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  1. Book ImageThe Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    Diane Ackerman

    Movie Tie-in

    The movie The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on the New York Times bestselling book, opens March 2017.More

  2. Book ImageThe Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

    Plutarch, James Romm, Pamela Mensch, Et Al.

    A brilliant new translation of five of history’s greatest lives from Plutarch, the inventor of biography.More

  3. Book ImageWhy?: Explaining the Holocaust

    Peter Hayes

    A bold new exploration that answers the most commonly asked questions about the Holocaust.More

  4. Book ImageLet the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary

    Geoffrey Cowan

    The exhilarating, prescient story of the four-month campaign that changed American politics forever.More

  5. Book ImageHow To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life

    Ruth Goodman

    An erudite romp through the intimate details of life in Tudor England, "Goodman's latest…is a revelation" (New York Times Book Review).More

  6. Book ImageRepublic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency

    David Greenberg

    “A brilliant, fast-moving narrative history of the leaders who have defined the modern American presidency.”—Bob WoodwardMore

  7. Book ImageWomen of the West

    Cathy Luchetti, Carol Olwell

    “An authentic, refreshing and even inspiring view of life on the frontier.” —San Francisco ChronicleMore

  8. Book ImageAn Essay on the Principle of Population

    Thomas Robert Malthus, Joyce E. Chaplin

    The world’s population is now 7.4 billion people, placing ever greater demands on our natural resources. As we stand witness to a possible reversal of modernity’s positive trends, Malthus’s pessimism is worth full reconsideration.More

  9. Book ImageForged Through Fire: War, Peace, and the Democratic Bargain

    John Ferejohn, Frances McCall Rosenbluth

    Peace, many would agree, is a goal that democratic nations should strive to achieve. But is democracy, in fact, dependent on war to survive?More

  10. Book ImageThe War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State

    Lisa McGirr

    “[This] fine history of Prohibition . . . could have a major impact on how we read American political history.”—James A. Morone, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book ImageVoices of Freedom: A Documentary History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15

    The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.More

  12. Book ImageVoices of Freedom: A Documentary History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 15-28

    The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.More

  13. Book ImageGive Me Liberty!: An American History

    Eric Foner

    Fifth AP® Edition

    A leading textbook for AP® US History and the perfect teaching tool.More

  14. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us.More

  15. Book ImageSt. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street

    Ada Calhoun

    A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks—the epicenter of American cool.More

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