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48 Liberal Lies About American History: (That You Probably Learned in School)
Category: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sentinel Trade

A historian debunks four-dozen PC myths about our nation?s past.

Over the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country?s past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects.

As he did in his popular A Patriot?s History of t...

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A Patriot's History of the Modern World: From America's Exceptional Ascent to the Atomic Bomb: 1898-1945
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sentinel

“America’s story from 1898 to 1945 is nothing less than the triumph of American exceptionalism over liberal progressivism, despite a few temporary victories by the latter.”
 
Conservative historian Larry Schweikart has won wide acclaim for his number one New York Times bestseller, A Patriot’s History of the United States. It proved that, contrary to the liberal biases in countless other his­tory books, America...
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A Question of Loyalty
Category: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial

A Question of Loyalty plunges into the seven-week Washington trial of Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell, the hero of the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I and the man who proved in 1921 that planes could sink a battleship. In 1925 Mitchell was frustrated by the slow pace of aviation development, and he sparked a political firestorm, accusing the army and navy high commands -- and by inference the president -- of treason and criminal negligence in the way they conducted national d...

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America Speaks: The Historic 2008 Election with DVD
Category: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Benchmark Pr

Triumph Books has joined forces with ABC News and USA TODAY to create a commemorative volume that will be on the wish list of every voter -- America Speaks, a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute wrap-up of the historic 2008 presidential election. Packed with gorgeous color photographs and buoyed by the insightful journalism of two of the world's news giants, this must-have book will examine every aspect of the riveting campaign. Readers will also travel through "50 States in 50 Days" on the histo...

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GOOD LORD BIRD, THE: A NOVEL
Category: History
Format: HARDCOVER
Publisher: RIVERHEAD

Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry’s master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town—with Brown, who believes he’s a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry—whom Brown nicknames Little Onion—conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Oni...

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Hogs in the Shadows
Category: History
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Penguin

They have one mission? and they accomplish it with one bullet.

In Operation Iraqi Freedom, there is a special breed of hunter for whom the prey is the enemy?and every day is hunting season. This soldier is a HOG?a Hunter of Gunman. These stories give firsthand accounts of just how dangerous Iraq can be, the experience of these young men, and the consequences involved with being on a Marine Scout/Sniper team?an elite group that few can make, and possessing the precisio...
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How to Repair Your Car (Motorbooks Workshop)
Category: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Motorbooks

From Motorbooks, the leader in automotive publishing for over 4 decades, comes the most practical car care guide ever produced to help the average car owner maintain and repair his or her vehicle - How to Repair Your Car. In this easy-to-follow guide, author Paul Brand, a nationally known automotive expert, takes you through the steps of auto maintenance and repair—simple steps that could add years to a car’s life and save a driver thousands of dollars in repairs. This is al...
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JFK's Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Press

A Kirkus Best Book of 2013

A revelatory, minute-by-minute account of JFK’s last hundred days that asks what might have been


Fifty years after his death, President John F. Kennedy’s legend endures. Noted author and historian Thurston Clarke argues that the heart of that legend is what might have been. As we approach the anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination, JFK’s Last Hundred Days reexamines the last months of the president...
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Listening In: The Secret White
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Hyperion

n July 1962, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of Presidential decision-making in a highly charged atmosphere of conflicting viewpoints, strategies and tactics, John F. Kennedy installed hidden recording systems in the Oval Office and in the Cabinet Room. The result is a priceless historical archive comprising some 265 hours of taped material. JFK was elected president when Civil Rights tensions were near the boiling point, and Americans feared a nuclear war. Confronted with complex...

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Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack
Category: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hyperion

Starred Review. Nagorski, a senior producer at ABC's World News Tonight and winner of three Emmy Awards, scores a bull's-eye in his print debut with this riveting account of the sinking of a British passenger liner by a German submarine in World War II. Much of the power of the storyâ??then and nowâ??derives from the 90 children on board who were being carried to safety in Canada. The S.S. City of Benares, with 406 crew and passengers aboard, was 630 miles out in the No...

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Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World: People Who Changed the World
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the sixteen peacemakers she profiles in this book. Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez,Aung San Suu Kyi, and the most recent Nobel Prize winner, Dr.Wangari Maathai, are some of the people she chose to represent different eras and parts of the globe. Many started down their path to peace during childhood, and all challenge us to think about improving the lives of others. Also included...

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Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Adult

115099 Features: Follow Greg Mortenson as provides aid in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan after a 2005 earthquake Read about the Central Asia Institute's (CAI) efforts in Afghanistan which place Mortenson in the way of harm from Afghan warlords, militia commanders, tribal leaders, and Islamic clerics Learn how Mortenson survived a an 8-day armed abduction by the Taliban to all as he continues to further the progress of his 2-decade humanitarian effort Get a first-person account of Mortenson's work wit...

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The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently with the Culturati
Category: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rodale Books

In the tradition of the instant bestsellers The Intellectual Devotional and The Intellectual Devotional: American History comes the third installment in this indispensable series. In The Intellectual Devotional: Modern Culture, the authors explore the fascinating world of contemporary culture to offer 365 daily readings that provide the essential references needed to navigate the world today.
Quench your intellectual thirst with an overview ...
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The Original Argument: The Federalists' Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century
Category: History
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher:

Glenn Beck revisited Thomas Paine’s famous pre-Revolutionary War call to action in his #1 New York Times bestseller Glenn Beck’s Common Sense. Now he brings his historical acumen and political savvy to this fresh, new interpretation of The Federalist Papers, the 18th-century collection of political essays that defined and shaped our Constitution and laid bare the “original argument” between states’ rights and big federal government...
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The Story of England
Category: History
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Penguin Group

Now a major PBS miniseries

The village of Kibworth in Leicestershire lies at the very center of England. It has an ancient church, some pubs, the Grand Union Canal, a First World War Memorial—and many centuries of recorded history. It has experienced departing Romans, Saxon, and Viking immigrants, Norman conquerors; the Black Death, the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution; and its people have gone off to the Empire and to fight in two world wars. Enlistin...
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