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Unlikely Heroes: Franklin Roosevelt, His Four Lieutenants, and the World They Made

An intimate portrait of FDR’s inner circle during the New Deal. Readers of U.S. history, economics, and political science should greatly enjoy this volume.

Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs

A critical addition to sociological, historical, and anthropological collections, this book provides a multifaceted account of working within the BIA. Lambert has a rich perspective as a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, anthropologist, and former United States government employee.

Craft and Conscience: How To Write About Social Issues

This guide for the socially conscious writer will be helpful for those writing about marginalized communities. It’s also a solid collection of American perspectives on social-sciences writing.

The Great Book of King Arthur: And His Knights of the Round Table

Valuable to those interested in literary history or medieval history, as well as for those who just want to read a great, age-old tale.

The Monster’s Bones: The Discovery of T. Rex and How It Shook Our World

Randall successfully writes the human story behind the discovery of dinosaurs; a book that will delight readers of science and history.

Sisters in Resistance: How a German Spy, a Banker’s Wife, and Mussolini’s Daughter Outwitted the Nazis

A nail-biting account of state crimes and secrets, real world action pitting spy versus spy and diplomat versus diplomat.

The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World

A real-life, natural history page-turning drama that is necessary reading for almost anyone interested in the history of life.

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas

A thorough yet conversational outlining of the peopling of the Americas that will update any anthropology or world history collection.

An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States

Much like David Treuer’s Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, this work presents an Indigenous voice in the interpretation of U.S. history that is highly relevant to current discourse on the country’s history and present society; it will likely be much sought-after in college classrooms.

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