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Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths
by Karen Armstrong

Venerated for millennia by three faiths, torn by irreconcilable conflict, conquered, rebuilt, and mourned for again and again, Jerusalem is a sacred city whose very sacredness has engendered terrible tragedy. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstro...

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Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory
by Julian Thompson

A gripping account, Dunkirk reveals the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) brave stand against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in the midst of World War II. In May 1940, ...

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Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé
by Bob Stanley

"[Stanley is] as clear-eyed about music as he is crazy in love with it." —Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times

A monumental work of musical history, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! traces the story of pop music through songs, bands, musical...

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Mayflower
by Nathaniel Philbrick

"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."-- The New York Times Book Review Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History New York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the Year How did America begin? That s...

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Scandinavia: A History
by Ewan Butler

Here is the dramatic story of Scandinavia - from its earliest Germanic origins and Viking sea raids to its battles for independence and its involvement in World War II. Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, writes award-winning historian Ewan Butler ...

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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
by Jill Bolte Taylor

The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in ...

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The Atomic Bomb
by Michael Blow

On August 6 and 9, 1945, in the last significant blows of World War II, American B-29 bombers dropped atomic warheads on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Within a week, the Japanese surrendered. The war was over, but the Atomic Age was ...

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The Fatal Shore: The epic of Australia's founding
by Robert Hughes

In this bestselling account of the colonization of Australia, Robert Hughes explores how the convict transportation system created the country we know today. Digging deep into the dark history of England's infamous efforts to move 160,000 men and w...

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Liberty! The American Revolution (The Thomas Fleming Library Book 1)
by Thomas Fleming

Liberty! brings to life one of the most important and compelling stories in America's history: the struggle for independence and the birth of the nation. New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming's gripping narrative captures the high drama...

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France: A History
by Marshall B. Davidson

"Every man has two countries," Henri de Bornier once said, "his own and France." Indeed, France has captivated us for centuries. Here, in this compelling history from acclaimed historian Marshall B. Davison, is its story: from prehistory to its conqu...

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Genius of the People
by Charles L. Mee Jr.

"Charles Mee has recreated the vivid drama of 1787 . . . Genius of the People is an absorbing look at the incomparable personalities who brought us our Constitution." - Michael Beschloss Genius of the People is a timely account of the birth of Ameri...

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The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History
by Paul Andrew Hutton

In the tradition of Empire of the Summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland.   They called him Mickey Free. His kidnapping started the longest war in America...

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Fights on the Little Horn: Unveiling the Myths of Custer's Last Stand
by Gordon Harper

Winner of the 2014 John Carroll Award, presented annually by The Little Big Horn Associates, as their Literary Award for the best book/monograph during the preceding year.

Winner 2014 G. Joseph Sills Jr. Book Award

Thi...

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The Deal: Churchill, Truman, and Stalin Remake the World
by Charles L. Mee Jr.

For two weeks in the summer of 1945, Winston Churchill, Harry Truman, and Josef Stalin gathered to reconstruct the world out of the ruins of World War II. They met "only a few miles," as President Truman noted, "from the war-shattered seat of Nazi po...

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American Heritage History of the Great West
by David Lavender

The story of America's westward movement is at heart the story of men and women of all origins and beliefs who helped shape the character of a nation. They lived a stirring epic, the telling of which grows ever more fascinating it becomes ever more r...

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American Heritage History of Young America: 1783-1860
by Francis Russell

Young America is a star-spangled account of the perilous, exuberant, dissension-filled first six decades of the United States. The book opens with George Washington's triumphant journey to New York City for his inauguration as first president of the...

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Istanbul: A History
by David Jacobs

For centuries, the inlet called the Golden Horn and the city on the hills overlooking it were situated in the middle of the known world. To the south, through the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea, lay the Mediterranean, around which the Greek, Roman, P...

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Verdicts of History (The Thomas Fleming Library)
by Thomas Fleming

In Verdicts of History, New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming highlights six courtroom dramas that changed the future of America. From unexpected verdicts, like the acquittal won by John Adams when he defended British soldiers charged w...

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Shakespeare's England
by Louis B. Wright

When William Shakespeare was about twenty, his life changed forever. He left Stratford and walked to London, where, in time, he became the world's greatest playwright. Here is Shakespeare's little-told story, presented against the colorful tapestry ...

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Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health
by Jeanne E. Abrams

Before the advent of modern antibiotics, one’s life could be abruptly shattered by contagion and death, and debility from infectious diseases and epidemics was commonplace for early Americans, regardless of social status. Concerns over health ...

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