History Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 9

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First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country By Thomas E. Ricks Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062997456
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Published: Harper - November 10th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller
Editors' Choice 
New York Times Book Review


Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's Frontier By Richard Berleth Cover Image
$21.95
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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New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation By Thomas Dyja Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9781982149789
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 16th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book

A lively, immersive history by an award-winning urbanist of New York City’s transformation, and the lessons it offers for the city’s future.

Dangerous, filthy, and falling apart, garbage piled on its streets and entire neighborhoods reduced to rubble; New York’s terrifying, if liberating, state of nature in 1978 al


Saratoga: A Military History of the Decisive Campaign of the American Revolution By John F. Luzader Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781932714852
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Published: Savas Beatie - August 6th, 2010

Finalist for Operational / Battle History, 2008, Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award


Countdown bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice (Chris Wallace’s Countdown Series) By Chris Wallace, Mitch Weiss (With) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982176525
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 7th, 2021

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Following Chris Wallace’s “riveting” (The New York Times) and “propulsive” (Time) first book Countdown 1945 comes a deeply reported, revelatory, and thrillingly told account of the final months of the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

On August 27, 2010,


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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames By Kai Bird Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307889768
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Published: Crown - May 26th, 2015

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 


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King Richard: Nixon and Watergate--An American Tragedy By Michael Dobbs Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385350099
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Published: Knopf - May 25th, 2021

ONE OF USA TODAY'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A riveting account of the crucial days, hours, and moments when the Watergate conspiracy consumed, and ultimately toppled, a presidentfrom the best-selling author of One Minute to Midnight.


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The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization By Roland Ennos Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982114749
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Published: Scribner - December 7th, 2021

A “smart and surprising” (Booklist) “expansive history” (Publishers Weekly) detailing the role that wood and trees have played in our global ecosystem—including human evolution and the rise and fall of empires—in the bestselling tradition of Yuval Harari’s Sapiens and Mark Kurlansky’s Salt.

As the dominant sp


Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class By Larry Tye Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780805078503
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - June 1st, 2005

"A valuable window into a long-underreported dimension of African American history."—Newsday

An engaging social history that reveals the critical role Pullman porters played in the struggle for African American civil rights


The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights By Dorothy Wickenden Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9781476760735
Published: Scribner - March 30th, 2021

An LA Times Best Book of the Year

“Engrossing...


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Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern By Mary Beard Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691222363
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 12th, 2021

From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years


On The Ho Chi Minh Trail: The Blood Road, The Women Who Defended It, The Legacy By Sherry Buchanan Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781916346307
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Published: Asia Ink - March 12th, 2021

Offering both a personal and historical exploration of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, this book highlights the critical role the Trail and the young women soldiers who helped build and defend it played in the Vietnam War. Accompanied by two traveling companions, Sherry Buchanan winds her way from Hanoi in the north to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, in the south.