scourge of colonialism, and leftist revolutionary - arrives for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.
September 8, 2020 | Hardcover | Faber & Faber | 288 Pages |
$24.95
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SICILY '43: THE FIRST ASSAULT ON FORTRESS EUROPE

Written by Holland, James
On July 10, 1943, the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted took place, larger even than the Normandy invasion eleven months later: 160,000 American, British, and Canadian troops came ashore or were parachuted onto Sicily, signaling the start of the campaign to defeat Nazi Germany on European soil.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 592 Pages |
$30.00
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DREAMS OF EL DORADO: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST

Written by Brands, H W
"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush and beyond.
October 20, 2020 | Paperback | Basic Books | 544 Pages |
$18.99
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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 | 608 Pages |
$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.
August 3, 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 in February 1945, and of the conference's 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 St
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
New York Times BestsellerEditors' Choice --New York Times Book Review
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Harper |
$29.99
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SAVING FREEDOM: TRUMAN, THE COLD WAR, AND THE FIGHT FOR WESTERN CIVILIZATION

Written by Scarborough, Joe
New York Times Bestseller!
November 24, 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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