Books for the History Buff

By James Agee, John Summers (Editor), Walker Evans (Photographer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781612192123
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 29th, 2013

A re-discovered masterpiece of reporting by a literary icon and a celebrated photographer


$30.00
ISBN: 9780805094978
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Published: Times Books - October 1st, 2013

A joint biography of John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseen war that decisively shaped today's world

During the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, two immensely powerful brothers led the United States into a series of foreign adventures whose effects are still shaking the world.


$27.95
ISBN: 9781588343956
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Published: Smithsonian Books (DC) - October 8th, 2013

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the "Los Angeles Times," pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital, his memories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming.


$27.95
ISBN: 9781594204289
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Published: Penguin Press - June 13th, 2013

$36.00
ISBN: 9780670026654
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Published: Viking Books - April 18th, 2013

“Outstanding . . . A thrilling history of royal intrigues, violent skullduggery and brutal warfare.” —Simon Sebag Montefiore


$28.95
ISBN: 9780871407160
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 9th, 2013

Mary Beard, drawing on thirty years of teaching and writing about Greek and Roman history, provides a panoramic portrait of the classical world, a book in which we encounter not only Cleopatra and Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Hannibal, but also the common people the millions of inhabitants of the Roman Empire, the slaves, soldiers, and women. How did they live?


$35.00
ISBN: 9780307379665
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Published: Pantheon Books - October 29th, 2013

**"Kirkus" Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**"Time Magazine" 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**"The New Republic" Best Books of 2013**


$36.00
ISBN: 9780670026340
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Published: Viking Books - October 1st, 2013

The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in 100 Objects brings the world of Shakespeare and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I into focus


$26.99
ISBN: 9781250024879
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - July 23rd, 2013

“Superb… Flanders’s convincing and smart synthesis of the evolution of an official police force, fictional detectives, and real-life cause célèbres will appeal to devotees of true crime and detective fiction alike.” –Publishers Weekly, starred review


By Florian Illies, Shaun Whiteside (Translator), Jamie Lee Searle (Translator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781612193519
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Published: Melville House Publishing - October 29th, 2013

An International Bestseller
"An absolute gem of a book." --"The Observer
"Just before one of its darkest moments came the twentieth century's most exciting year . . .


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