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“Butch Cassidy is a fast read, and Leerhsen’s writing style is engaging and believable—a good way to spend a quiet weekend and learn the truth about the Old West.”

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“Thomas Penn in A Royal Tragedy covers the three brothers of the House of York in ‘one of the most seductive and contested stories in English history . . .’”

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“Fletcher tells a familiar tale of cultural genius, global exploration, religious conflict and reform, and geopolitical rivalry.

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“Greed and avarice aside, this is certainly a cautionary tale, reminding us all that one must still do one's due diligence and not necessarily depend on someone’s word and ostensible good w

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“the more complete story of the creation of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) can now be told . . .”

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"The Life and Death of Ancient Cities joins a shelf full of enlightening new fun reads on understanding our beginnings in the ancient world."

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“Demagogue is a beautifully written, richly researched tragedy, a morality tale in three acts.

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“A half-century later, little remains to admire about construction workers wrapping lead pipes in American flags and raining blows on unarmed college students while New York’s Finest folded

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For novelists, filmmakers, and writers of popular history, Shanghai in the years between the two world wars is irresistible.

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“The modern-day ‘300’ are service men and women who defend America from locations in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, the Marshall Islands, Vandenberg Air Force base in California, the Cheyenn

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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 Allied debacle of Operation Market-Garden continues to fascinate readers 75 years after the end of World War II.

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“The examination of this period of the war from the Japanese perspective offers some fascinating insights into how their lack of strategic thinking rendered their operational prowess unsucc

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“Hansen’s narrative illuminates the Dark Ages in this masterwork on globalism.”

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Welcome to the “Rashomon effect” in politics inside the Beltway!

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“For students of international conflict and strategic studies, Quagmire in Civil War offers not only a fascinating read on a highly relevant topic, but provides a model for how sta

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Auschwitz, Buckenwald, Bergen-Belsen: the names are familiar to readers who have taken an interest in the German concentration camps that operated from the mid-1930s until 1945, when Russian soldie

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"the reader will find an epic who dunnit in this detailed but somewhat disorganized narrative about a different America.”

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“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”

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By this time, everyone should have at least some passing familiarity with the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler as well as the postwar legal proceedings in Nuremberg which wer

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

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“Ian Fleming himself could not have written such an improbable yet actual plot . . .”

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On June 1, 1943, Germans “pacified” the Polish village of Sochy. Anna Janko’s mother was orphaned. Sochy had “eighty-eight houses, most with thatched roofs. Two or three made of stone.

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“We should teach philosophers like Roa. We owe it to Galileo. But it’s unlikely because of science deniers, more prevalent than Livio allows.”

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