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Long Walk to Nowhere

by Allan Munn Austin Macauley Publishers (June 30, 2020)

Africa is struggling whilst western political correctness has gone mad. Its insanity props up autocrats who are controlling uncontrollably. Blind eyes are turned on the causes of the African refugees' plight,...


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


Everglades City

by Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Today's Everglades City was originally called "Everglade" when it was but a vast formidable wilderness. Following county namesake Barron Gift Collier's arrival and subsequent establishment of both the county...


Bucks County Trolleys

by Mike Szilagyi Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was once served by 120 miles of trolley lines. During the decades spanning the 1890s to 1950s, a variety of trolley cars glided through Bucks County's towns and countryside, beginning...


Layton

by Lynn Arave Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

Layton was settled in 1850 by pioneers in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. An outgrowth of Kaysville, Layton separated in 1902 following a 20-year legal battle. The city incorporated in 1920....


Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg

by Jarrad Fuoss & Jared Frederick Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2020)

In early June 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia launched a summer campaign that brought horrific war to the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. In just over three days of cataclysmic battle, 51,000...


Lincoln's Wartime Tours from Washington, D.C.

by John W. Schildt The History Press (October 26, 2020)

Abraham Lincoln spent much of his presidency traveling. His visits to Antietam to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and to Pennsylvania for the famed Gettysburg Address are well remembered. During the course...


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 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...


Occidental

by Bob Dougherty, Mary Pozzi & Barbara Gonnella Arcadia Publishing (September 07, 2020)

Occidental is a picturesque village in West Sonoma County nestled between the Salmon Creek and Dutch Bill Creek watersheds. William "Dutch Bill" Howard is considered the first permanent European settler in 1849,...


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....


The Witch of the Monongahela

by Thomas White The History Press (September 21, 2020)

In the ancient hills and misty hollows of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, generations of locals have passed down stories of a woman with mysterious magical powers. People came from near and far to seek healing...


Notorious Antebellum North Alabama

by John O’Brien The History Press (September 21, 2020)

Before the Civil War, North Alabama was infamous for lawlessness. The era saw courts filled with defendants who spanned the socioeconomic gamut--farmers, merchants and politicians. In 1811, John B. Haynes tore...


Murder at Breakheart Hill Farm

by Douglas L. Heath & Alison C. Simcox The History Press (September 21, 2020)

On a dark, rainy night in October 1900, George E. Bailey, caretaker of Breakheart Hill farm, disappeared. He no longer made his daily milk runs to town or stopped at the tavern for his favorite cherry rum. Some...


Murder & Mayhem in the Finger Lakes

by R. Marcin The History Press (September 21, 2020)

The pristine waters of the Finger Lakes inspire tranquility, but the region has not been spared a history of high-profile murders. George Chapman's execution for killing a hostler in a drunken rage drew one...