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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Format: Hardcover

For the young Henry Louis Gates, Jr., growing up in a small, segregated West Virginia town, the church was his family and his community's true center of gravity. Within those walls, voices were lifted up in song to call forth the best in each other, and to comfort each other when times...
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Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

Roy Richard Grinker
Format: Hardcover

A compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attitudes toward mental illness throughout history and the fight to end the stigma.For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody's Normal, anthropologist...
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Goering's Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

Jonathan Petropoulos · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Bruno Lohse (1911-2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Goring to Hitler's art looting agency in Paris, he went on to help supervise the systematic theft and distribution of more than thirty thousand artworks, taken largely from French...
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Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the Sky

John R. Bruning · Hachette Books
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

"Brings you into the cockpit of the lethal, fast-paced world of fighter pilots...Fascinating." -- Sara Vladic"Extraordinary...A must-read." -- US Navy Captain Dan Pedersen"A heart-pounding narrative of the courage, sacrifice, and tragedy of America's elite fighter...
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