History

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

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

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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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“Both fascinating and troubling, this thoughtful history reveals the roots of the official spin that dominates much of today’s news.”

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“The victories of the Civil Rights Movement, the women’s movement, and the triumphs of progressives throughout the 20th century find their origin in the housewives of the Lower East Side an

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“Transforming Our World is an insiders’ account of the foreign policy ‘successes’ and ‘achievements’ of President George H. W.

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“A thoroughly consuming reexamination of one of the most shameful scandals of American political history.”

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“Norberg’s ability to distill lessons for today from thousands of years of world history will stimulate and enlighten both general readers and professional scholars.”

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“chronicles the century-long struggle following the Civil War by Black Americans and other people of color for true civil and social rights, particularly the right to engage in interracial—

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“As a chronicle of the decline of American liberalism from the time of Ted Kennedy’s birth at the dawn of the New Deal to the collapse of its ethic of activist government in the 1970s,

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Reminiscent of the many great narrative histories of Allied military operations during World War II, this book is absolutely a must read on these wars.”

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“Paul Betts’ Ruin and Renewal bills itself as interpretative post-World War II history, but it is instead another left-wing assault on Western civilization.”

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God’s Shadow deserves high praise for its eminent readability, thrilling narrative, and its focus on the importance of the Ottoman Empire.”

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Every sentence in this book deserves to be treasured and relished.

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We’ve all, at some point, had this experience:  tidying up, digging around, cleaning out the drawers, or  fussing about the attic, we find . . .

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