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Atomic Salvation

by Doctor Tom Lewis Big Sky Publishing (July 08, 2020)

So did not the atomic weapons bring about a great peace? 

Since the initial grateful acknowledgement of the success of the A-bomb attacks in ending World War II, there has been a steady reversal of opinion...


The Korean Kid

by Rochelle Nicholls Big Sky Publishing (July 08, 2020)

A vicious civil conflict erupted on the Korean peninsula in 1950 and sucked 24 nations into a new round of fighting.  The world’s two atomic superpowers – the United States and the Soviet Union – menaced...


Letters from the Veldt

by Craig Stockings Big Sky Publishing (July 08, 2020)

The South African War – or Boer War – running from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 –was the largest British military effort since the Napoleonic Wars.  It was also the first time that large-scale, meaningful...


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...


AP World History: Modern Premium

by John McCannon Barrons Educational Series (July 07, 2020)

Barron’s AP World History: Modern Premium is fully revised to align with the College Board changes for the May 2020 exam. You’ll get in-depth content review and 5 revised practice tests to help you feel...


AP World History: Modern

by John McCannon Barrons Educational Series (July 07, 2020)

Barron’s AP World History: Modern is fully revised to align with the College Board changes for the May 2020 exam. You’ll get in-depth content review and revised practice tests to help you feel prepared for...


Elizabeth I's Secret Lover

by Robert Stedall Pegasus Books (July 07, 2020)

This eloquent biography of the most influential nobleman of the Elizabethan Age reveals how Robert Dudley brilliantly captivated the court of Elizabeth I—and the heart of a queen.

In many respects Lord Robert...


Primal Wisdom of the Ancients

by Laird Scranton Inner Traditions (July 07, 2020)

Examines how the similarities of symbols and wisdom across many cultures point to an ancient civilizing plan and system of ancient instruction

• Reveals the shared cosmological knowledge of Dogon and Maori...


Julius Evola

by Gianfranco de Turris Inner Traditions (July 07, 2020)

An intimate portrait of Evola and his wartime activities that rebuts many of the Fascist pseudo-myths about him

• Traces the Baron’s activities in Italy, Germany, and Austria during World War II

• Clarifies...


The Problem with Lincoln

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Regnery History (July 07, 2020)

The Problem with Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was widely and deeply unpopular during his presidency. And for good reason.

He overturned our original constitutional order, violated the rights of Americans both North...


14 Miles

by DW Gibson Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2020)

An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego--and the impact on the lives of local residents.

In August of 2019, Donald...


Re-imagining Periphery

by Charlotta Hillerdal & Kristin Ilves Oxbow Books (June 30, 2020)

This edited volume delves into the current state of Iron Age and Early Medieval research in the North. Over the last two decades of archaeological explorations, theoretical vanguards, and introduction of new...


The White Cockade

by Stuart McHardy Birlinn (June 30, 2020)

An essential read for fans of Outlander.

During the first half of the eighteenth century, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his diehard supporters – the Jacobites – almost changed the course of British history. Their...


Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley

by John Hodge Pen and Sword Transport (June 30, 2020)

This book covers the railway and industrial history of the lines that once operated in the Sirhowy valley in South Wales.

Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley, is the first full history of the railways...


Fighting in the Sky

by John Fairley Pen and Sword Aviation (June 30, 2020)

Barely a decade passed from the Wright Brothers’ first powered flight to aircraft becoming lethal instruments of war. The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service took off in the very early days of The...


The Roman Imperial Succession

by John D Grainger Pen and Sword History (June 30, 2020)

John D Grainger analyses the Roman imperial succession, demonstrating that the empire organized by Augustus was fundamentally flawed in the method it used to find emperors. Augustus’ system was a mixture of...


City Walls in Late Antiquity

by Emanuele Intagliata, Simon J. Barker & Christopher Courault Oxbow Books (June 30, 2020)

The construction of urban defences was one of the hallmarks of the late Roman and late-antique periods (300–600 AD) throughout the western and eastern empire. City walls were the most significant construction...


The Search for Life on Mars

by Elizabeth Howell & Nicholas Booth Arcade (June 23, 2020)

Published to coincide with the launch of NASA’s Perseverance rover mission this summer, the definitive account of our quest to find life on the Red Planet.

From The War of the Worlds to The Martian and to...


Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography 2020

by Michael J. Romano, Kristen Thone, William Streitwieser & Mary Martin Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography 2020 provides essential practice for students taking either the Global History and Geography “Transition Exam” or the “Global History...


Regents Exams and Answers: U.S. History and Government 2020

by Eugene V. Resnick, John McGeehan, Morris Gall & William Streitweiser Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: U.S. History and Government 2020 provides essential review for students taking the U.S. History Regents, including actual exams administered for the course, thorough answer...


Let's Review Regents: U.S. History and Government 2020

by John McGeehan, Eugene V. Resnick & Morris Gall Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron's Let's Review Regents: U.S. History and Government 2020 gives students the step-by-step review and practice they need to prepare for the Regents exam. This updated edition is an ideal companion to high...


The Brothers York

by Thomas Penn Simon & Schuster (June 16, 2020)

Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses--a struggle among three brothers, two of whom...


Ragtime in the White House

by Eliot Vestner City Point Press (June 16, 2020)

History played a trick on McKinley. He has been consigned to the shadows between Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, vilified or ignored by historians . . . It is a richly undeserved fate.

As Eliot Vestner demonstrates...


The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James

by Daniel J. Duke & Teresa F. Duke Destiny Books (June 09, 2020)

A deep investigation into historical documents that prove the notorious outlaw Jesse James faked his own death

• Presents the legend of Jesse James and counters it with the real story, based on family records...


