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The best of today’s history reading
The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 2011)
Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots (New York: Basic Books, 2011)
Philanthropy in America: A History (Princeton University Press, 2012)
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011)
Chivalry in Medieval England (Harvard University Press, 416 pp, 2011, ISBN 978-0-674-06368-6)
With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918 (Cambridge, M.A.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011)
Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011)
Ataturk: An Intellectual Biography (Princeton. Princeton University Press. 2011)
Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World (New York: Basic Books, 2011)
The End of the West: The Once and Future Europe (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.)
Catholic Pirates and Greek Merchants (Princeton University Press 2010)
Pay For Play: A History of Big-Time College Athletic Reform (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. xii + 344 pp.)
A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s (New York: Basic Books, 2011)
The Gold Standard at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: Rising Powers, Global Money, and the Age of Empire (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010)
Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins (Basic Books, New York, 2010)
A Wicked Company: The Forgotten Radicalism of the European Enlightenment (New York: Basic Books, 2010)
Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold to Roe (University of North Carolina Press)