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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 Forgotten Wars

by Ron Crosby Oratia Books (October 14, 2020)


Reminiscences of the Civil War

by John Brown Gordon & Tim Getman Blackstone Publishing (October 13, 2020)

Reminiscences of the Civil War is John Brown Gordon?s first-hand account of the war as seen through the eyes of the prominent officer. Gordon was trusted and admired by many, including Robert E. Lee and Jefferson...


On the Border with Crook

by John Gregory Bourke & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (October 13, 2020)

John Gregory Bourke served General George Crook for fiteen years, and was his right-hand man. This work is an account of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the post?Civil War West. On the Border...


Miami's Brickell Avenue Neighborhood

by Paul S. George & Casey Piket Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Upon their arrival to the south bank of the Miami River in 1871, the Brickell family guided the evolution of their namesake neighborhood into one of the most affluent and interesting places in America. The Southside...


World War II Nebraska

by Melissa Amateis The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The fight against the Axis required sacrifice and dedication, and Nebraskans proudly answered the call. Three ordnance plants and two naval munitions depots brought employment and economic opportunities but...


A History of Franklin County, North Carolina

by Eric Medlin The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The story of Franklin County is one of remarkable change and growth over the past 250 years. From its Native American roots, this corner of the eastern Piedmont has become a center for tobacco plantations, textile...


A History Lover's Guide to Kansas City

by Paul Kirkman The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Kansas City is often seen as a "cow town" with great barbecue and steaks. But it is also a city with more boulevards than Paris and more working fountains than Rome. There are burial mounds that date back more...


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...


Green Bay Beer

by Cameron Teske The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Although often overshadowed by Milwaukee's brewing reputation, Green Bay has its own rich and proud brewing heritage. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, Blesch, Rahr, Hochgreve, Hagemeister and Van Dycke...


Stonington

by M. Earl Smith & J. Huguenin Arcadia Publishing (October 05, 2020)

When Stonington's four founding fathers first laid eyes on the bucolic shoreline inhabited by the Pequot tribe, it was impossible for them to predict that the future state of Connecticut would produce nearly...


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...


Petrified Forest National Park

by William Gibson Parker Arcadia Publishing (September 28, 2020)

Petrified Forest National Park in Northeast Arizona was set aside in 1906 by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to protect the scientifically important Mesozoic forests. With a boundary encompassing 225,000 acres, the...


Wicked Virginia City

by Peter B. Mires The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Perched on the side of a mountain in the Nevada desert, Virginia City existed for one reason only: to make money. The mining frenzy of the mid-nineteenth century uncovered veins of precious metals that would...


True Murder Mysteries of Southwestern Pennsylvania

by A. Parker Burroughs The History Press (October 05, 2020)

In the southwest corner of Pennsylvania, beyond the picturesque scenes of the Monongahela River Valley, there are long-forgotten mysteries of scandal and murder. Amid the hardship of life on the frontier of...


Old Saybrook

by Tedd Levy & Barbara J. Maynard The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Here in this distinctive New England town, Main Street is the place to meet your neighbors, get a coffee, do your shopping, watch a parade, attend a concert, worship, vote or volunteer. And behind the familiar...


Murder & Mayhem in East Tennessee

by Dewaine A. Speaks The History Press (October 05, 2020)

East Tennessee is gorgeous country, but the hills and hollers have a dark side. James Earl Ray, who had already assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., created mayhem at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary when...


A History Lover's Guide to Florida

by James C. Clark The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Florida is a state of transplants. Even people who relocated here decades ago still claim their birthplace as their home. They might change their mind if they knew that the Sunshine State owns one of the richest...


Historic Tales of Whoop-Up Country

by Ken Robison The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Withdrawal of the mighty Hudson Bay Company from present-day Alberta and Saskatchewan created a lawless environment with new economic opportunities. A cross-border trading bond arose with growing steamboat mercantile...


Francis "Two Gun" Crowley’s Killings in New York City & Long Island

by Jerry Aylward The History Press (October 05, 2020)

On a May morning in 1931, Nassau County police officer Fred Hirsch was gunned down by the notorious New York City gangster Francis Crowley. Nicknamed "Two Gun" for tricking and murdering cops with a second loaded...


A History Lover's Guide to Lexington & Central Kentucky

by Foster Ockerman Jr. & Peter Brackney The History Press (September 28, 2020)

The Athens of the West. The Horse Capital of the World. The Home to the Greatest Tradition in College Basketball. Heart of the Bluegrass. Lexington has a lot of names and an even richer history. The region played...


Hidden History of Jackson County, Michigan

by Linda Hass The History Press (September 28, 2020)

The history of Jackson County brims with colorful characters and noteworthy episodes nearly lost to time. Jackson abolitionists used their barns, houses and hidden compartments to harbor freedom seekers traveling...


