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Unfamiliar Fishes

By Sarah Vowell - Published 2011

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Vowell’s latest foray into history examines “Hawaii’s bit part in the epic of American global domination,” from the first visit by ...Read Review

Pop Goes the Weasel

By Albert Jack - Published 2009Published 2010

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Albert Jack only reluctantly took to studying the history of nursery rhymes, but then found it to be his most rewarding work as ...Read Review

Sisters of Fortune

By Jehanne Wake - Published 2010Published 2011

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Wake offers a riveting joint biography of four remarkable sisters: Marianne, Bess, Louisa and Emily Caton. These half-English, devoutly Catholic descendants of the ...Read Review

Liberty’s Exiles

By Maya Jasanoff - Published 2011

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The American Loyalists were not the snobbish grandees of legend, but a diverse group with different motives for loyalty to the British Empire: ...Read Review

The Last of the Great Swashbucklers: A Bio-Bibliography of Rafael Sabatini

By Jesse F. Knight - By Stephen Darley - Published 2010

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This volume is an extensive reference for the book collector and fan of the Anglo-Italian historical adventure writer. The bibliography contains a listing ...Read Review

Fortunate Sons

By Liel Leibovitz - By Matthew Miller - Published 2011

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For readers interested in the human side of Chinese history, Fortunate Sons provides a glimpse into the inner workings of the 19th-century Qing ...Read Review

Newton and the Counterfeiter

By Thomas Levenson - Published 2009Published 2010

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Isaac Newton is celebrated for his part in the English scientific revolution, but it his part in the contemporary financial revolution that is ...Read Review

River of Darkness

By Buddy Levy - Published 2011

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In River of Darkness, Levy masterfully retells the story of Francisco Orellana’s legendary voyage down the Amazon River in 1541.  Based on the ...Read Review

With Fire and Sword

By James L. Nelson - Published 2011

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General Sir William Howe commanded a British assault force against a ragtag collection of ill-trained rebels at the Battle of Bunker Hill on ...Read Review

The Girl in the Painted Caravan

By Eva Petulengro - Published 2011

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Eva Petulengro was born into the last generation of Romanies who lived the travelling life in painted wooden caravans. She reveals in this ...Read Review

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