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  • Between the World and Meby Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST |  NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review ? O: The Oprah Magazine ? The Washington Post ? People ? Entertainment Weekly ?  Vogue ? Los Angeles Times... more...

  • Killing Lincolnby Bill O'Reilly; Martin Dugard

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 16.99

    A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history?how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865,... more...

  • The Global Cold Warby Odd Arne Westad

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 22.00

    Prize-winning study of the global conflict waged during the Cold War and its legacy today. more...

  • The Memoirs Of General William T. Shermanby William T. Sherman

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    First published in 1875, General William T. Sherman?s memoir was one of the first from the Civil War, and was offered to the public because, as Sherman wrote in his dedication, ?no satisfactory history? of the war was yet available. Although the Memoirs have been revised and corrected many times over the years, Sherman, famously, never changed... more...

  • Gods and Generalsby Jeff Shaara

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 7.99

    The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize?winning classic The Killer Angels   In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War. Here is Thomas ?Stonewall? Jackson, a hopelessly by-the-book military instructor... more...

  • A History of Zimbabweby Alois S. Mlambo

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    Examines Zimbabwe's pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial social, economic and political history and relates historical factors and trends to more recent developments in the country. more...

  • A History of African-American Leadershipby John White; Bruce J. Dierenfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The story of black emancipation is one of the most dramatic themes of American history, covering racism, murder, poverty and extreme heroism. Figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King are the demigods of the freedom movements, both film and household figures. This major text explores the African-American experience of the twentieth century... more...

  • America Transformedby Richard M. Abrams

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    This 2006 book examines the period 1941?2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly. more...

  • The Comparative Approach to American Historyby C. Vann Woodward

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 72.99

    In the mid 1960s, C. Vann Woodward was asked to organize a program of broadcast lectures on US history for the Voice of America as part of a longer series designed to acquaint foreign audiences with leaders in American arts and sciences. Reasoning that a comparative approach "was peculiarly adapted to the interests and needs of foreign audiences,"... 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...