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Ten Birds That Changed the World

This well-crafted book expertly highlights global societies’ treatment of birds, and it’s not a flattering story.

In the Shadow of Fear: America and the World in 1950

Based on extensive primary research, this highly readable account highlights these critical months when the U.S. enjoyed its prosperity, and part of the world descended into violence. An important read for those interested in postwar American history, both domestic and abroad.
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The Death of Public School: How Conservatives Won the War Over Education in America

This book does not offer any solutions or suggest any governmental or educational policies that would solve the problems it identifies, but will still likely appeal to general readers. A great addition to education and behavioral sciences collections.

American Anarchy: The Epic Struggle Between Immigrant Radicals and the US Government at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

This is an important, crucial purchase. Readers interested in the U.S. legal system, civil rights, and the history of American radical movements should definitely check out this title.

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Rocket Men: The Black Quarterbacks Who Revolutionized Pro Football

An insightful behind-the-scenes peek at the NFL and its continuing prejudices that negate the concept that the best quarterback should play, regardless of race. Rich with commentary from interviews, this expansive narrative is ideal for football lovers and readers interested in developments in U.S. race relations and the compelling stories behind some athletes’ paths and experiences.
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Truth and Repair: How Trauma Survivors Envision Justice

An intriguing exploration of alternative methods of justice for trauma survivors.

Myth America: Historians Take on the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past

The authors and editors set some misinformation straight in this highly readable collection. Recommended as a general purchase for all libraries.
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You’ve Been Played: How Corporations, Governments, and Schools Use Games To Control Us All

An expansive view of how gamification permeates modern culture that lacks a strong conclusion.
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Persians: The Age of the Great Kings

Recommended for readers with an interest in ancient Persian history and culture, Greek philosophy, and contemporary Iran.
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