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Why We're All Romans: The Roman Contribution to the Western World

by Carl J. Richard Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

This lively account of Roman administration, law, engineering, architecture, art, and literature traces 1,200 years of history from Rome's inception to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. This engaging yet...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence

by Simon Philo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The British Invasion, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture’s default flow of influence, goods, and ideas—orchestrating a dramatic...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: To 1877

by Blaine T. Browne & Robert C. Cottrell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2010)

Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed for use in American history courses, with each volume consisting of thirteen chapters in which two significant individuals are examined in the context of a major...


The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes

by Miranda Seymour Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England’s centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history—told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers...


Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre

by Samuel L. Leiter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This updated edition adds well over 200 plot summaries representing each theatrical form in addition to:

  • a chronology;
  • introductory essay;
  • appendixes;
  • an extensive bibliography;
  • over 1500 cross-referenced entries...


Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

by Lean'tin L. Bracks & Jessie Carney Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The Harlem Renaissance is considered a major periods for the creative and intellectual blossoming of African American expression. This reference text cites the participation of women during that time in the...


Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 36: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

by PAUL MAURICE CLOGAN, Z T. Kosztolnyik, John Bugbee & Annemarie Weyl Carr et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a...


Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

by Michael A. Turner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2014)

This second edition covers the history of United States intelligence, and includes several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 600 cross-referenced entries on key events, issues,...


Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1942-1943

by Emil Kerenji Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2014)

With its unique combination of primary sources and historical narrative, this volume offers an important perspective on the peak years of the Nazi “Final Solution,” when the Jewish struggle for survival...


Conquering the Electron: The Geniuses, Visionaries, Egomaniacs, and Scoundrels Who Built Our Electronic Age

by Derek Cheung & Eric Brach Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 09, 2014)

Conquering the Electron offers readers a true and engaging history of the world of electronics, beginning with the discoveries of friction and magnetism and ending with the creation of the smartphone and the...


The Forty Years that Created America: The Story of the Explorers, Promoters, Investors, and Settlers Who Founded the First English Colonies

by Edward M. Lamont Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 03, 2014)

In this book, author Ted Lamont asks us to reconsider our country’s formative years, and explore the stories, lives, achievements, and failures of America’s earliest founding fathers: those who paved the...


The Challenge of Nation-Building: Implementing Effective Innovation in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Iraq War

by Rebecca Patterson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military...


The 1928 New York Yankees: The Return of Murderers' Row

by Charlie Gentile Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 07, 2014)

This book tells the story of the 1928 New York Yankees, who won the World Series and fell just short of surpassing the record accomplishments of the 1927 Yankees. Many players from that 1927 “Murderers' Row”...


Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China

by Kathryn Meyer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 11, 2014)

This compelling book provides a rare glimpse into the heart of wartime China. Kathryn Meyer draws us into the perilous world of the Garden of Grand Vision, a ramshackle structure where a floating population...


Mill Power: The Origin and Impact of Lowell National Historical Park

by Paul Marion Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 08, 2014)

Mill Power documents the making of a national park that changed the concept of what a national historical park could be.

For a time in the 1800s, Lowell was Massachusetts’s cosmopolitan, must-see second city....


Historical Dictionary of Kenya

by Robert M. Maxon & Thomas P. Ofcansky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Kenya provides a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography on the country’s history. The dictionary section has 500 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Slavery and Abolition

by Martin A. Klein Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2014)

This second edition relates the long and brutal history of slavery and the struggle for abolition using several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 500 cross-referenced entries...


Kennedy and the Berlin Wall

by W. R. Smyser Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2009)

The Berlin Wall Crisis dominated the presidency of John F. Kennedy from his inauguration in 1961 until his historic trip to the city in June 1963. W.R. Smyser's Kennedy and the Berlin Wall offers new insights...


North American Odyssey: Historical Geographies for the Twenty-first Century

by Craig E. Colten & Geoffrey L. Buckley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 27, 2014)

This groundbreaking volume offers a fresh approach to conceptualizing the historical geography of North America by taking a thematic rather than a traditional regional perspective. Leading geographers, building...


Between Slavery and Freedom: Free People of Color in America From Settlement to the Civil War

by Julie Winch, Jacqueline M. Moore & Nina Mjagkij Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 04, 2014)

In Between Slavery and Freedom, Julie Winch explores the complex world of those people of African birth or descent who occupied the “borderlands” between slavery and freedom in the 350 years from the founding...


Ancient Rome

by William E. Dunstan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the vast period from the origins of Rome to the end of antiquity, seamlessly weaving a panoramic view of how the Romans gradually imposed their rule from Britain to Arabia....


A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution under Raúl Castro

by Philip Brenner, Marguerite Rose Jiménez, John M. Kirk & William M. LeoGrande Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 07, 2014)

This completely revised and updated edition focuses on Cuba since Raúl Castro took over the country’s leadership in 2006. A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing...


The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000

by Beatriz G. Mamigonian & Karen Racine Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2009)

Like snapshots of everyday life in the past, the compelling biographies in this book document the making of the Black Atlantic world since the sixteenth century from the point of view of those who were part...


Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You

by David E. Kyvig & Myron A. Marty Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2010)

Acclaimed for nearly thirty years as the most comprehensive introduction to research in North American family and community history, and now thoroughly updated, this book is essential for aspiring and practicing...


British Government and Politics: Balancing Europeanization and Independence

by Michael L. Mannin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

This deeply informed text sets the government and politics of Britain firmly in the context of Britain's enduring membership in the European Union. Michael L. Mannin thoroughly applies the concept of "Europeanization"...


The Portuguese Revolution: State and Class in the Transition to Democracy

by Ronald H. Chilcote Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Building on decades of research, leading scholar Ronald H. Chilcote provides a definitive analysis of the 1974–1975 Portuguese revolution, which captured global attention and continues to resonate today. His...


The Other Zions: The Lost Histories of Jewish Nations

by Eric Maroney Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2009)

The Other Zions tells the fascinating and little-known stories of independent Jewish states, kingdoms, and tribes throughout history. Though Israel is the only Jewish nation most people can name, there have...


In Scripture: The First Stories of Jewish Sexual Identities

by Lori Hope Lefkovitz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2010)

Applying psychoanalytic and gender theory to selected Biblical narratives from Genesis to the Book of Ruth, Lefkovitz interprets the Bible's stories as foundation texts in the development of sexual identities....


Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador

by Marc Becker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2010)

This authoritative book provides a deeply informed overview of contemporary Indigenous movements in Ecuador. Leading scholar Marc Becker traces the growing influence of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities...


Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations from 1945

by Howard Jones Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2008)

Employing a narrative approach that uncovers the tangled and often confusing nature of foreign affairs, Crucible of Power focuses on the personalities, security interests, and post-war/Cold War tendencies behind...


Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 35: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

by PAUL MAURICE CLOGAN Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2009)

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a...


A Colossal Hoax: The Giant from Cardiff that Fooled America

by Scott Tribble Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2008)

In October 1869, workers unearthed what appeared to be a petrified ten-foot giant on a remote farm in upstate New York. The discovery caused a sensation, and over the next several months, newspapers devoted...


Tibet's Last Stand?: The Tibetan Uprising of 2008 and China's Response

by Warren W. Smith Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 16, 2009)

This deeply knowledgeable book offers the first sustained analysis of the 2008 uprising in Tibet, which revealed much about Tibetan nationalism and even more about Chinese nationalism. Retracing the complex...


The Human Tradition in the Atlantic World, 1500-1850

by Karen Racine & Beatriz G. Mamigonian Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

This collection of compact biographies puts a human face on the sweeping historical processes that shaped contemporary societies throughout the Atlantic world. Focusing on life stories that represented movement...


We Are Coming, Unafraid: The Jewish Legions and the Promised Land in the First World War

by Michael Keren & Shlomit Keren Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2010)

This book tells the little-known stories of Jewish soldiers who served in the Jewish Legions during World War I. Three all-Jewish battalions formed in the British army as part of the Allies' Middle East campaign,...


Historical Dictionary of Sikhism

by Louis E. Fenech & W. H. McLeod Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement

by Christopher M. Richardson & Ralph E. Luker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. This dictionary has over 500 cross-referenced...


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


Historical Dictionary of Libya

by Ronald Bruce St John Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Libya covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced...


A History of Women's Boxing

by Malissa Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 05, 2014)

A History of Women’s Boxing traces the history of the sport back to the 1700s, through the 2012 Olympic Games when women were first allowed to box, and up to the present. Rich in detail and exhaustively researched,...


Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot: A Dual Biography

by Frederick P. Close Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 29, 2014)

Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri. Trapped in Tokyo during the war and forced to broadcast on Japanese...


Historical Dictionary of Switzerland

by Leo Schelbert Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 21, 2014)

This updated second edition of Historical Dictionary of Switzerland features the nation's multicultural and democratic traditions and institutions, its complex history, and its people's involvement in past and...


The First World War: A Concise Global History

by William Kelleher Storey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 23, 2014)

In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey brings to life individual...


JFK and His Enemies: A Portrait of Power

by Thomas J. Whalen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 23, 2014)

It is impossible to live the kind of life that John Fitzgerald Kennedy lived – one of privilege, power, and pain – and not acquire a few enemies along the way. Yet few figures in American history have as...


The General and the Politician: Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, and American Politics

by John W. Malsberger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 27, 2014)

As historian and author John W. Malsberger writes in The General and the Politician: Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and American Politics, no two political figures could have taken more different routes to...


Raising Children in the Military

by Jeff Scott, Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott & Don Philpott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 08, 2014)

Military families with children face many of the everyday challenges that those families not in the military face, but they also face other challenges that the rest of us don’t. This book looks at the special...


First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement

by Benjamin Kline Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

First Along the River introduces students to the U.S. environmental movement. Concise, accessible, and informative, this book provides students with a balanced, historical perspective on the history of the environmental...