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Sworn on the Altar of God: A Religious Biography of Thomas Jefferson

Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans, 1996

ISBN-10: 0802801560

ISBN-13: 9780802801562

Pages: 246

“Effectively employing a biographical approach, Gaustad illuminates with remarkable clarity and perception Jefferson’s views on religion during a long life. The result is a convincing and authoritative study…

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Mountain Home: A Pictorial History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Gatlinburg, TN: Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2009

ISBN-10: 0937207578

ISBN-13: 9780937207574

Pages: 163

“Over 300 rare photographs of the people of the Great Smoky Mountains provide a stunning visual record spanning more than a century of history. Gleaned from Park…

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The Chalice & the Blade: Our History, Our Future

San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1988

ISBN-10: 0062502891

ISBN-13: 9780062502896

Pages: 271

The Chalice & the Blade tells a new story of our cultural origins. It shows that war and the ‘war of the sexes’ are neither divinely nor biologically ordained. And…

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The Chalice & the Blade: Our History, Our Future

San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1988

ISBN-10: 0062502891

ISBN-13: 9780062502896

Pages: 271

“The Chalice & the Blade tells a new story of our cultural origins. It shows that war and the ‘war of the sexes’ are neither divinely nor biologically ordained. And

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Confronting Systems of Violence: Memoirs of a Peace Activist

Nyack, NY: Fellowship Publications, 1998

ISBN-10: 0911810811

ISBN-13: 9780911810813

Pages: 150

“This important book describes some significant but little known episodes of American history, such as how President Truman was forced to desegregate the armed forces and how the Pentagon…

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996

ISBN-10: 0684818868

ISBN-13: 9780684818863

Pages: 383

“Every teacher, every student of history, ever citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system…

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Shadow Play: The Untold Story of the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination

New York: St. Martin’s Paperbacks, 1998

ISBN-10: 0312966075

ISBN-13: 9780312966072

Pages: 394

“A book that will change the way you think about a murder that changed America.” ~from back cover

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Praise from a Future Generation: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy and the First Generation Critics of the Warren Report

San Antonio: Wings Press, 2007

ISBN-10: 0916727327

ISBN-13: 9780916727321

Pages: 589

“The untold story of the ‘first-generation critics’ of the U.S. government’s official explanation of the Kennedy assassination – an explanation that began with the improbable and ended with the…

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Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

New York: Vintage Books, 1997

ISBN-10: 0679772685

ISBN-13: 9780679772682

Pages: 634

“The most important book ever published about the Holocaust… eloquently written, meticulously documented, impassioned… a model of moral and scholarly integrity.” ~from back cover

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Washington’s Crossing

New York: Oxford University Press, 2004

ISBN-10: 019518159X

ISBN-13: 9780195181593

Pages: 564

“A meticulous and brilliantly colored account of the period surrounding George Washington’s famous sally across the Delaware River in 1776… This superbly wrought book… is just the sort…

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