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A Central Florida Historical Cornucopia

by Herb Piper Austin Macauley Publishers (September 25, 2020)

This historical compilation of selected Central Florida events starts with the arrival of the first Europeans in 1513 and ends in contemporary Florida. An extensive and diverse array of topics has been eclectically...


Prohibitted Knowledge

by Miguel Pedrero & Jeffrey Stuart Isfeld Cydonia (August 04, 2020)

There is a "forbidden knowledge" or "cursed" that is elbowing its way. Although large academic institutions and political and financial power try to stop it, committed, prepared and enlightened women and men...


Captain John Smith, Adventurer

by R E Pritchard Pen and Sword History (July 30, 2020)

Captain John Smith is best remembered for his association with Pocahontas, but this was only a small part of an extraordinary life filled with danger and adventure. As a soldier, he fought the Turks in Eastern...


The Grey Eagles of Chippewa Falls

by John E. Kinville The History Press (February 17, 2020)

Drawing on never-before-seen materials, author John E. Kinville unfolds the complex legacy of Women's Klan no.14 aka the Grey Eagles of Chippewa Falls.

In the xenophobic atmosphere of the 1920s and 1930s, Ku...


Unsettling Truths

by Mark Charles & Soong-Chan Rah Ivp Books (November 05, 2019)

  • ECPA
  • 2019 American Society of Missiology Book Award — Excellence in Missiology
★ Publishers Weekly starred review


Why No Confederate Statues in Mexico

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (October 23, 2019)

The Civil War divides the United States. Millions, including the president, wish to maintain monuments to generals like Robert E. Lee. Referred to as "Knights" in Gone with the Wind," some generals earned their...


Hidden History of Boston

by Dina Vargo The History Press (June 11, 2018)

Boston is one of America's most historic cities, but it has quite a bit of unseen past.

Riotous mobs celebrated their hatred of the pope in an annual celebration called Pope's Night during the colonial era. A...


The Mayflower

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the story of the Mayflower in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the voyage of the Mayflower. In...


Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula

by Russell M. Magnaghi The History Press (July 10, 2017)

Temperance workers had their work cut out for them in the Upper Peninsula. It was a wild and woolly place where moonshiners, bootleggers and rumrunners thrived.

Al Capone and the Purple Gang came north to keep...


Brussels

by François Janne d'Othée Nevicata (April 27, 2017)

Brussels fascinates and intrigues. How is it that this city — a hodgepodge where the worst atrocities of urban planning sit side by side with architectural jewels — can be so charming and seductive, to the...


Gilded Age Richmond

by Brian Burns The History Press (April 10, 2017)

Author Brian Burns traces the history of the River City as it marched toward a new century.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Richmond entered the Gilded Age seeking bright prospects while struggling with its...


Georges Lemaître

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 09, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Georges Lemaître in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the work of Georges Lemaître....


Vasco da Gama

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 09, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Vasco da Gama in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the maritime voyages of Vasco da...


A Brief History of Fayetteville Arkansas

by Charles Y. Alison The History Press (April 03, 2017)

Discover how Fayetteville went from being a small town called Washington Courthouse only to bloom into one of Arkansas' largest and most vital cities.

The town of Fayetteville was originally known as Washington...


Napoleon Bonaparte

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Napoleon Bonaparte in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Napoleon Bonaparte. In the...


Martin Luther King

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in next to no time with this concise guide.

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


Magellan

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Ferdinand Magellan in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Ferdinand Magellan. In early...


The Industrial Revolution

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Industrial Revolution in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Industrial Revolution....


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of...


Francisco Pizarro

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Francisco Pizarro in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Francisco Pizarro. In the 16th...


Amerigo Vespucci

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Amerigo Vespucci in next to no time with this concise guide.

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


Christopher Columbus

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Christopher Columbus in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Christopher Columbus. Christopher...


The Chernobyl Disaster

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Chernobyl disaster in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Chernobyl disaster....


Leif Eriksson

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and travels of Leif Eriksson in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Leif Eriksson's life...


Black River Road

by Debra Komar Goose Lane Editions (September 05, 2016)

Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Best Non-Fiction Crime Book Award

In 1869, in the woods just outside of the bustling port city of Saint John, a group of teenaged berry pickers discovered several badly decomposed bodies....


Neil Armstrong

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Neil Armstrong in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Neil Armstrong. "One small step...


The Eruption of Vesuvius

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the eruption of Vesuvius in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the eruption of Vesuvius....


The Lost Wilderness

by Nicholas Guitard Goose Lane Editions (October 05, 2015)

Shortlisted, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction

Every summer between 1882 and 1929, naturalist William Francis Ganong travelled through the wilderness of New Brunswick, systematically mapping previously...


The River

by Helen Humphreys Ecw Press (September 30, 2015)

We tend to look at landscape in relation to what it can do for us. Does it move us with its beauty? Can we make a living from it? But what if we examined a landscape on its own terms, freed from our expectations...


Sir John's Table

by Lindy Mechefske Goose Lane Editions (September 28, 2015)

Winner, Taste Canada Gold Medal for Culinary Narrative

Commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth, Sir John's Table is a refreshing look at Canada's first prime minister.

Sir...


