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Greece Against Rome

by Philip Matyszak Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Towards the middle of the third century BC, the Hellenistic kingdoms (the fragments of Alexander the Great’s short-lived empire) were near their peak. In terms of population, economy and military power each...


Frank Pantridge

by Cecil Lowry Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Countless thousands of men and women around the world have good reason to be thankful that Frank Partridge survived three and a half years of brutal Japanese captivity. Had he not, they too would in all probability...


Kamikaze

by Adrian Stewart Pen and Sword Aviation (July 30, 2020)

In this fascinating book the author examines the Japanese concept of Kamikaze, the deliberate self-sacrifice of life in the cause of victory. This attitude, while incomprehensible to their American and European...


White Too Long

by Robert P. Jones Simon & Schuster (July 28, 2020)

Drawing on history, public opinion surveys, and personal experience, Robert P. Jones delivers a provocative examination of the unholy relationship between American Christianity and white supremacy, and issues...


The Sea Kings

by R. Andrew McDonald John Donald (July 28, 2020)

The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British...


Canada In The World

by Tyler A. Shipley Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

An accessible and empirically rich introduction to Canada’s engagements in the world since confederation, this introductory textbook charts a unique path by locating Canada's colonial foundations at the heart...


Patriots Twice

by Stephen M. Hood Savas Beatie (July 21, 2020)

The long and bloody American Civil War claimed the lives of more than 700,000 men. When it ended, former opponents worked to rebuild their reunified nation and moved into the future together. Many people will...


AP Q&A World History

by Christina Giangrandi Barrons Educational Series (July 21, 2020)

Barron’s brand new AP Q&A World History features 600 questions and explanations covering all AP World History concepts. Practice includes all exam question types so students can apply the skills they learned...


Jayhawk

by Jay A Stout & George L Cooper Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper is one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak. Not just another flag-waving...


Operation Colossus

by Lawrence Paterson & Adrian Freer Greenhill Books (July 19, 2020)

Lawrence Paterson’s groundbreaking new book is a detailed account of the now legendary Operation Colossus, the first British airborne raid of the Second World War, which took place in Basilicata, Italy on...


A Dark History of Tea

by Seren Charrington Hollins Pen and Sword History (July 08, 2020)

A Dark History of Tea looks at our long relationship with this most revered of hot beverages. Renowned food historian Seren Charrington-Hollins digs into the history of one of the world’s oldest beverages,...


This Great Harbour

by W.S. Hewison Origin (July 07, 2020)

Known by mariners since Viking times as a safe anchorage in notoriously savage waters, Scapa Flow is the seaway that runs between the Orkney mainland and the island of Hoy. As the northern base of the Royal...


Japan Runs Wild, 1942-1943

by Peter Harmsen Casemate (May 31, 2020)

In early 1942, the Japanese Army and Navy were advancing on all fronts, humiliating their US, British and Dutch foes throughout the Asia Pacific. In a matter of just months, the soldiers and sailors of the Rising...


The Americans and Germans in Bastogne

by Gary Sterne Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

In December 1944 the Third Reich was retreating. It was almost inconceivable that they could mount a counter offensive.

To the Allies, the capitulation of the Third Reich was just around the corner. Or was it?...


Hertfordshire Soldiers of The Great War

by Dan Hill & Paul Johnson Frontline Books (May 30, 2020)

In Hertfordshire Soldiers of The First World War the authors explore a series of individual case studies of Hertfordshire men who served in various theaters during the First World War, all of which had been...


Churchill's Flawed Decisions

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

Winston Churchill is undoubtedly one of the most respected and best-loved characters the nation has ever known. However, much of how people view him is based on his leadership during the bleak and dire times...


The Nonconformist Revolution

by Amanda J Thomas Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The Nonconformism Revolution explores the evolution of dissenting thought and how Nonconformity shaped the transformation of England from a rural to an urban, industrialized society.

The foundations for the Industrial...


MacArthur's Papua New Guinea Offensive, 1942-1943

by Jon Diamond Pen and Sword Military (May 27, 2020)

The Japanese seizure of Rabaul on New Britain in January 1942 directly threatened Northern Australia and, as a result, General Douglas MacArthur took command of the Southwest Pacific Area. In July 1942, the...


Prisoners on Cannock Chase

by Richard Pursehouse Frontline Books (April 26, 2020)

Over the course of many years Richard Pursehouse has painstakingly unraveled the story of a First World War prisoner of war camp which held captured German personnel in the very heart of the English countryside....


Royal Flying Corps Kitbag

by Mark Hillier Frontline Books (March 30, 2020)

The Royal Flying Corps was formed by Royal Warrant on 13 April 1912, and came into being a month later when the Air Battalion was absorbed into the Military Wing of the new Corps in May. In the days following...


Napoleon in 100 Objects

by Gareth Glover Frontline Books (March 30, 2020)

For almost two decades, Napoleon Bonaparte was the most feared, and revered, man in Europe. At the height of his power, the land under his control stretched from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, and encompassed...


Who Really Won the Battle of Marathon?

by Constantinos Lagos, Fotis Karyanos & John Car Pen and Sword Military (February 28, 2020)

The Battle of Marathon in 490 BC, where an Athenian-led Greek force defeated a Persian invasion, is one of the most decisive battles in Antiquity and has been studied for centuries. It is famed as a triumph...


First World War Poems from the Front

by Paul O'Prey Imperial War Museum (November 10, 2016)

From the worst horrors of modern trench warfare a small handful of soldiers and nurses created a body of poetry that is so vivid and intense that one hundred years later it has engraved itself on our national...


Churchill's Cookbook

by Georgina Landemare Imperial War Museum (November 10, 2016)

Churchill is well-known for his hearty appetite and love of food. This book gives a fascinating insight into what he ate during the Second World War, containing over 250 delicious recipes created by his personal...


Life and Death in the Battle of Britain

by Guy Mayfield & Carl Warner Imperial War Museum (November 10, 2016)

Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at RAF Duxford during the Battle of Britain. His diary is a moving account of the war fought by the young pilots during that summer of 1940, providing a unique and intimate...


The Rhodesian War

by Peter McLaughlin & Paul Moorcraft Pen and Sword Military (January 20, 2016)

Fifty years on, this superb and exciting book depicts the military history of Southern Rhodesia from the first resistance to colonial rule, through the period of UDI by the Smith government to the Lancaster...


Queen Pokou

by Véronique Tadjo Ayebia Clarke Publishing (December 19, 2009)

Tadjo uses her powerful and fertile imagination to rekindle an ancient Akan myth and deliberately sets it ablaze. Woven into the historic frame of the founding of the Baoule people by Queen Abraha Pokou in 18th...