History

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POST TRAUMATIC SLAVE SYNDROME

An African-American researcher and psychologist offers insight on the traumatic effects of slavery, and the terrorism that followed, on African-American culture, and how these effects can be overcome.
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THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT EDGEFIELD: Shining a Light on the Black Community through History, Genealogy & Genetic DNA

Precipitated by the deaths of immediate family members, two women of color boldly attempt and triumph in tracing the history and providing an in-depth account of their enslaved ancestors.
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ART: BECOME CONFIDENT FAST forges a key to the gateway of the visual art world

Aron Kuehnemann tackles the insular nature of visual art and the oft-elusive understanding of its actors and objects in ART: BECOME CONFIDENT FAST.
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Small But Monumental Moments of the Past in SERENDIPITY

SERENDIPITY shows how history is comprised of apparently trivial moments coming together to make big changes. A busted canon, a job rejection, a casual meeting, a fortuitous mistake can change life on a grandiose, sometimes worldwide scale.
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ELECTRIFYING AMERICA: From Thomas Edison to Climate Change

In ELECTRIFYING AMERICA, author I. David Rosenstein shows that what sustained the electric industry through the capitalist corruption of the 1920s to the Three Mile Island nuclear meltdown of the 1970s was its idealistic mission to provide excellent service to the public.
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A government secret has a devastating impact on World War II servicemen in BETRAYED: SECRECY, LIES, AND CONSEQUENCES

BETRAYED tells the true story of Allied airmen whose imprisonment at Buchenwald during World War II was kept top-secret by U.S. intelligence so that former Nazi rocket scientists could be brought to America without public controversy.
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SHOT DOWN

The crew of the Susan Ruth, shot down over Belgium, attempt to survive, hide from the Nazis, and escape back to Allied territory.
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Learn the truth about the Discoverer of America in COLUMBUS—THE UNTOLD STORY

Learn the truth about the Discoverer of America, the best double agent in history in: COLUMBUS—THE UNTOLD STORY
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Saving children of the Holocaust in PART OF THE FAMILY

The horror of the Holocaust and the rise of Nazi Germany can never be overstated, but conveying the tragedy effectively is often best when an author humanizes it by focusing on a single incident or aspect and investigating it thoroughly.
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The curia comes to life in: OVERKILL: THE VATICAN TRIAL OF PIERRE TEILHARD DE CHARDIN, SJ

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wore many hats: philosopher, geologist, paleontologist … priest. If you’re thinking that one of these things is not like the others, you’re right.
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Thirteen separate colonies become a new nation in: THE EMERGENCE OF ONE AMERICAN NATION

THE EMERGENCE OF ONE AMERICAN NATION is an informative and engaging read encompassing 184 years, including the events that led to the war of independence, to the writing of the Constitution and official formation of the United States of America.
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Exploration into politics and philosophy through history in: A RIGHT TO EXIST: WHOSE RIGHTS ARE THESE?

A thought provoking exploration of how the principals of freedom and opportunity enshrined – if in rhetoric only – in the Constitution have gradually expanded to encompass broader swaths of society.
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FROM THE BIG BANG TO YOUR CELLS: A fascinating look at the origin of minerals through to their role in the human body

The essential compounds in the human body today can be traced in detail from the beginning of the universe to their impact in daily life.
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A renewed commitment to fair housing standards for all in: MASTERS OF INEQUALITY

Written nearly 50 years after mass riots destroyed the heart of America's cities, this new book offers a new commitment.
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Rowdy

At first glance, ROWDY seems to be a book about the rebuilding of a NY40 Class racing yacht. However, it is actually three books: the recounting of how the boat was discovered and restored, the World War I diary of Rowdy’s first owner and finally, a description of upper class New York society between the wars.
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THE WILD ONES tells the story of one woman’s quest to save the wild mustangs of Nevada

A secretary turned animal activist paves the way to protect the wild mustangs of Nevada from cruel and inhumane capture.
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Women's rights in Iran and heroines of women's rights in: Jewels of Allah

There is a popular narrative about Iranian women, suggesting that they advanced during the Pahlavi Monarchy, and, since the overthrow of the Shah, suffered massive repression and became symbolically and literally re-veiled.
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Saving Mona Lisa. The Battle to Protect the Louvre and Its Treasures - A celebration of the remarkable power of art.

A richly detailed and thoroughly researched tale of the transportation and safekeeping of the Mona Lisa during World War II.
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The Unfinished Tower of Babel

The story of the Tower of Babel in the Bible is meant as a cautionary tale, telling us that if we build our metaphorical or even physical structures too tall, they will eventually crumble to the ground.
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Young Soldiers, Amazing Warriors

An officer who served with, and finally commanded, a rifle battalion in Vietnam tells the story of his time there and of the bravery and sacrifices of his men.
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America's Greatest Blunder

A disturbing argument that America, by entering World War I, set in motion a train of events that caused much of the death and destruction of the 20th century.
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Clan Donnell

David K. McDonnell’s book is a history of his own family intertwined with the history of Ireland. It is a balanced, well-researched history beginning with the hunter-gatherers of the Stone Age up to present times.
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I’ve Got Some Lovin’ To Do

Julia Park Tracy’s edited collection of the diaries of her great aunt, Doris Bailey Murphy, written in 1925-1926, offers some insight into the life a sixteen year old girl searching for adventure, romance, and friendship while still living under her parents’ roof.
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Memoirs of an Outlaw

MEMOIRS OF AN OUTLAW is the first outing by Tanner, a retired Marine and veteran who served in active combat duty in Afghanistan and, the subject of this story, Iraq.