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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...


Unsettling Truths

by Mark Charles & Soong-Chan Rah Ivp Books (November 05, 2019)

  • ECPA
  • 2019 American Society of Missiology Book Award — Excellence in Missiology
★ Publishers Weekly starred review


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...


Last Call for Liberty

by Os Guinness Ivp Books (October 02, 2018)

  • 2019 Logos Bookstore Association Award for Christianity/Culture
  • 2018 WORLD Magazine Book of the Year - Understanding America


The Wild, Wild West

by John Richard Stephens, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson & Washington Irving et al. Fern Canyon Press (March 06, 2013)

A town that had a man for breakfast every morning.

That's how Tombstone, Arizona was described in the late-1800s, bolstering the myth that a corpse would be found cooling in the town's dusty streets each sunrise....


Humor and the Civil War

by John Richard Stephens, Petroleum V. Nasby, Artemus Ward & Orpheus C. Kerr et al. Fern Canyon Press (March 06, 2013)

President Abraham Lincoln said he wouldn't have been able to survive the Civil War without his jokes and amusing stories. That war was by far the greatest struggle the United States has ever faced. More Americans...


Captured by Pirates

by John Richard Stephens, John Battis, Captain John Stairs & Captain Rufus Frink et al. Fern Canyon Press (March 06, 2013)

Pirates are primarily known for their swashbuckling attitudes, their freebooting lifestyle, their high-seas adventures and their stolen treasure, but their victims tend to be forgotten. These are the innocent...


Wyatt Earp Speaks

by Wyatt Earp, John Richard Stephens, Bat Masterson & Big Nose Kate et al. Fern Canyon Press (March 06, 2013)

Legendary lawman Wyatt Earp entered Wild West history with his guns blazing and people have been fighting about him ever since. His exploits have become so distorted by many books and movies that, chances are,...


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...


A Guide to Historic Nashville, Tennessee

by James A. Hoobler The History Press (February 01, 2008)

Get ready to experience the Music City with this guide of one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in the Southeast.

Whether you're a local or a tourist, this guide will come in handy. Enjoy 11...


Haunted Buffalo

by Cassidy O'Connor, Dwayne Claud & Richard J. Kimmel The History Press (August 31, 2009)

For all ages, explore Buffalo New York's spooky side with true stories and ghostly tales of the city's spooks and spirits.

Everyone can go on a haunted adventure of a lifetime in Buffalo, New York in this comprehensive...


Churchill Downs

by Kimberly Gatto The History Press (March 19, 2010)

In the bustling city streets of late 18th century Louisville began a tradition of thoroughbred racing that has transcended centuries.

Follow author Kimberly Gatto as she chronicles the history of the world's...


Haunted Eastern Shore

by Mindie Burgoyne The History Press (September 25, 2009)

Restless spirits walk beside the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay, linger among the fetid swamps and roam the manor halls.

These are the tormented souls who refuse to leave the sites of their demise. From pitiless...


The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry: A History of Misery and Medicine

by J.P. Webster The History Press (May 14, 2013)

Join author J.P. Webster as he explores the fascinating and complex history of the Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry.

The Quaker City and its hospitals were pioneers in the field of mental health. Yet by...


Ghosts of Alexandria

by Michael Lee Pope The History Press (August 27, 2010)

A hair-raising ride through Alexandria's greatest ghostly past. A must-read for fans of the supernatural and Virginia history!

The ghost of a Revolutionary War spy that fosters a centuries-old grudge against...


Hidden History of the Grand Strand

by Rick Simmons The History Press (July 25, 2010)

Join author Dr. Rick Simmons as he recalls the hidden history and legends of The Grand Strand in South Carolina.

Though today South Carolina's Grand Strand is known primarily for tourism, Hidden History of the...


Cincinnati Beer

by Michael D. Morgan The History Press (April 08, 2019)

Despite a brewing pedigree richer than that of Milwaukee or St. Louis, Cincinnati's role in American beer history is quite often underappreciated.

Drawing on years of research, Michael D. Morgan, author of the...


Milwaukee Frozen Custard

by Kathleen McCann & Robert Tanzilo The History Press (October 31, 2016)

Frozen custard is more than a dessert in Milwaukee. It's a culture, a lifestyle and a passion. Find the stories behind your favorite flavor at local festivals and homegrown neighborhood stands.

From the stand...


Reimagining Greenville

by John Boyanoski & Knox White The History Press (December 04, 2017)

Greenville: The well-kept gem of South Carolina.

Visitors from everywhere have hailed downtown Greenville as one of the best in America. From its tree-lined Main Street to its bustling riverfront, the city inspired...


Lost Towns of North Georgia

by Lisa M. Russell & Raymond Atkins The History Press (October 17, 2016)

When the bustle of a city slows, towns dissolve into abandoned buildings or return to woods and crumble into the North Georgia clay. In 1832, Auraria was one of the sites of the original American gold rush.

The...


The Battle of Lake George: England's First Triumph in the French and Indian War

by William R. Griffith Iv The History Press (September 05, 2016)

In the early morning of September 8, 1755, a force of French Regulars, Canadians and Indians crouched unseen in a ravine south of Lake George.

Under the command of French general Jean-Armand, Baron de Dieskau,...


