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The Merchant of Syria

by Jeff Fleischer

In "The Merchant of Syria", Diana Darke uses the true story of Abu Chaker, a cloth merchant who began his career in Syria before expanding into Lebanon and later the United Kingdom, as an entry point to discuss Syria and how it developed... Read More

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Redemption

by Jeff Fleischer

On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. arrived in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers and delivered a powerful address that proved to be his last. In the excellent Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours,... Read More

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Vikings

by Matt Sutherland

Just when you thought it was time to permanently chisel history books into stone, new archaeological discoveries—helped along by high-tech sensing equipment—are upending a great deal of what we thought we knew about the first... Read More

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Votes for Women!

by Meg Nola

Winifred Conkling’s "Votes for Women!" details the arduous struggle for women’s suffrage in America with compelling biographical profiles of some of the movement’s key figures. Beginning with the earlier part of the suffrage... Read More

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Warrior Is

by Susan Waggoner

"Warrior Is" is a generous and openhearted sharing of cultures that illuminates American history. Set on the northern plains in the decades leading up to and including the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, "Warrior Is", by Harley L.... Read More

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