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Drawing from personal letters, official documents, and rare photographs, the author offers a look at the "tumultuous" 1863 and all the personalities of the year.

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Charles Sykes's ProfScam sparked a furious debate over the mission and the failure of our universities. Now he turns his attention to an even more controversial subject. A Nation of Victims is the first book on the startling decay of the American…

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A Problem from Hell is a path-breaking interrogation of the last century of American history. Samantha Power poses a question that haunts our nation's past: Why do American leaders who vow "never again" repeatedly fail to marshal the will and the…

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In this timely, provocative, and uplifting journey, the bestselling author of "Walking the Bible" searches for the man at the heart of the world's three monotheistic religions--and today's deadliest conflicts. "Abraham" uncovers fascinating,…

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More has been written about Abraham Lincoln than about any other American. Yet very little of this literature sees Lincoln as he was in his times - as a man of ideas, as a man of deep intellectual curiosity about the raging political and economic…

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Presents tips and stategies for African American parents that reveal how to attain higher educational standards in the schools.

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Albert Murray in his Harlem apartment with his yellow legal pads and the music cassettes he listened to as he wrote. It was here that Mr. Murray wrote nine books starting in 1962.

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A Harvard Law School professor examines the impact that Brown v. Board of Education has had on his family, citing historical figures, while revealing how the reforms promised by the case were systematically undermined.

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In chronological order, Barnhart and Metcalf give the history and usage of words and phrases that Americans have added to the English language, from canoe and skunk in the 1500s to soccer mom, Ebonics, and millennium bug in the 1990s.

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America's Women tells the story of more than four centuries of history. It features a stunning array of personalities, from the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and…

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Work by Seymour Martin Lipset on American exceptionalism.

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Carl Cannon is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 12 January 2015. Mr. Cannon discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 28 December 2003, where he discussed his book "The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of…
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