Portraits of War: From the Shenandoah Valley and Waterloo to the Pacific and Iraq | Social Sciences Roundup

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Renewed insights into the personae of Lt. Gen. Jubal Anderson Early, a look at issues of mental health care and treatment in the army, ­Hitler’s pact with Stalin during the early days of World War II, the story of World War I from the perspectives of Austria and Germany.

Nonfiction: Tudor England, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Black Panthers, and Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

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Tudor adventurers for fans of travel narratives, Ham’s excellent work continues the atomic war debate, new details on civil rights history from a Black Panther, and Smiley on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

World War II Reading | Wyatt’s World

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Five titles for World War II history readers; from The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl to The Dog Who Could Fly to Neptune

Family Papers | Memoir

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Family histories, families in history, historic families, and a memoir about cochlear implant surgery at a later age.

Living, Dying, Surviving, and Striving | What We’re Reading

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This week we’re traveling via books to Florida, Iwo Jima, China, England, even Omaha, NE

War Wounds

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World War II fiction.

The March of Military History: Part 2

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Part 2 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

History Rewritten

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Reviews of Dominion and The Windsor Faction.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, June 21, 2013

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A beautifully illustrated work on Anders Zorn, for fresh look at Calcutta, a travel book for Civil War buffs, a well-written text for pop culture fans and cinephiles alike, an important read on racial disparity and its remedies, Lineberry’s The Secret Rescue

Social Sciences Reviews | March 1, 2013

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Reviews of Walter Cronkite IV and Maurice Isserman’s Cronkite’s War, Anne M. Fletcher’s Inside Rehab, and Robert Gellately’s Stalin’s Curse, plus a full list of social sciences reviews in the Mar. 1 issue.

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