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The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson

Inniss presents a riveting legal review of a high-profile fugitive slave case. Whereas Johnson’s story had previously been localized, this study is a welcome addition to all research, legal, and public libraries as an invaluable addition to this emergent field of studies.

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Nightmare Factories: The Asylum in the American Imagination

Will appeal to a broad range of readers, from academics interested in the history of medicine and popular culture, to general readers seeking social history rooted in an imaginative variety of sources.

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The Invention of Yesterday: A 50,000-Year History of Human Culture, Conflict, and Connection

A masterly effort with an intriguing thesis put forward to explain key factors contributing to human history. Highly recommended.

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.

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The Kongs of Qufu: The Descendants of Confucius in Late Imperial China

An enjoyable read that sheds light on Chinese feudal arrangements of the late imperial era. Highly recommended for all Chinese history enthusiasts

A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight To Defeat the Nazis

An incredibly sweeping and readable tale, this excellent history is for readers interested in World War II and personal narratives

The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

Vividly written and meticulously detailed, this book will please lovers of the history of literature and music, at the very least
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Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

This book will set the standard for other much-needed intensive, up-close examinations of what the Civil War meant on the ground.

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940–1945

Highly recommended for Francophiles and those interested in World War II; this work adds to World War II and French historiography.

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