September 2019

James Rodger Fleming, Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

By |2019-09-11T12:57:18-04:00September 11th, 2019|Bookshelf|

Provides a thorough examination of the historical roots of global climate change as a field of inquiry, from the Enlightenment to the late twentieth century. Based on primary and archival sources, the book is filled [...]

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The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War

By |2019-09-04T22:16:00-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Bookshelf|

The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War - Halik Kochanski Rescuing the stories of those who died and those who vanished, those who fought and those who escaped, Kochanski deftly [...]

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August 2019

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

By |2019-08-27T20:39:52-04:00August 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 |2019-08-13T11:49:34-04:00August 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 |2019-07-30T13:32:49-04:00July 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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Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman

By |2019-07-29T17:05:09-04:00July 27th, 2019|Bookshelf|

Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman - Merle Miller The famous biography of Harry Truman, based on oral interviews given to Merle Miller. Get a Buzzkill Blast of old Harry’s reflections on [...]

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

By |2019-07-24T19:48:38-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Bookshelf|

An Alabama boy steeped in American history and enamored of such heroes as George Washington and Daniel Boone, Eugene B. Sledge became part of the war’s famous 1st Marine Division—3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. Even after [...]

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