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    David Freeman Hawke


    “Thomas Paine, a singularly injudicious man, requires an exceptionally judicious biographer, and in Mr. Hawke he has at last got one. . . . An absorbing narrative that moves briskly through two revolutions and three countries.” —The New Yorker

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    The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

    Tom D. Crouch


    The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight.

  • 9780393304039 72

    Roger Williams: The Church and the State

    Edmund S. Morgan


    An illuminating portrait of the nation's earliest—and most passionate—advocate for the total separation of church and state.

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    The Life of John Maynard Keynes

    Roy Forbes Harrod


    The Life of John Maynard Keynes traces the life and career of the famous English economist and evaluates his contribution to modern economic policy...

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    Worker in the Cane: A Puerto Rican Life History

    Sidney W. Mintz


    This is the absorbing story of Don Taso, a Puerto Rican sugar cane worker, and of his family and the village in which he lives. Told largely in his own words, it is a vivid account of the drastic changes taking place in Puerto Rico, as he sees them.