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Parkland

by Dave Cullen Harper (February 12, 2019)

On the first anniversary of the events at Parkland, the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of Columbine offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activists...


Wild Bill

by Tom Clavin St. Martin's Press (February 05, 2019)

The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City.

In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield,...


The Future Is Asian

by Parag Khanna Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2019)

In the 19th century, the world was Europeanized. In the 20th century, it was Americanized. Now, in the 21st century, the world is being Asianized.

The “Asian Century” is even bigger than you think. Far greater...


No Beast So Fierce

by Dane Huckelbridge William Morrow (February 05, 2019)

A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard.

"A SUBURB WORK OF NATURAL HISTORY." —Booklist, starred review...


Anthropogenic Rivers

by Jerome Whitington Cornell University Press (January 15, 2019)

In the 2000s, Laos was treated as a model country for the efficacy of privatized, "sustainable" hydropower projects as viable options for World Bank-led development. By viewing hydropower as a process that creates...


Mass Violence and the Self

by Howard G. Brown Cornell University Press (January 15, 2019)

Mass Violence and the Self explores the earliest visual and textual depictions of personal suffering caused by the French Wars of Religion of 1562–98, the Fronde of 1648–52, the French Revolutionary Terror...


Sisters and Spies: The True Story of WWII Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne

by Susan Ottaway HarperElement (January 08, 2019)

Two sisters. Two special agents. One War.

Sisters and Spies is the incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, two sisters who risked everything to fight for our freedom during...


The Longest Line on the Map

by Eric Rutkow Scribner (January 08, 2019)

From the award-winning author of American Canopy, a dazzling account of the world’s longest road, the Pan-American Highway, and the epic quest to link North and South America, a dramatic story of commerce,...


Influenza

by Jeremy Brown Touchstone (December 18, 2018)

On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that...


Shaping a City

by Mack Travis Cornell Publishing (December 15, 2018)

Picture your downtown vacant, boarded up, while the malls surrounding your city are thriving. What would you do?

In 1974 the politicians, merchants, community leaders, and business and property owners, of Ithaca,...


Land-Grant Colleges and Popular Revolt

by Nathan M. Sorber Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

The land-grant ideal at the foundation of many institutions of higher learning promotes the sharing of higher education, science, and technical knowledge with local communities. This democratic and utilitarian...


The Refugee-Diplomat

by Diego Pirillo Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

The establishment of permanent embassies in fifteenth-century Italy has traditionally been regarded as the moment of transition between medieval and modern diplomacy. In The Refugee-Diplomat, Diego Pirillo offers...


The City Lament

by Tamar M. Boyadjian Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Poetic elegies for lost or fallen cities are seemingly as old as cities themselves. In the Judeo-Christian tradition, this genre finds its purest expression in the Book of Lamentations, which mourns the destruction...


Nation-Empire

by Sayaka Chatani Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

By the end of World War II, hundreds of thousands of young men in the Japanese colonies, in particular Taiwan and Korea, had expressed their loyalty to the empire by volunteering to join the army. Why and how...


Pop City

by Youjeong Oh Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Pop City examines the use of Korean television dramas and K-Pop music to promote urban and rural places in South Korea. Building on the phenomenon of Korean pop culture, Youjeong Oh argues that the marketing...


Covert Regime Change

by Lindsey A. O'Rourke Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

States seldom resort to war to overthrow their adversaries. They are more likely to attempt to covertly change the opposing regime, by assassinating a foreign leader, sponsoring a coup d’état, meddling in...


The Migrant Passage

by Noelle Kateri Brigden Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

At the crossroads between international relations and anthropology, The Migrant Passage analyzes how people from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala navigate the dangerous and uncertain clandestine journey...


Remaking the Chinese Empire

by Yuanchong Wang Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Remaking the Chinese Empire examines China’s development from an empire into a modern state through the lens of Sino-Korean political relations during the Qing period. Incorporating Korea into the historical...


American Labyrinth

by Raymond Haberski, Jr. & Andrew Hartman Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Intellectual history has never been more relevant and more important to public life in the United States. In complicated and confounding times, people look for the principles that drive action and the foundations...


The Avars

by Walter Pohl Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

The Avars arrived in Europe from the Central Asian steppes in the mid-sixth century CE and dominated much of Central and Eastern Europe for almost 250 years. Fierce warriors and canny power brokers, the Avars...


Charles Austin Beard

by Richard Drake Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Richard Drake presents a new interpretation of Charles Austin Beard’s life and work. The foremost American historian and a leading public intellectual in the first half of the twentieth century, Beard participated...


The Sober Revolution

by Joseph Bohling Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Burgundy, Bordeaux, Champagne. The names of these and other French wine regions bring to mind time-honored agricultural and vinicultural practices. Yet the link between wine and place, in French known as terroir,...


Imagining World Order

by Chenxi Tang Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

In early modern Europe, international law emerged as a means of governing relations between rapidly consolidating sovereign states, purporting to establish a normative order for the perilous international world....


Burning Bodies

by Michael D. Barbezat Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Burning Bodies interrogates the ideas that the authors of historical and theological texts in the medieval West associated with the burning alive of Christian heretics. Michael Barbezat traces these instances...


This Is Cuba

by David Ariosto St. Martin's Press (December 11, 2018)

USA Today "New and Noteworthy" • One of The Washington Post's "10 Books to Read—and Gift—in December"

"Fascinating." —Forbes

Fidel Castro is dead. Donald Trump was elected president. And to most outsiders,...


Fidel Castro and Baseball

by Peter C. Bjarkman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 07, 2018)

Few political figures of the modern age have been so vilified as Fidel Castro, and both the vilification and worship generated by the Cuban leader have combined to distort the true image of Castro. The baseball...


