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Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America’s First Pacific Century

It’s difficult to imagine a better book about this often-overlooked, yet important relationship between two countries. Capozzola makes history accessible, and tells his story exceedingly well.

Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

This major work in moral philosophy and theology should engage all readers, but particularly scholars, undergraduates, and graduate students.

The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States

Although focused primarily on the history of St. Louis and surrounding areas, this well researched and thoroughly documented work is too important to be dismissed as a strictly regional history. Highly recommended for all readers interested in American history.
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Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudors

A highly sympathetic, spirited portrait of a major figure of the late Plantagenet and early Tudor reigns. Interested readers might also seek out Michael Jones and Malcolm Underwood’s The King’s Mother.
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Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings

Exhaustively researched using cross-disciplinary resources, this breathtaking, epic history will appeal to all types of readers.
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The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code

Recommended only for senior level students and researchers in anthropology and psychology curriculum.

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They Didn’t See Us Coming: The Hidden History of Feminism in the Nineties

A valuable contribution to the history of feminism at its grassroots and global levels, as well as a message to readers about how difficult it is to anticipate what online tools and developments will emerge as feminism continues to grow, along with the material, political, and intellectual issues abutting it.

 

 

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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The Habsburgs: To Rule the World

This admirably compact, exceptionally well-written survey will probably be the standard one-volume history of the Habsburg dynasty for years to come.

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