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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...


Eva

by Meyer Levin Burtyrki Books (January 30, 2020)

Eva: A Novel of the Holocaust, first published in 1959, is a fictionalized account of Ida Loew, a young Jewish girl from Poland who survived the Jewish pogroms of the Nazis and the Auschwitz camp. The book opens...


To Think Christianly

by Charles E. Cotherman & Kenneth G. Elzinga Ivp Academic (April 28, 2020)

  • 2020 ECPA Top Shelf Book Cover Award
  • The C. S. Lewis Institute near Washington, DC
  • R. C. Sproul's Ligonier Valley Study Center in Stahlstown, Pennsylvania
  • New College Berkeley
  • The Center for Christian Study at the...


The Dust of Death

by Os Guinness Ivp (September 01, 2020)

In 1968, at the climax of the sixties, Os Guinness visited the United States for the first time. There he was struck by an impression he'd already felt in England and elsewhere: beneath all the idealism and...


The Myth of the American Dream

by D. L. Mayfield Ivp (May 05, 2020)

  • 2020 ECPA Top Shelf Book Cover Award


Steinway & Sons

by Laura Lee Smith & Michael Feinstein Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Steinway & Sons is a unique entity in American history. Steinway is many things--an iconic piano, an American success story, a symbol of opulence, a metaphor for artistic passion, and a geographic locale. Part...


Toledo State Hospital

by Kimberly Brownlee Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

The Toledo State Hospital opened in 1888, and its design and healing approach were revolutionary for the time. First in the country built entirely on the "cottage model," its plan was intended to create a homelike...


Village of North Palm Beach

by Rosa Sophia & Mayor Darryl Aubrey The History Press (October 19, 2020)

While North Palm Beach itself is relatively young--just about retirement age--the history of this area is as broad as the horizon. Long before this village was founded in 1956, the Jeaga tribe lived and thrived...


Daring Deeds of Pioneer Women

by John Frost Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Compiled in 1860 but based on earlier source material, this evocative work captures the grim realities and challenges of early American expansion and Western settlement through tales of pioneering women and...


The Bonus Army

by Paul Dickson & Thomas B. Allen Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

"The account by Dickson and Allen recalls the subliminal force of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with gaunt stories of character at the limits of dignity." ? Taylor Branch, New York Review of Books

In the summer...


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...


Banished from Johnstown

by Cody McDevitt & Tony Norman The History Press (January 27, 2020)

Author and journalist Cody McDevitt tells the story of one of the worst civil rights injustices in Western Pennsylvania history.

In 1923, in response to the fatal shooting of four policemen, the mayor of Johnstown...


Tuskegee in Philadelphia

by Robert J. Kodosky The History Press (February 03, 2020)

The uplifting story of the valiant Tuskegee men and women whose impact on Philadelphia during World War II will surprise even the most avid armchair historian.

At the outbreak of World War II, Philadelphians...


Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay

by Jamie L. H. Goodall The History Press (February 24, 2020)

The story of Chesapeake pirates and patriots begins with a land dispute and ends with the untimely death of an oyster dredger at the hands of the Maryland Oyster Navy.

From the golden age of piracy to Confederate...


The South Carolina State Hospital

by William Buchheit The History Press (January 13, 2020)

Nearly two decades after it closed, the South Carolina State Hospital continues to hold a palpable mystique in Columbia and throughout the state.

Founded in 1821 as the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum, it housed,...


Remembering Marshall Field's

by Leslie Goddard Arcadia Publishing (May 04, 2020)

or more than 150 years, Marshall Field's reigned as Chicago's leading department store, celebrated for its exceptional service, spectacular window displays, and fashionable merchandise.

Few shoppers recalled...


The Rise of the Third Reich

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

The name Adolf Hitler ? even half a century after the fall of the Third Reich ? continues to evoke disgust, contempt and astonishment. How was it possible for an amateur painter to seduce an entire people? How...


A World at War

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

On 9th August, 1945, American pilot Charles W Sweeney threw a nuclear bomb over the Japanese city of Nagasaki. 43 seconds later, his deadly cargo exploded in the air over the port city and turned the thriving...


Death in the Trenches

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

The showdown should have been a brief affair, where the German Empire put its neighbours in their place. Encouraged by the spirit of adventure thousands of young men volunteered to defend the nation?s honour....


Pacific War

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

On the morning of Sunday 7th December, 1941, 183 Japanese aircraft fly across the quiet American naval base of Pearl Harbor. After a few minutes, oil stocks and airfields are in flames, and several of the United...


Nazi Mysteries

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

World War II is the best described, most catalogued event in history. Thousands of books, hundreds of thousands of articles, and an abundance of documentaries and lectures describe the horrors of war, the battle...


The Third Reich

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

In 1933 Adolf Hitler seizes power after seducing the German people with lavish promises of restoring order, prosperity and the Greater German Reich to its former glories. He then goes to on exploit other Western...


Hell on the Eastern Front

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

German tanks rolled unimpeded across the Russian steppes at the start of Hitler?s campaign against the Soviet Union. But in 1943, the so-called Slavic "untermensch" (subhumans) gain the initiative and transform...


Fall of the Third Reich

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

Adolf Hitler ruled Germany for 12 years. As the Third Reich began to collapse in on itself in the spring of 1945, the Fu?hrer took up residence in Berlin. By the middle of April he?d entrenched himself in a...


Incredible Weapons

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

Luftwaffe pilots fear one weapon more than any other: British Spitfires. Powerful Rolls Royce engines and an ingenious design make the plane fast and manoeuvrable. In 1940, Spitfires and their fearless pilots...


Special Operations

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

The battle is won, the enemy driven out, and everyone can breathe again. Many field generals thought this ? but generals often make mistakes. Throughout World War II, specially trained soldiers made sure that...


Unsolved Mysteries of WWII

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

Nazi propaganda presented Adolf Hitler as ascetic, solitary and a brilliant Fu?hrer. Only a few knew the real man behind World War II. His mystery has fuelled numerous conspiracy theories ? like why Hitler?s...


Inside the Third Reich

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

Germany in the early 1930s is falling apart. The population is disillusioned, poverty is spreading, and unemployment is everywhere. Many Germans see Adolf Hitler as the only man who can pull the country out...


Heroes and Villains

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

With Europe overrun by Hitler?s thundering war machine, Churchill is the only head of state with the courage to stand up to the Fu?hrer. The British Prime Minister?s iron will makes him a role model in Great...


Biggest Blunders of WWII

by World History Saga Egmont (September 19, 2020)

In August 1940, Berlin was hit by British bombers. Hitler immediately ordered a series of gigantic air defences be built ? each one more expensive than the city?s entire Olympic facilities ? but they?re ineffective...