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“Thompson shows that throughout his presidency, Roosevelt worked assiduously to overcome the restraints of domestic politics on his foreign policies by using his ‘bully pulpit’ and cultivat

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“a blinding work of narrative fact that will amaze, enthrall, and, yes, cause every reader to shed tears for the residue of suffering that Chernobyl has left to all humanity.”

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“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”

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"Civil wars, revolutions, invasions and fascist dictatorships formed the political backdrop that defined the works produced in Madrid over the centuries."

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“Although America and Israel have been best of friends since 1967, Mellen’s latest work claims that this friendship is based on betrayal and spilt blood.”

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“Parag Khanna is right that the world is becoming more multipolar. China’s challenge to the Western world order is real. How the U.S.

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“O’Connor and Weatherall’s work will help us face the ‘alternative facts’ that Trump relies upon.”

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“this graphic novel is for readers who know how to snap their fingers while turning the page.”

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“Fault Lines is a comprehensive portrait of American history over the last half-century that ignores the nation’s changing place in the increasingly globalized wor

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Voluntary repatriation was psychological warfare. So argues this intriguing book about the Korean War.

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Emmett Till’s murder was the “first great media event of the Civil Rights movement.” Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till provides new detail: the family, the trial, and o

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"Clavin sets out to sort facts from popular legend and 'it was a delight to discover that the truth' 'can be at least as dramatic and potent as its fabrications.'"

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“One-Dimensional Queer raises provocative and important questions about the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, and about the extent to which capital

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“Perhaps the Congo is at its darkest just before sunrise. Let us hope so, even if its history suggests otherwise.”

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“To say that this book is a small gem of understanding China’s history would be a major understatement.”

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“Spy Pilot is a compelling read of the forgotten heroism of a father and the determination of a son to bring that heroism to light.”

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“One fascinating aspect of Ronald’s text is that it is written from the British perspective, rarely the case in literature about the American Revolutionary War.”

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“The appeal of Jelley’s elegant book is the product of her literary style and the abundant reproductions of Vermeer’s work and that of his contemporaries.

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"This beautiful book has a fast and entertaining narrative that encourages the reader to go out to discover and wonder."

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“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope.”

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“New colors are created every day and their future longevity will still hinge on reducing toxicity, discovering renewable sources, and finding new applications in both the arts and the scie

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“If America is indeed entering a new Gilded Age, then Jack Kelly’s The Edge of Anarchy should be read by those with a serious desire to avoid another civil war between workers, man

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“Placeless People delves deeply into the philosophy of human rights but with easy prose and a structure that would give anyone pause when thinking about our times.

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