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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

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Author: Douglas Brinkley Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 592 Now in paperback, an award-winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program,...
Brazil: A Biography

Brazil: A Biography

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Author: Lilia M Schwarcz Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 800 A sweeping and absorbing biography of Brazil, from the sixteenth century to the present For many Americans, Brazil is a...
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

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Author: Anderson Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine...
The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century

The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century

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Author: Clay Risen Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION The dramatic story of the most famous regiment in American history:...
President McKinley Architect of the American Century

President McKinley Architect of the American Century

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Author: Robert W Merry Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 624 Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a "measured, insightful biography that seeks...
The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

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Author: Douglas Smith Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disaster...
The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City

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Author: Erik Larson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the...
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice:

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice:

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Author: Deborah Riley Draper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400  The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin...
A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America

A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America

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Author: Lizabeth Cohen Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 576 The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist...
Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

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Author: David Frum Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 New York Times Bestseller! Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President...
Great Society: A New History

Great Society: A New History

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Author: Amity Shlaes Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 528 The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period...
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

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Author: Anderson Cooper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to...
The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir

The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir

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Author: Roman Dial Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Gripping." -New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice) * "A page-turner that will rip your heart out."...
Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

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Author: Dee Brown Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 The shocking and compelling story about the original inhabitants of America and the first book to focus on their...
The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines and the Secret Mission of 1805

The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines and the Secret Mission of 1805

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Author: Richard Zacks Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 A real-life thriller -- the true story of the unheralded American who brought the Barbary Pirates to their knees. In an...
The Strategy of Victory How General George Washington Won the American Revolution

The Strategy of Victory How General George Washington Won the American Revolution

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Author: Thomas Fleming Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 Led by the Continental Congress, the Americans almost lost their war for independence because their military thinking was badly muddled. The...
To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

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Author: Bret Baier Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 #1 New York Times Bestseller Fox News Channel's Chief Political Anchor illuminates the heroic life of Ulysses S. Grant "To Rescue...
Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

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Author: David McKean Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 416 A gripping and groundbreaking account of how all but one of FDR's ambassadors in Europe misjudged Hitler and his intentions As...
A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President

A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President

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Author: Jeffrey Toobin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 452 The International Bestseller The inspiration for Impeachment: American Crime Story The definitive account of the Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandals, A...
Conquistadores

Conquistadores

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Author: Fernando Cervantes Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 A riveting new history of Spanish imperialism, and the men who laid its foundations The 'conquistadores', the early explorers...
The Red Mans Bones George Catlin

The Red Mans Bones George Catlin

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Author: Benita Eisler Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 George Catlin has been called the "first artist of the West," as none before him lived among and painted the Native...
El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America

El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America

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Author: Carrie Gibson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 576 For reasons of language and history, the United States has prized its Anglo heritage above all others. However, as Carrie Gibson...
The Warrior and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

The Warrior and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

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Author: Peter Cozzens Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 'Marvellous... One of the best pieces of Native American history I have read.' - S.C. Gwynne, bestselling author of Empire of...
America's Bank: The Epic Struggle To Create The Federal Reserve

America's Bank: The Epic Struggle To Create The Federal Reserve

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Author: Roger Lowenstein Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 A tour de force of historical reportage, America's Bank illuminates the tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that spurred the unlikely birth...
The Great Great Wall: Along the Borders of History from China to Mexico

The Great Great Wall: Along the Borders of History from China to Mexico

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Author: Ian Volner Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump's signature promises was that he would build a "great great wall"...
Spreading the American Dream

Spreading the American Dream

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Author: Emily Rosenberg Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 269 In examining the economic and cultural trs that expressed America's expansionist impulse during the first half of the twentieth century, Emily...
The Great Crash 1929

The Great Crash 1929

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Author: John Kenneth Galbraith Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 208 John Kenneth Galbraith, one of America's foremost economists, follows the incredible economic rise and fall that lead to...
A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

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Author: Justin Martin Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 September 17, 1862, was America's bloodiest day. When it ended, 3,654 soldiers lay dead on the land surrounding Antietam Creek in...
Great Society: A New History

Great Society: A New History

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Author: Amity Shlaes Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 528 The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period...
1831: Year of Eclipse

1831: Year of Eclipse

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Author: University Louis P Masur (City College of the City University of NY) Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 272 1776, 1861, 1929. Any high-school student should know what these years...
Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

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Author: Mitchell Zuckoff Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 624 THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting terror of air traffic control... the...
False Flags, Disguised German Raiders of World War II

False Flags, Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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Author, Fred Kaplan Format, Paperback / softback Number of Pages, 384 Now available in paperback, False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages to the South Seas during...
Coffeeland: A History

Coffeeland: A History

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Author: Augustine Sedgewick Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 'Thoroughly engrossing ... his literary gifts and prodigious research make for a deeply satisfying reading experience studded with narrative...
Revolutionary Brothers: Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and the Friendship that Helped Forge Two Nations

Revolutionary Brothers: Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and the Friendship that Helped Forge Two Nations

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Author: Tom Chaffin Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 528 The bond linking Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette constituted a singularly extraordinary friendship, one which played a key role...
Valverde's Gold: In Search of the Last Great Inca Treasure

Valverde's Gold: In Search of the Last Great Inca Treasure

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Author: Mark Honigsbaum Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 When Mark Honigsbaum discovers an ancient Spanish treasure guide buried in his research notebooks, he cannot help but be drawn into...
The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation

The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation

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Author: Adam Rome Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 Rome's genial new book . . . brings to life another era. --Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker The first Earth Day...
Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896

Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896

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Author: Charles Postel Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 The Civil War unleashed a torrent of claims for equality-in the chaotic years following the war, former slaves, women's rights activists,...
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

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Author: Hector Tobar Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Deep Down Dark is the novel that inspired the film The 33 starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Cote de Pablo and Antonio...
Pacific Partners: History of Australian-American Naval Relations

Pacific Partners: History of Australian-American Naval Relations

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A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929-1939

A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929-1939

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Author: Charles Morris Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 416 The Great Crash of 1929 violently disrupted the United States' confident march toward becoming the world's superpower. The suddenness of the...
The Nixon Tapes: 1973

The Nixon Tapes: 1973

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Author: Professor Douglas Brinkley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 848 The blueprint for Nixon's downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published...
A Warning

A Warning

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Author: Anonymous Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 272 On September 5, 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell essay and took the rare step of granting its...
Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America

Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America

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Author: Cody Keenan Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "At a time when the meaning of America is up for grabs, Cody Keenan's new book...
To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

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Author: Bret Baier Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 400 #1 New York Times Bestseller Fox News Channel's Chief Political Anchor illuminates the heroic life of Ulysses S. Grant "To Rescue...
The Year of Dangerous Days: Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980

The Year of Dangerous Days: Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980

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Author: Nicholas Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 In the tradition of The Wire, the "utterly absorbing" (The New York Times) story of the cinematic transformation of...
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

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Carrying the Flag: The Story of Private Charles Whilden, the Confederacy's Most Unlikely Hero

Carrying the Flag: The Story of Private Charles Whilden, the Confederacy's Most Unlikely Hero

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Author: Gordon Rhea Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 For forty years, Charles Whilden lived a life most noteworthy for a series of near misses. Repeatedly turned down for service...
JFK: The Smoking Gun

JFK: The Smoking Gun

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