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Ancient Giants

by Xaviant Haze Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (June 12, 2018)

Investigates physical evidence, history, and myths to reveal the lost race of giants that once dominated the world

• Reveals suppressed archaeological and scientific discoveries supporting the existence of...


A History of the Food of Paris

by Jim Chevallier Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 08, 2018)

Paris has played a unique role in world gastronomy, influencing cooks and gourmets across the world. It has served as a focal point not only for its own cuisine, but for regional specialties from across France....


The Third Bank of the River

by Chris Feliciano Arnold Picador (June 05, 2018)

During the 2014 World Cup, an isolated Amazonian tribe emerged from the jungle on the misty border of Peru and Brazil, escaping massacre at the hands of illegal loggers. A year later, in the jungle capital of...


9 Rules of Engagement

by Harris Faulkner Harper (June 05, 2018)

The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered shares the lessons she learned growing up in a military family paying homage to the military...


Vicksburg

by Samuel W. Mitcham Regnery History (June 04, 2018)

Vicksburg is a dramatic account of the Confederate Army's attempts to defend the fortress of Vicksburg from October 1862 to July 1863 in depth, with a particular emphasis on the generalship of John C. Pemberton,...


Cornish Folk Tales for Children

by Mike O'Connor & Michelle O'Connor The History Press (June 04, 2018)

Join Jamie, the son of a travelling Droll-Teller, as he journeys across Cornwall, a land steeped in myth and legend. Along the way we will hear twenty tales – specially chosen to be enjoyed by 7-11 year old...


The Illusion of the Post-Colonial State

by W. Alade Fawole Lexington Books (June 01, 2018)

This book challenges the long-held conventional wisdom that Africa is a post-colonial society of sovereign nation-states despite the outward attributes of statehood: demarcated territories, permanent populations,...


The Phony Reformer

by Luke S. K. Kwong Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

This engaging translation presents an authentic period document that reflects aspects of Chinese life and society as seen through contemporary eyes. Portraying a "phony" reformer who rode the tide of the Qing...


The Struggle against Imperialism

by Edward H. Judge & John W. Langdon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

This concise and engaging text argues that the Cold War and anti-colonial movements should properly be studied and taught together, not as distinct developments, but rather as interwoven aspects of a complex...


Icy Graves

by Stephen Haddelsey The History Press (June 01, 2018)

It is no secret that the Antarctic is one of the most dangerous, forbidding places for explorers to step foot in. The terrain is treacherous, the wildlife predatory and the climate fatal if not adequately prepared...


Ordnance

by Philip Hamlyn Williams The History Press (June 01, 2018)

In August 1914, Kitchener’s ‘Contemptible Little Army’ was highly professional, but small and equipped with only what it could carry. Facing it was a force of continental proportions, heavily armed and...


Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South

by Mark A. Lamport, Katalina Tahaafe-Williams, Philip Jenkins & Fenggang Yang et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

Christianity has transformed many times in its 2,000-year history, from its roots in the Middle East to its presence around the world today. From the mid-twentieth century onward the presence of Christianity...


Marie Curie

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 30, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Marie Curie in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of Marie...


Polaris

by Keith Hall The History Press (May 28, 2018)

Between 15 June 1968 and 13 May 1996, the Polaris Submarines of the Tenth Squadron carried out a total of 229 Polaris Patrols, involving the submarines steaming in excess of 2 million miles. Apart from delivering...


Donald Trump and the Prospect for American Democracy

by Arthur Paulson Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This book goes beyond examining Donald Trump as a unique and controversial President to place his election in a historical and systematic perspective. It offers an analysis of the 2016 presidential nominations...


Stalin's Legacy in Romania

by Stefano Bottoni Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This study explores the little-known history of the Hungarian Autonomous Region (HAR), a Soviet-style territorial autonomy that was granted in Romania on Stalin’s personal advice to the Hungarian Székely...


Beyond the Vanguard

by Marian E. Schlotterbeck University of California Press (May 25, 2018)

For 1,000 days in the early 1970s, Chileans experienced revolution not as a dream but as daily life. Alongside Salvador Allende’s institutional project for a democratic transition to socialism, a multiplicity...


