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“Siemens shows that the entire Nazi mission and ideology was born within and maintained by the SA.”

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“an exceptionally powerful and emotionally charged story.”

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Masha Gessen will inform you not only about Putin’s Russia but will also take you deep into a society where many, if not most, people desire a strong leader.

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“Kotkin’s exhaustive research, careful historical judgments, shrewd insights, and splendid writing . . .”

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“many more lives were spared an unthinkable end . . . thanks to the humanity of just one individual.

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“provides a fresh perspective on the strategic options each combatant faced as the once European war became truly global in 1941 . . .”

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It is easy to make war and very hard to make peace. The experience of the Allies after the Great War shows that a flawed peace will only lead to more war.

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“Rajsfus implicitly warns us that there will be many fellow travelers who will follow Trump through the swamp in order to wreck the American experiment.”

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"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."

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“should be the definitive volume on the Riviera’s World War II experience and is highly recommended.”

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“The Strange Death of Europe may be one of the most important philosophical books of our time.”

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The blood soaked epic rise of the Tudors from powerful family to self-made royalty is one of the great political dramas in history.

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The Italian political scientist Gaetano Mosca in The Ruling Class (1896) noted that political leaders in all countries propagate myths or “political formulas” that resonate with citizens a

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There have been many instances where one wishes one could have been a fly on the wall in order to know what was said at the time or what really happened, particularly, say, in the commission of a c

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One facet of Nazi Germany about which many people do not know or of which they are unaware is the extent of chemical dependency in its society and regime.

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One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.

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“Tremlett writes so well as to make this read almost as entertaining as a traditional Spanish novel but with thorough balanced scholarship.”

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It is entirely possible that the vast majority of Americans have never thought of or even considered the possibility that their country and its white supremacist legislation of the 1930s would ever

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“a marvelous companion to this series, with wonderful illustrations and an engaging backstory . . .”

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Claretta Pitacci, although not the only mistress to Italian Prime Minister and dictator, Benito Mussolini, is possibly best known as the one who died with him.

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“If twelve or fifteen thousand Hebrew corrupters of the people had been held under poison gas . . . the sacrifice of millions at the front would not have been in vain.”

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“a fascinating and informative account of the personal lives of the Tudors.”

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For those who enjoy reading a well-told tale of historical nonfiction, this could be that story. But be forewarned that it comes with at least two caveats to be explained below.

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“Emer O’Sullivan’s The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family seems the Oscar.

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