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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,...


Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

by Guy Shrubsole William Collins (May 02, 2019)

‘A formidable, brave and important book’ Robert Macfarlane

Who owns England?

Behind this simple question lies this country’s oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England’s elite...


The Ghost Factory

by Jenny McCartney Fourth Estate (March 21, 2019)

A powerful debut set in Belfast and London in the latter years of the twentieth century.

The Troubles turned Northern Ireland into a ghost factory: as the manufacturing industry withered, the death business...


Independence Day

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

It's Independence Day - PNG's birthday!


How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

by Ece Temelkuran Fourth Estate (February 07, 2019)

’This is essential’ Margaret Atwood on Twitter ‘She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive growth of fascism. Everyone should know about this’ Philip Pullman ’Vibrates with...


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...


Planning for the Planet

by Simone Schleper Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

In the 1960s and 1970s, rapidly growing environmental awareness and concern not only led to widespread calls for new policies, but also created unprecedented demand for ecological expertise. This led to novel...


Peace at All Costs

by Annika Frieberg Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Although it was characterized by simmering international tensions, the early Cold War also witnessed dramatic instances of reconciliation between states, as former antagonists rebuilt political, economic, and...


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 Final Innings

by Christopher Sandford The History Press (July 16, 2019)

The declaration of war on 3 September 1939 brought to an end a golden age of British cricket, the likes of which has never been repeated. At least 216 of 283 registered British first-class players joined up...


Super Soldiers

by Jason Inman Mango (May 15, 2019)

#1 Amazon Best Seller! ? A Deeper Look at Comic Book Superhero Soldiers

The military in comic books: Comic book superheroes have been influenced by the true heroes of our armed forces for decades. They frequently...


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...


Shakespeare and the Arab World

by Katherine Hennessey & Margaret Litvin Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Offering a variety of perspectives on the history and role of Arab Shakespeare translation, production, adaptation and criticism, this volume explores both international and locally focused Arab/ic appropriations...


Invisible Founders

by Lynn Rainville Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Literal and metaphorical excavations at Sweet Briar College reveal how African American labor enabled the transformation of Sweet Briar Plantation into a private women’s college in 1906. This volume tells...


24 Bars to Kill

by Andrew B. Armstrong Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The most clearly identifiable and popular form of Japanese hip-hop, “ghetto” or “gangsta” music has much in common with its corresponding American subgenres, including its portrayal of life on the margins,...


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...


Shakespeare and Stratford

by Katherine Scheil Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

As the site of literary pilgrimage since the eighteenth century, the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the topic of hundreds of imaginary portrayals, Stratford is ripe for analysis, both in terms of...


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...


Out of Our Minds

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto University of California Press (June 06, 2019)

To imagine—to see what is not there—is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the...


All about the Burger

by Sef Gonzalez & George Motz Mango (April 15, 2019)

From the curator of the Burger Museum in Miami comes this definitive history of the world's most popular sandwich. You'll learn: - the lore of the first burger - the humble beginnings of the giants in the industry...


Speaking of Feminism

by Rachel F. Seidman The University of North Carolina Press (July 24, 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...


We Don't Know Either

by City Trivia Mango (March 31, 2019)

Entertaining Trivia Nights in a Book

Fans of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader and the Guinness Book of World Records will achieve trivia mastery and dominance with We Don't Know Either: Trivia Night Done Right...


Beyond Coloniality

by Aaron Kamugisha Indiana University Press (February 01, 2019)

Against the lethargy and despair of the contemporary Anglophone Caribbean experience, Aaron Kamugisha gives a powerful argument for advancing Caribbean radical thought as an answer to the conundrums of the present....


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...


Famous Wexfordians

by Liam Gaul THP Ireland (April 01, 2019)

Much has been written and reported on the broad canvas of the history of County Wexford over the centuries. Its battles, insurrections, maritime adventurers, political leaders and Princes of the Church have...


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...