History

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The Burglary shows how a small group of committed individuals performed the bravest act of all, exposing Hoover . . .”

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“As a suicide attempt survivor, I found this book most enlightening.”

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Mention the news company, Al Jazeera, and it’s likely the response will not be without a strong opinion of the Qatar-based news network.

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“. . . an invaluable resource for the study of 20th century popular music.”

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“. . . imagine the Google ad: BIG DATA. BETTER THAN GUESSING.”

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“Thom Hatch has assumed a cheerleading mantle on behalf of someone who has been castigated many times for his actions . . .”

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“. . . this book will grab them by the scruff of the neck and hold them spellbound from beginning to end.”

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“. . . a well-written piece of investigative journalism that asks some deeply troubling questions . . .”

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Democracy can be measured by its successes, but these successes can trap democracies.

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In the 21st century we face a digital world where almost every aspect of our lives is recorded.

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“. . . fascinating . . .”

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“. . . for those interested in the Cold War, intelligence history, and British decolonization, the book proves indispensible.”

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“. . . a book worthy of any jazz fan’s bookshelf.”

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“. . . an entertaining account that strings together fascinating factoids into a tapestry of urban history and cultural anthropology.”

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“. . . informative and entertaining, filled with grisly anecdotes and case histories, religious, social, and medical interpretations . . .”

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“. . . a perfect summation of the last few centuries using stamps as the guideposts.”

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Times of Security is an edited collection of essays that seeks to refine and redefine the study and understanding of security (general human wellbeing) in a complex geopolitical world that

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“. . . a book that conflates the emotional reactions elicited by the imagery with the thoughtfulness of well-written history.”

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For decades Brenda Starr has been celebrated as one of the few newspaper comic strips to feature a strong, independent female in the lead.

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“. . . assured and compelling. . . . fascinating and perceptive . . .”

“. . . an interesting and accessible take on comics’ place in literature, popular culture, and women’s history.”

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Simon Winchester faced a daunting task when deciding how to conceptualize and write about the history of the many different individuals who contributed to the “uniting” of America.

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