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Indestructible

by D.K. Drum, Jack H. Lucas & Bob Dole William Morrow Paperbacks (January 07, 2020)

Medal of Honor recipient Jack H. Lucas’s classic memoir of his heroics at the Battle of Iwo Jima—with a foreword by Bob Dole and reissued to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the battle in 2020.

On February...


Overground Railroad

by Candacy Taylor Abrams Press (January 06, 2020)

The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists 

Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the “black travel guide to...


Mary Ball Washington

by Craig Shirley Harper (December 03, 2019)

The Mother of the Father of our Country.

Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history’s most famous revolutionary. In fact, George Washington’s first fight for independence...


Silk and Cotton

by Susan Meller Abrams (December 02, 2019)

The traditional textiles of Central Asia are unknown treasures. Straddling the legendary Silk Road, this vast region stretches from Russia in the west to China in the east. Whether nomadic or sedentary, its...


The Suspect

by Kent Alexander & Kevin Salwen Abrams Press (November 11, 2019)

A contributing source for the Warner Bros.’ film Richard Jewell starring Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde and Paul Walter Hauser!

"Meticulously reported, bracingly written, full of memorable...


The Berlin Wall

by Frederick Taylor Harper Perennial (October 29, 2019)

“This vivid account of the Wall and all that it meant reminds us that symbolism can be double-edged, as a potent emblem of isolation and repression became, in its destruction, an even more powerful totem of...


The Survivors

by Adam Frankel Harper (October 29, 2019)

Chicago Tribune Notable Book of 2019

A memoir of family, the Holocaust, trauma, and identity, in which Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, must come to terms with the legacy of his family’s painful past...


Three Days at the Brink

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney William Morrow (October 22, 2019)

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"I could not put this extraordinary book down. Three Days at the Brink is a masterpiece: elegantly written, brilliantly conceived, and impeccably researched. This book...


Black Watch Snipers

by David O'Keefe HarperCollins Publishers (October 15, 2019)

Centred around one of Canada’s most storied regiments, Seven Days in Hell tells the epic story of the men from the Black Watch during the bloody battle for Verrières Ridge, a dramatic saga that unfolded...


Threads of Life

by Clare Hunter Abrams Press (October 14, 2019)

A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard 

In 1970s Argentina, mothers marched in headscarves embroidered with the names of...


The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

by Mackenzi Lee & Petra Eriksson Abrams Image (October 14, 2019)

An illustrated collection of stories about dogs that knew how to sit, stay, and witness history

 

Most dog lovers know Fido and Laika, but how about Martha, Paul McCartney's Old English Sheepdog? Or Peritas,...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?

by Martin I. Townsend & Edward S. Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the origin of American inhabitants.

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?...

There are two propositions involved in the controversy as to the Asiatic origin of the American race: the one...


Traces of Early Men in Japan

by Edward Sylvester Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

There is no race of people in whose origin we are more interested than in that of the Japanese. Their history going so completely back for nearly two thousand years, their civilization, which in so many respects...


The Witnesses to the Historicity of Jesus

by Arthur Drews Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

In view of the vagueness, effectiveness, and vulnerability of the evangelical accounts of Jesus, as far as his historical reality is concerned, the witnesses in non-Christian literature have always occupied...


The South American Republics : History of Chile

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the general history of Chile from the discovery and the Spanish conquest.“About a century before Pizarro landed, Tupac Yupanqui, the greatest of the Inca conquerors, crossed the rough...


The South American Republics: History of Colombia

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

History of Colombia from the conquest and settlement to the modern Colombia.

“When Alonso de Ojeda coasted along the Venezuelan shore in the spring of 1499 he stopped short just west of the Gulf of Maracaibo,...


The South American Republics : History of Ecuador

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book treats of the History of Ecuador : from the discovery of the land, the Spanish Conquest, the war of independence, to the formation of Ecuador and the development of the modern country.


The South American Republics : History of Paraguay

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

History of Paraguay: from the beginning of the settlements, the colonization of the country, the war for independence, and the modern republic of Paraguay.

"The beginnings of the settlements in Paraguay have...


The South American Republics : History of Peru

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals withe the history of Peru: the discovery of the Inca empire, the Spanish conquest of the territory, the colonial period, the wars of the independence and the development after the independence....


The South American Republics : History of Uruguay

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

History of Uruguay.

"Uruguay is the southeastern country of South America. It extends from latitude 30° to 35 degrees S. and from longitude 53° to 58° 30' W., lies south of the Province of Río Grande do...


The Evolution of the Dollar Mark

by A. E. Outerbridge Jr & Florian Cajori Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the evolution of the US dollar mark, the history and curiosities of American coinage.

The United States dollar, adopted in 1785, was avowedly modelled on the average weight of the Spanish...


The Last Wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State

by Charles Frederick Holder & Thomas T. Waterman Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the history of the last wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State.


