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  • History for the IB Diploma: Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americasby Mike Scott-Baumann; Mark Stacey

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: Emergence of the Americas in global affairs 1880-1929by Peter Clements; Philip Benson

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 30.38

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative, in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma. This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it to better fit the IB learner's needs. Each... more...

  • Between the World and Meby Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00 US$ 17.99

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD ? Hailed by Toni Morrison as ?required reading,? a bold and personal literary exploration of America?s racial history by ?the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States? ( The New York Observer ) ?This is your country, this is your world, this is your... more...

  • Unbrokenby Laura Hillenbrand

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ?  Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader?s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin... more...

  • A People's History of the United Statesby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    Spartacus and The Immigrants ?[It] should be required reading.? ?Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn?s iconic A People's History of the United States ?a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those?whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.? Packed with... more...

  • The Five Forks Campaign and the Fall of Petersburg: March 29 - April 1, 1865by Edwin C. Bearss; Bryce Suderow

    Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 4.99

    The wide-ranging and largely ignored operations around Petersburg, Virginia, were the longest and most extensive of the entire Civil War. The fighting began in June of 1864, when advance elements from the Union Army of the Potomac crossed the James River and botched a series of attacks against a thinlydefended city. The fighting ended nine long months... more...

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglassby Frederick Douglass

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    A dramatic autobiography and powerful firsthand account of slavery, written by America?s most influential abolitionist First published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an eye-opening depiction of American slavery. Part autobiography, part human-rights treatise, it describes the everyday horrors inflicted on captive laborers,... more...

  • Battle Cry of Freedomby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 12.99

    Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of... more...

  • April 1865by Jay Winik

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    One month in 1865 witnessed the frenzied fall of Richmond, a daring last-ditch Southern plan for guerrilla warfare, Lee's harrowing retreat, and then, Appomattox. It saw Lincoln's assassination just five days later and a near-successful plot to decapitate the Union government, followed by chaos and coup fears in the North, collapsed negotiations and... more...

  • For the Common Defenseby Allan R. Millett; Peter Maslowski

    Free Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    Now fully updated and totally revised, this highly regarded classic remains the most comprehensive study available of America?s military history. Called ?the preeminent survey of American military history? by Russell F. Weigley, America?s foremost military historian, For the Common Defense is an essential contribution to the field of military history.... more...