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The Impossible State, Updated Edition

by Victor Cha Ecco (October 23, 2018)

In The  Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain on provocative, isolationist North Korea, providing our best look yet at its history and...


The Forgotten

by Ben Bradlee, Little, Brown and Company (October 16, 2018)

Named one of the "juiciest political books to come in 2018" by Entertainment Weekly

An up-close look at the voters of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania who decisively swung the state for Donald J. Trump, examining...


The South African Mosaic II

by Nomazengele A. Mangaliso Hamilton Books (March 23, 2018)

The book revisits a study conducted in 1994 on subjects defined as historically disadvantaged by the apartheid regime. However, despite the ravages of that regime, these individuals had succeeded and gotten...


Echo in Ramadi

by Scott A. Huesing & Major General James Livingston Regnery History (February 20, 2018)

"In war, destruction is everywhere. It eats everything around you. Sometimes it eats at you." —Major Scott Huesing, Echo Company Commander

For ten brutal months, from the winter of 2006 through the spring of...


The Construction of the European Union

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

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

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


The Great Recession

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

Understand the Great Recession in no time! Find out everything you need to know about this key moment in contemporary economic history with this practical and accessible guide.

The burst of the property bubble...


Class of Hope and Change

by Deji Komolafe OverPond Media (January 12, 2018)

Reclaiming their time. Sharing their lives. Speaking their truth.

Millennials, the young people who entered adulthood during the first 18 years of the 21st century, have come of age during one of the most dramatic...


The United Nations

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

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

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the history and principal...


In America

by Caitríona Perry Gill Books (October 27, 2017)

As RTÉ’s Washington correspondent, Caitríona Perry has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as the world tries to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump’s...


Hidden Interests in Credit and Finance

by James B. Greenberg & Thomas K. Park Lexington Books (September 20, 2017)

In this book, James B. Greenberg and Thomas K. Park take an anthropological approach to the economic history of the past one thousand years and define credit as a potentially transformative force involving inequalties,...


Crossing the Line

by Martin Dillon Merrion Press (September 04, 2017)

In Crossing the Line, former BBC journalist and best-selling author Martin Dillon recalls his courageous journalistic career spent ‘on the edge’ during the worst years of the modern Troubles. Following his...


I Really Didn’t Want to Become a Doctor

by Howie C. Wolf Hamilton Books (August 08, 2017)

This book traces memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he observed his family doctor father while growing up. To spend so many years in school—only to have meals, sleep,...


On Europe

by Margaret Thatcher William Collins (May 18, 2017)

First published in her pioneering treatise Statecraft, the opinions and projections of the former Prime Minister on Europe remain potent and resoundingly prophetic.

Margaret Thatcher foresaw the European Union...


Listening for the Secret

by Ulf Olsson University of California Press (May 09, 2017)

Listening for the Secret is a critical assessment of the Grateful Dead and the distinct culture that grew out of the group’s music, politics, and performance. With roots in popular music traditions, improvisation,...


The Living History of Pakistan (2011 - 2016): Volume III

by Inam R. Sehri Grosvenor House Publishing (April 13, 2017)

Karachi, a mega city of about 25 million now, has been burning since two decades in spreading blaze of target killings, extortion, organised robberies, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian blasts and massive corruption...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & Professor Ralph Schroeder UCL Press (March 06, 2017)

The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to...


Latin America since Independence

by Thomas C. Wright Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 24, 2017)

This innovative text offers a clear and concise introduction to Latin America since independence. Thomas C. Wright traces continuity and change in five central colonial legacies: authoritarian governance; a...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...


People Who Made Sure You Could Grow up to Vote! | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Aren’t you a lucky child? A long time ago, the right to suffrage was only granted to certain members of the society. These days, everyone can vote. The question now is who should you vote? You will find that...


50 Famous People in Modern History for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s...


Appreciating All of the Continents | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

History is interesting and so is geography. This is an edition of modern history where your kids will be familiarized with all the continents in the world. Surprise your children with the wonders of the earth...


How Bills Become Laws | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Government are governed by laws. And these laws dictate the right and wrong in a certain society. In this book, your child will learn how bills become laws. You might think it’s too early to introduce this...


The Little Boy Named Barry Obama | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Do you know who Barry Obama is? Most of you might know him as Barack Obama. He is the 44th President of the United States and is the first African American to hold the office. There are a lot of fun and interesting...


The Story of the United States of America | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

How did the United States of America become a powerful nation? In this book, we will tackle the highlights of US history. These facts need to be presented in a way that would encourage children to actually read...


Hollywood Made in China

by Aynne Kokas University of California Press (January 31, 2017)

China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 ignited a race to capture new global media audiences. Hollywood moguls began courting Chinese investors to create entertainment on an international scale—from...


9/11

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

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of 9/11 in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of 9/11. At 8.46am on the morning of September...


Fidel Castro

by Alex Moore Racehorse (January 17, 2017)

FIDEL CASTRO

August 13, 1926 – November 26, 2016.

“A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.”

--Fidel Castro

From revolutionary and symbol of strength to Cold War adversary, Fidel Castro was...


