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In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
3.91
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Apr 27, 2016
Apr 27, 2016
 
YardBird Blues: 25 Years of a Wobbly in the Maritime Industry
4.00
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Apr 20, 2016
Apr 20, 2016
 
Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds
3.81
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Dec 10, 2015
Dec 10, 2015
 
Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India: A Portrait of Modern India
3.99
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Sep 03, 2015
Sep 16, 2015
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
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Jul 04, 2015
Jul 04, 2015
 
The Men Who Stare at Goats
3.57
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Jul 03, 2015
Jul 03, 2015
 
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
4.04
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Sep 27, 2014
Sep 28, 2014
 
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
4.22
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Aug 31, 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
3.72
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Jun 18, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
 
A People's History of the United States
4.08
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Jun 02, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
 
Empires Of The Sea: The Final Battle For The Mediterranean, 1521-1580
4.22
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May 04, 2014
May 04, 2014
 
1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West
4.16
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Mar 30, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
 
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
4.00
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Feb 26, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945
4.29
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Jun 25, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
3.64
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Feb 18, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
 
Operation Mincemeat
3.93
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Feb 11, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze & Back in Chinese Time
3.88
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Nov 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
3.99
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Apr 03, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know
3.50
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Mar 31, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
 
Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45
4.21
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Mar 15, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History
4.07
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Jan 31, 2011
 
A Brief History of the Samurai
3.68
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Jan 22, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River
4.18
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Oct 29, 2010
Nov 03, 2010
 
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: A Cultural History, Vol. I)
4.27
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Oct 10, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
 
The Prince
3.76
it was ok
Nov 05, 2010
Aug 21, 2010
 
A Voyage to New Holland
3.55
it was ok
Jun 03, 2010
Mar 01, 2010
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
3.97
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Jan 03, 2010
Dec 22, 2009
 
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789
3.89
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Nov 30, 2009
 
The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name
4.02
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Apr 18, 2011
Nov 19, 2009
 
The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History & Teachings
3.67
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Oct 17, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
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