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Becoming: Now a Major Netflix Documentary

The intimate, powerful, and beautifully written memoir by the United States' former First Lady that inspired the major Netflix documentary'I found myself lifting my jaw from my chest at the end of every other chapter . . . this was not the Obama I thoug...

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Ohne Schuld: Kriminalroman (Die Kate-Linville-Reihe 3) (German Edition)

Wenn dich die Angst dein Leben lang verfolgt, weil du zu viel weißt …Ein wolkenloser Sommertag, die Hitze drückt aufs Land. Im Zug von London nach York zielt ein Fremder mit einer Pistole auf eine Frau. Sie entkommt in letzter Sekunde. Zwei Tage später:...

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BECOMING: Meine Geschichte (German Edition)

Die kraftvolle und inspirierende Autobiografie der ehemaligen First Lady der USAMichelle Obama ist eine der überzeugendsten und beeindruckendsten Frauen der Gegenwart. Als erste afro-amerikanische First Lady der USA trug sie maßgeblich dazu bei, das gas...

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Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

General Stonewall Jackson was like no one anyone had ever seen. In April of 1862 he was merely another Confederate general with only a single battle credential in an army fighting in what seemed to be a losing cause. By middle June he had engineered per...

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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Based off of the bestselling author's family history, this novel tells the story of Kunta Kinte, who is sold into slavery in the United States where he and his descendants live through major historic events. When Roots was first published forty years ag...

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Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

A profound new rendering of the struggle by African Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counterrevolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on ...

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Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete

From Jackie Robinson to Muhammad Ali and Arthur Ashe, African American athletes have been at the center of modern culture, their on-the-field heroics admired and stratospheric earnings envied. But for all their money, fame, and achievement, says former ...

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From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Racism and discrimination have choked economic opportunity for African Americans at nearly every turn. At several historic moments, the trajectory of racial inequality could have been altered dramatically. Perhaps no moment was more opportune than the e...

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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause

"Ty Seidule scorches us with the truth and rivets us with his fierce sense of moral urgency." --Ron ChernowIn a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the ...

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W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

"As visually arresting as it is informative."—The Boston Globe"Du Bois''s bold colors and geometric shapes were decades ahead of modernist graphic design in America."—Fast Company''s Co.DesignW.E.B. Du Bois''s Data Portraits is the first complete public...

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Gettysburg's Peach Orchard: Longstreet, Sickles, and the Bloody Fight for the "Commanding Ground" Along the Emmitsburg Road

A “fascinating illumination of little-known accounts and personalities” by two experts on the Battle of Gettysburg (Civil War News).   The historiography of Gettysburg’s second day is usually dominated by the Union’s successful defense of Little Round T...

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Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage

Many people in history have claimed that Abraham Lincoln never loved Mary Todd Lincoln, and that in fact his love was focused upon Anne Rutledge. They declared that his wife hurt him politically though she drove him to the Presidency, that she embarrass...

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dram...

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Muttertag: Kriminalroman (Ein Bodenstein-Kirchhoff-Krimi 9) (German Edition)

Sie hatten ein Geheimnis. Sie mussten sterben. An einem Sonntag.Der neue Bestseller von Nele NeuhausIm Wohnhaus einer stillgelegten Fabrik wird eine Leiche gefunden. Es handelt sich um den ehemaligen Betreiber des Werks, Theodor Reifenrath, wie Kriminal...

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Ein verheißenes Land: Mit 32 Seiten Farbbildteil (German Edition)

Ein fesselnder und zutiefst persönlicher Bericht darüber, wie Geschichte geschrieben wird – von dem US-Präsidenten, der uns inspirierte, an die Kraft der Demokratie zu glaubenIn diesem mit Spannung erwarteten ersten Band seiner Präsidentschaftserinnerun...

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The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

General Grant's personal memoirs are a must read for all Civil War buffs and those even remotely interested in history. This book, which includes both Volume I and II, articulately spells out the military career of one of the United States' greatest gen...

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

The newest installment in the New York Times best-selling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history. From the birth of the Re...

