World History/WWII

Sleepwalking to Armageddon
The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation

Helen Caldicott

Where the Line Is Drawn
A Tale of Crossings, Friendships, and Fifty Years of Occupation in Israel-Palestine

Raja Shehadeh

Berlin Calling
A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin

Paul Hockenos

The Egyptians
A Radical History of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution

Jack Shenker

Able Archer 83
The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War

Nate Jones

Landscapes of Communism
A History Through Buildings

Owen Hatherley

The Age of Aspiration
Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing India

Dilip Hiro

The Coup
1953, the CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations

Ervand Abrahamian

Fear and the Muse Kept Watch
The Russian Masters—from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein—Under Stalin

Andy McSmith

Motherland
Growing Up with the Holocaust

Rita Goldberg

Syria
A History of the Last Hundred Years

John McHugo

The Dead Do Not Die
“Exterminate All the Brutes” and Terra Nullius

Sven Lindqvist

Fractured Times
Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century

Eric Hobsbawm

Bitter Chocolate
Anatomy of an Industry

Carol Off

Ways of Forgetting, Ways of Remembering
Japan in the Modern World

John W. Dower

Hearts and Minds
A People’s History of Counterinsurgency

Hannah Gurman

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