Black Market Capital

by Andrew Konove University of California Press (May 25, 2018)

In this extraordinary new book, Andrew Konove traces the history of illicit commerce in Mexico City and how it became central to the economy and politics of the city from the seventeenth century onward. The...


Postcolonial France

by Paul Silverstein Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

France is a bellwether for the postcolonial anxieties and populist politics emerging across the world today. This book explores the dynamics and dilemmas of the present moment of crisis and hope in France, through...


Faith and Resistance

by Sarah Marusek Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

What kind of decolonial possibilities exist in today’s world? Exploring the rise of Shi'i activism in Lebanon and the Middle East, and drawing transnational parallels with other revolutionary religious struggles...


1968

by Robert C. Cottrell & Blaine T. Browne Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 18, 2018)

The year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and around the world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned...


Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea

by Nojin Kwak, Dal Yong Jin, Yeuseung Kim & Ji-Hyun Ahn et al. Lexington Books (May 16, 2018)

In recent decades, Korean communication and media have substantially grown to become some of the most significant segments of Korean society. Since the early 1990s, Korea has experienced several distinctive...


An Oral History of the Palestinian Nakba

by Doctor Nahla Abdo & Nur Masalha Zed Books (May 15, 2018)

  • Ties together Palestinian experiences from 1948 to the present, revealing the Nakba to be part of an ongoing process of cultural erasure, and a crucial aspect of Palestinian identity.

  • An interdisciplinary collection...

Speaking of Slavery

by Steven A. Epstein Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

In this highly original work, Steven A. Epstein shows that the ways Italians employ words and think about race and labor are profoundly affected by the language used in medieval Italy to sustain a system of...


Dark Age Nunneries

by Steven Vanderputten Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

In Dark Age Nunneries, Steven Vanderputten dismantles the common view of women religious between 800 and 1050 as disempowered or even disinterested witnesses to their own lives. It is based on a study of primary...


Our Frontier Is the World

by Mischa Honeck Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Mischa Honeck’s Our Frontier Is the World is a provocative account of how the Boy Scouts echoed and enabled American global expansion in the twentieth century.

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has long been...


Troubled Waters

by Mehran Kamrava Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Troubled Waters looks at four dynamics in the Persian Gulf that have contributed to making the region one of the most volatile and tension-filled spots in the world. Mehran Kamrava identifies the four dynamics...


The Poison Plot

by Elaine Forman Crane Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

An accusation of attempted murder rudely interrupted Mary Arnold’s dalliances with working men and her extensive shopping sprees. When her husband Benedict fell deathly ill and then asserted she had tried...


Participation without Democracy

by Garry Rodan Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Over the past quarter century new ideologies of participation and representation have proliferated across democratic and non-democratic regimes. In Participation without Democracy, Garry Rodan breaks new conceptual...


Objects of War

by Leora Auslander & Tara Zahra Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Historians have become increasingly interested in material culture as both a category of analysis and as a teaching tool. And yet the profession tends to be suspicious of things; words are its stock-in-trade....


The Battle for Fortune

by Charlene Makley Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

In a deeply ethnographic appraisal, based on years of in situ research, The Battle for Fortune looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans’ encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s....


Embattled River

by David Schuyler Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

In Embattled River, David Schuyler describes the efforts to reverse the pollution and bleak future of the Hudson River that became evident in the 1950s. Through his investigative narrative, Schuyler uncovers...


Mr. X and the Pacific

by Paul J. Heer Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

George F. Kennan is well known for articulating the strategic concept of containment, which would be the centerpiece of what became the Truman Doctrine. During his influential Cold War career he was the preeminent...


Laboratory of Socialist Development

by Artemy M. Kalinovsky Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Artemy Kalinovsky’s Laboratory of Socialist Development investigates the Soviet effort to make promises of decolonization a reality by looking at the politics and practices of economic development in central...


