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    1066 and Before All That
    The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides. 1066 is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered... [READ MORE]
    In Search of Our Roots
    How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past
    By Henry Louis Gates
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Unlike most white Americans who can search their ancestral records, identifying who among their forebears was the first to step foot on this country’s shores, most African Americans encounter a series of daunting obstacles when trying to trace their family’s past. Slavery brutally negated identity, denying... [READ MORE]
    Death of a Nation
    9/11 and the Rise of Fascism in America
    By George W. Grundy, Foreword by Dylan Avery
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The current political landscape reveals a divided nation. Many feel that the Trump Administration is steering America’s government in a totalitarian direction. Death of a Nation traces the beginnings of this shift in political climate, its development, and where it may be headed. Was 9/11 engineered... [READ MORE]
    The Battle for Leyte Gulf
    The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle
    By C. Vann Woodward, Foreword by Evan Thomas, Foreword by Ian W. Toll
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller! Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort;... [READ MORE]
    James Baldwin
    The FBI File
    Edited by William J. Maxwell
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Available in book form for the first time, the FBI's secret dossier on the legendary and controversial writer.Decades before Black Lives Matter returned James Baldwin to prominence, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI considered the Harlem-born author the most powerful broker between black art and black power. Baldwin’s... [READ MORE]
    Wish Lanterns
    Young Lives in New China
    By Alec Ash
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “One of the best [books] I’ve read about the individuals who make up a country that is all too often regarded as a monolith.” —Jonathan Fenby, Financial TimesIf China will rule the world one day, who will rule China? There are more than 320 million Chinese between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children... [READ MORE]
    Wounded Titans
    American Presidents and the Perils of Power
    By Max Lerner, Edited by Robert Schmuhl, Foreword by David Greenberg
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Readers who miss the magisterial pronunciamentos of the late Max Lerner . . . will relish this collection of Lerner’s writings on a subject that preoccupied him.” —Booklist Max Lerner taught generations of Americans about their government. For almost half a century, the office of the presidency preoccupied... [READ MORE]
    The King of Chicago
    Memories of My Father
    By Daniel Friedman
    (Carrel Books)
    The King of Chicago is the story of a father-son relationship as real and hugely loving as that in Philip Roth’s Patrimony. At its heart is a young son who tries furiously to heal his father from a violent childhood inside a Chicago orphanage. The orphanage, the Marks Nathan Home, still stands today... [READ MORE]
    Political Assassinations and Attempts in US History
    The Lasting Effects of Gun Violence Against American Political Leaders
    By J. Michael Martinez
    (Carrel Books)
    The long, dark history of political violence in the United States Violence has been employed to achieve political objectives throughout history. Taking the life of a perceived enemy is as old as mankind. Antiquity is filled with examples of political murders, such as when Julius Caesar was felled by... [READ MORE]
    Tricky Dick
    The Rise and Fall and Rise of Richard M. Nixon
    By Roger Stone, Contributions by Mike Colapietro
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Finally, there is a "warts and all" biography of the most enduring American politician of the 20th century Richard Milhous Nixon written by an author with unprecedented access and insight about our 37th President', New York Times Bestselling Author Roger Stone. Stone and his co-author award winning Investigative... [READ MORE]
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