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Day 10: History Bundles

Take an in-depth journey to the past.

From Pulitzer Prize-winning biographies to a comprehensive collection exploring the history of resistance in America, these history book bundles will grip you with their accounts of influential moments and people in world history. 

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Buy Eyewitness to World War II at Amazon

Eyewitness to World War II

By Richard Tregaskis

Three classic accounts of WWII from a reporter who “shaped America’s understanding of the war, and influenced every account that came after” (Mark Bowden).

Volunteer combat correspondent Richard Tregaskis risked life and limb to give American readers a soldier’s–eye view of the Second World War. These three tales of bravery and sacrifice shed light on the Greatest Generation’s darkest hours.
 

Deal price: $4.99

Eyewitness to World War II

By Richard Tregaskis

Buy MLK: An American Legacy at Amazon

MLK: An American Legacy

By David J. Garrow

Three meticulously researched works—including Pulitzer Prize winner Bearing the Cross—spanning the life of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.

This collection from professor and historian David J. Garrow provides a multidimensional and fascinating portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., and his mission to upend deeply entrenched prejudices in society, and enact legal change that would achieve equality for African Americans one hundred years after their emancipation from slavery.

Deal price: $3.99

MLK: An American Legacy

By David J. Garrow

Buy Forbidden Bookshelf's Resistance in America Collection at Amazon

Forbidden Bookshelf's Resistance in America Collection

By Nancy Howell Lee, Bertram Gross and Peter Dale Scott

From creeping capitalism to abortion to government corruption, these three books shed light on controversial topics that are too often left in the dark.

Curated by NYU professor Mark Crispin Miller, the Forbidden Bookshelf series resurrects books from America’s repressed history. All touching on bold and debated topics, these three books are more relevant today than ever.

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Forbidden Bookshelf's Resistance in America Collection

By Nancy Howell Lee, Bertram Gross and Peter Dale Scott

Buy The Definitive FDR at Amazon

The Definitive FDR

By James MacGregor Burns

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s dramatic biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US president during the Depression and WWII.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the longest serving president in US history, reshaping the country during the crises of the Great Depression and World War II. James MacGregor Burns’s magisterial two-volume biography tells the complete life story of the fascinating political figure who instituted the New Deal.

Deal price: $3.99

The Definitive FDR

By James MacGregor Burns

Buy The Jews in America Trilogy at Amazon

The Jews in America Trilogy

By Stephen Birmingham

Three New York Times bestsellers chronicle the rise of America’s most influential Jewish families as they transition from poor immigrants to household names.

In his acclaimed trilogy, author Stephen Birmingham paints an engrossing portrait of Jewish American life from the colonial era through the twentieth century with fascinating narrative and meticulous research.

Deal price: $4.99

The Jews in America Trilogy

By Stephen Birmingham

Buy Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Lords of Creation at Amazon

Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Lords of Creation

By Frederick Lewis Allen

Three acclaimed chronicles of American life from a New York Times–bestselling author with a “style that is verve itself” (The New York Times).

In these three popular histories of America—collectively ranging from the turn of the century through the 1930s—Frederick Lewis Allen confirms his reputation as one of the most influential journalists of the twentieth century and a “diligent and perceptive reporter” (Forbes).

Deal price: $3.99

Only Yesterday, Since Yesterday, and The Lords of Creation

By Frederick Lewis Allen

Buy The World War II Chronicles at Amazon

The World War II Chronicles

By William Craig

A “virtually faultless” account of the final weeks of World War II in the Pacific and the definitive history of the battle for Stalingrad together in one volume (The New York Times Book Review).

Author William Craig traveled to three different continents, reviewed thousands of documents, and interviewed hundreds of survivors to write these New York Times–bestselling histories, bringing the Eastern Front and the Pacific Theater of World War II to vivid life.

Deal price: $3.99

The World War II Chronicles

By William Craig

Buy Burke Davis on the Civil War at Amazon

Burke Davis on the Civil War

By Burke Davis

Four captivating and richly detailed Civil War histories from a New York Times–bestselling author.

Award-winning author Burke Davis writes with “an eye for narrative detail that turns history into storytelling” in these four classic Civil War narratives (The New York Times Book Review).

Deal price: $4.99

Burke Davis on the Civil War

By Burke Davis

Buy The World of Patrick O'Brian at Amazon

The World of Patrick O'Brian

By Dean King

Four volumes of history and biography for fans of the Aubrey-Maturin novels, with lore on the Royal Navy and much more.

What is a sandgrouse, and where does it live? What are the medical properties of lignum vitae, and how did Stephen Maturin use it to repair his viola? Who is Adm. Lord Keith, and why is his wife so friendly with Capt. Jack Aubrey? More than any other contemporary author, Patrick O’Brian knew the past. His twenty Aubrey–Maturin novels, beginning with Master and Commander (1969), are distinguished by deep characterization, heart-stopping naval combat, and an attention to detail that enriches and enlivens his stories.

Deal Price: $4.99

The World of Patrick O'Brian

By Dean King

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Published on 12 Dec 2017

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