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Teaching White Supremacy: America’s Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity

Amid the current culture war with its battles over public school boards, curricula, and libraries, this accessible, thoroughly documented, and well-reasoned work is essential reading for all interested in truly understanding America’s past and the systemic distortions to repress and restrict the historical narrative with an insidious ideology.
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Animals Under the Swastika

The ultimate value of this work is in establishing how, as the author says, “deeply dangerous ideas were anchored even in areas of life supposedly not affected by ideology.” Recommended for academic libraries with a focus on history.

Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality, 1920–2020

This is a fantastic and enjoyable book tracing 100 years of work and struggle for women’s equality. A great book for general readers and a must read for anyone interested in women’s and American political history.
PREMIUM

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: Power and Human Rights, 1975–2020

Like domestic advisor Stuart Eizenstat’s President Carter, this offering is similarly suitable for public and academic libraries, general readers, and historians.
PREMIUM

Bridge to the Sun: The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II

Lay readers will appreciate the vignettes on courage, culture, and the intricacies of the Japanese language.

Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America

The level of detail occasionally overwhelms, but Hämäläinen is adept at explaining. This is a book everyone could benefit from reading.

1942: Winston Churchill and Britain’s Darkest Hour

For fans of military, social, and strategic history.
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Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure

The author’s use of cited local history books in libraries along his journey gives the book a strong factual basis as a history text, and his incorporation of literary words from writers of the flatboat era infuse his own writing with humor and poetic charm. Highly recommended for all libraries.
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Off with Her Head: Three Thousand Years of Demonizing Women in Power

Fans of Herman’s previous works will likely find this enjoyable. Libraries catering to academics should see this as an optional purchase.
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