Braided Waters

by Wade Graham University of California Press (December 04, 2018)

Braided Waters sheds new light on the relationship between environment and society by charting the history of Hawaii’s Molokai island over a 1,000-year period of repeated settlement. From the arrival of the...


How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

by Andrew Warnes University of California Press (December 04, 2018)

Picture a familiar scene: long lines of shoppers waiting to check out at the grocery store, carts filled to the brim with the week’s food. While many of us might wonder what is in each cart, Andrew Warnes...


From Hitler's Germany to Saddam's Iraq

by Scott A. Silverstone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 03, 2018)

This book boldly challenges conventional wisdom about the value of preventive war. Beginning with the rise of German power and the French and British response to the Rhineland crisis leading to World War II,...


Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

by Judith B. Tankard Timber Press (November 27, 2018)

“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America

In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape...


The Future of the Middle East

by Monte Palmer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 24, 2018)

This deeply informed book considers the intertwined roles of faith, force, and finance in shaping the modern Middle East. Leading expert Monte Palmer argues that these factors will continue to have a major impact...


The Other Custers

by Bill Yenne & George Armstrong Custer Skyhorse (November 20, 2018)

Not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died at the Little Bighorn—and so did their only sister's husband.

Most do not realize that not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died with the 7th Cavalry...


Electrical Palestine

by Fredrik Meiton University of California Press (November 20, 2018)

Electricity is an integral part of everyday life, so integral that we rarely think of it as political. There has been almost no understanding of the power and infrastructure dynamics at the beginning of the...


Historical Dictionary of Costa Rica

by David Diaz-Arias, Ronny Viales Hurtado & Juan José Marín Hernández Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2018)

Costa Rica has been largely recognized as a democratic and politically stable country in a region (Central America) characterized by instability, dictatorships, and social inequality. Several social and institutional...


Punishment and Medieval Education

by Ben Parsons D S Brewer (November 16, 2018)

"What meanys shall I use to lurne withoute betynge?", asks a pupil in a translation exercise compiled at Oxford in 1460s. One of the most conspicuous features of medieval education is its reliance onflogging....


Township Violence and the End of Apartheid

by Gary Kynoch James Currey (November 16, 2018)

In 1993 South Africa state president F.W. de Klerk and African National Congress (ANC) leader Nelson Mandela were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime"....


Poverty and Politics

by Sidney Baldwin The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

This book is more than a case study of the Farm Security Administration. It not only deals with the history of farm politics but also provides a fresh perspective and gives depth of understanding to issues such...


Wiley Buck and Other Stories of the Concord Community

by Henry McGilbert Wagstaff The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2018)

A gifted teller of tales sketches a lively picture of his boyhood in the old tobacco section of Person County, North Carolina, just south of the Virginia line. All the white grown-ups of the boy's childhood...


Creative Union

by Kiril Tomoff Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Why did the Stalin era, a period characterized by bureaucratic control and the reign of Socialist Realism in the arts, witness such an extraordinary upsurge of musical creativity and the prominence of musicians...


War Tourism

by Bertram M. Gordon Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

As German troops entered Paris following their victory in June 1940, the American journalist William L. Shirer observed that they carried cameras and behaved as "naïve tourists." One of the first things Hitler...


The Hungry Steppe

by Sarah Cameron Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

The Hungry Steppe examines one of the most heinous crimes of the Stalinist regime, the Kazakh famine of 1930–33. More than 1.5 million people perished in this famine, a quarter of Kazakhstan’s population,...


Dark Pasts

by Jennifer M. Dixon Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Over the past two decades, many states have heard demands that they recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. Such calls have not elicited uniform or predictable responses. While some states have apologized...


Workers without Borders

by Ines Wagner ILR Press (November 15, 2018)

How the European Union handles posted workers is a growing issue for a region with borders that really are just lines on a map. A 2008 story, dissected in Ines Wagner’s Workers without Borders, about the troubling...


Empire of Hope

by David Leheny Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Empire of Hope asks how emotions become meaningful in political life. In a diverse array of cases from recent Japanese history, David Leheny shows how sentimental portrayals of the nation and its global role...


Taming Japan's Deflation

by Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza & Yoshiko Kojo Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Bolder economic policy could have addressed bouts of deflation in post-Bubble Japanese history, write Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza, and Yoshiko Kojo in Taming Japan’s Deflation. Despite warnings...


Persistence of Folly

by Joel B. Lande Cornell University Press and Cornell University Li (November 15, 2018)

Joel B. Lande’s Persistence of Folly challenges the accepted account of the origins of German theater by focusing on the misunderstood figure of the fool, whose spontaneous and impish jest captivated audiences,...


The Perraults

by Oded Rabinovitch Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

In The Perraults, Oded Rabinovitch takes the fascinating eponymous literary and scientific family as an entry point into the complex and rapidly changing world of early modern France. Today, the Perraults are...


Prieto

by Henry B. Lovejoy The University of North Carolina Press (November 14, 2018)

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yoruba people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade....


The Last Division

by Ann Tusa & Raymond Seitz Skyhorse (November 13, 2018)

“A brilliant paper chase—an excellent book.”—Library Journal

JFK, Khrushchev, Reagan, and a city divided.

Berlin has played a major role in world politics since the Nazi era and continues to be in the...


The British in India

by David Gilmour Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2018)

An immersive portrait of the lives of the British in India, from the seventeenth century to Independence

Who of the British went to India, and why? We know about Kipling and Forster, Orwell and Scott, but what...