Finding Daniel Boone

by Ted Franklin Belue The History Press (September 28, 2020)

Finding Daniel Boone is a unique tribute to America's frontier hero and offers closure to the greatest of all his mysteries: where he was buried. Part biography, part historical travelogue and eloquently narrated...


Alvin Karpis and the Barker Gang in Minnesota

by Deborah Frethem & Cynthia Schreiner Smith The History Press (September 28, 2020)

From their home base in Minnesota, the Karpis-Barker Gang cut a swath of crime and terror across the Midwest in the early 1930s. They kidnapped two important businessmen and held them for exorbitant ransoms....


Historic Streets of Salem, Massachusetts

by Jeanne Stella The History Press (October 05, 2020)

Witchcraft, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Samuel McIntire made this seaside town famous. But echoes of lesser-known tales linger along its lanes and avenues, from mysterious Chestnut Street to the founding Quakers...


John F. Kennedy at Rest in Arlington

by Raymond Sinibaldi Arcadia Publishing (October 12, 2020)

John F. Kennedy is one of only three presidents not interred in his home state. Sitting next to his coffin on the flight home from Dallas, Jacqueline Kennedy began formulating plans for his funeral and burial....


A History Lover's Guide to the South Shore

by Zachary Lamothe The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases...


Wisconsin at Antietam

by Cal Schoonover The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American history, and Wisconsin played a vital role. The Second, Sixth and Seventh Wisconsin Regiments served in the Iron Brigade, one of the most respected infantries...


Stories of the Humboldt Wagon Road

by Andy Mark The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Before the completion of the transcontinental railroad, there was the Chico and Humboldt Wagon Road, meant to connect California with the burgeoning mining industries of Nevada and Idaho. The ambitious plan...


San Diego's Sunset Cliffs Park

by Kathy Blavatt & Karen Scanlon The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Sunset Cliffs Park meanders along a mile and a half of San Diego's coastline, beckoning tourists and locals alike. These stunning cliffs inspired Albert Spalding, sportsman and visionary, to create a park in...


Napa Valley Lawmen and Outlaws

by Todd L. Shulman The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Law enforcement in Napa County traces its roots back to the days of Spanish rule and was formalized when California became a state in 1850. Since then, those who wear the badge have pursued the lawless in search...


Sandy Hook's Lost Highland Beach Resort

by Susan Sandlass Gardiner & Rick Geffken The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Built by William Sandlass during the Golden Age of the Jersey Shore, the Highland Beach excursion resort was an iconic landmark for more than seven decades. The resort put Sandy Hook on the map, as hordes of...


Into the labyrinth: in search of Daidalos

by Michael Wilson Austin Macauley Publishers (September 30, 2020)

Daidalos was a polymath who foreshadowed Leonardo da Vinci by 3,000 years and was famed as an artist, inventor, scientist and engineer. Despite his many talents and his contributions to the advancement of humanity,...


Winston Churchill and the Art of Leadership

by William Nester Frontline Books (September 30, 2020)

Many indeed, are the biographies of Winston Churchill, one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. But what was that influence and how did he use it in the furtherance of his and his country’s...


English Collusion and the Norman Conquest

by Arthur C Wright Frontline Books (September 30, 2020)

The reality of war, in any period, is its totality. Warfare affects everyone in a society. Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive analysis of eleventh century warfare as exposed in the record of the Norman...


Woman at Work

Washington Wife

With Love from Gracie

by Grace Hegger Lewis Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

The rise of author Sinclair Lewis, most famous for his works Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, and Elmer Gantry, written by wife Grace Hegger, a former editor at Vogue. A warts and all portrayal of a stormy...


A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977

by Colonel Mary V. Stremlow Usmcr Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Provides a historical review of women in the Marine Corps from their reservist status in 1946 through active status in 1977. Based upon original research. Illustrated.


Italian Communism

by John A. Baker Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)


On Political War

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...


Political Warfare and Psychological Operations

by Frank R. Barnett & Carnes Lord Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Considers what the U.S. can do to overcome traditional American aversion to political warfare and how to be better competitors in the current political struggles that characterize international relations. Military...


Forged in War

by Gary E. Weir Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

This book is the first to analyze the partnership between the Navy, industry, and science forged by World War II and responsible for producing submarines in the United States in the period from 1940 through...


The Air Force Integrates 1945-1964

War on the Detroit

by Thomas Verchères de Boucherville & milo Milton Quaife Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

An inside look at the War of 1812 from the journals of two young men, edited by American historian Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959). Part I of the book is the journal of Thomas Vercheres de Boucheville, of French...