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  1. Book ImageSchlesinger: The Imperial Historian

    Richard Aldous

    The first major biography of preeminent historian and intellectual Arthur Schlesinger Jr., a defining figure in Kennedy’s White House.More

  2. Book ImageA Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley

    Jane Kamensky

    “A sensory tour de force.” —Caitlin Fitz, The AtlanticMore

  3. Book ImageAngels in the Sky: How a Band of Volunteer Airmen Saved the New State of Israel

    Robert Gandt

    The gripping story of how an all-volunteer air force helped defeat five Arab nations and protect the fledgling Jewish state.More

  4. Book ImageAmerican Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804

    Alan Taylor

    “Excellent . . . deserves high praise. Mr. Taylor conveys this sprawling continental history with economy, clarity, and vividness.”—Brendan Simms, Wall Street JournalMore

  5. Book ImageAlone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

    Michael Korda

    Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.More

  6. Book ImageFractured Continent: Europe's Crises and the Fate of the West

    William Drozdiak

    An urgent examination of how the political and social volatility in Europe impacts the United States and the rest of the world.More

  7. Book ImageThe Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

    Stephen Greenblatt

    Stephen Greenblatt—Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Swerve and Will in the World—investigates the life of one of humankind’s greatest stories.More

  8. Book ImageGorbachev: His Life and Times

    William Taubman

    The definitive biography of the transformational world leader by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Khrushchev.More

  9. Book ImageMesa of Sorrows: A History of the Awatovi Massacre

    James F. Brooks

    A scrupulously researched investigation of the mysterious massacre of Hopi Indians at Awat'ovi, and the event's echo through American history.More

  10. Book ImageGod's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

    Jeffrey Lee

    “[Jeffrey Lee] brings a blockbuster sensibility to this slice of the 12th century Levant.”—Dan Jones, Sunday Times (UK)More

  11. Book ImageThe Roman Way

    Edith Hamilton

    Drawing on the greatest writers of its civilization, Hamilton vividly depicts the life and spirit of Rome.More

  12. Book ImageThe Greek Way

    Edith Hamilton

    Edith Hamilton (1867–1963) buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world.More

  13. Book ImageThe Rest I Will Kill: William Tillman and the Unforgettable Story of How a Free Black Man Refused to Become a Slave

    Brian McGinty

    A surprising work of narrative history and detection that illuminates one of the most daring—and long-forgotten—heroes of the Civil War.More

  14. Book ImageGive Me Liberty!: An American History

    Eric Foner

    Brief Fifth Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The leading text in the U.S. survey course.More

  15. Book ImageWestern Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture

    Joshua Cole, Carol Symes

    Nineteenth Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The most pedagogically innovative text and media for the western civilizations course—now more current, more global, and more interactive.More

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