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“Snyder’s book graphically, relentlessly details the horrific murders committed by the Nazi and Soviet regimes in the vast geographic region between Germany and Russia.”

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“This is an important addition to the library of Holocaust literature, but it should be read with other historical post-war texts that examine the perpetrators of the Holocaust more deeply.

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Singing Like Germans is a superb piece of historical research enlivened by its author’s deep fascination with her subject matter.”

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“Marton’s prologue and epilogue sum up Merkel’s astounding political life, and yet all the chapters in between are what provide the immaculate details of how she came to be Angela Merkel.”

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Tunnel 29 is a riveting story about what happens when people lose their freedom. A true hero risks everything to win it back for those he did not know.”

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Thomas Ferenczi has written a concise, primary-sourced, and fact-based history of Nazi Germany’s foreign policy between 1933 and 1939.”

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“In Eva and Eve, Julie Metz reminds her readers that time and opportunity are not infinite, and that good people must be ever vigilant in opposing tyranny.”

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“Leah Garrett must be congratulated for pulling all these stories together by bringing praiseworthy attention to these young Jewish resisters of Nazism who became among the most noble and c

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“Eric Vuillard’s book is an aphoristic masterpiece.

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“Demons haunted Germany after World War II, and Germans turned to ancient rites and rituals to seek redress and recovery. Professor Black tells that story well.”

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“Ullrich’s work is a remarkable treatise on the malevolence of power in modern times. Take care, lest we fall into the trap of autocracy.”  

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According to Victor Hugo, a barbarian of civilization is preferable to a civilized barbarian. Alaric the Goth was supposedly the former.

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The 1936 Summer Olympiad marked pivotal moments in history for world athletes and world politics.

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“Fritzche’s focus in this erudite and interesting book is less on how and why Hitler gained power, and more on the mostly favorable response of the German people to the Third Reich.”

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“As with many other topics related to the world’s greatest and deadliest human conflict, there is much here for all of us to learn, know and try to understand about ourselves in chaotic and

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an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”

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“an excellent strategic and operational analysis of this mostly ignored campaign . . .”

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No Surrender encompasses a powerful story about human brotherhood and comradeship reckoning with—and overcoming—the evil realities of Hitler’s Nazi regime.”

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“This is the story of catastrophic misjudgments, wishful thinking, and outright betrayal of Czechoslovakia by Europe’s leading powers.”

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“Nagorski provides a compelling narrative of the war’s major events, developments, and personalities in 1941.”

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“Hitler’s Death represents a useful contribution to the neverending literature dealing in some way with the life and death of this most despicable of human beings.

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“A good piece of writing should be brief and concise, but it must also be worthy.”

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