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The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250210869
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 18th, 2019

A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen.


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476745985
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 2nd, 2019

“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were


God, War, and Providence: The Epic Struggle of Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians against the Puritans of New England Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501180422
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Published: Scribner - June 18th, 2019

The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic struggle between white settlers and Native Americans in the early seventeenth century: “a riveting historical validation of emancipatory impulses frustrated in their own time” (Booklist, starred review) as determined Narragansett Indians refused to back down and accept English authority.

A devout Puritan minister


Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593132951
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Published: Random House - June 11th, 2019

A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw

“Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—connecting us to music as an unsung force in our nation's history.”—Doris Kearns Goodwin


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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393357059
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 11th, 2019

An oft-overlooked region lies at the heart of British national history: the Debatable Land. The oldest detectable territorial division in Great Britain, the Debatable Land once served as a buffer between England and Scotland. It was once the bloodiest region in the country, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and James V.


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Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's Lost Hero Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553419344
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Published: Broadway Books - June 11th, 2019

A rich and illuminating biography of America’s forgotten Founding Father, the patriot physician and major general who fomented rebellion and died heroically at the battle of Bunker Hill on the brink of revolution


In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (The American Revolution Series #3) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143111450
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously."--The New York Times Book Review


The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781627790437
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 14th, 2019

From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution


Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501135958
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 21st, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “GRIPPING…THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.” —USA TODAY * “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —Christian Science Monitor * “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * “A MUST-READ.” —Booklist (starred review)

A human drama unlike any other—the rive


Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom: Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416599562
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 21st, 2019

The myth and the reality of Ethan Allen and the much-loved Green Mountain Boys of Vermont—a “surprising and interesting new account…useful, informative reexamination of an often-misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution” (Booklist).

In the “highly recommended” (Library Journal) Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom, Wren overt


This America: The Case for the Nation Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631496417
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 28th, 2019


With dangerous forms of nationalism on the rise, Lepore, a Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer, repudiates nationalism here by explaining its long history--and the history of the idea of the nation itself--while calling for a "new Americanism" a generous patriotism that requires an honest reckoning with America's past.


Rome: A History in Seven Sackings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501191114
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 28th, 2019

“This magnificent love letter to Rome” (Stephen Greenblatt) tells the story of the Eternal City through pivotal moments that defined its history—from the early Roman Republic through the Renaissance and the Reformation to the German occupation in World War Two—“an erudite history that reads like a page-turner” (Maria Semple).


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