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Vichy france: Old guard and new order, 1940-1944

Robert O. Paxton's classic study of the aftermath of France's sudden collapse under Nazi invasion utilizes captured German archives and other contemporary materials to construct a strong and disturbing account of the Vichy period in France.

The strange career of jim crow - C. Vann Woodward

The Strange Career of Jim Crow is one of the great works of Southern history. Indeed, the book actually helped shape that history.

At canaan's edge: America in the King years, 1965-68

At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy.

Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.

Parting the waters: Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement 1954-63 - Taylor Branch

First of a 3-volume social history, Parting the Waters is more than a biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the decade preceding his emergence as a national figure.

The Bolsheviks come to power - Alexander Rabinowitch

The Bolsheviks Come to Power is one of the most important histories of the Russian Revolution to challenge the mainstream narratives.

Marx Without Myth (1975) Maximilien Rubel

Marx Without Myth (1975) Maximilien Rubel

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
Reproduced for reference.

Karl Marx: man and fighter - Boris Nicolaievsky and Otto Maenchen-Helfen

Karl Marx

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
1933 biography of Karl Marx by Otto Maenchen-Helfen and Boris Ivanovich Nicolaevsky (1887-1966), who was a revolutionary Russian Marxist activist, archivist, and historian. Nicolaevsky is best remembered as one of the leading Menshevik public intellectuals of the 20th Century.

Black Reconstruction in America: W.E.B. Du Bois

Black Reconstruction in America:

W.E.B. Du Bois's massive essay about the Reconstruction period in the aftermath of the US Civil War. Du Bois argues that the period represented an potential revolutionary moment in which the southern black population played an active and crucial role.