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The Warfare of Science: Struggle for the Liberty of Science

by Andrew Dickson White Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 05, 2019)

"I purpose to present an outline of the great, sacred struggle for the liberty of science — a struggle which has lasted for so many centuries, and which yet continues. A hard contest it has been; a war waged...


The Physical Geography of the West Indies

by Felix Leopold Oswald Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

This book deals with the Physical Geography of the West Indies. (With illustrations).

“The study of the geographical distribution of plants and animals has revealed facts almost as enigmatical as the origin...


Venezuela : General History and Natural Features

by Frederik A. Fernald & Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

This book presents the general history of Venezuela, from its conquest, settlement and colonial period to the modern days; and the natural features of the country. Venezuela is a republic of South America, facing...


Celtic History and Migrations

by Henry Jenner, William Geddes & Denis Heron Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the history and migrations of Celtic people. In that remote age of which no personal records remain, but whose history may be derived from the known dispersion of men and languages, we find...


Sextant Conference, November-December 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings, Sextant and Eureka Conferences

by Cairo Conference (1943 : Cairo, Egypt) U.S. Secretary's Office, Office of the combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the Sextant, Eureka (Tehran), and Second Cairo Conferences held November – December, 1943. At Sextant, American President Franklin Roosevelt and British...


Casablanca Conference, January 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Casablanca Conference (1943 : Casablanca, Morocco) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

A collection of minutes and documents from the Casablanca conference in January 1943 during which Allied leaders formulated strategy.


Evaluation of the 2015 DoD cyber strategy : mild progress in a complex and dynamic military domain

by Caton, Jeffrey L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

An analysis of the 2015 DoD Cyber Strategy focusing on historical context, previous DoD action, and the "whole-of-government" approach. Author Jeffery Caton also posits potential cyber-defense strategies.


Minutes of meetings of the Combined Chiefs of Staff, Post-Arcadia

by Combined Chiefs of Staff (U.S. and Great Britain). Meetings (1942 : Washington, D.C.) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

Meeting minutes of the Combined Chiefs of Staff following the completion of the Arcadia Conference covering January and February 1942.


Deep operations.

by Department of the Army, United States Headquarters, Department of the Army (August 01, 2019)

A publication of the U.S. Army, this work models operational frameworks for military commanders regarding presentation of material to subordinate commanders and working within relevant legal structures.


Indian and Chinese engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean : a comparative assessment

by Ellis, Robert Evan Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

"This monograph comparatively examines the content and country focus of high-level diplomacy for each of the two actors, as well as the volume and patterns of trade, the activities of Indian and Chinese companies...


End of the saga : the maritime evacuation of South Vietnam and Cambodia

by Muir, Malcolm Department of the Navy, Naval History & Heritage C (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the planning and execution of withdrawal movements of US military personnel from Vietnam in 1975.


Picatinny : the first century

by Owens, Patrick J. Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs Office : (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the varied history of the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey from its beginnings as a powder depot during the Spanish-American War through both World Wars, the development of the...


Terminal Conference, July 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Terminal Conference

by Potsdam Conference (1945 : Potsdam, Germany) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

Containing the proceedings of the last conference of the Second World War, the Terminal Conference focused on the future of Europe following the end hostilities with German and strategy to conclude the War in...


Quadrant Conference, August 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Quebec Conference (1st : 1943 : Québec, Québec) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the papers and minutes of meetings of the Quadrant Conference (or Quebec Conference) held in Quebec City, in August of 1943. This conference between American President Franklin D. Roosevelt,...


The Armed Forces officer

by Swain, Richard M. (Richard Moody) National Defense University Press (August 01, 2019)

This work serves as a moral, ethical, and civil framework for commissioned officers in all branches of the United States Armed Forces to address the challenges inherent in an era of complex national security....


Closer than you think : the implications of the third offset strategy for the U.S. Army

by White, Samuel R., Jr., project director Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the 2014 Defense Innovation Initiative’s Third Offset Strategy which examines how to counter declining US Military superiority in the 21st century.


