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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

Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive

by Jonathan P. Walton & Greg Jao Ivp Books (January 08, 2019)

"America is a Christian nation." "All men are created equal." "We are the land of the free and the home of the brave." Except when we're not. These commonly held ideas break down in the light of hard realities,...

A History of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island: Keepers of the Bay

by Robert A. Geake The History Press (April 29, 2011)

A history of the Narragansett Tribe of RI from early European encounters to the tribe's return to sovereignty in the 20th Century.

Before Roger Williams set foot in the New World, the Narragansett farmed corn...

The Haunted Natchez Trace

by Bud Steed The History Press (April 12, 2012)

Stretching from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, the Natchez Trace is one of the oldest, most historically significant routes in American history.

Beginning as hunting ground for natives, the Trace...

Wild Women of Michigan

by Norma Lewis The History Press (September 04, 2017)

Wild Women of Michigan commemorates the women of this state who boldly left their marks.

Countless Michiganian women performed extraordinary acts that challenged and improved the world. Madame Marie-Therese Cadillac...

Long Island Italian Americans

by Salvatore J. LaGumina The History Press (August 06, 2013)

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" to Long Island was more than a change of address.

Even though the move wasn't far geographically, the societal move was large--it signaled...

Heroes of the Underground Railroad Around Washington, D.C.

by Jenny Masur & Stanley Harrold The History Press (January 21, 2019)

Many of the unsung heroes of the Underground Railroad lived and worked in Washington, D.C.

Men and women, black and white, operatives and freedom seekers - all demonstrated courage, resourcefulness and initiative....

Long-Ago Stories of the Eastern Cherokee

by Lloyd Arneach The History Press (March 21, 2008)

Tragically, relatively little of this flourishing nation and its rich culture has survived. Its stories, however, live on today.

In this priceless and engaging collection, native Cherokee and professional storyteller...

Slovenians in Cleveland

by Alan F. Dutka The History Press (October 02, 2017)

The riveting story of Slovenian heritage in Cleveland, Ohio and how the culture remains relevant even today.

The Newburgh, St. Clair and Collinwood neighborhoods formed the core of Greater Cleveland's enormous...

Slovaks of Chicagoland

by Robert Magruder, Robert M. Fasiang & Monsignor Joseph Semancik Arcadia Publishing (May 26, 2014)

An engaging pictorial history of the Slovak community in Chicagoland, documenting their journeys and struggles through rare and vintage images.

The story of Slovak Americans in Chicagoland is a tale of the American...

South Philadelphia's Little Italy and 9th Street Italian Market

by Michael DiPilla Arcadia Publishing (September 19, 2016)

From forest and field to thriving neighborhood, explore the Italian influence in building, markets and maybe even a pizza pie, all in South Philly's Little Italy.

What is now referred to as Little Italy was priginally...

Italians in Chicago

by Dominic Candeloro Arcadia Publishing (December 06, 2010)

Drawn from scores of family albums, these intimate snapshots tell the story of the unique and universal saga of Italian immigration and life in Chicago.

More than 25,000 Italian immigrants came to Chicago after...

German Pittsburgh

by Michael R. Shaughnessy Arcadia Publishing (April 18, 2007)

Today, over one-quarter of Pittsburgh's residents claim German heritage, the largest ethnic group in the region.

It might be surprising to know that German was an official language of Pittsburgh at one time,...

Slavery & the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania

by Cooper H. Wingert The History Press (June 06, 2016)

Much like the rest of the nation, South Central Pennsylvania struggled with slavery. The institution lingered locally for more than fifty years, although it was virtually extinct everywhere else within Pennsylvania....

The Underground Railroad on Long Island: Friends in Freedom

by Kathleen G. Velsor The History Press (February 12, 2013)

Discover Long Island's pivotal role in the Underground Railroad and the stories of the brave men and women whose legacy lives on today.

From the arrival of the Quakers in the seventeenth century to the enforcement...

Voices of Black South Carolina

by Damon L. Fordham The History Press (February 01, 2009)

Discover the contributions notable Black South Carolinians gave to bring encouragement and inspiration to their communities.

Did you know that eighty-eight years before Rosa Parks's historic protest, a courageous...

The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer & a Rescue from Nazi Germany

by Robert H. Gillette & Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt The History Press (March 18, 2011)

With a forward by Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt, learn about William Thalhimer's elaborate plan to save Jewish Germans from Hitler and the Third Reich.

During Hitler's rise to power in the 1930's, Richmond department...

