History Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 10

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1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400032051
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 


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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393333060
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2008

The New York Times bestseller now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain.

A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.


The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316396660
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Published: Mulholland Books - February 19th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that shocked the world.


Atlas of Empires: The World's Great Powers from Ancient Times to Today Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620082874
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Published: Companionhouse Books - March 6th, 2018

Atlas of Empires tells the story of how and why the great empires of history came into being, operated and ultimately declined, and discusses the future of the empire in today's globalized world.


Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209353
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 14th, 2019

"Enthralling; it is well worth the trip.” --New York Journal of Books

Conceived as the most modern, humane incarceration facility the world had ever seen, New York’s Blackwell’s Island, site of a lunatic asylum, two prisons, an almshouse, and a number of hospitals, quickly became, in the words of a visiting Charles


The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250128867
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 8th, 2019

"Timely and urgent...The core of The Edge of Anarchy is a thrilling description of the boycott of Pullman cars and equipment by Eugene Debs’s fledgling American Railway Union..." —The New York Times


Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062937483
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Published: William Morrow - May 28th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Omaha Beach legend Ray Lambert's unforgettable firsthand account of D-Day—read the astonishing true story celebrated by Tom Brokaw, CBS This Morning, NPR, and the President.


Saratoga 1777: Turning Point of a Revolution (Campaign) Cover Image
By Brendan Morrissey, Adam Hook (Illustrator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781855328624
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Published: Osprey Publishing - June 25th, 2000

Osprey's examination of the Saratoga campaign, which was a watershed, and is widely believed to have been the turning point of the American War of Independence (1775-1783). For the first time British regulars were beaten in open battle by equal numbers of Americans.


NAMED ONE OF THE “100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR” BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

“An extraordinary book, I can’t recommend it highly enough.” –Whoopi Goldberg, The View

By the widely celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Last Call—the powerful, definitive, and timely account of


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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358118220
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Published: Mariner Books - September 3rd, 2019

“Bascomb has unearthed a remarkable piece of hidden history, and told it perfectly.


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The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544947290
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Published: Mariner Books - May 16th, 2017

“Riveting and poignant . . . The Winter Fortress metamorphoses from engrossing history into a smashing thriller . . . Mr.


The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656401
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Published: Knopf - March 26th, 2019

From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes an updated, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now—as seen from the perspective of the rising powers of the East.  

"All roads used to lead to Rome. Today they lead to Beijing." So argues Peter Frankopan in this revelatory new book.


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