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Hamilton: An American Biography
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781538100172, isbn: 1538100177,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
The award-winning, smash Broadway hit, Hamilton: An American Musical, continues to captivate sold-out audiences and has sparked unprecedented interest in its historical protagonist. In Hamilton: An American Biography, Tony Williams provides readers w...
The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: This Is My Story
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Named a “Best Book of the Year” by New York Post “Farida Khalaf’s story is harrowing but crucial—especially when it comes to understanding what ISIS actually is and does.” —Glamour “As gripping as it is appalling…a compelling testam...
Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
By Oxford University Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay seemed to have it all. He offered a comprehensive plan of change for America, and he directed national affairs as Speaker of the House, as Secretary of State to John Quincy Ada...
Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar
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ean: 9781250042620, isbn: 1250042623,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
"Cato, history's most famous foe of authoritarian power, was the pivotal political man of Rome; an inspiration to our Founding Fathers; and a cautionary figure for our times. He loved Roman republicanism, but saw himself as too principled for the mer...
No Joy: A Recon Marine's Tales of (Self) Destruction
By Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book
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Picked up by a larger publisher--the retitled, second, and final edition of the cult hit, Spent Shell Casings.The military underbelly; swept under the rug for all the usual reasons. DUIs, drugs in the barracks and (finally) the permission to kill. ...
In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey (Massey Lectures)
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A work of memoir, history, and a call to action, In Search of a Better World is a powerful and essential work on the major human rights struggles of our times.Renowned UN prosecutor and human rights scholar Payam Akhavan has encountered the grim real...
The Hermeneutics of the Subject: Lectures at the Collège de France 1981-1982
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The Hermeneutics of the Subject is the third volume in the collection of Michel Foucault's lectures at the Collège de France, where faculty give public lectures on any topic of their choosing. Attended by thousands, Foucault's lectures were seminal ...
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture)
By The University of North Carolina Press
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One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands ...
The Shadow Emperor: A Biography of Napoleon III
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
A breakout biography of Louis-Napoleon III, whose controversial achievements have polarized historians.Considered one of the pre-eminent Napoleon Bonaparte experts, Pulitzer Prize-nominated historian Alan Strauss-Schom has turned his sights on anothe...
My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The definitive memoir of one of Israel's most influential soldier-statesmen and one-time Prime Minister, Ehud Barak, with insights into forging peace in the Middle East.In the summer of 2000, the most decorated soldier in Israel's history―Ehud Bara...
Them: Adventures with Extremists
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From the bestselling author of The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry and So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.A wide variety of extremist groups -- Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis -- share the oddly similar belief that a tiny sha...
The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
"The best book ever written about the strangest CIA chief who ever lived." - Tim Weiner, National Book Award-winning author of Legacy of AshesA revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than...
Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A thoughtful defense of traditional conservatism and a thorough assault on the way Donald Trump is betraying it.”—David Brooks, in his New York Times columnIn a bold act of conscience, Republican Senator Jeff Fl...
Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military—and the key moments in a l...
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
#1 New York Times BestsellerThe fiery U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save itWith a New AfterwordSenator Elizabeth Wa...
Power and the Idealists: Or, the Passion of Joschka Fischer and Its Aftermath
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393330212, isbn: 0393330214,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The author of the best-selling Terror and Liberalism on the rise to power of the generation of 1968. The student uprisings of 1968 erupted not only in America but also across Europe, expressing a distinct generational attitude about politics, the cor...
The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism--From al Qa'ida to ISIS
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ean: 9781455585663, isbn: 1455585661,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
New York Times Bestseller Like See No Evil and At the Center of the Storm, this is a vivid and gripping account of the Central Intelligence Agency, a life of secrets, and a war in the shadows. Called the "Bob Gates of his generation" by Politico, Mic...
In Search of Churchill: A Historian's Journey
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ean: 9780471180722, isbn: 0471180726,
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Penetrating . . . beautifully rounds out and humanizes the character of the greatest statesman of the twentieth century. —San Francisco Chronicle.""A multifaceted gem, sparkling with anecdotes and insights about the nature of biography, the challen...
Richard Nixon: The Life
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ean: 9780345804969, isbn: 9780345804969,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
From a prize-winning biographer comes the defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We live today, John A. Farrell shows, in a world Richard Nixon made. At the end of WWII, navy lieutenant “Nick”...
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