Linda Frederiksen

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The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War

A thought-provoking, highly recommended perspective on a complex and largely overlooked people and period of modern history.
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The City on the Thames: The Creation of a World Capital: A History of London

In addition to providing an enjoyable urban history that accurately and affectionately captures the fabric and character of London history, this account also serves as an optimal guide for armchair travelers.

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Code Name Madeleine: A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris

A vivid and engaging biography recommended for readers of World War II history and women’s studies.
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The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos

Recommended for readers of World War II history and women’s and Jewish studies. [See Prepub Alert, 12/2/19.]
 

The Betrayal of the Duchess: The Scandal That Unmade the Bourbon Monarchy and Made France Modern

Recommended for readers of Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, and 19th-century French history and literature.
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Empires of the Sky: Zeppelins, Airplanes, and Two Men’s Epic Duel To Rule the World

Recommended for general readers who enjoy aviation, technology, and business histories.

The Last Winter of the Weimar Republic: The Rise of the Third Reich

Highly recommended for all readers of European history and global current events.
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Great Society: A New History

While far from a polemical text, Shlaes’s work raises a point of view that represents a specific spectrum of economic ideology; for readers who share the author’s beliefs.

999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

Against the backdrop of World War II, this respectful narrative presents a compassionate and meticulous remembrance of the young women profiled throughout. Recommended for all collections.

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