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Germany's Kings
by David Ross Campbell

Here, from historian David Ross Campbell, are the extraordinary stories of five of the most important of the independent monarchs who ruled parts of Germany during the many centuries before it finally united into a single nation. From bloody battles ...

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The Story of the Jews Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900
by Simon Schama

In the second of two volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people, spanning from their expulsion from Spain d...

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The Golden Age of Piracy: The Truth Behind Pirate Myths
by Benerson Little

For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths a...

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Women in the Middle Ages: The Lives of Real Women in a Vibrant Age of Transition
by Joseph Gies

Reissued for the first time in decades, this ambitious work of Medieval scholarship by bestselling historians Frances and Joseph Gies traces the stories and fates of women in Medieval Europe over the course of a millennium.

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The Fall of the Dynasties: The Collapse of the Old Order: 1905-1922
by Edmond Taylor

?Popular history of the finest sort . . . an excellent book worthy to rank with Barbara Tuchman’s The Guns of August and Alan Moorehead’s Gallipoli.” ?The New York Times

On June 28, 1914, in the dusty Balkan town of Sarajevo,...

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The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb
by Neal Bascomb

“Riveting and poignant . . . The Winter Fortress metamorphoses from engrossing history into a smashing thriller . . . Mr. Bascomb’s research and, especially, his storytelling skills are first-rate.”—The Wall Street Journal $ 15.99 $ 2.99 Category : History

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The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece
by Jonathan Harr

Told with consummate skill by the writer of the bestselling, award-winning  A Civil Action ,  The Lost Painting  is a remarkable synthesis of history and detective story.  An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying pa...

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Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris
by Alex Kershaw

The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-...

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The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books)
by Barbara W. Tuchman

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First W...

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The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
by Thomas Asbridge

A renowned scholar brings to life medieval England’s most celebrated knight, William Marshal—providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior class that shaped it.

Caught on the wrong side of an English ...

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Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World
by Brad S. Gregory

When Martin Luther published his 95 Theses in October 1517, he had no intention of starting a revolution. But very quickly his criticism of indulgences became a rejection of the papacy and the Catholic Church emphasizing the Bible as the ...

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Sacrifice on the Steppe: The Italian Alpine Corps in the Stalingrad Campaign, 1942-1943
by Hope Hamilton

When Germany’s Sixth Army advanced to Stalingrad in 1942, its long-extended flanks were mainly held by its allied armies—the Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians. But as history tells us, these flanks quickly caved in before the m...

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1812: The War of 1812
by Walter R. Borneman

In June 1812 the still-infant United States had the audacity to declare war on the British Empire. Fought between creaking sailing ships and armies often led by bumbling generals, the ensuing conflict featured a tit-for-tat "You burned our capital...

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The World in 1776
by Marshall B. Davidson

One-third of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence were not of English stock. Eight were first-generation immigrants. It was in recognition of the mixed European background of so many Americans that John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Tho...

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American Heritage History of World War II
by Stephen E. Ambrose

The American Heritage History of World War II was first published in 1966. At the time, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist C.L. Sulzberger received widespread praise for his authoritative account of the six-year war that involved more than ...

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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 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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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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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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