A Combat Engineer with Patton's Army

by Lois Lembo & Leon Reed Savas Beatie (June 09, 2020)

George Patton is renowned for his daring tank thrusts and rapid movement, but the many rivers and obstacles his Third Army encountered crossing Europe required engineers spearheading his advance. A Combat Engineer...


Seceding from Secession

by Eric J. Wittenberg, Edmund A. Sargus & Penny L. Barrick Savas Beatie (June 09, 2020)

“West Virginia was the child of the storm,” concluded early Mountaineer historian and Civil War veteran, Maj. Theodore F. Lang. The northwestern third of the Commonwealth of Virginia finally broke away in...


Countdown 1945

by Chris Wallace & Mitch Weiss Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (June 09, 2020)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Propulsive.” --Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.” --The Washington Post * “The most exciting book I’ve read all year.” --Admiral William H. McRaven

From Chris Wallace,...


Let's Review Regents: Global History and Geography 2020

by Mark Willner, George Hero, Mary Martin & David Moore et al. Barrons Educational Series (June 05, 2020)

Written by experienced, award-winning teachers of Global History from throughout New York State, Let's Review Regents: Global History and Geography 2020 has been fully updated to review the “Transition Exam”...


One Week in April

by Maggie Craig Birlinn (June 02, 2020)

In April 1820, a series of dramatic events exploded around Glasgow, central Scotland and Ayrshire. Demanding political reform and better living and working conditions, 60,000 weavers and other workers went on...


Phillies 1980!

by Lew Freedman Sports Publishing (June 02, 2020)

How the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies Won the First World Series Championship in Franchise History

The road was rocky and the suspense intense as a make-or-break 1980 baseball season unfolded for the Philadelphia...


Prophetic City

by Stephen L. Klineberg Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2020)

Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents fascinating and groundbreaking research that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future--based on an unprecedented thirty-eight-year...


40 Thieves on Saipan

by Joseph Tachovsky Regnery History (June 02, 2020)

An elite platoon of Marine Scout-Snipers, Lieutenant Frank Tachovsky’s “40 Thieves” were chosen for their willingness to defy rules and beat all-comers. When two Marines got into a fight, the loser ended...


A Decade of Disruption

by Garrett Peck Pegasus Books (June 02, 2020)

An eye-opening history evoking the disruptive first decade of the twenty-first century in America.

Dubya. The 9/11 terrorist attacks. Enron and WorldCom. The Iraq War. Hurricane Katrina. The disruptive nature...


China's New Youth

by Alec Ash & Karoline Kan Arcade (June 02, 2020)

“Paints a telling portrait of this most restless generation raised in a system that has provided them with unprecedented personal opportunities while denying them political ones. . . . A gifted observer.”—...


William Holmes

by Geoffrey Travers Big Sky Publishing (June 01, 2020)

The road that first leads people from Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney is named General Holmes Drive, but nowadays few Australians know anything about General Holmes.

William Holmes could be remembered for his...


Varro varius

by D.J. Butterfield Cambridge Philological Society (May 31, 2020)

Rome produced no man more erudite, eclectic, and energetic than Marcus Terentius Varro (116-24 BC). Over a long and busy life, set against the backdrop of near-constant social and political upheaval, Varro studied...


My Life as a Replica

by Sally Foster & Sian Jones Windgather Press (May 31, 2020)

In 1970 a concrete replica of the St John’s Cross arrived in Iona sitting incongruously on the deck of a puffer delivering the island’s annual supply of coal. What is the story behind this intriguing replica?...


Word and context in Latin poetry

by A. J. Woodman & J. Wisse Cambridge Philological Society (May 31, 2020)

This volume of essays is intended to commemorate the eminent Latin scholar David West, best known for his work on Lucretius, Horace, Virgil and Shakespeare. The contributors – Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay,...


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...


Ian Fleming's Inspiration

by Edward Abel Smith Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

James Bond is possibly the most well known fictional character in history. What most people don’t know is that almost all of the characters, plots and gadgets come from the real life experiences of Bond’s...


The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

by Al J Venter Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Portugal was the first European country to colonize Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its “civilizing mission in Africa” the Portuguese...


Sex and Sexuality in Victorian Britain

by Violet Fenn Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Peek beneath the bedsheets of nineteenth-century Britain in this affectionate, informative and fascinating look at sex and sexuality during the reign of Queen Victoria. It examines the prevailing attitudes towards...


The Isle of Man

by Matthew Richardson Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The reader will perhaps be surprised to learn that the tiny Isle of Man, midway between the coasts of Lancashire and Northern Ireland, is one of the richest historic landscapes in Europe. Packed into its 225...


A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

by John Moss Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The origin of the names of many English towns, hamlets and villages date as far back as Saxon times, when kings like Alfred the Great established fortified borough towns to defend against the Danes. A number...


A Champion Cyclist Against the Nazis

by Alberto Toscano Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Italy, 1943. Although allied with Hitler, there were those who refused to accept the fascist policies of racial discrimination and deportation. Among them was Gino Bartali.

A champion cyclist, he won the Giro...


Women of Power in Anglo-Saxon England

by Annie Whitehead Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Many Anglo-Saxon kings are familiar. Æthelred the Unready is one, yet less is written of his wife, who was consort of two kings and championed one of her sons over the others, or his mother who was an anointed...


Battle of Britain, 1940

by Dilip Sarkar Air World (May 30, 2020)

The summer of 1940 remains a pivotal moment in modern British history – still inspiring immense national pride and a global fascination.

The Fall of France was catastrophic. Britain stood alone and within range...