History Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 8

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Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence By Denise Kiernan, Joseph D'Agnese Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781683691266
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Published: Quirk Books - April 30th, 2019

An entertaining and essential collection of stories about the surprising and strange fates of the fifty-six Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence.


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The Brothers York: A Royal Tragedy By Thomas Penn Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781451694185
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2021

Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses—a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Richard III.

In 15th-century England, two royal families, the House of York and the House of Lancast


The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings (Leather-bound Classics) By Editors of Thunder Bay Press (Editor) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781684120987
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Published: Canterbury Classics - October 1st, 2017

“We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . . ” — The U.S Constitution

The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a collection of the crucial documents, speeches, and other writings that shaped the United States.


Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln By Edward Achorn Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148759
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Published: Grove Press - March 16th, 2021

A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story--Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln's historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War


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1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed: Revised and Updated (Turning Points in Ancient History #6) By Eric H. Cline Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691208015
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 2nd, 2021

A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapse


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Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands By Dan Jones Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143108979
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Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

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 author of Powers and Thrones.


The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution (Pivotal Moments in American History) By Kevin J. Weddle Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780195331400
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 1st, 2021

In the late summer and fall of 1777, after two years of indecisive fighting on both sides, the outcome of the American War of Independence hung in the balance.


Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler By Lynne Olson 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


Maps That Changed The World By John O. E. Clark (Editor) Cover Image
By John O. E. Clark (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781849942973
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Published: Batsford - February 11th, 2016

An ancient Chinese proverb suggests, “They are wise parents who give their children roots and wings – and a map.”

Maps That Changed the World features some of the world's most famous maps, stretching back to a time when cartography was in its infancy and the 'edge of the world' was a barrier to exploration.


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The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair By Margaret Creighton Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393354799
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 21st, 2017

"A marvelous recounting of the 1901 World’s Fair. Every chapter sparkles…The Buffalo-Niagara Falls extravaganza comes alive in these pages. Highly recommended!" —Douglas Brinkley, author of American Moonshot


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1776 By David McCullough 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


Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America By John McWhorter Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593423066
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Published: Portfolio - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed linguist John McWhorter argues that an illiberal neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities and weakening the American social fabric.