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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much...
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The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller

A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental...
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A Gift from Darkness

Patience Ibrahim · Other Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The inspirational story of a pregnant young Nigerian woman and the horrors she endured to save her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.

When she was nineteen, Patience Ibrahim's first husband was murdered by Boko Haram. She fled to the safety of her village and remarried...
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Palestine: The Reality: The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration

J M N Jeffries · Olive Branch Pr
Pages: 758
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive history and analysis of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, published in the run up to its 100th anniversary.

First published by Longman Green, London, this book had a short life; the entire stock and the publisher's premises were destroyed by the German blitz...

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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Nicholas D. Kristof · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea--deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans--to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure.

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Antisemitism: Here and Now

Deborah E. Lipstadt · Schocken
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left: from white supremacist...
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Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China

Alec Ash · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"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 Times

If China will rule the world one day, who will rule China? There are more than 320 million Chinese between...
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Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram

Isha Sesay · Dey Street Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"It is no accident that the places in the world where we see the most instability are those in which the rights of women and girls are denied. Isha Sesay's indispensable and gripping account of the brutal abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists provides...

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Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith Richotte · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

In an auditorium in Belcourt, North Dakota, on a chilly October day in 1932, Robert Bruce and his fellow tribal citizens held the political fate of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in their hands. Bruce, and the others, had been asked to adopt a tribal constitution, but he was unhappy...
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The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders' Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule

Tara Ross · Gateway Books
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

Twice in as many decades, a president won the office without the popular vote. Both times, people cried foul on the Electoral College. Detractors claim the institution is antiquated and impedes democracy, but Tara Ross-a lawyer and constitutional scholar-argues that the Electoral College...
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