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The Fargo Fire of 1893

by Danielle Teigen The History Press (October 19, 2020)

In 1893, Fargo was simply trying to thrive amid an impending national depression. One Wednesday afternoon in June, a ferocious fire quickly devoured hundreds of businesses and more than thirty blocks in the...


2039 - Humanity in question ?

by Yves Barou TohuBohu éditions (October 16, 2020)

A twenty-year perspective that dares to imagine huge changes.

A collective book to awaken our senses and suggest specific watchfulness on a key point that will determine our future: the place of human beings...


Trigger Marshal

by Homer Croy Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

"'Chris Madsen was a greater peace officer than Wyatt Earp - greater by far.' With these fighting words, Homer Croy launches into a fascinating story that has never before been told, the story of a great peace...


With Pen and Pencil on the Frontier in 1851

by Frank Blackwell Mayer & Bertha L. Heilbron Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Frank B. Mayer, a Baltimore artist, journeyed to Traverse de Sioux and Mendota on the Minnesota frontier in 1851 to record meetings between United States officials and Indian tribes who were ceding title to...


The Hopi-Tewa of Arizona

by Edward P. Dozier Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

TEWA VILLAGE, the Tewa-speaking community in northern Arizona, is the easternmost pueblo on the Hopi Reservation. It is one of three pueblos on First Mesa; the other two communities are Shoshonean Hopi in speech...


A Clash of Cultures

by Robert M. Utley Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Relates the history of the Apache Indians and of the Apache Wars of the 1800's. The Apache Wars ended with the surrender of their leader Geronimo. The parts played by Apaches Geronimo and Cochise, United States...


Vanished Arizona

Along Manhasset Bay

by Vanessa Nastro Arcadia Publishing (October 05, 2020)

The waters of Manhasset Bay have long been an incubator for innovation and prosperity. While early baymen sought their livelihood through clam digging and fishing, a new industry by way of sand mining forever...


Metroplex Monsters

by Jason McLean The History Press (October 05, 2020)

In the metropolitan mosaic that joins Dallas and Fort Worth together into a brightly lit metroplex, some mysterious figures still manage to keep to the shadows and slip through the cracks. Even after the Lake...


Connecticut River Shipbuilding

by Wick Griswold & Ruth Major The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Shipbuilding and shipping have always been key elements in the life of Essex. Since the seventeenth century, the men and women of the lower Connecticut River Valley sustained maritime traditions that spanned...


Between Five Eyes

by Anthony R Wells & The Lord West of Spithead Casemate (September 30, 2020)

UK/US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand is primarily about one main thing, relationships. In this remarkable book, Anthony Wells charts fifty years of change,...


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...


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...


Pecsaetna

by Phil Sidebottom Windgather Press (August 31, 2020)

This book is intended to pull together our current knowledge of the ‘lost’ group of people called the Pecsaetna (literally, meaning the ‘Peak Sitters’) by synthesising more recent historical and archaeological...


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...


Material Cultures in Public Engagement

by Anastasia Christophilopoulou Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

The Material Cultures in Public Engagement volume seeks to document and explore the significant change in the relationship of Museums with collections of the Ancient World and their audiences. The volume establishes...


Don't Panic

by Neil Gaiman & Simon Jones HarperAudio (August 11, 2020)

Now in audiobook for the first time ever! Read by Simon Jones, the original ?Arthur Dent,? and written by #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, Don?t Panic is the definitive chronicle of all things...


Yes, I Can Say That

by Judy Gold HarperAudio (July 28, 2020)

"No one makes me laugh harder than Judy Gold. If I had to pick one comedian to write a book about free speech, it would be Judy." - Amy Schumer

From award-winning comedian Judy Gold, an equal parts thoughtful...


The Financial System Limit

by David Kauders Sparkling Books Limited (July 27, 2020)

Why were economies sluggish before the pandemic arrived? Why have interest rates paid by businesses and households been rising even though deposit rates are nil? Does the policy of bailing out economies, now...


Muslim Women Are Everything

by Seema Yasmin HarperAudio (April 28, 2020)

A collection of riveting, inspiring, and stereotype-shattering stories that reveal the beauty, diversity, and strength of Muslim women both past and present.

Tired of seeing Muslim women portrayed as weak, sheltered,...


The Gay Agenda

by Ashley Molesso, Chessie Needham & Ron Butler HarperAudio (April 28, 2020)

A joyful celebration of the LGBTQ+ community's development, history, and culture, packed with facts, trivia, timelines, and charts, and featuring 100 full color illustrations.

Compiled and designed by queer power...


Biography of Resistance

American Prophets

by Jack Jenkins & Kyle Tait HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

From one of the country's most respected religion reporters, a paradigm-shifting discussion of how the Religious Left is actually the moral compass that has long steered America's political debates, including...


War for Eternity

by Benjamin R. Teitelbaum & Robert Petkoff HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

An explosive and unprecedented inside look at Steve Bannon's entourage of global powerbrokers and the hidden alliances shaping today's geopolitical upheaval.

In 2015, Bloomberg News named Steve Bannon ?the most...


Make America Healthy Again

by Nicole Saphier & Emily Durante HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

If Americans want to know why their health care is so costly and getting costlier, they need only look in the mirror.

Americans are notoriously unhealthy?we eat too much, drink too much, and sit too much. When...


Ordinary Men

by Christopher R. Browning & Kevin Gallagher HarperAudio (April 07, 2020)

?A remarkable?and singularly chilling?glimpse of human behavior. . .This meticulously researched book...represents a major contribution to the literature of the Holocaust."?Newsweek 

Now available in audio for...


