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“If America was forged and reforged in the South, then it can be healed and reinvented there as well (and perhaps it must be so).”

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“In Patriot vs. Loyalist, Si Sheppard looks at this conflict of ‘communities, even families, sundered, of neighbor turning against neighbor.’”

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“I spent 33 years and 4 months in active service as a member of out country’s most agile military force—the Marine Corps. . . .

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well suited for a short introductory volume for this air campaign, with multiple charts, graphs, diagrams, and tables showing the major weapons on both sides, how the camp

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“will resonate with readers following today’s headlines about the financial interests of our governing elite and how their decisions may enrich their own pockets.”

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“Despite the many, many books on Abraham Lincoln, books such as this one bring us the closest to the real man.”

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When you hear that a journalist as famous as Carl Bernstein has written a memoir, you might ask yourself what more you need to know about his illustrious Pulitzer Prize-winning career.

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Continuing their series on the major navies of World War II, Osprey Publishing’s new volume provides a comprehensive reference for the German Kriegsmarine—the major operations, order of battle, war

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“as a narrative effort based on primary sources, On to Stalingrad offers a unique viewpoint from an actual veteran who is able to provide an immediate military ana

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“the founder of state-communism Vladimir Lenin once quipped that the capitalists would sell communists the rope with which the communists would hang the capitalists.

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The King’s Painter is an outstanding publication that requires and repays a very close and careful reading.”

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“an evocative picture . . . an important addition to medieval and women’s history.”

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Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy offers lively story telling although omitting nothing of the treachery and the horrors of violence and war.”

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The Navy SEALS are the elite of the elite in the military of the United States. They train for missions according to their acronym: SEa, Air and Land.

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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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“Absolutely gripping . . . armchair travel and exploration doesn't get any better than this.”

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Al Worden, command module pilot on the Apollo 15 lunar mission, belongs to a unique club, one of only six men who flew to the dark side of the moon, alone and out of contact with any other human be

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“Gellman’s steadfast refusal to psychoanalyze the most complex and confounding president of the 20th century—a tendency most writers are helpless to resist—is both surprising and surprising

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If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.

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“Renehan explains how one of America’s first true detective stories drew ‘national journalistic attention’ but also went remembered by famed writer Nathaniel Hawthorne.”

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“Why do humans make images?” John-Paul Stonard might as well be asking why do humans breathe, eat, walk, or talk. Because we need to? Because we can? Because we do?

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“concise, clear, easy-to-follow guide through Islam as both a religion and a political-cultural force. . . . impressively thorough.”

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“Stephen English, with his unadorned, straight-up prose in The Army of Alexander the Great, proves that the amazing can be found in the details.”

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“a rich and varied portrait of Israel . . .”

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