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100 years ago, the world was living through twin catastrophes: the final months of the “Great War” and the most deadly  global outbreak of disease since the Black Death.

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IN THE SHADOW OF LIBERTY: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners?

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Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

The stories of five of history’s most deadly dictators-Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedong, and Saddam Hussein– and how they came to power. The book also tells the story of Democracy and how quickly it can disappear.


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