Waterloo Busting the Myths

by Yves Vander Cruysen & Untold Stories Untold Stories by Jourdan Publishing (July 28, 2015)

No battle has generated more myths or more conflicting analyses than that of Waterloo

How worried were they in Brussels, dancing at the Duchess of Richmond's ball? What was Grouchy up to when he was needed? Was...


German Village Stories Behind the Bricks

by John M. Clark The History Press (June 22, 2015)

Explore the rich history and mysteries of this Preserve America Community through the eyes of the people who live there!

German Village's iconic homes, bustling businesses and other beloved sites harbor fascinating...


The Bastard of Fort Stikine

by Debra Komar Goose Lane Editions (May 04, 2015)

Winner, Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History, Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Award, and Prince Edward Island Book Award for Non-Fiction

Is it possible to reach back in time and solve an unsolved...


The Last Hockey Game

by Bruce McDougall Goose Lane Editions (October 13, 2014)

Shortlisted, Toronto Book Awards

On May 2, 1967, Montreal and Toronto faced each other in a battle for hockey supremacy. This was only the fifth time the teams had ever played each other in the Stanley Cup finals....


The Art of War

by Jean-Christophe Malevil Editions des Tourments (February 23, 2017)

The American colonists had a very special relationship with England since many of them originated from this country. 

As the days were passing by, the colonists enjoyed a “salutary neglect.” They were far...


Roan Mountain

by Robert Sorrell & Chandrea Street Shell Arcadia Publishing (June 16, 2014)

Roan Mountain depicts this history of this small and diverse appalachian community.

Roan Mountain, a 6,286-foot-high peak, straddles the Tennessee and North Carolina state line in the Appalachian Mountains. Home...


Slovaks of Chicagoland

by Robert Magruder, Robert M. Fasiang & Monsignor Joseph Semancik Arcadia Publishing (May 26, 2014)

An engaging pictorial history of the Slovak community in Chicagoland, documenting their journeys and struggles through rare and vintage images.

The story of Slovak Americans in Chicagoland is a tale of the American...


The Lynching of Peter Wheeler

by Debra Komar Goose Lane Editions (March 24, 2014)

At 2:21 am on September 8, 1896, authorities in Nova Scotia killed an innocent man. Peter Wheeler — a "coloured" man accused of murdering a white girl — was strung up with a slipknot noose. The hanging was...


Long Island Italian Americans

by Salvatore J. LaGumina The History Press (August 06, 2013)

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" to Long Island was more than a change of address.

Even though the move wasn't far geographically, the societal move was large--it signaled...


Reel Time

by Robert M. Seiler & Tamara P. Seiler Au Press (December 31, 2012)

In this authoritative work, Seiler and Seiler argues that the establishment and development of moviegoing and movie exhibition in Prairie Canada is best understood in the context of changing late-nineteenth-century...


The History of Montréal

by Paul-André Linteau & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (March 25, 2013)

Professor Paul-André Linteau tells the fascinating story of Montreal from prehistoric times to the twenty-first century, from the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropolis that Montreal...


Hard Time

by Ted McCoy Au Press (April 30, 2012)

Prisons have always existed in a climate of crisis. The penitentiary emerged in the early decades of the nineteenth century as an enlightened alternative to brute punishment, one that would focus on rehabilitation...


Atlanta's Ponce de Leon Avenue

by Sharon Foster Jones The History Press (February 27, 2012)

Named for the famous Spanish explorer who was said to have discovered the Fountain of Youth, Atlanta's Ponce de Leon Avenue began as a simple country road that conveyed visitors to the famous healing springs....


Roan Mountain

by Jennifer A. Bauer The History Press (November 16, 2011)

Roan Mountain's remarkable ecosystem has enchanted people for centuries, beginning with the first native inhabitants.

Then came pioneering settlers, celebrated naturalists like John Muir, hardworking miners and...


Hidden History of Alexandria, D.C.

by Michael Lee Pope The History Press (September 23, 2011)

Go inside the long-forgotten 19th century period when Alexandria left Virginia and incorporated itself into the fledging Distric of Columbia.

This groundbreaking history uncovers the time in the 19th century...


Bethany Beach

by Michael Morgan The History Press (July 01, 2010)

The fascinating origins of this once peaceful resort town are explored in Michael Morgan's Bethany Beach.

Before a 1901 ceremony opened the peaceful resort town, the wild dunes of Bethany Beach were part of the...


Lost Towns of the Hudson Valley

by Wesley Gottlock & Barbara H. Gottlock The History Press (July 30, 2009)

Did you know a town can vanish? Discover the curious history of five towns nearly lost to history...

This is the story of five towns located in New York's Hudson River Valley that met their demise as quickly...


Rehoboth Beach

by Michael Morgan The History Press (March 17, 2009)

Memories of lost pirates' treasure, daring rescues off the coast and prowling German U-boats linger amidst the dunes and sea grass of Rehoboth Beach.

From modest beginnings as a religious retreat, the town has...


A Cades Cove Childhood

by Margaret McCaulley & J.C. McCaulley The History Press (August 01, 2008)

One of the last residents of the Smoky Mountain town frozen in time tells of life in a community that few have seen.

The remote Smoky Mountain community of Cades Cove still lives in the memory of J.C. McCaulley,...


A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut

by Colin M. Caplan The History Press (November 19, 2007)

New Haven was the first planned city in the United States, and thus, it has an incredible array of buildings from every point in time from American history.

Not only does New Haven have time on its side, but...