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Dick Gregory's Political Primer

by Dick Gregory & James R. McGraw Amistad (September 15, 2020)

A unique and timeless guide to American government and its electoral process—as relevant today as when it was first published in 1972—from the voice of black consciousness, cultural icon Dick Gregory, the...


Dead Doubles

by Trevor Barnes Harper (September 15, 2020)

The astonishing but true story of one of the most notorious spy cases from the Cold War—and the international manhunt that seized global attention as it revealed the shadowy world of deep cover KGB operatives. ...


Continuity and Rupture in Roman Mediterranean Gaul

by Benjamin P. Luley Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

With the decline in popularity of the term “Romanization” as a way of analyzing the changes in the archaeological record visible throughout the conquered provinces of the Roman Empire, scholars have increasingly...


Widowmaker

by Tim Hillier-Graves Casemate (August 31, 2020)

“Despite everything, I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs. They were the best, you know, even though it took me sometime to realize this when so many friends died flying them.” (Colin Facer, Corsair...


Mines and Miners of Cornwall and Devon

by Anthony Burton Pen and Sword History (August 30, 2020)

Tin mining has existed in Cornwall and parts of Devon from before the Romans arrived in Britain, this volume which is Anthony Burtons one hundredth book, marks a milestone in the authors writing career.

The book...


VCs of the Second World War

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

During the Second World War, the Victoria Cross - the highest honor to be given to British or Commonwealth forces - was awarded on 182 occasions to 181 recipients, 85 of which were bestowed posthumously.

Presented...


First Burma Campaign

by Colonel E C V Foucar Mc Frontline Books (August 30, 2020)

Shortly after the British and Indian forces had withdrawn from Burma in the face of the Japanese onslaught in 1942, Colonel E.C.V. Foucar MC was instructed to undertake a ‘special duty’, namely seek out...


Ancient Battle Formations

by Justin Swanton Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

Justin Swanton examines the principal battle-winning formations of the Ancient world, determining their composition, function and efficacy. An introductory chapter looks at the fundamental components of the...


The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

The question is, how did a once great nation that built an empire lose it all? From the Meiji Restoration in 1868, restoring Imperial rule under Emperor Meiji, until Japan’s surrender at the end of the Second...


Operation Vengeance

by Dan Hampton William Morrow (August 11, 2020)

"Operation Vengeance is colorful, intimate, eye-popping history, delivered at a breakneck pace. I loved it." –Lynn Vincent

The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot delivers an electrifying narrative...


The Hawker Hunter

by Martin W Bowman Pen and Sword Aviation (July 22, 2020)

If ever there was a real pilot's airplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multipurpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater...


All Against All

by Paul Jankowski Harper (April 28, 2020)

A narrative history, cinematic in scope, of a process that was taking shape in the winter of 1933 as domestic passions around the world colluded to drive governments towards a war few of them wanted and none...


The Late Epidemic of Smallpox in the United States

by James Nevins Hyde & Al. Lm Publishers (April 15, 2020)

This book deals with the Late Epidemic of Smallpox in the United States.

"The adaptability of man to his environment is one of many generous provisions for his welfare. But it is a provision with conditions....


The Princess Pocahontas

by Virginia Watson Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

This book deals with the history of Pocahontas.

To most of us who have read of the early history of Virginia only in our school histories, Pocahontas is merely a figure in one dramatic scene—her rescue of...


The Discovery of Australia

by Warren B. Kimberly & George A. Wood Lmp–History and Civilization Coll (April 03, 2020)

This book deals with the History of the Discovery of Australia.

"The world was old before Australia was wrested by navigators from her primal gloom and obscurity. Throughout the long roll of centuries of ancient...


The Catalpa Expedition

by Z. Walter Pease Lm Publishers (April 03, 2020)

One hundred years after the Declaration of Independence, an American whaling captain, George S. Anthony, commemorated the event by enforcing another declaration of independence which set free the Irish political...


Alexander the Great : Life and Conquests of the Famous King

by S. G. Goodrich & Al Lmp–History and Civilization Coll (April 03, 2020)

Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia and the great conqueror; probably represented in the Bible by the "belly of brass". He was about twenty years old when he commenced his career, and died quite young....


Great State

by Timothy Brook Harper (March 17, 2020)

The world-renowned scholar and author of Vermeer’s Hat does for China what Mary Beard did for Rome in SPQR: Timothy Brook analyzes the last eight centuries of China’s relationship with the world in this...


82 Days on Okinawa

by Art Shaw & Robert L. Wise William Morrow (March 03, 2020)

"A gritty, first-person account. ... One can hear Shaw’s voice as if he were sitting beside you." —Wall Street Journal

An unforgettable soldier’s-eye view of the Pacific War’s bloodiest battle, by the...


Unknown Valor

by Martha MacCallum Harper (February 25, 2020)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of one of the most critical battles of World War II, the popular primetime Fox News anchor of The Story with Martha MacCallum pays tribute to the heroic...


Operation Chastise

by Max Hastings Harper (February 18, 2020)

One of the most lauded historians of our time returns to the Second World War in this magnificent retelling of the awe-inspiring raid on German dams conducted by the Royal Army Force’s 617 Squadron.

The attack...


Citizen Reporters

by Stephanie Gorton Ecco (February 18, 2020)

A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure’s and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm—as well as a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in...


