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Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic

by Phil Mason Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history...


France on the Brink

by Jonathan Fenby Arcade (August 05, 2014)

This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called “superb” presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of...


A Man Called Intrepid

by William Stevenson Skyhorse (December 17, 2013)

A New York Times Best Seller!

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated...


Requiescat

by Nigel Barley eBookIt.com (September 29, 2013)

Between the two World Wars, the most famous employee of the British Museum was a cat called Mike. For some twenty years, Mike made it his home and his friend was a most irregular Egyptologist, Wallis Budge,...


The Secrets of the Notebook

by Eve Haas Arcade (October 01, 2013)

“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest and most infamous figures in European...


Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


Doctor Goebbels

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (June 09, 2010)

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire

by Margus Kolga & Igor Tõnurist Thomas Niimann (July 19, 2013)

The publisher of this book was a man who was born in 1938, in a free and democratic country (Estonia), with Estonian identity and citizenship. That all was amended in 1940 by Russian Empire as a result of the...


The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection

by Thomas Bulfinch eBookIt.com (July 17, 2013)

The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection, classics in one book:

The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights- James Knowles

Four Arthurian Romances- Chretien DeTroyes

Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut- Wace...


Sagas of the Icelanders

by William Morris eBookIt.com (April 03, 2013)

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of Icelandic sagas:

Cormac's Saga

Grettir the Strong

Frithiof the Bold

The Prose Edda


A Short History of Ireland

by Sean McMahon Mercier Press (December 01, 2010)

An account of Irish history since the earliest times. This concise and even-handed account gives the history of Ireland since the earliest times. Based on up-to-date research, the book covers political, social...


Rebel Ireland: From Easter Rising to Civil War.: From Easter Rising to Civil War.

by Sean McMahon Mercier Press (December 07, 2010)

The stories of these conflicts, with their scores of killings, torture, reprisals and long lasting bitterness are told concisely in this book. Easter 1916 - the rebellion which took place in Ireland 90 years...


All Blood Runs Red: Life and Legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard - First Black American Military Aviator

by Henry Scott Harris eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Life and legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first black American military aviator... from his childhood to WWI hero, 47 chapters of his life from the time he ran away from home, alone at the age of eight...


Hidden Cork: Charmers, Chancers & Cute Hoors: Charmers, Chancers & Cute Hoors

by Michael Lenihan Mercier Press (February 01, 2010)

A collection of some of Cork's most interesting historical characters and incidents. In this collection, Michael Lenihan delves into the rich tapestry of Cork history to reveal some of its most bizarre events...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Portugal : The Story of the Nation

by Henry Morse Stephens Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as...


German Influence in Latin America

by Alfred F. Sears Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief story of German influence in Latin America.

“In 1901 the American citizen was startled by the information from Rio Janeiro, that "A German syndicate has just been formed with a...


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...


My Fight For Irish Freedom: Dan Breen's Autobiography

by Dan Breen Anvil (January 01, 1981)

A personal memoir from Dan Breen, a must read for those interested in the struggle for Irish freedom


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...


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...


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...


Cornish Folk Tales of Place

by Anna Chorlton The History Press (June 03, 2019)

This is the first ever collection of traditional folk tales from the moors, villages and coasts of North and East Cornwall. It is the culmination of the Mazed project in which local writers and storytellers...


Rude Awakenings: An American Historian's Encounter With Nazism, Communism and McCarthyism

by Carol Jr. Sicherman New Academia Publishing (February 21, 2013)

A richly detailed portrait not only of a man struggling to lead an ethical life but of the disturbed times in which he lived.

Drawing on family papers, wide-ranging interviews, FBI files, American and German...


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...


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...


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...


Orthodox Cyprus under the Latins, 1191–1571

by Chrysovalantis Kyriacou Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Medieval and Renaissance Cyprus was a fascinating place of ethnic, cultural, and religious encounters. Following almost nine centuries of Byzantine rule, Cyprus was conquered by the Crusaders in 1191, becoming...


