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Charles King
Gods of the Upper Air
How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century
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David Treuer
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
Native America from 1890 to the Present
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The age of the west is at a crossroads, if not at an end.
The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan
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Tim Alberta
American Carnage
On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
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Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods
Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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James Donovan
Shoot for the Moon
The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11
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Toyin Falola
A History of Nigeria
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Kara Cooney
When Women Ruled the World
Six Queens of Egypt
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Serhii Plokhy
Chernobyl
The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
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Michael Beschloss
Presidents of War
The epic story, from 1807 to modern times
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Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw
Songs of America
Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
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Jared Diamond
Upheaval
Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja
The Congo from Leopold to Kabila
A People’s History
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Jared Cohen
Accidental Presidents
Eight Men Who Changed America
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Ruby Lal
Empress
The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
Written in History
Letters that Changed the World
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Ramachandra Guha
India After Gandhi
The History of the World’s Largest Democracy
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Yu Hua
China In Ten Words
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