A House in the Mountains

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (January 28, 2020)

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the "moving finale" (The Economist) of her Resistance Quartet—the powerful and inspiring true story of the women of the partisan resistance who fought...


Indestructible

by D.K. Drum, Jack H. Lucas & Bob Dole William Morrow Paperbacks (January 07, 2020)

Medal of Honor recipient Jack H. Lucas’s classic memoir of his heroics at the Battle of Iwo Jima—with a foreword by Bob Dole and reissued to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the battle in 2020.

On February...


Mary Ball Washington

by Craig Shirley Harper (December 03, 2019)

The Mother of the Father of our Country.

Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history’s most famous revolutionary. In fact, George Washington’s first fight for independence...


British Town Class Cruisers

by Conrad Waters Seaforth Publishing (November 18, 2019)

Entering service between 1937 and 1939, the ten British ‘Town’ class cruisers were the most modern vessels of their type in the Royal Navy when the Second World War began. Built in response to large 6-inch...


The Berlin Wall

by Frederick Taylor Harper Perennial (October 29, 2019)

“This vivid account of the Wall and all that it meant reminds us that symbolism can be double-edged, as a potent emblem of isolation and repression became, in its destruction, an even more powerful totem of...


The Survivors

by Adam Frankel Harper (October 29, 2019)

Chicago Tribune Notable Book of 2019

A memoir of family, the Holocaust, trauma, and identity, in which Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, must come to terms with the legacy of his family’s painful past...


Three Days at the Brink

by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney William Morrow (October 22, 2019)

The Instant New York Times Bestseller

"I could not put this extraordinary book down. Three Days at the Brink is a masterpiece: elegantly written, brilliantly conceived, and impeccably researched. This book...


Black Watch Snipers

by David O'Keefe HarperCollins Publishers (October 15, 2019)

A riveting tour de force by Canada’s leading military historian about the heroic Black Watch’s fight for survival at Verrières Ridge

Centred around one of Canada’s most storied regiments, Seven Days...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?

by Martin I. Townsend & Edward S. Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the origin of American inhabitants.

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?...

There are two propositions involved in the controversy as to the Asiatic origin of the American race: the one...


Traces of Early Men in Japan

by Edward Sylvester Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

There is no race of people in whose origin we are more interested than in that of the Japanese. Their history going so completely back for nearly two thousand years, their civilization, which in so many respects...


The Witnesses to the Historicity of Jesus

by Arthur Drews Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

In view of the vagueness, effectiveness, and vulnerability of the evangelical accounts of Jesus, as far as his historical reality is concerned, the witnesses in non-Christian literature have always occupied...


The South American Republics : History of Chile

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the general history of Chile from the discovery and the Spanish conquest.“About a century before Pizarro landed, Tupac Yupanqui, the greatest of the Inca conquerors, crossed the rough...


The South American Republics: History of Colombia

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

History of Colombia from the conquest and settlement to the modern Colombia.

“When Alonso de Ojeda coasted along the Venezuelan shore in the spring of 1499 he stopped short just west of the Gulf of Maracaibo,...


The South American Republics : History of Ecuador

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book treats of the History of Ecuador : from the discovery of the land, the Spanish Conquest, the war of independence, to the formation of Ecuador and the development of the modern country.


The South American Republics : History of Paraguay

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

History of Paraguay: from the beginning of the settlements, the colonization of the country, the war for independence, and the modern republic of Paraguay.

"The beginnings of the settlements in Paraguay have...


The South American Republics : History of Peru

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals withe the history of Peru: the discovery of the Inca empire, the Spanish conquest of the territory, the colonial period, the wars of the independence and the development after the independence....


The South American Republics : History of Uruguay

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

History of Uruguay.

"Uruguay is the southeastern country of South America. It extends from latitude 30° to 35 degrees S. and from longitude 53° to 58° 30' W., lies south of the Province of Río Grande do...


The Evolution of the Dollar Mark

by A. E. Outerbridge Jr & Florian Cajori Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the evolution of the US dollar mark, the history and curiosities of American coinage.

The United States dollar, adopted in 1785, was avowedly modelled on the average weight of the Spanish...


The Last Wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State

by Charles Frederick Holder & Thomas T. Waterman Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the history of the last wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State.


The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


The Civil War in America and its Place in History

by E. D. Potts & J. Acton Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Civil War in America and its Place in History.

“For many years before the outbreak of the Civil War the United States had become an object of anxiety or of envy to many, of wonder...


The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)

by George Warburton Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

-The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)-“One of the most momentous political questions that has ever yet moved the human race was decided in the Canadian war. When a few English and French emigrants first landed among...


The Conquest of Canada (Vol.1)

by George Warburton Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

The Conquest and History of Canada. “England and France started in a fair race for the magnificent prize of supremacy in America. The advantages and difficulties of each were much alike, but the systems by...


Portugal : The Story of the Nation

by Henry Morse Stephens Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as...


History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire

by History and Civilization Collection Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire (with illustrations).

“South of the United States, stretching away towards Central America, lies the country of Mexico...

It is difficult to choose whether...


History of Social Changes in California

by Charles Howard Shinn Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief History of Social Changes in California.

“When the Central Pacific Railroad crossed the high Sierras, and the Crockers, Stanfords, and Huntingtons, till then obscure Sacramento...


German Influence in Latin America

by Alfred F. Sears Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief story of German influence in Latin America.

“In 1901 the American citizen was startled by the information from Rio Janeiro, that "A German syndicate has just been formed with a...