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  • New History Books: Vanishing Velazquez May 29, 2016

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    New History Books: Vanishing Velazquez

    Laura Cumming, The Vanishing Velazquez (Scribner) Art history detective story: looking forward….

    New History Books: Saladin May 28, 2016

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    New History Books: Saladin

    John Man, Saladin: The Sultan Who Vanquished the Crusaders and Built an Islamic Empire A new biography of the great Kurdish leader of the Arab world.  

    New History Books: The Mathews Men May 22, 2016

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    New History Books: The Mathews Men

    William Geroux, The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s Uboats Always up for Battle of the Atlantic books…

    New History Books: Kosher USA May 21, 2016

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    New History Books: Kosher USA

    Horowitz, Kosher USA (Columbia University Press) Food history is always good and some of the manipulations described in the blurb got my curiosity going.

    New History Books: Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark May 15, 2016

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    New History Books: Full Moon Over Noah's Ark

    Rick Antonson has just brought out Full Moon with Skyhorse. Always intrigued by the Noah’s Ark legend…  

    New History Books: America’s War for the Greater Middle East May 14, 2016

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    New History Books: America's War for the Greater Middle East

    Andrew J. Bacevich, America’s War for the Greater Middle East A long military perspective. Greatly looking forward to this one.

    New History Books: The Lost White Tribe May 8, 2016

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    New History Books: The Lost White Tribe

    Michael F. Robinson, The Lost White Tribe (Oxford University Press) Really intrigued by this one: a bit of pleasant Victorian madness. They’ll be talking about Welsh Indians in Iowa next.  

    New History Books: Lost Book of Moses May 7, 2016

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    New History Books: Lost Book of Moses

    Chanan Tigay, The Lost Book of Moses (Ecco) Biblical shenanigans and antiquarians. It doesn’t get any better… Reading this now and definitely worth the price of entrance.

    New History Books: Revolutionary Iran April 30, 2016

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    New History Books: Revolutionary Iran

    One of the twentieth century’s bigger mistakes. Axworthy, Revolutionary Iran.

    New History Books: Menagarie April 24, 2016

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    New History Books: Menagarie

    The single book I’m most excited about this month: Caroline Grigson, Menagerie

    New History Books: Vodka Politics April 23, 2016

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    New History Books: Vodka Politics

    Sceptical but intrigued about this one: Schrad: Vodka Politics

    New History Books: Ireland’s Exiled Children April 17, 2016

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    New History Books: Ireland's Exiled Children

    Schmuhl, Ireland’s Exiled Children, the American connections and the Easter Rising…

    New History Books: Cartographic Japan April 16, 2016

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    New History Books: Cartographic Japan

    Love Maps, love Japan? Wigen, Cartographic Japan.

    New History Books: Interviews with History and Power April 10, 2016

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    New History Books: Interviews with History and Power

    New edition of a simply fabulous book, the great Oriana Fallaci interviews the famous of the world: Interviews with History and Power.

    New History Books: Routledge History Witchcraft April 9, 2016

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    New History Books: Routledge History Witchcraft

    Beach is witch mad and the lack of a cover makes things even more exciting: though the price dampens that enthusiasm somewhat… Johannes Dillinger, The Routledge History of Witchcraft.

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