August 2019

Balraj Krishna, Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel: India’s Iron Man

By | August 18th, 2019|Bookshelf|

A comprehensive and vivid narration of Patel’s unique contribution to Mahatma Gandhi's struggle for India's freedom. Often called the 'Iron Man of India', Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel helped to build modern India as a unified state. [...]

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Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America

By | August 12th, 2019|Bookshelf|

Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America - Adam Winkler Gunfight is a timely work examining America’s four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. In this [...]

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July 2019

War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War

By | July 30th, 2019|Bookshelf|

War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War - John W. Dower Though Western allies were clearly headed for victory, pure racism fueled the continuation and intensification of hostilities in the Pacific theater [...]

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Shadows of Revolution: Reflections on France, Past and Present

By | July 9th, 2019|Bookshelf|

Shadows of Revolution: Reflections on France, Past and Present - David A. Bell Within a space of a dozen years, from Bastille to Bonaparte, France experimented with and experienced every form of governance, creating in [...]

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By | July 2nd, 2019|Bookshelf|

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation - Joseph J. Ellis In this landmark work of history, Joseph Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted [...]

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