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Chanel’s Riviera: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930–1944

More a regional history scrutinizing the intersection of wealth and war through the biography of a famous resident than a traditional treatment of Chanel’s life. Those seeking the latter may prefer Caroline Young’s Living with Coco Chanel.
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River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It

This important collection documents the experiences of formerly enslaved people and exposes readers to the difficult truths of American history. An eye-opening record and exploration of how the past informs our present.

Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

This well-written and astutely researched book makes the wartime work of librarians engaging and engrossing. Those fascinated by intelligence missions or keen on the history of library science will appreciate this excellent read.

Race of Aces: WWII’s Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle To Become the Masters of the Sky

Eloquent and finely researched, this book will appeal to amateur historians or anyone interested in the USAAF and World War II maneuvers in the South Pacific.

American Political Humor

Students of politics, journalism, and culture, as well as political mavens, will benefit from the scope, expertise, and viewpoints here.
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Every Drop of Blood: Hatred and Healing at Lincoln’s Second Inauguration

Although Achorn doesn’t offer new interpretations of Lincoln or his speech, he does, however, provide the fullest accounting of the inauguration experience. A solid history that will allow readers to feel as if they are in the moment.

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.

American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution

Sankovitch has woven a compelling, potent chronicle of members of three principal American families that will be valued by readers of American history at all levels.
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The Boston Massacre: A Family History

Zabin has done extensive research into the public records of several Revolutionary era archives and has compiled a compelling history of the Boston Massacre, weaving personal stories together to present a comprehensive view of this turning point incident.
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