History Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 6

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Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316357906
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 8th, 2018

Have you ever wished you could live in an earlier, more romantic era? Ladies, welcome to the 19th century, where there's arsenic in your face cream, a pot of cold pee sits under your bed, and all of your underwear is crotchless. (Why? Shush, dear. A lady doesn't question.)

On Desperate Ground: The Epic Story of Chosin Reservoir--the Greatest Battle of the Korean War Cover Image
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

The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802126931
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - December 11th, 2018

From longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan, The Curse of Oak Island explores the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of individuals who have tried and failed to unlock its secrets.

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Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's Lost Hero Cover Image
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

The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451490056
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Published: Dutton Caliber - May 14th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Alex Kershaw, author of The Longest Winter and The Liberator, returns with an utterly immersive, adrenaline-driven account of D-Day combat.

The Secret History of the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781590201626
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Published: Abrams Press - February 23rd, 2010

They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history—or what we come to know as history—has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? In this groundbreaking and now famous work, Mark Booth embarks on an enthralling tour of our world's secret histories.

Presidential Inaugural Addresses (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684126620
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Published: Canterbury Classics - April 16th, 2019

America’s incoming presidents set the tone for each term in office.

This book offers a complete, up-to-date collection of the inaugural speeches of each president’s term in office. With quotes such as Thomas Jefferson’s “Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle” and John F.

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The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393652574
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2019

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation’s foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time.

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143108962
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Published: Penguin Books - September 18th, 2018

An instant New York Times bestseller, from the author of Crusaders, that finally tells the real story of the Knights Templar—“Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read.” (The Times, Book of the Year) 

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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328663818
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 9th, 2019

Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London—the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper.

Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met.

Mayflower Lives: Pilgrims in a New World and the Early American Experience Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643131320
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 6th, 2019

A fresh and revealing history of one of the most seminal events in American history as seen through fourteen diverse and dynamic figures.

Leading into the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower, Martyn Whittock examines the lives of the “saints” (members of the Separatist puritan congregations) and “strangers” (economic migrants) on the original ship who co

Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's Frontier Cover Image
ISBN: 9781883789664
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Published: Black Dome Press - February 26th, 2010

In this narrative history of the Mohawk River Valley and surrounding region from 1713 to 1794, Professor Richard Berleth charts the passage of the valley from a fast-growing agrarian region streaming with colonial traffic to a war-ravaged wasteland.

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