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A Black History Reader: 101 Question You Never Thought to Ask

A Black History Reader: 101 Questions You Never Thought to Ask is a stunning book on Race Matters, by Dr. Claud Anderson, noted Forensic Historian. He combines his investigative, research skills and keen knowledge of American history to reconstruct from...

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The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume I, Fort Sumter to Perryville

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1 begins one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. All the great battles are here, of course, from Bull Run through Shiloh, the Seven Days Battles, and Antietam, but so are the smaller ones: Ball's Bluf...

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The Radical King

Wanda Sykes, LeVar Burton, Leslie Odom, Jr., and Gabourey Sidibe head a cast of beloved actors performing 23 selections from the speeches, sermons, and essays of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—many never recorded during his lifetime. For the first time, te...

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The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands, acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretatio...

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (AmazonClassics Edition)

Frederick Douglass’s celebrated memoir is among the most influential works of the nineteenth-century abolitionist movement in the United States. Beginning with his birth on a Maryland plantation in 1818, Douglass’s account records the tyranny and brutal...

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Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.

The Destruction of Black Civilization took Chancellor Williams 16 years of research and field study to compile. The book, which was to serve as a reinterpretation of the history of the African race, was intended to be "a general rebellion against the su...

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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Pulitzer Prize, History, 2019 The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the 19th century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers...

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The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President - and Why It Failed

"Everyone knows that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, but how many know that there was a previous, unsuccessful attempt on his life? Let narrator Scott Brick tell you all about it.... Brick can make a nursery rhyme sound exciting, and he's on fire in t...

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Dirty Little Secrets About Black History : Its Heroes & Other Troublemakers

"This book of brief antidotes, presents easy to read little known factiods about blacks in America and their extradordinary achievements under oppressive and inhumane conditions." - Amazon.

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Gettysburg: The Last Invasion (Vintage Civil War Library)

Winner of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military HistoryAn Economist Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearThe Battle of Gettysburg has been written about at length and thoroughly dissected in terms of strategic importa...

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Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul

A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society. America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire. From the murd...

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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval

In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the 20th century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, queer relations, and ...

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Mi historia (Spanish Edition)

Un íntimo, poderoso e inspirador libro de memorias de la exprimera dama de Estados Unidos. Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se haconvertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestraera. Como primera dama de los...

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Die Suche: Kriminalroman - Der Bestseller jetzt als Taschenbuch (Die Kate-Linville-Reihe 2) (German Edition)

Mehrere verschwundene Mädchen, eine Tote in den Hochmooren und scheinbar keine einzige Spur ... Der neue Kriminalroman von Bestsellerautorin Charlotte Link – gnadenlos, perfide, abgründig!In Nordengland wird die Leiche der 14-jährigen Saskia Morris entd...

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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, professor emeritus of U.S. history at Princeton, is one of the foremost scholars of the Civil War. In this informative and meticulously researched masterpiece, he clarifies the differing ways of life and philosophy that led to this s...

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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “A must-read, cannot-put-down history.” (Thomas Friedman, New York Times) Arguably the most important American lawyer of the 20th century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of ...

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Nigger: An Autobiography

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory's million-copy-plus best-selling memoir - now in audio for the first time, and featuring an all-new exclusive foreword written and performed by Dr. Christian Gregory, son of Dick Gregory, in which he share...

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Saigon: An Epic Novel of Vietnam

An epic saga of love, blood, and destiny in twentieth-century Vietnam: “This superb novel could well be the War and Peace of our age” (San Francisco Chronicle).   Joseph Sherman first visits Saigon—the capital of French colonial Cochin-China—as a young ...

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More Dirty Little Secrets About Black History, Its Heroes and Other Troublemakers Volume 2

More Dirty Little Secrets About Black History, Its Heroes and Other Troublemakers, is Dr. Claud Anderson s forth book written with his son Brant Anderson. This book is a compilation of little known facts that highlight the talents, achievements, heroic ...

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The Compton Cowboys: The New Generation of Cowboys in America's Urban Heartland

“Thompson-Hernández's portrayal of Compton's black cowboys broadens our perception of Compton's young black residents, and connects the Compton Cowboys to the historical legacy of African Americans in the west. An eye-opening, moving book.”— Margot Lee ...

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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the 18 African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South. Set against the turbulent backdro...

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