We Want Our Bodies Back

by jessica Care moore HarperAudio (March 31, 2020)

A dazzling full-length collection of verse from one of the leading poets of our time.

Over the past two decades, jessica Care moore has become a cultural force as a poet, performer, publisher, activist, and critic....


The Rocket Years

Kilo

by Toby Muse & Alex Wyndham HarperAudio (March 24, 2020)

For fans of the Netflix show Narcos and readers of true crime, Kilo is a deeply reported account of life inside Colombia's drug cartels, using unprecedented access in the cartels to trace a kilo of cocaine--from...


The Death of Nature

by Carolyn Merchant & Juliet Jones HarperAudio (March 24, 2020)

An examination of the Scientific Revolution that shows how the mechanistic world view of modern science has sanctioned the exploitation of nature, unrestrained commercial expansion, and a new socioeconomic order...


Competition Overdose

by Maurice E. Stucke, Ariel Ezrachi & Steve Wojtas HarperAudio (March 17, 2020)

Using dozens of vivid examples to show how society overprescribed competition as a solution and when unbridled rivalry hurts consumers, kills entrepreneurship, and increases economic inequality, two free-market...


Disunited Nations

A Patriot's Calling

by Lt Colonel Dan Rooney & John Pruden HarperAudio (February 25, 2020)

A decorated fighter pilot and PGA professional tells the story of his life and service--to both his nation and others--in this remarkable memoir that is a stirring record of faith, patriotism, family, philanthropy,...


Broken Faith

by Mitch Weiss, Holbrook Mohr & Vivienne Leheny Harlequin Audio (February 18, 2020)

?I can?t imagine a more important book.??Jeff Guinn, New York Times bestselling author

An explosive investigation into Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic female leader is...


Operation Chastise

by Max Hastings & Peter Noble HarperAudio (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...


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...


Toxic Charity

by Robert D. Lupton & Chris Andrew Ciulla HarperAudio (February 04, 2020)

Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups...


Black Beauties

by Kimberly Brown Pellum PhD & Ericka Dunlap - Miss America 2004 The History Press (February 03, 2020)

In 1984, Vanessa Williams broke the race barrier to become Miss America, but she was not the first Black woman to wear a pageant crown.

Black beauty pageants created a distinctive and celebrated cultural tradition...


Art in the Archaeological Imagination

by Dragos Gheorghiu Oxbow Books (February 02, 2020)

The book discusses the creative mental processes of the prehistoric and contemporaryartists, as well as of the archaeologists studying them from the perspective ofcognition and art. Its intention is to highlight...


Harvest the Vote

by Jane Kleeb HarperAudio (January 21, 2020)

From Democratic Party rising star Jane Kleeb, an urgent and stirring road map showing how the Democratic Party can, and should, engage rural America

The Democratic Party has lost an entire generation of rural...


A Collective Bargain

by Jane McAlevey HarperAudio (January 07, 2020)

From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracy.

For decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been...


Moving Forward

by Karine Jean-Pierre Harlequin Audio (November 05, 2019)

?One of the most important voices of her generation.? ?Joy-Ann Reid

?A useful roadmap for all of us about how to make a difference.? ?David Axelrod

?Moving Forward will inspire you.? ?Valerie Jarrett

An inspiring...


The Case for Nationalism

by Rich Lowry & Roy Worley HarperAudio (November 05, 2019)

It is one of our most honored clichés that America is an idea and not a nation. This is false. America is indisputably a nation, and one that desperately needs to protect its interests, its borders, and its...


The End is Always Near

by Dan Carlin HarperAudio (October 29, 2019)

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.

Do tough times create tougher people?...


Pittsburgh and the Great Steel Strike of 1919

by Ryan C. Brown The History Press (September 09, 2019)

Author Ryan C. Brown details the harrowing days of the Great Steel Strike of 1919 that rocked Pittsburgh and its seemingly impregnable "principality of steel."

In 1919, the steel industry of Pittsburgh was on...


8-Bit Apocalypse

by Alex Rubens & Jeff Gerstmann Abrams Press (September 09, 2019)

Before Call of Duty, before World of Warcraft, before even Super Mario Bros., the video game industry exploded in the late 1970s with the advent of the video arcade. Leading the charge was Atari Inc., the...


Cultural Policies in Europe

by Emmanuel Négrier & Félix Dupin-Meynard Editions De L'attribut (August 25, 2020)

At first glance, participation appears to be a constant goal throughout the history of cultural policies, adapting itself to very diverse configurations in time and space. However, some see it as a lever for...


The Rise and Fall of the Ku Klux Klan in New Jersey

by Joseph G. Bilby & Harry Ziegler The History Press (August 19, 2019)

Authors Joseph Bilby and Harry Ziegler chart the brief rise of the Ku Klux Klan and how New Jersey collectively stood up to bigotry.

The state, though, was not immune to the reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan in...


Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles

by Patrick J. Holladay PhD, Amy Lotson Roberts, Professor Tyler E. Bagwell & Dr. Melanie R. Pavich The History Press (August 12, 2019)

The Golden Isles are home to a long and proud African American and Gullah Geechee heritage.

Ibo Landing was the site of a mass suicide in protest of slavery, the slave ship Wanderer landed on Jekyll Island and,...


Tennessee Statesman Harry T. Burn

by Tyler L. Boyd & Beth Harwell Former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives The History Press (August 05, 2019)

Harry T. Burn's great-grandnephew, Tyler L. Boyd, chronicles the life and legacy of a Tennessee legend in this never-before-told life story.

After reading a letter from his mother, Burn cast the deciding vote...