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Price comparison product image Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts...
Price comparison product image Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)
The Revolutionary War as never told before. The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation’s...
Price comparison product image The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths...
Price comparison product image The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II
The astonishing, never before told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II—when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines in...
Price comparison product image Behold a Pale Horse
Bill Cooper, former United States Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals information that remains hidden from the public eye. This information has been kept in topsecret government files since the...
Price comparison product image The Constitution of the United States
Pocket Edition of the original Constitution of the United States (with Index), and Declaration of Independence. The National Center for Constitutional Studies has printed a special edition copy of The Constitution...
Price comparison product image The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The #1 New York Times bestseller  - now a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson.  In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search...
Price comparison product image Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and...
Price comparison product image Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and...
Price comparison product image The Book of Five Rings
Miyamoto Musashi's Go Rin no Sho or the book of five rings, is considered a classic treatise on military strategy, much like Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Chanakya's Arthashastra....
Price comparison product image From Babylon to Timbuktu: A History of the Ancient Black Races Including the Black Hebrews
This carefully reserched book is a significant addition to this vital foeld of knowledge. It sets forth, in fascinating detail, the history, from earliset recorded times, of the black races of...
Price comparison product image Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Prodigiously researched and engrossing."---New York Times Book Review "Fascinating.... Addictively readable."---Boston Globe "Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World...
Price comparison product image The Federalist Papers (Dover Thrift Editions)
An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the...
Price comparison product image The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we...
Price comparison product image The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy - What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny
First came the postwar High, then the Awakening of the '60s and '70s, and now the Unraveling.  This audacious and provocative book tells us what to expect just beyond the start...
Price comparison product image SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
New York Times Bestseller • National Book Critics Circle Finalist • Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2015 • Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015 • Economist Books of the...
Price comparison product image The Case for Impeachment
NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Lichtman has written what may be the most important book of the year.”  —The Hill "It is still striking to see the full argument unfold and realize that you...
Price comparison product image The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History
An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War—a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo—about how the CIA, the U.S....
Price comparison product image 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
Now a major motion picture from Jerry Bruckheimer and Lionsgate! The New York Times bestselling “spellbinding true-life story” (USA TODAY) of a United States Special Forces team deployed to the war-ravaged Afghanistan...
Price comparison product image Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
This updated and revised edition of the American Book Award-winner and national bestseller revitalizes the truth of America’s history, explores how myths continue to be perpetrated, and includes a new chapter...
Price comparison product image Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
“An extraordinary feat of journalism . . . full of emotion and color.”Karl Marlantes, Wall Street Journal The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk...
Price comparison product image Women & Power: A Manifesto
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A modern feminist classic."The Guardian From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power.  At long...
Price comparison product image Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies
With his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the...
Price comparison product image The Story of the Jews Volume Two: Belonging: 1492-1900
" A riveting picture, generously rendered, of the stubborn, argumentative miracle of Jewish survival against the odds... Schama has made an eloquent and a far-reaching case for why Jews needed a small piece...
Price comparison product image Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an...
Price comparison product image Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
An eye-opening account of life inside North Korea—a closed world of increasing global importance—hailed as a “tour de force of meticulous reporting” (The New York Review of Books)   NATIONAL BOOK...
Price comparison product image White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year A Boston Globe Best Book...
Price comparison product image The World's Religions (Plus)
The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths,...
Price comparison product image The Guns of August
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram...
Price comparison product image The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
“BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY” —Time Volume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner’s towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for...
Price comparison product image The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
The definitive account of the 1918 Flu Epidemic. "Monumental"-Chicago Tribune. At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with...
Price comparison product image The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century
A bracing assessment of U.S. foreign policy and world disorder over the past two decades, anchored by a major new Pentagon-commissioned essay about changing power dynamics among China, Eurasia, and America—from the...
Price comparison product image The Everlasting Man
An unabridged, unaltered edition to include: Prefatory Note – Introduction: The Plan of This Book – The Man in the Cave – Professors and Prehistoric Men – The Antiquity of...
Price comparison product image The Negro Motorist Green-Book: 1940 Facsimile Edition
In the segregated US of the mid-twentieth century, African-American travelers could have a hard time finding towns where they were legally allowed to stay at night and hotels, restaurants, and service...
Price comparison product image Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition
In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse...
Price comparison product image The Making of the Atomic Bomb: 25th Anniversary Edition
Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy...
Price comparison product image In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement
This history of the largest block women's organization in the United States is not only the story of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DST), but also tells of the increasing involvement...
Price comparison product image Moor: What They didn't Teach You in Black History Class
"What They didn't Teach You in Black History Class," Covers interesting facts about Moorish history and articles which bring the information current. This book contains a wide range of topics arranged...
Price comparison product image The Miracle of Dunkirk: The True Story of Operation Dynamo
The true story of the World War II evacuation portrayed in the Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk, by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Day of Infamy. In May 1940,...
Price comparison product image History of the Gun in 500 Photographs
A fascinating look into the history of the firearm and how and why it has had the impact it has on American culture and society. Few inventions have had more of...
Price comparison product image 2018 Collins Scotland Road Map
Full color map of Scotland at 8.7 miles to 1 inch (1:550,000) with clear, detailed road network and administrative areas shown in color. The map covers the whole of Scotland and...
Price comparison product image The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For
A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States—winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential...
Price comparison product image The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness (Newly Expanded Paperback Edition)
A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai Lama, Harry Wu, Cynthia Ozick, Primo Levi, and more. While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon...
Price comparison product image A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony
For every fan of manga, anime, J-pop, or Zen, A Geek in Japan is a hip, smart and concise guide to the land that is their source. Comprehensive and well informed, it...
Price comparison product image (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump
The Washington Post: "Timely... passionate call to arms." Jewish Book Council: "Could not be more important or timely." Bernard-Henri Lévy: "It would be wonderful if anti-Semitism was a European specialty and...
Price comparison product image The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon
On the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance platoon attached to the 99th Infantry Division found themselves directly in the path of the main...
Price comparison product image DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Thailand
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Thailand will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer. Whether you're traveling to major destinations such as Bangkok and Phuket or...
Price comparison product image Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier
In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey...
Price comparison product image Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know How...
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