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On Juneteenth

Annette Gordon-Reed
Format: Hardcover

The mesmerizing story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history -- told by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Texas native.Interweaving American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed, the descendant of enslaved people...
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Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England

Hardesty, Jared Ross · BRIGHT LEAF

Shortly after the first Europeans arrived in seventeenth-century New England, they began to import Africans and capture the area's indigenous peoples as slaves. By the eve of the American Revolution, enslaved people comprised only about 4 percent of the population, but slavery had become...
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The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

Robin Lane Fox
Format: Hardcover

Medical thinking and observation were radically changed by the ancient Greeks, one of their great legacies to the world. In the fifth century BCE, a Greek doctor put forward his clinical observations of individual men, women, and children in a collection of case histories known as the Epidemics....
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