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The Invisible Bridge Signed Edition
The Invisible Bridge Signed Edition
by Rick Perlstein
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From the bestselling author of andlt;Iandgt;Nixonlandandlt;/Iandgt;: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;In January of 1973 Richard... (read more)

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The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
by John W. Dean
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Based on Nixons previously overlooked secret recordings—a revelatory new look at Watergate by one of its key figures   Watergate forever changed American politics, and in light of the revelations about the NSAs wide­spread surveillance... (read more)

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The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972
The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972
by Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter
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The famous — and infamous — Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words President Nixons voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the... (read more)

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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
by Jill Lepore
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National Book Award Finalist From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a... (read more)

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The Disunited States
The Disunited States
by Vladimir Pozner
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VLADIMIR POZNER (1905–1992) was a French writer whose prestigious career as a novelist took off in the 1930s with Tolstoï est mort (Tolstoy is Dead) and Le mors aux dents (The Bit Between the Teeth). A militant antifascist who took refuge in... (read more)

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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880: A Guide to Emigration (Old House Projects)
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880: A Guide to Emigration (Old House Projects)
by Lp Brockett
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A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States
A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States
by Ilan Stavans
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Enough with the dead white men! The true story of the United States lies with its most overlooked and marginalized peoples—the workers, immigrants, housewives, and slaves who built America from the ground up, and who made this country what it is... (read more)

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Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America
Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America
by Glenn Beck
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History as it's supposed to be told: true and thrilling. History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil... (read more)

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America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War
America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War
by Joseph Kelly
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In 1863, Union forces surrounded the city of Charleston. Their vise-like grip on the harbor would hold the city hostage for nearly two years, becoming the longest siege in the history of modern warfare. But for almost two centuries prior, a singular... (read more)

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Nixon's Secrets
Nixon's Secrets
by Roger Stone
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Learn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18 ½ minute Gap. Roger Stone, the New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy, gives us the inside scoop on how Nixon avoided prosecution after the Watergate... (read more)

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Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
by Elizabeth Mitchell
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The Statue of Liberty has become one of the most recognizable monuments in the world: a symbol of freedom and the American Dream. But the story of the creation of the statue has been obscured by myth. In reality, she was the inspiration of one quixotic... (read more)

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Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights
Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights
by Samuel G. Freedman
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1967. Two rival football teams. Two legendary coaches. Two talented quarterbacks. Together they broke the color line, revolutionized college sports, and transformed the NFL. Freedmanand#8217;s dramatic account, highly praised as a contributing part of... (read more)

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Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
by Tim Mcgrath
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Five ships against hundreds—the fledgling American Navy versus the greatest naval force the world had ever seen…   America in 1775 was on the verge of revolution—or, more likely, disastrous defeat. After the bloodshed at Lexington... (read more)

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Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics
Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics
by Michael Wolraich
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Theodore Roosevelt has always been considered the boldest of presidents—Leader of the Rough Riders, Buster of the Trusts, and a shining example of Progressive politics. Yet even the fearless Roosevelt hesitated to confront the powerful Speaker... (read more)

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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
by Mark Kurlansky
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Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote “Dancing in the Street.” The song was recorded at Motown’s Hitsville USA Studio by... (read more)

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Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War: America's First Couple and the War of 1812
Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War: America's First Couple and the War of 1812
by Hugh Howard
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Now marking its bicentennial, the War of 1812 remains the least understood of Americas wars. Neither side gained a clear triumph, but in truth it was our second war of independence, settling once and for all that America would never again submit to... (read more)

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O My America!: Six Women and Their Second Acts in a New World
O My America!: Six Women and Their Second Acts in a New World
by Sara Wheeler
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The award-winning author of Terra Incognita tracks six women who transformed themselves in the New World In O My America!, the travel writer and biographer Sara Wheeler embarks on a journey across the United States, guided by the adventures of six women... (read more)

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The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr (America and the Long 19th Century)
The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr (America and the Long 19th Century)
by Michael J. Drexler
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In American political fantasy, the Founding Fathers loom large, at once historical and mythical figures. In The Traumatic Colonel, Michael J. Drexler and Ed White examine the Founders as imaginative fictions, characters in the specifically literary sense,... (read more)

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The Work Ethic in Industrial America 1850-1920
The Work Ethic in Industrial America 1850-1920
by Daniel T. Rodgers
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The phrase “a strong work ethic” conjures images of hard-driving employees working diligently for long hours. But where did this ideal come from, and how has it been buffeted by changes in work itself? While seemingly rooted in Americas... (read more)

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A Lincoln Dialogue
A Lincoln Dialogue
by James A. Rawley
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The words of Abraham Lincoln have been immortalized in speeches and enshrined in policies and practices, and none of those words, spoken or written, has gone unnoticed or wanted for a response. It is this broader context—the wider conversation... (read more)

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