History Is a Contemporary Literature

by Ivan Jablonka & Nathan J. Bracher Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Ivan Jablonka’s  History Is a Contemporary Literature offers highly innovative perspectives on the writing of history, the relationship between literature and the social sciences, and the way that both social-scientific...


Three Days in Moscow

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney William Morrow (May 15, 2018)

President Reagan's dramatic battle to win the Cold War is revealed as never before by the #1 bestselling author and award-winning anchor of the #1 rated Special Report with Bret Baier.

"An instant classic,...


Women in Ancient China

by Bret Hinsch Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 14, 2018)

This pioneering book provides a comprehensive survey of ancient Chinese women’s history, covering thousands of years from the Neolithic era to China’s unification in 221 BCE. For each period—Neolithic,...


Security and Terror

by Eli Jelly-Schapiro University of California Press (May 11, 2018)

When in 1492 Christopher Columbus set out for Asia but instead happened on the Bahamas, Cuba, and Hispaniola, his error inaugurated a specifically colonial modernity. This is, Security and Terror contends,...


Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest

by Susan Sleeper-Smith Omohundro Institute and University of North Caroli (May 11, 2018)

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest recovers the agrarian village world Indian women created in the lush lands of the Ohio Valley. Algonquian-speaking Indians living in a crescent of towns along the...


The Hegemony of Heritage

by Deborah L. Stein University of California Press (May 11, 2018)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

The Hegemony...


The Complete Dambusters

by Charles Foster The History Press (May 08, 2018)

On 16 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster aircraft from the RAF’s 617 Squadron set off to attack the great dams in the industrial heart of Germany. Flying at a height of 60ft, they dropped a series of bombs which...


On the Seven Deadly Sins

by Kenneth Baker Unicorn (May 08, 2018)

In this fascinating book Kenneth Baker explores how the Seven Deadly Sins – Pride, Anger, Sloth, Envy, Avarice, Gluttony and Lust – have shaped history from the Greek and Roman Civilisations, through their...


Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom

by Christopher S. Wren Simon & Schuster (May 08, 2018)

The story of Ethan Allen and the much-loved Green Mountain Boys of Vermont and their role in the American Revolution—the myth and the reality. A rare look at a corner of the Revolutionary War.

In Those Turbulent...


Kissinger the Negotiator

by Robert H. Mnookin, James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns & Henry Kissinger Harper (May 08, 2018)

Foreword by Henry Kissinger

In this groundbreaking, definitive guide to the art of negotiation, three Harvard professors—all experienced negotiators—offer a comprehensive examination of one of the most successful...


West Like Lightning

by Jim Defelice William Morrow (May 08, 2018)

"A GROUNDBREAKING WORK," hails True West: The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of American Sniper brings the Pony Express to life in this rich and rollicking new history

"One can hear horse hooves pounding...


Buddhist Learning in South Asia

by Pintu Kumar Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

This interdisciplinary study is the first book to provide a complete survey of ?r? N?land? Mah?vih?ra from the perspective of its educational curricula as well as its religious influence. It provides detailed...


Kursk 1943

by Anthony Tucker-Jones The History Press (May 07, 2018)

In 1943, as war raged along the Eastern Front, the German forces attempted to push further east in the brutal Operation Citadel, which saw one of the largest armoured clashes in history in the Battle of Prokhorovka....


A Century of Change in a Chinese Village

by Lin Juren, Xie Yuxi & Linda Grove Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

Over the last half century, China has evolved from a poor rural country to a geopolitical powerhouse. Rapid urbanization has been at the heart of that transformation, and as migrant laborers have left their...


Beyond Hawai'i

by Gregory Rosenthal University of California Press (May 04, 2018)

In the century from the death of Captain James Cook in 1779 to the rise of the sugar plantations in the 1870s, thousands of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) men left Hawai'i to work on ships at sea and in na '...


The Color Line and the Assembly Line

by Elizabeth Esch University of California Press (May 04, 2018)

The Color Line and the Assembly Line tells a new story of the impact of mass production on society. Global corporations, based originally in the U.S., have played a part in making gender and race everywhere....