History Books

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525540533
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Published: Sentinel - November 5th, 2019

The heart-stopping story of the fight for Texas by The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.


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Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781501116223
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Published: Scribner - October 29th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling, celebrated, and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes the spellbinding, epic account of the dramatic conclusion of the Civil War.

The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era’s most compelling narratives, defining the nation and one of history’s great turning po


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American Dialogue: The Founders and Us Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804172479
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Published: Vintage - November 26th, 2019

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.


The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062868046
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Published: Harper - October 29th, 2019

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.


Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780307409614
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Published: Broadway Books - October 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From a preeminent presidential historian comes a “superb and important” (The New York Times Book Review) saga of America’s wartime chief executives
 


On Desperate Ground: The Epic Story of Chosin Reservoir--the Greatest Battle of the Korean War Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101971215
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Published: Anchor - October 29th, 2019

"Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well, with fresh research, gritty scenes and cinematic sweep."—Washington Post


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Leadership: In Turbulent Times Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476795935
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).

“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of


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Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525428312
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Published: Viking - October 1st, 2019

A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars.


Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975 Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062405678
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019

An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.


How to Behave Badly in Elizabethan England: A Guide for Knaves, Fools, Harlots, Cuckolds, Drunkards, Liars, Thieves, and Braggarts Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631496240
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Published: Liveright - October 22nd, 2019

Offensive language, insolent behavior, slights, brawls, and scandals come alive in Ruth Goodman’s uproarious history for mischievous Anglophiles.


Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771645720
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Published: Greystone Books - October 8th, 2019

"Beyond terrific. I didn't want it to end." --Bill Bryson

Driven by a passion for travel and history and a love of ships and the sea, former Monty Python stalwart and beloved television globe-trotter Michael Palin explores the world of HMS Erebus, last seen on an ill-fated voyage to chart the Northwest Passage.


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American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Protest Shaped the Nation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525573098
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Published: Crown - October 8th, 2019

A dynamic, timely history of nineteenth-century activists—free-lovers and socialists, abolitionists and vigilantes—and the social revolution they sparked in the turbulent Civil War era


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