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“Preston provides a highly readable, highly detailed account of the historic meetings and often difficult and contentious negotiations between Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and their staffs

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“Barnes is a delightful raconteur, and there’s a good deal of first-person rumination here throughout.

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an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”

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“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”

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lucid and very depressing assessment of the current state of what some Canadians term, the Excited States of America.”

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“a more nuanced and comprehensive look at this brilliant but tortured genius . . .”

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“a marvelous and thoughtful book, refuting many of the common myths about pre-Revolution colonial politics . . .”

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“This volume fills a critical gap in the study of the American Civil War, narrating that it truly was a continental war with potential repercussions far beyond the Washington-Richmond corri

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These days many historians would ask: Why another book about a well-known founding father, in this case a dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington?

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“Jonathan Horn in his new book Washington’s End provides a captivating and enlightening look at Washington’s post-presidential life and the politically divided country that was par

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“This book’s strongest message is one of hope.

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“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice should not be read so much as a diatribe against racial inequity, although those evils are clearly outlined, but rather as a lif

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“While Sunnis and Shi'a: A Political History is not for the casual student of Islam and Middle Eastern history and politics, for the dedicated regional student who wants to examine

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“Kim Ghattas crafts a layered history engagingly told via an almost fictional style filled with powerful anecdotes.

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“. . . a masterful job of evoking the sweep of this vital piece of naval history in both broad strokes and the telling detail.”

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Although this is an English language reprint of a memoir originally published in 1946, it shouldn’t be terribly surprising that it still has considerable relevance as a first-pers

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“brilliant . . . an important addition with its focus on the lives of women and its unbearably vivid details.”

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Broadside: A Feminist Review was a “groundbreaking” Canadian feminist newspaper published between 1979 and 1989.

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“The reader should be prepared for an extraordinary though long and very uneven ride.”

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“Christopher Caldwell may be on the receiving end of the slings and arrows of the liberal governmental and cultural elite he scorns in this book.

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“an excellent one-volume resource for anyone wanting to learn about the breadth and daring of British special operations in the European Theater during World War II, cover

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Between 1955 and 1989, legendary choreographer-dancer Martha Graham and her company made a series of international tours under the aegis of various government agencies and governm

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“Des Jardins’ writing inspires all of us in the way Missy clearly inspired others. It’s an incredible feat for a biography to serve its subject so well.”

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“well laid out for the average reader wanting to understand how this new frozen conflict occurred . . .”

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