Category: History

Tribe PDF 0

Tribe

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians-but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational...

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The Right Stuff

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Millions of words have poured forth about man’s trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went...

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The Only Thing Worth Dying For

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Eric Blehm, author of the award-winning The Last Season, is back with another true adventure story, The Only Thing Worth Dying For. Set in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, The Only Thing...

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America the Ingenious

BOOK DESCRIPTION: All made in America: The skyscraper and subway car. The telephone and telegraph. The safety elevator and safety pin. Plus the microprocessor, amusement park, MRI, supermarket, Pennsylvania rifle, and Tennessee Valley Authority....

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Seven Women

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Each of the world-changing figures who stride across these pages—Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah More, Maria Skobtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks—is an exemplary model of true womanhood....

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The Lincoln Assassination

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Every schoolchild knows about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln – how the actor John Wilkes Booth shot the president while he was watching a play, leaped to the stage from the presidential...

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The Heart Is a Shifting Sea

BOOK DESCRIPTION: “Elizabeth Flock takes us on an intimate cruise on the shifting sea of the heart, in the best book set in Bombay that I’ve read in years. Flock’s total access to her...

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Tin Can Titans

BOOK DESCRIPTION: When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 (Desron 21) to lead his victorious ships into Tokyo Bay to accept the Japanese surrender, it was the most battle-hardened US naval squadron of...

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HISTORY

BOOK DESCRIPTION: The 21st century stands witness to the achievements of some of the most influential men in the world. And yet, no matter how today’s movers and shakers stand in contemporary rankings, how...

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The Black Presidency

BOOK DESCRIPTION: A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America’s first black presidency, from “one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today” (Vanity Fair). Michael...