Autonomous warplanes : NASA rovers lead the way

by Schroer, Michael R. Air University Press, Air Force Research Institute (August 01, 2019)

An examination how NASA’s innovations in rover autonomy could be translated into a military setting.


Promoting U.S.-Indian defense cooperation : opportunities and obstacles

by Weitz, Richard Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the developing positive relationship between the U.S. and India since the Cold War and suggested areas of future collaboration.


Can Egypt lead the Arab world again? : assessing opportunities and challenges for U.S. policy

by Aftandilian, Gregory L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

This work discusses the current state of the Egypt following the Arab spring and the implementation of a new economic reform package. It is argued that Egypt has previously faced such circumstances and recovered...


Proceedings of the American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences held in Washington, D.C. on twelve occasions between December 24, 1941 and January 14, 1942.

by American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences (1941-1942 : Washington, D.C.) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

A collection of the minutes and documents of the Arcadia Conference (or the Washington Conference) of 1941-1942. This conference established the Combined Chiefs of Staff which would oversee the Allied forces...


American armies and battlefields in Europe

by American Battle Monuments Commission Center of Military History, United States Army (August 01, 2019)

A reissue of the Original 1938 commemorating the actions of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War One. The guide serves both as a narrative of the progress of the conflict and the movements of armies,...


Argonaut Conference, January-February 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Argonaut Conference

by Yalta Conference (1945 : I︠A︡lta, Ukraine) : IŁAlta, Ukraine) OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the two parts of the Argonaut Conference: the conference at Malta and the conference at Yalta in 1945.


Harry E. Schwarz and the development of water resources and environmental planning :

by Harry E. Schwartz IWR Press (August 01, 2019)

This volume is organized chronologically, to show the interplay between the historical evolution of water management ideas and Schwarz’s personal response and transformation at the leading edge of profound...


History of Public School Education in Arizona

by Stephen Beauregard Weeks Lm Publishers (August 11, 2019)

The territory of the present State of Arizona is embraced within 31° 20? and 37° north latitude and between 109° 02? and 114° 45? west longitude. It covers an area of 113,956 square miles, of which 146...


Lives Reclaimed

by Mark Roseman Henry Holt and Co. (August 13, 2019)

From the celebrated historian of Nazi Germany, the story of a remarkable but completely unsung group that risked everything to help the most vulnerable

In the early 1920s amidst the upheaval of Weimar Germany,...


Independence Day

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (May 02, 2019)

It's Independence Day - PNG's birthday!


Comical Modernity

by Heidi Hakkarainen Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Though long associated with a small group of coffeehouse elites around the turn of the twentieth century, Viennese “modernist” culture had roots that extended much earlier, and beyond the rarefied sphere...


Darkness and Hope

by Sam Halpern Apollo Publishers (June 03, 2019)

Sam Halpern’s eyewitness account of a flourishing Jewish life wiped out by the Nazis, Sam’s miraculous survival, and his ultimate success in America.

In this incredible memoir, Sam Halpern lovingly and mournfully...


The Federalist Papers

by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison & Alan Dershowitz Racehorse (July 16, 2019)

Now introduced by eminent civil libertarian, constitutional scholar, and New York Times bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, The Federalist Papers are a must-have for all scholars of history and government and...


The Widow Washington

by Martha Saxton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 11, 2019)

An insightful biography of Mary Ball Washington, the mother of our nation's father

The Widow Washington is the first life of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington’s mother, based on archival sources. Her...


This Land Is Our Land

by Suketu Mehta Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants

There are few subjects in American life that prompt more discussion and controversy than immigration. But...


German Division as Shared Experience

by Erica Carter, Jan Palmowski & Katrin Schreiter Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Despite the nearly three decades that have passed since Reunification, we still have little understanding of the ways in which the everyday experiences of Germans overlapped during forty years of political...


Encounters with Emotions

by Benno Gammerl, Philipp Nielsen & Margrit Pernau Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Spanning Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Encounters with Emotions investigates experiences of face-to-face transcultural encounters from the seventeenth century to the present and the emotional dynamics that...