Ethan Allen & the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

by Richard B. Smith The History Press (April 30, 2010)

In April 1775, a small band of men set out from Hartford and traveled swiftly north toward the shore of Lake Champlain, recruiting men to their expedition along the way.

Within only a few days, this loyal group...


Hidden History of Chattanooga

by Alexandra Walker Clark The History Press (September 01, 2008)

A fascinating behind the scenes look into the unique history and culture of Chattanooga.

The enigmatic hills and woodlands of the Chattanooga area are a sanctuary of history, and the hometown of author Alexandra...


Dayton Beer

by Timothy R. Gaffney The History Press (July 22, 2019)

The story of beer in Dayton and the Miami Valley is as old as the region's first settlers, who brought their brewing methods with them from Europe. From humble origins, the Schwind brothers founded a Dayton...


Kahiki Supper Club

by Jeff Chenault, Doug Motz, David Meyers & Elise Meyers Walker The History Press (September 16, 2014)

Inspired by Florida's famed Mai-Kai restaurant, Bill Sapp and Lee Henry opened the Kahiki Supper Club in 1961. Patrons lined up for hours to see the celebrities who dined there--everyone from Betty White to...


Hutzler's

by Michael J. Lisicky & Jacques Kelly The History Press (October 30, 2009)

Michael J. Lisicky, the author of several critically acclaimed department store history books, brings out charming stories about this beloved Baltimore institution.

For 132 years, Hutzler Brothers Company was...


Lost Restaurants of Chicago

by Greg Borzo & Hot Doug's Doug Sohn The History Press (December 03, 2018)

Chicago author, Greg Borzo, recalls the city's celebrated lost restaurants.

Many of Chicago's greatest or most unusual restaurants are "no longer taking reservations," but they're definitely not forgotten. From...


Hidden History of Toledo

by Lou Hebert The History Press (February 11, 2019)

Toledo's history as a frontier town turned manufacturing powerhouse is well known. However, few know that it was once home to a champion racehorse.

Many are unaware that East Toledo's verdant urban woodlands...


Hidden History of Cleveland

by Christopher Busta-Peck The History Press (October 25, 2011)

Join local history preservationist Christopher Busta-Peck and unearth aspects of Cleveland's past that dangle too near extinction from city memory. Too often, we think of history as something that happens elsewhere....


The True Story of Tom Dooley: From Western North Carolina Mystery to Folk Legend

by John Edward Fletcher PhD & Edith Marie Ferguson Carter The History Press (May 07, 2013)

In the wake of a love affair and a mysterious chain of events, Tom Dooley was convicted and hanged for the murder of Laura Foster.

At the conclusion of the Civil War, Wilkes County, North Carolina, was the site...


A Woman of Courage on the West Virginia Frontier: Phebe Tucker Cunningham

by Robert Thompson The History Press (March 12, 2013)

Author Robert Thompson recounts the harrowing story of Phebe Tucker Cunningham, from her marriage at Prickett's Fort to her return to the shores of the Monongahela.

Life on the West Virginia frontier was a daily...


Nantahala National Forest

by Marci Spencer, George Ellison & James Lewis PhD The History Press (August 14, 2017)

Author and naturalist Marci Spencer reveals the history and splendor of the Nantahala National Forest.

The 500,000-acre Nantahala National Forest dominates the rugged southwestern corner of North Carolina. Rivers...


Vintage Outer Banks

by Sarah Downing The History Press (September 11, 2008)

In this never-before-assembled collection of lost landmarks, historian Sarah Downing evokes the Outer Banks of yesteryear.

Drawn from the vast collections of the Outer Banks History Center and from locals mourning...


Iconic Restaurants of Butler County, Ohio

by Teri Horsley The History Press (May 27, 2019)

Join local food writer Teri Horsley as she explores the history of Butler County's most beloved eateries and the stories behind them.

Butler County has concocted fine food and finer memories for generations....


Murder on the Florida Frontier

by Andrew Fink The History Press (November 05, 2018)

In 1880, there was a brutal murder in sunny paradise. This is the story of greed, violence, and a sensational trial that still captures the public's imagination even well after 100 years have passed.

Archie Newton...


Hidden History of Salem

by Susanne Saville The History Press (October 11, 2010)

Author Susanne Saville explores the history of Salem, Massachusetts, shedding light on those stories which are shadowed most often by witches.

Salem, nestled along the rocky coast of Massachusetts, has long been...


Pittsburgh’s Greatest Teams

by David Finoli The History Press (October 30, 2017)

Pittsburgh is synonymous with winning. From the Penguins and Steelers to the Pirates and Panthers, the Steel City knows championships.

There must be something special in the water to make Pittsburgh so particularly...


Kings Mountain and Cowpens

by Robert W. Brown Jr. The History Press (September 15, 2009)

From the rocky slopes of Kings Mountain to the plains of Hannah's Cowpens, the Carolina backcountry hosted two of the Revolutionary War's most critical battles

On October 7, 1780, the Battle of Kings Mountain...


Hidden History of St. Petersburg

by Will Michaels The History Press (July 25, 2016)

City historian Will Michaels explores a wide swath of hidden history in one of Florida's largest cities.

Florida is one of the most visited places in the world, and one of its most visited cities is St. Petersburg....