History

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"Above and Beyond, by different roads, arrives at the single greater epic of the U-2 and the Cuban missile crisis that swung from almost guarantee

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Detroit is synonymous in contemporary American politics with dilapidation, crime, and hopelessness.

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Russian Roulette is essential reading for anyone interested in the strange story of Donald Trump’s complex and disturbing relationship with Russia.

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"Francis' 'achievements were extraordinary' in no small part from his 'Machiavellian skill that put his peers to shame.’"

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“the backstory of Lawrence of Arabia is now more complete . . .”

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Some of the generals of the Great War have entered into common currency. Almost everyone knows about the American General John J.

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This present pope—Francis—is probably the most powerful man in the world.

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A few years after Al Qaeda’s September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, Norman Podhoretz wrote a book entitled World War IV in which he traced the origins of the West’s conflict wit

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"Siskind provides a valuable reference work for the first year of the Trump presidency—judged the worst in U.S. history by leading political scientists."

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“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”

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The service of African-Americans in the armed forces of the United States should be well realized by everyone by now.

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“accomplishes a challenging goal of tying all of these conflicts together into a coherent narrative . . .”

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Usually a work of nonfiction on the topic of a presidential commission is described as scholarly with a dash of dry.

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“an outstanding primer to understanding this very complex and tragic conflict . . .”

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“This collection would make a great item to place on some deep space probe for other intelligent life to use to learn who and what we are.”

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“The author argues that, in the ultimate contradiction, ‘Oppenheimer's foes used deceit and treachery’ ‘fueled by fear and paranoia’ to end a chance for a world safe from the nuclear weapon

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Some of the history of the United States is known to many, yet the story behind the events and circumstances that make up that history not always necessarily so much.

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“Fascinating and atmospheric, the narrative is complimented with beautifully illustrated images . . . For anyone who loves Dublin . . .”

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Such is the molten hot fury of Syria’s now almost seven-year conflict, that it seems hard to think back to how things were before.

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In Prisoner of Pinochet, Sergio Bitar describes harsh imprisonment after the U.S.-backed coup against Salvador Allende in 1973.

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“Well written, with an exceptional collection of personal narratives, this book provides a fascinating look at the last four months of World War I.”  

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“In Full Flight succeeds as a fascinating character study, a deep ethical quandary, and an engrossing story.”

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“It is hard to imagine a reader who would not be inspired by the momentous life of Heda Margolius depicted in Hitler, Stalin and I.

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