Jamaica in the 21st Century: Revisiting the First Decade

by Livingstone Thompson & Petal Thompson-Williams UPA (November 16, 2016)

Trawling through public discourse and debates in Jamaica, this book distils and presents major issues that captured public attention at the onset of the 21st century. It is designed not only to aid memory but...


A History of American Sports in 100 Objects

by Cait Murphy Basic Books (October 11, 2016)

Beautifully designed and carefully curated, a fascinating collection of the things that shaped the way we live and play in America

What artifact best captures the spirit of American sports? The bat Babe Ruth...


A History of the Iraq Crisis: France, the United States, and Iraq, 1991-2003

by Frédéric Bozo Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Columbia University (September 27, 2016)

In March 2003, the United States and Great Britain invaded Iraq to put an end to the regime of Saddam Hussein. The war was launched without a United Nations mandate and was based on the erroneous claim that...


Stronger Together

by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Tim Kaine Simon & Schuster (September 06, 2016)

For more than a year, Hillary Clinton has laid out an ambitious agenda to improve the lives of the American people and make our country stronger and safer. Stronger Together presents that agenda in full, relating...


The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

by Joshua Hammer Simon & Schuster (April 19, 2016)

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract,...


The Politics and Culture of Modern Sports

by Sheldon Anderson Lexington Books (December 15, 2015)

This study examines the role of modern sports in constructing national identities and the way leaders have exploited sports to achieve domestic and foreign policy goals. It focuses on the development of national...


Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government

by David Brock Twelve (September 15, 2015)

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times bestselling author and founder of Media Matters, David Brock takes readers on his daring and eye-opening odyssey through the maze of political trenches.

David Brock...


A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14

by Gary Wetzel & Jim Laurier Bloomsbury Publishing (August 20, 2015)

The untold story of A-10 units in Operation Enduring Freedom reaches its conclusion with this second of two volumes focusing on the type's combat missions in Afghanistan. Featuring numerous first-hand accounts...


Special Forces in the War on Terror

by Leigh Neville Bloomsbury Publishing (May 20, 2015)

Within weeks of 9/11, United States Special Operations Forces were dropping into Afghanistan to lead the war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. For over a decade special forces have been fighting a hidden war...


Company of Heroes

by Eric Poole Bloomsbury Publishing (March 20, 2015)

There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia....


The Silent Revolution: The Arab Spring and the Gulf States

by May Seikaly & Khawla Mattar Gerlach Press (March 01, 2015)

How immune is the Gulf region to the changes that have engulfed the Arab world since 2011? This volume responds to this question by examining the impact of the Arab Spring on Gulf regimes and societies and contributing...


Riot Control Vehicles

by Chris McNab & Ian Palmer Bloomsbury Publishing (February 20, 2015)

Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little-known history of riot control vehicles. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945...


Magyars and Political Discourses in the New Millennium: Changing Meanings in Hungary at the Start of the Twenty-First Century

by Melinda Kovács Lexington Books (November 20, 2014)

Championing an approach to political culture and political discourse from an "internal perspective," this work investigates meanings in Hungarian politics around the start of the twenty-first century.


The Guarding of Ireland – The Garda Síochána and the Irish State 1960–2014

by Conor Brady Gill Books (September 26, 2014)

A very timely analysis of the Garda Síochána, the Irish police force, as it navigates one of the most difficult years since its foundation.

It is a story marked by success and failure, by attempted reform and...


Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation

by Margaret Cain McCarthy & Mary Ann Zollmann UPA (September 24, 2014)

Power of Sisterhood serves as an historical record of the Apostolic Visitation initiated by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. This book delves into...


Flight 93

by Tom McMillan & Governor Tom Ridge Lyons Press (September 11, 2014)

United Airlines Flight 93, which took off from Newark Airport the morning of September 11th, 2001, is perhaps the most famous flight in modern American history: We know of the passenger uprising, but there’s...


Helmand to the Himalayas

by Nick Harding & David Wiseman Bloomsbury Publishing (September 05, 2014)

David Wiseman was the first soldier on the scene of one of the most devastating attacks on British soldiers in Afghanistan, witnessing the horrific aftermath of an attack on unsuspecting troops by a rogue element...


A History of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company, 1948--1989: How a Small, Landlocked Country Ran Maritime Business During the Cold War

by Lenka Krátká Ibidem Press (August 01, 2014)

This book offers a comprehensive history of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company (C. O. S.) from its beginning in the late 1940s until the fall of communism. Owned by the Czechoslovak state, C. O. S.'s activities...


Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China

by Blaine Kaltman Ohio University Press (July 31, 2014)

The Turkic Muslims known as the Uighur have long faced social and economic disadvantages in China because of their minority status. Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China...


Zero Six Bravo: The Explosive True Story of How 60 Special Forces Survived Against an Iraqi Army of 100,000

by Damien Lewis Quercus (May 06, 2014)

Damien Lewis has spent twenty years reporting from conflict zones around the world. Zero Six Bravo--a Sunday Times number one bestseller--tells the story of "sixty special forces against 100,000--a feat of arms...


The Power of Inaction

by Cornelia Woll Cornell University Press (April 17, 2014)

Bank bailouts in the aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the Great Recession brought into sharp relief the power that the global financial sector holds over national politics, and provoked...


The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson New Society Publishers (March 31, 2014)

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...