The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


The Civil War in America and its Place in History

by E. D. Potts & J. Acton Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Civil War in America and its Place in History.

“For many years before the outbreak of the Civil War the United States had become an object of anxiety or of envy to many, of wonder...


The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)

by George Warburton Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

-The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)-“One of the most momentous political questions that has ever yet moved the human race was decided in the Canadian war. When a few English and French emigrants first landed among...


The Conquest of Canada (Vol.1)

by George Warburton Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

The Conquest and History of Canada. “England and France started in a fair race for the magnificent prize of supremacy in America. The advantages and difficulties of each were much alike, but the systems by...


Portugal : The Story of the Nation

by Henry Morse Stephens Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as...


History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire

by History and Civilization Collection Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire (with illustrations).

“South of the United States, stretching away towards Central America, lies the country of Mexico...

It is difficult to choose whether...


History of Social Changes in California

by Charles Howard Shinn Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief History of Social Changes in California.

“When the Central Pacific Railroad crossed the high Sierras, and the Crockers, Stanfords, and Huntingtons, till then obscure Sacramento...


German Influence in Latin America

by Alfred F. Sears Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief story of German influence in Latin America.

“In 1901 the American citizen was startled by the information from Rio Janeiro, that "A German syndicate has just been formed with a...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


No Surrender

by Christopher Edmonds & Douglas Century HarperOne (October 08, 2019)

Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of...


The Invention of Yesterday

by Tamim Ansary PublicAffairs (October 01, 2019)

A sweeping global human history that describes the separate beginnings of the world's major cultural movements - Confuscianism, Islam, Judeo-Christianity and Nomadism - and the dramatic, sometimes ruinous, sometimes...


Vanishing Fleece

by Clara Parkes Abrams Press (September 30, 2019)

A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way 

Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country...


Double Crossed

by Matthew Avery Sutton Basic Books (September 24, 2019)

The untold story of the Christian missionaries who played a crucial role in the allied victory in World War II

What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he launched...


Betrayal in Berlin

by Steve Vogel Custom House (September 24, 2019)

The astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West’s greatest espionage operations of the Cold War—and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it.

Its code name was “Operation Gold,” a wildly...


The South American Republics : History of Brazil

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

This book presents the History of Brazil, from the discovery to the establishment of the Republic.

“On the 9th of March, 1500, Pedro Alvarez Cabral, a Portuguese nobleman of illustrious birth, but not yet distinguished...


The South American Republics : History of Bolivia

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

From its Conquest to the Independence, this book deals with the History of Bolivia.

"Between latitudes fourteen and a half and twenty-three and a half, the mighty Andean chain is massed into a plateau five hundred...


The South American Republics : History of Argentina

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

This book presents the History of Argentina, from its discovery and Spanish colonization to the development of the country. "The description of the white man's spread over this immense country, the largest (except...


The North-West Is Our Mother

by Jean Teillet Patrick Crean Editions (September 17, 2019)

There is a missing chapter in the narrative of Canada’s Indigenous peoples—the story of the Métis Nation, a new Indigenous people descended from both First Nations and Europeans

Their story begins in the...


We Stand Divided

by Daniel Gordis Ecco (September 10, 2019)

From National Jewish Book Award winner and author of Israel, a bold reevaluation of the tensions between American and Israeli Jews that reinterprets the past and reimagines the future of Jewish life

Relations...


The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World

by Tom Roston Abrams Press (September 09, 2019)

The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world—built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy—and an era in New York City it helped to frame 

In the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth,...


The Warfare of Science: Struggle for the Liberty of Science

by Andrew Dickson White Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 05, 2019)

"I purpose to present an outline of the great, sacred struggle for the liberty of science — a struggle which has lasted for so many centuries, and which yet continues. A hard contest it has been; a war waged...


The Physical Geography of the West Indies

by Felix Leopold Oswald Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

This book deals with the Physical Geography of the West Indies. (With illustrations).

“The study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals has revealed facts almost as enigmatical as the origin...


Venezuela : General History and Natural Features

by Frederik A. Fernald & Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

This book presents the general history of Venezuela, from its conquest, settlement and colonial period to the modern days; and the natural features of the country. Venezuela is a republic of South America, facing...


Celtic History and Migrations

by Henry Jenner, William Geddes & Denis Heron Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the history and migrations of Celtic people. In that remote age of which no personal records remain, but whose history may be derived from the known dispersion of men and languages, we find...


History of Public School Education in Arizona

by Stephen Beauregard Weeks Lm Publishers (August 11, 2019)

The territory of the present State of Arizona is embraced within 31° 20? and 37° north latitude and between 109° 02? and 114° 45? west longitude. It covers an area of 113,956 square miles, of which 146...


Barnum

by Robert Wilson Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

“Robert Wilson’s Barnum, the first full-dress biography in twenty years, eschews clichés for a more nuanced story…It is a life for our times, and the biography Barnum deserves.” —The Wall Street Journal...