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Holland writes about Rome with a Gibbonesque flair that both informs and entertains.”

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“Bordewich’s book should serve as a cautionary tale to keep us alert to the modern incarnation of the KKK, which has traded its bed sheets and hoods for coats and ties.”

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“a snarky, slapstick, clever buddy comedy in printed form where each riffs off the other’s talents, making Hell a hell of a lot of fun.”

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“It didn’t help Tippi Hendren’s career that the actress told him what she thought of him: You’re a fat pig.”

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“From Joan of Arc to Queen Njinga of Ndongo, the reader will meet a vibrant cast of powerful women whose stories deserve to be told.”

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"Ashes and Stones is an adventure in the form of a tour of the places and people the author encountered in a search for the stories of Scotland’s people condemned as witches.”

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provides a unique and valuable contribution to the history of the many ways our nation and its people have mistreated Native Americans.”

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“Heather Cox Richardson’s Democracy Awakening demonstrates the indispensable role that historians can and should play in times of ongoing crisis."

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“a decisive event in the making of modern Europe . . .”

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There have been several books published about the SAS during WWII. This, however, is the first authorized illustrated version. The pictures have never published before.

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“a remarkable and fascinating read, made possible by the author’s extraordinary access to royal and official government archives only recently opened to researchers.”

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“Gray’s most important accomplishment is to show that Jennie Churchill and Sara Roosevelt were far more than just mothers of history-making sons.”

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For Freedom and Beauty are not fixed starts, but cut by man only from his own flesh, but lit by man, on

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“Without major changes to institutions such as the Electoral College and Supreme Court, the real majority rule will be out of reach.”

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Rory Carroll, a Dublin-based foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has written a nonfiction book that is as adrenaline-fueled and heart-stopping as any piece of fiction one can imagine f

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“Goldsworthy fills a little-known but important gap in the history of the Western World with a history of the lands of Armenia, Iraq, and Syria that, as part of the Parthian Empire, became

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"Anyone interested in culture, history, and simply a rollicking good story, will find much to savor in these pages."

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“Dannatt and Lyman tell an engaging history of the British army, 1918 to 1940, that offers lessons in ‘the failure of both political and military leadership and disfunctionality between the

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“. . . an introduction to the private and personal Churchill that often gets lost in the larger works of history and biography.”

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The definition and use of military history has been challenging for the American military establishment. How is history useful for an operational commander or to soldiers in general?

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“By quoting contemporary letters and histories, Arman brings this woman and her world vividly to life.

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From a rich body of literature, Ostler mines material for this special history of the United States with the stories and reasons for creating the uniquely American language.”

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“This important collection of voices of women who have changed—and are changing—the world gives inspiration to all who share their grief and vision.”

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“Jones’ tale of the Beer Hall Putsch is only the culmination of his thoughtful analysis of German politics in the crucial year of 1923.”

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“Robert D. Kaplan is America’s most prolific geopolitical theorist and observer.”

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