A History of the New Hampshire Abenaki

by Bruce D. Heald PhD, Rejean Obomsawin & Chief Donald Stevens The History Press (February 25, 2014)

The native tribes collectively known as the Abenaki once thrived along the Granite State's great rivers.

Comprised of the Penacook, Winnipesaukee, Pigwacket, Sokoki, Cowasuck, and Ossipee tribes, influences of...

Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada

by Edna M. Troiano The History Press (January 21, 2019)

Josiah Henson was born into slavery in La Plata, Maryland, and auctioned off as a child to pay his owner's debt. After numerous trials and abuse, he earned the trust of his slaveholder by exhibiting intelligence...

The Isleños of Louisiana: On the Water's Edge

by Samantha Perez The History Press (February 15, 2011)

Louisiana is perhaps best known for its distinctive French heritage, a legacy visible in the street names and architecture around the state.

The truth is, Louisiana has one of the most culturally diverse populations...

Canoe Indians of Down East Maine

by William A. Haviland The History Press (July 17, 2012)

In 1604, when Frenchmen landed on Saint Croix Island, they were far from the first people to walk along its shores.

For thousands of years, Etchemins--whose descendants were members of the Wabanaki Confederacy--had...

Italian Louisiana

by Alan G. Gauthreaux & D.G. Hippensteel PhD The History Press (February 04, 2014)

At the close of the nineteenth century, Louisiana's ports hosted an influx of Italian immigrants. Like so many immigrant communities before, acclimating to their new home was not easy.

Though the Italian contribution...

New Orleans Voodoo

by Rosary Hartel O'Neill, Rory O'Neill Schmitt & Vodou Priestess Sallie Ann Glassman The History Press (January 07, 2019)

The Voodoo tradition continues in the Crescent City even today. Rory Schmitt and Rosary O'Neill study the altars, art, history and ceremonies that anchor Voodoo in New Orleans culture.

There is no more compelling...

Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles

by Patrick J. Holladay PhD, Amy Lotson Roberts, Professor Tyler E. Bagwell & Dr. Melanie R. Pavich The History Press (August 12, 2019)

The Golden Isles are home to a long and proud African American and Gullah Geechee heritage.

Ibo Landing was the site of a mass suicide in protest of slavery, the slave ship Wanderer landed on Jekyll Island and,...

Catawba Nation

by Thomas J. Blumer, Robert P. Smith & E. Fred Sanders The History Press (February 14, 2007)

The Catawba--one of the few original Native American communities of the Carolinas--have a rich and fascinating history that can be dated to 2400 BC.

While the Catawba once were the inhabitants of a large swath...

Slavery in Wilkes County, North Carolina

by Larry J. Griffin The History Press (June 26, 2017)

Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county's...

Waterbury Irish

by Janet Maher & John Wiehn The History Press (September 07, 2015)

The hard work of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants in Waterbury helped place the city on the map as the Brass Capital of the World.

In the early years of immigration, the Irish still had a hard road before...

Early Native Americans in West Virginia

by Darla Spencer The History Press (October 31, 2016)

Follow Archaeologist Darla Spencer as she discovers the history and habits of 16 Native American sites in West Virginia.

Once thought of as Indian hunting grounds with no permanent inhabitants, West Virginia...

Italians in Chicago

by Dominic Candeloro Arcadia Publishing (July 12, 1999)

In over 200 images accompanied by an insightful narrative, this collection uncovers the trials and triumphs of migration, ethnic survival, and daily life.

Italians have been a part of the Chicago community


The Jewish Community of West Philadelphia

by Allen Meyers Arcadia Publishing (July 10, 2001)

The Jewish Community of West Philadelphia portrays Jewish life throughout West Philadelphia in the mid-twentieth century, including rare and vintage photographs.

The Jewish community of Philadelphia west of the...

Lost German Chicago

by Joseph C. Heinen & Susan Barton Heinen Arcadia Publishing (November 09, 2009)

By 1900, one in four Chicagoans was either German born or had a German-born parent.

No other ethnic group's thumbprint has been larger in helping establish Chicago as a major economic and cultural center nor...


by Jeremy Williams Arcadia Publishing (October 26, 2009)

Between 1914 and 1951, Black Bottom's black community emerged out of the need for black migrants to find a place for themselves.

Because of the stringent racism and discrimination in housing, blacks migrating...

Italians of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Stephanie Longo Arcadia Publishing (November 17, 2004)

Every Labor Day weekend, hundreds of thousands of people flock to Courthouse Square in Scranton for the largest ethnic festival in northeastern Pennsylvania: La Festa Italiana.

The Italians of Pennsylvania have...