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Rebels Against the Raj Cover
Author: Ramachandra Guha |
Release Date: February 22, 2022
An extraordinary history of resistance and the fight for Indian independence  Rebels Against the Raj tells the little-known story of seven people who chose to struggle for a country other than their own: foreigners to India who across the l...
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ISBN: 9780593551066
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The Quiet Before Cover
Author: Gal Beckerman |
Release Date: February 15, 2022
A provocative, incisive look at the building of social movements—from the 1600s to the present day—and how current technology is undermining themWe tend to think of revolutions as loud: frustrations and demands shouted in the streets. But...
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ISBN: 9780593506035
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Born of Lakes and Plains Cover
Author: Anne F Hyde |
Release Date: February 15, 2022
A fresh history of the West grounded in the lives of mixed-descent Native families who first bridged and then collided with racial boundaries.Often overlooked, there is mixed blood at the heart of America. And at the heart of Native life for centurie...
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ISBN: 9780593608494
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Author: Sofi Thanhauser |
Release Date: January 25, 2022
A sweeping, captivating history of clothing and the stuff it is made of—an unparalleled deep dive into how we have made what we wear, and how our garments have transformed our lives, our society, andour planetIn this panoramic social history, S...
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ISBN: 9780593413906
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Author: Carl Erik Fisher |
Release Date: January 18, 2022
An authoritative, illuminating, and deeply humane history of addiction—a phenomenon that remains baffling and deeply misunderstood despite having touched countless lives—by an addiction psychiatrist striving to understand his own family a...
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ISBN: 9780593413609
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Women in the Picture Cover
Author: Catherine Mccormack |
Release Date: November 16, 2021
Art historian Catherine McCormack challenges how culture teaches us to see and value women, their bodies, and their lives.Venus, maiden, wife, mother, monster—women have been bound so long by these restrictive roles, codified by patriarchal cu...
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ISBN: 9780593556252
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Revelations in Air Cover
Author: Jude Stewart | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: October 26, 2021
An extraordinary, strange, and startlingly beautiful exploration of smell, the least understood of our five senses The nose on your face is the Buckingham Palace Guard of your body, the matre d' of all taste, as well as the seducer of your imagi...
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ISBN: 9780593457290
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Author: Neil Lanctot | Narrator: Adam Barr
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The fascinating story of how the three most influential American progressives of the early twentieth century split over America’s response to World War I. In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the natio...
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ISBN: 9780593458754
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Author: Jess McHugh | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: June 01, 2021
“An elegant, meticulously-researched and eminently readable history of the books that define us as Americans.  For history buffs and book-lovers alike, McHugh offers us a precious gift.”—Jake Halpern, Pulitzer Prize Winner...
Author: Martin Padgett | Narrator: Martin Padgett
Release Date: June 01, 2021
An electric and intimate story of 1970s gay Atlanta through its bedazzling drag clubs and burgeoning rights activism.Coursing with a pumped-up beat, gay Atlanta was the South's mecca—a beacon for gays and lesbians growing up in its homophobic ...
Author: Niall Ferguson | Narrator: Niall Ferguson
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"All disasters are in some sense man-made."Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like e...
Author: Christine Leigh Heyrman | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 09, 2021
From the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize in History, a lost episode rediscovered after almost two hundred years; a thwarted love triangle of heartbreak--two men and a woman of equal ambition--that exploded in scandal and in...