Last Weapons

by Kevin Grant University of California Press (June 14, 2019)

The use of hunger strikes and fasts in political protest is a global phenomenon. This book explains how that came to be. Last Weapons examines the proliferation of hunger as a form of protest between the late...


Passing to América

by Thomas A. Abercrombie Penn State University Press (November 22, 2018)

In 1803 in the colonial South American city of La Plata, Doña Martina Vilvado y Balverde presented herself to church and crown officials to denounce her husband of more than four years, Don Antonio Yta, as...


Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian Wales

by Rachael Jones University of Wales Press (May 15, 2018)

This book explores the relationship between the justice system and local society at a time when the Industrial Revolution was changing the characteristics of mid Wales. Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian...


Blasket Islands

by Joan Stagles & Ray Stagles The O'Brien Press (April 15, 2019)

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history...


Gendering Post-1945 German History

by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch & Friederike Brühöfener Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

For as much as "entanglement" has become a keyword in recent German history scholarship, entangled studies of the postwar era have largely limited their scope to politics and economics across the two Germanys...


The Invincibles

by Shane Kenna, Liz Gillis & Ruan O'Donnell The O'Brien Press (February 25, 2019)

‘Britain in Ireland is a beast exceeding terrible; his feet and claws are of iron,’ The Invincibles

In an Ireland still reeling from years of famine, with tenant farmers being evicted and left to starve for...


Double Crossed

by Matthew Avery Sutton Basic Books (September 24, 2019)

The untold story of the Christian missionaries who played a crucial role in the allied victory in World War II

What makes a good missionary makes a good spy. Or so thought "Wild" Bill Donovan when he launched...


The History of the Knights Templars

by Charles G. Addison Skyhorse (October 17, 2012)

The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and defeats, marked with controversies and tragedy.  From their rise to their demise, Charles G. Addison captivatingly chronicles the various...


Markievicz

by Lindie Naughton Merrion Press (October 22, 2018)

The Prison Letters of Countess Markievicz were first published in 1932 as a classic of feminist literature. Now restored to their original form by leading Markievicz expert, Lindie Naughton, this new edition...


The 12th Man

by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

The book that inspired the international film of the same name.

"I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again...


Hitler

by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...


The Plot to Scapegoat Russia

by Dan Kovalik & David Talbot Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

An in-depth look at the decades-long effort to escalate hostilities with Russia and what it portends for the future. Since 1945, the US has justified numerous wars, interventions, and military build-ups based...


The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City

by Isabel Denny & Dennis Showalter Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

The harrowing, tragic story of a city and a people ravaged by one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

In 1945, in the face of the advancing Red Army, two and a half million people were forced out of Germany’s...


With Hitler and Mussolini

by Eugen Dollmann & Gerhard L. Weinberg Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

An insider’s view of Hitler, Himmler, Heydrich, and Mussolini.

In the years before World War II, Eugen Dollmann arrived in Rome on a scholarship, intending to write a history of the Catholic Church. Instead...


The Last Division

by Ann Tusa & Raymond Seitz Skyhorse (November 13, 2018)

“A brilliant paper chase—an excellent book.”—Library Journal

JFK, Khrushchev, Reagan, and a city divided.

Berlin has played a major role in world politics since the Nazi era and continues to be in the...


My Kingdom for a Horse

by Ed West Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

From William Shakespeare's series of history dramas to Sir Walter Scott and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, not to mention the smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones, the British civil war of 1455 to...


England in the Age of Chivalry . . . And Awful Diseases

by Ed West Skyhorse (January 23, 2018)

A revealing glimpse into the tumultuous history of England’s medieval period, full of knights in shining armor and terrible peasant suffering.

Covering the violent and disease-ridden period between 1272 to...


The Canaris Conspiracy

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


Highlander

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At...


The Gestapo

by Jacques Delarue & Mervyn Savill Skyhorse (May 17, 2008)

From 1933 to 1945, the Gestapo was Nazi Germany's chief instrument of counter-espionage, political suppression, and terror. Jacques Delarue, a saboteur arrested by the Nazis in occupied France, chronicles how...