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  • The Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (English, Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • Cuba by Hugh Thomas
    Cuba (English, Paperback) Hugh Thomas

    Explores the whole sweep of Cuban history from the British capture of Havana in 1762 through the years of Spanish and United States domination, down to the twentieth century and the extraordinary revolution of Fidel Castro. This book analyses the political, economic and social events that have shaped Cuban history with insight and panache.

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  • Broken Bargain by Kathleen Day
    Broken Bargain (English, Hardback) Kathleen Day

    A history of major financial crises--and how taxpayers have been left with the bill

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  • The Jamestown Brides by Jennifer Potter
    The Jamestown Brides (English, Hardback) Jennifer Potter

    The extraordinary story of the British women who made the perilous journey to Jamestown, Virginia, to become wives for tobacco planters in the New Colony.

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  • The Lost History of Liberalism by Helena Rosenblatt
    The Lost History of Liberalism (English, Hardback) Helena Rosenblatt

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to today...

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  • Crow Killer, New Edition by Raymond W. Thorp
    Crow Killer, New Edition (English, Paperback) Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker

    "First Midland Book edition 1983"--Copyright page.

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  • The Aleutians 1942-43 by Brian Lane Herder
    The Aleutians 1942-43 (English, Paperback) Brian Lane Herder, Dorothy Hwee

    A highly illustrated study of the Japanese conquest and American reconquest of the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska, one of the most inhospitable theaters of World War II.

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  • An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
    An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States (English, Paperback) Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    2015 Recipient of the American Book Award...

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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    Highlights the political and military figures who rose to prominence in the sixties and examines their role in shaping domestic and foreign policies, centering on American involvement in Vietnam.

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  • Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
    Tuesdays With Morrie (English, Paperback) Mitch Albom

    * Subtitled 'An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson', this is a true story of a man's rediscovery of his mentor - a book about second chances.

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  • JFK - An American Coup D'etat by John Hughes-Wilson
    JFK - An American Coup D'etat (English, Paperback) John Hughes-Wilson

    Reading this book by former intelligence officer Colonel John Hughes-Wilson, no one can be in any doubt that JFK's death was not at the hands of a lone deranged gunman, but a deadly plot to remove a President who threatened vested interests at home and abroad.

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  • The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
    The Great Crash 1929 (English, Paperback) John Kenneth Galbraith

    Examines the causes, effects, and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation and blind optimism sustained a market mania, and led to its terrible downward spiral. This book describes the people and corporations at the heart of the financial community, and how they were affected by the disaster.

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  • Tending the Wild by M. Kat Anderson
    Tending the Wild (English, Paperback) M. Kat Anderson

    Demonstrates, what John Muir was really seeing when he admired the grand vistas of Yosemite and the gold and purple flowers carpeting the Central Valley were the fertile gardens of the Sierra Miwok and Valley Yokuts Indians, modified and made productive by centuries of harvesting, tilling, sowing, pruning, and burning.

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  • Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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  • No One Left to Lie To by Christopher Hitchens
    No One Left to Lie To (English, Paperback) Christopher Hitchens

    In this vitriolic polemic, Christopher Hitchens takes on the myth surrounding one of the most divisive political figures in American political history: Bill Clinton.

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  • White Fury by Christer Petley
    White Fury (English, Hardback) Christer Petley

    The story of the struggle over slavery in the British empire - as told through the rich, expressive, and frequently shocking letters of one of the wealthiest British slaveholders ever to have lived.

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  • Our Kids by Robert D. Putnam
    Our Kids (English, Paperback) Robert D. Putnam

    New York Times bestseller and examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone.

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  • Accounting for Slavery by Caitlin Rosenthal
    Accounting for Slavery (English, Hardback) Caitlin Rosenthal

    Caitlin Rosenthal explores quantitative management practices on West Indian and Southern plantations, showing how planter-capitalists built sophisticated organizations and used complex accounting tools. By demonstrating that business innovation can be a byproduct of bondage Rosenthal further erodes the false boundary between capitalism and slavery.

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  • The Maya by Michael D. Coe
    The Maya (English, Paperback) Michael D. Coe, Stephen Houston

    Featuring stucco sculptures at El Zotz and Holmul, this book includes the discovery of an underwater cavern of the earliest known occupant of the region, the Hoyo Negro girl, and evidence for the first architecture at Ceibal.

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  • Bring the War Home by Kathleen Belew
    Bring the War Home (English, Hardback) Kathleen Belew

    The white power movement has declared war against the United States and has carried out-with military precision-an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Kathleen Belew gives the first full history of a movement that consolidated around a sense of betrayal over Vietnam and made tragic headlines with the Oklahoma City bombing.

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