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American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
Woodard, Colin
(Paperback)

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An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven "nations" that continue to shape North America


Chariots of the Gods
Daniken, Erich Von
(Paperback)

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The book that began it all - von Daniken's startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds is now offered in a special updated trade edition with a new introduction by the author.


The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
Jacobsen, Annie
(Paperback)

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A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51. No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military scienc...


The Lessons of History
Durant, Will
(Paperback)

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A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through hi...


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Blight, David W.
(Hardcover)

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The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped ...


Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)
O'Reilly, Bill
(Hardcover)

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Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing seriesAs the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the n...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Lansing, Alfred
(Paperback)

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The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age.In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted...


A History Of The World In 6 Glasses
Standage, Tom
(Paperback)

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Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst. As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period. A History of th...


A History of the World in 6 Glasses
Standage, Tom
(Paperback)

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Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst. As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period. A History of th...


It's Your Ship (Revised and Updated Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
Abrashoff, D. Michael
(Hardcover)

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The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of ...


Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
Vincent, Lynn
(Hardcover)

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A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history.Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific Islands in the most highly classified naval m...


Brave Companions
McCullough, David
(Softcover)

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David McCullough has collected his favorite pieces - profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition.


The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914
McCullough, David
(Paperback)

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A first-hand look at the drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of the Canal. This winner of 3 prestigious literary awards is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, the history of technology, international intrigue, and human drama.


The Fran Lebowitz Reader
Lebowitz, Fran
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $16.95

The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together in one volume, with a new preface, two bestsellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, by an "important humorist in the classic tradition" (The New York Times Book Review) who is "the natural successor to Dorothy Parker" (British Vogue). In "elegant, fi...


Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
Traister, Rebecca
(Hardcover)

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From Rebecca Traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement. In the year 2018, it seems as if women’s anger has suddenly erupted into ...


Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
McCullough, David
(Softcover)

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A brilliant biography of a young Theodore Roosevelt. Takes you through the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood.


Collapse
Diamond, Jared, M.
(Paperback)

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Who hasn't gazed upon the abandoned temples of Angkor Wat or the jungle-choked cities of the Maya and wondered if the same fate could happen to us? In this riveting book, Jared Diamond explores how humankind's use and abuse of the environment reveal the truth behind the world's great collapses, f...


Collapse
Diamond, Jared, M.
(Paperback)

72% off list price of $18.00

Who hasn't gazed upon the abandoned temples of Angkor Wat or the jungle-choked cities of the Maya and wondered if the same fate could happen to us? In this riveting book, Jared Diamond explores how humankind's use and abuse of the environment reveal the truth behind the world's great collapses, f...


Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
Luttrell, Marcus
(Paperback)

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Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days la...


Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10
Luttrell, Marcus
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $17.00

Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days la...


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Kendi, Ibram X.
(Hardcover)

73% off list price of $32.99

The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever...


A Higher Call
Makos, Adam
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $17.00

THE NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt...


A Higher Call
Makos, Adam
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $17.00

THE NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt...


Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
Brown, Dee
(Paperback)

60% off list price of $18.00

Now in a special 30th anniversary edition comes the classic bestselling history "The New York Times" called "Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking. . . . Impossible to put down." Includes an incisive new Preface by the author. 56 illustrations.


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