African History

Reconstruction Updated Edition: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877

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Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the “preeminent historian of Reconstruction” (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America.Eric Foner’s “masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of …

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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America

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An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known — the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly …

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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

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Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred elite U.S. soldiers were dropped …

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Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War

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The injustices of 1940s Jim Crow America are brought to life in this extraordinary blend of military and social history—a story that pays tribute to the valor of an all-black battalion whose crucial contributions at D-Day have gone unrecognized to this day.In the early hours of …

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Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80 (Warrior)

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The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry (RLI), was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history, developing and perfecting a range of tactics and operational concepts that have since become standard practise in modern military forces. Formed in 1961 and then …

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The Arabs: A History

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In this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on Arab sources and texts to place the Arab experience in its crucial historical context for the first time. Tracing five centuries of Arab history, Rogan reveals that there was an …

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Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • FINALIST, GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE   Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.“This is not a book …

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All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

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With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country’s elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and stimulated the rise of Islamic …

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The Wretched of the Earth

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A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history. Fanon’s masterwork is a classic alongside Edward Said’s Orientalism or The Autobiography of Malcolm X, …

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