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This entirely fresh look at the inner thoughts of our country’s early political titans is both highly engaging and thought provoking, showing the very human side of politi

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“The author writes clearly and entertainingly of the rich history of the Plantagenet queens of England and for an audience unfamiliar with the subject.”

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Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge

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“a marvelous volume that introduces the reader to the wide variety of American writing and literary thought of the last two centuries of our nation’s history.”

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“Ghost Flames, within the framework of invasion, defeat, victory, and stalemate, tells the complexities of the post-World War II ‘ideological civil war’ of Korea.”

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“Liz Heinecke has shined a light on two remarkable women whose work and friendship was a gift to each other and to the world.”

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“a truly fresh look at one of the most chronicled figures in American history. Washington literally spent his entire life learning about politics and public service . . .”

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“The final and most unnerving assertion of American Serial Killers is the author's belief that the United States is on the cusp of a new age of murder madness.”

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“a suspense-filled, heart-pounding narrative that succeeds in painting a picture of what it is really like to serve on the frontlines of the US armed forces.”

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As America’s involvement in Afghanistan enters its 20th year, most Americans have forgotten that U.S. troops are still serving, fighting, and in some cases dying in that country.

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What is the foundation of civilization? The longtime answer has been the wheel. Other scholars claim that agriculture marks the beginning of civilization, or the domestication of animals.

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“The Women’s History of the Modern World revolves around certain women heroes, ‘every one in search of an identity, a new life, and a means to throw off the chains

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American history is “littered with utopian experiments that began with giddy promise and ended in depressing failure,” writes Thomas Healy. In Soul City, he tells one such story.

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“A bloodied and decimated group of men on crutches came out of the War. Jordan’s impressive history tells their story of courage in the face of danger and undeniable hazard.”

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“American Baby provides a meaningful discussion on where we have been on and how we need to change the adoption system.”

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The “encrappification” of America dates back centuries, writes Rutgers University historian Wendy A. Woloson.

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“The slave trade persisted in New York in the decades before the Civil War because

the city was the capital of the Southern slave economy.”

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“should be required reading for anyone wanting to learn intelligence gathering.”

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The United States confronts many problems besides an often recalcitrant and myopic Senate.

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“Allport demonstrates vast knowledge of relevant primary and secondary sources and covers a broad range of events and activities.

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Alright, Alright, Alright is targeted at the film’s fans, who should enjoy it.

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Dear Ms. Schubert is an admirable addition to international literature, a gift to the English-speaking world . . .”

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“Only the far-seeing vision and persistence of those first aviators allowed this new mode of warfare to survive its infancy until the First World War showed that airplanes were not just a n

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“Eric Vuillard’s book is an aphoristic masterpiece.

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