History Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 7

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316352543
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Published: Hachette Books - October 2nd, 2018

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history" (Denver Post).


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The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982129149
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

From the author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids, a “sweeping yet remarkably accessible” (The Wall Street Journal) analysis that “offers superb, often counterintuitive insights” (The New York Times) to demonstrate how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again,


How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780190900908
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2020

Named one of The Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction


D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780451495099
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Published: Crown - March 17th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The dramatic, untold history of the heroic women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency to help pave the way for Allied victory in World War II


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The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250194534
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 7th, 2020

In the tradition of Erik Larson's Dead Wake comes The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria, about the sinking of the glamorous Italian ocean liner, including never-before-seen photos of the wreck today.


Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136300
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Published: Crown - September 15th, 2020

The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War’s most intrepid female spy.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Foreign Affairs • Kirkus Reviews Library Journal


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1776 Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780743226721
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2006

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the h


Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812985030
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island


The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians Cover Image
By David M. Rubenstein, Carla Hayden (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982120252
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 29th, 2019

Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M.


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Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543460
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Published: Doubleday - November 10th, 2020

From a brilliant young historian, a colorful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how urban living has been the spur and incubator to humankind's greatest innovations.


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The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328505682
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Published: Mariner Books - October 2nd, 2018

“[A] well-judged and hugely readable book . . . few are as entertaining.”—Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times

“A. J. Baime is a master. His reporting and storytelling are woven to hypnotic effect.


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Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780805061239
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - May 15th, 1999

In the summer of 1777 (twelve months after the Declaration of Indepence) the British launched an invasion from Canada under General John Burgoyne. It was the campaign that was supposed to the rebellion, but it resulted in a series of battles that changed America's history and that of the world.


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