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Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream
Fiennes, Ranulph
Shackleton's lifelong dream to cross the continent of Antarctica was at last realized by Sir Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1957-58. In this r... (more)

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Dead Do Not Die: Exterminate All the Brutes and Terra Nullius
Lindqvist, Sven
In Exterminate All the Brutes, Lindqvist uses Conrad's Heart of Darkness as a point of departure for a haunting tour through the colonial past, retrac... (more)

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Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution
Satia, Priya
Upends conventional wisdom by placing war and Britain's prosperous gun trade at the heart of the Industrial Revolution and the state's imperial expans... (more)

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Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Conquest and Culture Myths from Antiquity to Islam
McCants, William F. F.
Investigating a vast range of primary sources, some of which are translated here for the first time, and focusing on the dynamic influence of the Gree... (more)

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Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide
Ureneck, Lou
The harrowing story of a Methodist minister, Asa Jennings and a principled American naval officer Halsey Powell, who together helped rescue more than... (more)

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
Bowden, Mark
In the early hours of January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese launched more than 100 attacks across South Vietnam in what would become known as the Tet... (more)

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Implicit Understandings: Observing, Reporting, and Reflecting on the Encounters Between Europeans and Other Peoples in the Early Modern Era
Schwartz, Stuart B., ed.
Brings together the work of 20 scholars who examine the nature of the encounter between Europeans and other peoples from roughly 1450 to 1800. The vol... (more)

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One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps
Pitzer, Andrea
Reveals for the first time the chronological and geopolitical history of concentration camps. Drawing from exclusive testimony, landmark historical sc... (more)

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Outnumbered, Outgunned, Undeterred: Twenty Battles Against All Odds
Johnson, Rob
Throughout history men and women have fought, endured, and sometimes emerged victorious against long odds. Here are 20 historical examples, from 1777... (more)

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Paper: Paging Through History
Kurlansky, Mark
For the past two millennia, the ability to produce paper in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, edu... (more)

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Passage to the World: The Emigrant Experience 1807-1940
Brown, Kevin
From the early 19th century onwards, millions of people left their homes to cross the seas. Kevin Brown traces the story of the emigrant, from the dec... (more)

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Power over Peoples: Technology, Environments and Western Imperialism, 1400 to the Present
Headrick, Daniel R.
An examination of Western imperialism's complex relationship with technology, from the first Portuguese ships that ventured down the coast of Africa t... (more)

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Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century
Bethencourt, Francisco
Demonstrating that there is no single continuous tradition of racism, Francisco Bethencourt shows that racism preceded any theories of race and must b... (more)

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Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
Greenblatt, Stephen
The most influential story in Western cultural history, the biblical account of Adam and Eve is now treated either as the sacred possession of the fai... (more)

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Shape of the New: Four Big Ideas and How They Made the Modern World
Montgomery, Scott L. & Daniel Chirot
A testament to the enduring power of ideas, this volume offers unforgettable portraits of Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Charles Da... (more)

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