Check out these books about history coming to the Adult Services Collection for the month of June. For a complete list click here.
Anne Boleyn & Elizabeth I: The Mother and Daughter Who Forever Changed British History / Tracy Borman
An expert in Tudor England returns with a focus on the interlocking relationship between Anne Boleyn and her daughter Elizabeth I, whose glittering and groundbreaking 45-year reign forever changed British history.
Germany in the World: A Global History, 1500-2000 / David Blackbourn
Brilliantly conceived and majestically written, this monumental work of European history recasts the five-hundred-year history of Germany.
Spies: The Epic Intelligence War Between East and West / Calder Walton
One of the world’s leading scholars of intelligence and national security presents this riveting, secret story of the 100-year intelligence war between Russia and the West, bringing to life the best and worst of mankind and offering lessons for the conflict between U.S. and China that will dominate the 21st century.
Never Give Up: A Prairie Family’s Story / Tom Brokaw
In this heartfelt story of his own family’s greatest generation: his parents, the legendary broadcast journalist relates his mother’s can-do spirit and his father’s philosophy of “never give up”, which enabled them to survive the Great Depression and WWII and help build the American century.