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"Well researched with wonderfully vivid details."

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“Kalayjian keeps suspense in his entertaining story in telling what might have otherwise been a dry history.”

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“The subject is handled well by an expert who produces a highly readable and intimate history.”

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Churchill had laid the groundwork for the courtship of America decades before World War II by forging an American network of friendly and influential elites to promote Bri

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“Yaroslav Hrytsak . . . explores how the 2022 invasion by Russia was initially stopped not by the army but by civilians.”

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The book is replete with maps, photographs, profiles of commanders and weapons, and illustrations that help explain the brutal combat in a region that another historian ha

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"a model for good history writing . . . a welcome guide to critical thinking along with a compelling story."

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“a decisive event in the making of modern Europe . . .”

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“a remarkable and fascinating read, made possible by the author’s extraordinary access to royal and official government archives only recently opened to researchers.”

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For Freedom and Beauty are not fixed starts, but cut by man only from his own flesh, but lit by man, on

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