The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

by David Jiménez Torres & Leticia Villamediana González Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Since the explosion of the indignados movement beginning in 2011, there has been a renewed interest in the concept of the “public sphere” in a Spanish context: how it relates to society and to political...


Speaking of Feminism

by Rachel F. Seidman The University of North Carolina Press (September 23, 2019)

From the Women's Marches to the MeToo movement, it is clear that feminist activism is still alive and well in the twenty-first century. But how does a new generation of activists understand the work of the movement...


The British Are Coming

by Rick Atkinson Henry Holt and Co. (May 14, 2019)

From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution

Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn...


Irish History Matters

by Brian M. Walker THP Ireland (June 03, 2019)

This book considers not just Irish history, but also how perspectives and treatments of that history have effected modern Ireland, north and south. While knowledge of history can help explain our contemporary...


D-Day 1944

by Anthony Tucker-Jones The History Press (May 01, 2019)

D-Day was unprecedented. An invasion of this scale and magnitude had never been carried out before. The landings in North Africa, Sicily and Italy were of limited scope by comparison; if they had failed it would...


A History of Amersham

by Julian Hunt Phillimore & Co Ltd (April 01, 2019)

In this entertaining book the author identifies each of the old coaching inns which provide ample evidence of Amersham's importance as a stopping place on the great coach road from London to the Midlands. He...


Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

by Richard Hart & Paul Brown The History Press (June 03, 2019)

A bundle of passionate but unclaimed love letters written a century ago and found in a London bank vault have led to the uncovering of an extraordinary story. Research has revealed the adventures of a spirited...


Cinderella Soldiers

by Colin Cousins The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Based on extensive research, this book uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality; they...


Codeword Overlord

by Nigel West The History Press (May 01, 2019)

The Allied invasion of Europe during summer 1944 was widely expected and it fell to the Axis intelligence services to provide High Command with advance warning of the precise date and place of the landings....


Thunder on Bataan

by Donald L. Caldwell Stackpole Books (April 01, 2019)

The American Provisional Tank Group had been in the Philippines only three weeks when the Japanese attacked the islands hours after the raid on Pearl Harbor. One of the tankmen parked his half-track on a runway...


I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz

by Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner, Danny M. Cohen & Eva Hoffman Lexington Books (February 28, 2019)

Gisella Perl’s memoir is the extraordinarily candid account of women’s extreme efforts to survive Auschwitz. With writing as powerful as that of Charlotte Delbo and Ruth Kluger, her story individualizes...


Arnhem: Myth and Reality

by Sebastian Ritchie Robert Hale Non-Fiction (March 25, 2019)

Operation Market Garden, often depicted as one of the most decisive military actions of the Allied campaign, offered an opportunity to conclude hostilities with Hitler's Germany before 1945 but its disastrous...


Names and Naming in Early Modern Germany

by Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer & Joel F. Harrington Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Throughout the many political and social upheavals of the early modern era, names were words to conjure by, articulating significant historical trends and helping individuals and societies make sense of often...


Modern China

by Bruce A. Elleman & S. C. M. Paine Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 29, 2019)

Now in a fully updated edition, this accessible text provides a balanced history of modern China in a global context. Through years of living and research in China, Taiwan, Japan, and Russia, the authors are...


The Dutch East Indies Red Cross, 1870–1950

by Leo van Bergen Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

The Dutch East Indies Red Cross (NIRK) took action in 1873 when the Aceh War broke out, which lasted several decades. In this war the organization’s neutrality was tested, but it turned out not to be an issue....


Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

by Robert F. Jefferson Jr., Kevin Greene, Hal M. Friedman & Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas et al. Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

Fusing riveting testimony from African American veterans with the most incisive research of current military scholars, Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in 20th-Century America: Closing Ranks explores...


Dateline—Liberated Paris

by Ronald Weber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 01, 2019)

Vividly capturing the heady times in the waning months of World War II, Ronald Weber follows the exploits of Allied reporters as they flooded into liberated Paris after four dark years of Nazi occupation. He...