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With Malice Toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)
With Malice Toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)
by William A. Blair
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Few issues created greater consensus among Civil War-era northerners than the belief that the secessionists had committed treason. But as William A. Blair shows in this engaging history, the way politicians, soldiers, and civilians dealt with disloyalty... (read more)

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Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack
Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack
by Katherine C. Mooney
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Race Horse Men recaptures the vivid sights, sensations, and illusions of nineteenth-century thoroughbred racing, America's first mass spectator sport. Inviting readers into the pageantry of the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney conveys the sport's inherent... (read more)

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Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West
Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West
by John Richard Stephens
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 The Gold Rush era was an amazing time in our country’s history. California had just been occupied during the Mexican-American War and wasn’t officially a U.S. territory yet when gold was discovered in 1848. Suddenly the whole world was... (read more)

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1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler-the Election Amid the Storm (14 Edition)
1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler-the Election Amid the Storm (14 Edition)
by Susan Dunn
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The spellbinding story of the Roosevelt-Willkie election season, when bitterly divided Americans debated the fate of the nation and the... (read more)

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Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter
Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter
by Randall Balmer.
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Evangelical Christianity and conservative politics are today seen as inseparable. But when Jimmy Carter, a Democrat and a born-again Christian, won the presidency in 1976, he owed his victory in part to American evangelicals, who responded to his open... (read more)

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Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History
Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History
by Andrew Carroll
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What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, a Life
What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, a Life
by Marc Leepson
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What So Proudly We Hailed is the first full-length biography of Francis Scott Key in more than 75 years. In this fascinating look at early America, historian Marc Leepson explores the life and legacy of Francis Scott Key. Standing alongside Betsy Ross... (read more)

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The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War
The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War
by James Oakes
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"Oakes (Freedom National) takes an in-depth look at political attitudes toward slavery at the brink of the Civil War. His title refers to a strategy most Republicans — sometimes overtly, sometimes secretly — supported, of gradual abolition by... (read more)

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The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy
The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy
by Thomas K. Mccraw
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Thomas K. McCraw was Straus Professor of Business History Emeritus at Harvard Business School and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History. Harvard Business... (read more)

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Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President
Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President
by Dan Emmett
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A rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who provided protection worldwide for President George H. W. Bush, President William Clinton, and President George W. Bush Dan Emmett was just eight years old when President... (read more)

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The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them
The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them
by Chris Derose
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For the first time, readers will experience America’s gravest crisis through the eyes of the five former presidents who lived it. Author and historian Chris DeRose chronicles history’s most epic Presidential Royal Rumble, which culminated in... (read more)

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A Changing Wind: Commerce and Conflict in Civil War Atlanta
A Changing Wind: Commerce and Conflict in Civil War Atlanta
by Wendy Hamand Venet
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In 1845, Atlanta was the last stop at the end of a railroad line, the home of just twelve families and three general stores. By the 1860s, it was a thriving Confederate city, second only to Richmond in importance. A Changing Wind is the first history to... (read more)

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Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey
Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey
by Peter Carlson
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Junius Browne and Albert Richardson covered the Civil War for the New York Tribune until Confederates captured them as they tried to sneak past Vicksburg on a hay barge. Shuffled from one Rebel prison to another, they escaped and trekked across the snow... (read more)

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The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
by Brendan I Koerner
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In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of sixties idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using... (read more)

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A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History
A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History
by Tim Grove
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For more than twenty years, Tim Grove has worked at the most popular history museums in the United States, helping millions of people get acquainted with the past. This book translates that experience into an insiders tour of some of the most interesting... (read more)

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Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War
Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War
by Ken Adelman
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The dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland—the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War—by President Reagans arms control director, Ken Adelman. In October 1986... (read more)

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Lincoln's Bishop: A President, a Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors
Lincoln's Bishop: A President, a Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors
by Gustav Niebuhr
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In the tradition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals comes Gustav Niebuhr's compelling history of Abraham Lincoln's decision in 1862 to spare the lives of 265 condemned Sioux men, and the Episcopal bishop who was his moral compass, helping guide the... (read more)

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
by Carl Bernstein
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andlt;Bandgt;In the most devastating political detective story of the century, two andlt;Iandgt;Washington Postandlt;/Iandgt; reporters, whose brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation smashed the Watergate scandal wide open, tell the behind-the... (read more)

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Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
by Peter Baker
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A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year A Washington Post Notable Book In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the... (read more)

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Citizen Hollywood: How the Collaboration Between LA and DC Revolutionized American Politics
Citizen Hollywood: How the Collaboration Between LA and DC Revolutionized American Politics
by Timothy Stanley
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Advance Praise: "Citizen Hollywood is a very good read and digs quite deep, with sharp cultural and political analysis and relevant interviews. Stanley provides texture and depth on the nexus of Hollywood entertainment and Washington politics, both... (read more)

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