History

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Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .

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“food for thought as to how much things have changed, and how much they have stayed the same, or in some cases appear to be returning.”

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“This work is an education and a powerful discussion that spurs needed honest conversation.”

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“an annotated scholarly work intended to illustrate ‘the endless possibilities for reimagining and reinterpreting American Jewish history.’”

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“Silverstone’s The Kennedy Withdrawal . . . does give us greater insight into the motives of Kennedy and his advisers in their efforts to ‘succeed’ in Vietnam.”

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“Jestice succeeds in proving that queens have played important parts throughout history—and continue to do so.”

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“For those who can’t travel to Egypt, this book is the next best thing.”

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”Our America elevates us to the stars while simultaneously pulling back the curtain to reveal our scars. The images can be edifying or terrifying.”

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“provides a great deal of background and context to help the reader understand how Putin’s Russia came to believe it could impose its will on Ukraine in a lightning campaign, a mistaken not

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New Women of Empire is never less than a fascinating read, and many of these chapter case studies could well be expanded for fuller publication.”

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“I am easily enchanted when an odd idea or phrase looms on a page, often showing an invisible link,” writes Annie Proulx in Fen, Bog and Swamp.

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“distills crucially important information and analysis about the many U.S. wars after WWII. It is a critical responsibility to know the real history.”

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“H. W. Brand in The Last Campaign tells an interesting tale, an informative page turner for the general reader.”

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“war sometimes does strange things even to those ideals a nation purports to cherish the most.

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“The book is a joy to read. You can dip in anywhere and swim about in Dylan’s brain.”

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“This is a magnificent book for anyone interested in the history of these great ships.”

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“Like a series of Russian nesting dolls, this book is about a specific painter within a specific culture within the history of how that culture has been seen and described through the centu

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“Roberts tells an epic tale through these 31 stories, the evolution of a great city developed by people who wrote history with their lives.”

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“Any student of military history will find this an invaluable book on the challenges of higher command and grand strategy.

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Health Communism serves as a wake-up call for the dehumanization of healthcare delivery.”

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This is a fundamental book for understanding one of the most salient issues roiling relations between China, its neighbors to the south and east, and the United States.

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