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Stagecoach: Wells Fargo and the American West

by Philip L. Fradkin

Sweeping in scope, as revealing of an era as it is of a company, Stagecoach is the epic story of Wells Fargo and the American West, by award-winning writer Philip L. Fradkin.

The trail of Wells Fargo runs through...


Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65

by Taylor Branch

In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with Parting the Waters, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil...


Back in Blighty

by Gerard DeGroot

World War One had a devastating, cataclysmic impact on the world and the British people. As its reverberations were so long-lasting and significant, it is easy to assume that the social consequences were as...


The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

by Jonathan Alter

This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people...


State of Denial

by Bob Woodward

"Insurgents and terrorists retain the resources and capabilities to sustain and even increase current level of violence through the next year." This was the secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House...


Race and Gender in the Making of an African American Literary Tradition

by Aimable Twagilimana

This book examines the ways in which race and gender have shaped and continue to inform African American literature. African American texts create a black literary and cultural identity interpreting and recording...


The First Teenagers: The Lifestyle of Young Wage-Earners in Interwar Britain

by David Fowler

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Early Modern Conceptions of Property

by John Brewer & Susan Staves

Early Modern Conceptions of Property draws together distinguished academics from a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, politics, art history, social history and literature, in order to consider...


Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?

by James M. Ludes & Henry Sokolski

Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will...


Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain

by Brock Millman

The author argues that the way the British Government managed dissent during World War I is important for understanding the way that the war ended. He argues that a comprehensive and effective system of suppression...


Islamic Endowments in Jerusalem Under British Mandate

by Yitzhak Reiter

Yitzhak Reiter presents a picture of the role of Islam in mandatory Jerusalem through the resources of the Waqf. The prevalent image of institutionalized corruption within the Waqf system is not completely supported...


Peace in the Middle East: The Challenge for Israel

by Efraim Karsh

Specialists from Israel, Europe and the US examine the implications of peace for Israel. How would it affect the country's political and economic systems and its national security, and what would peace mean...


Us Military Strategy and the Cold War Endgame

by Stephen J. Cimbala

At the end of the Cold War security concerns are more about regional and civil conflicts than nuclear or Eurasian global wars. Stephen Cimbala argues that deterrence characteristics of the pre-Cold War period...


Churchill and Hitler: Essays on the Political-Military Direction of Total War

by David Jablonsky

This collection of essays examines the development of Churchill and Hitler as strategic leaders and analyses in particular the impact of their formative years on their leadership styles, operational codes',...


State of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time

by Robert Timberg

From the author of the critically acclaimed The Nightingale's Song ("An amazing piece of work...This is a stunning book" -- Boston Globe), comes an evocative, elegiac and rollicking portrait of America.

The...


Freud And The Non-European

by Edward Said, Christopher Bollas & Jacqueline Rose

Banned by the Freud institute in Vienna, this controversial lecture eventually became Edward Said’s final book. Freud and the Non-European builds on Said’s abiding interest in the psychoanalyst’s work...


The Idea Of Israel: A History Of Power And Knowledge

by Ilan Pappé

Since its foundation in 1948, Israel has drawn on Zionism, the movement behind its creation, to provide a sense of self and political direction. In this groundbreaking new work, Ilan Pappe looks at the continued...


Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World

by Sheila Rowbotham

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges...


James & Dolley Madison: America's First Power Couple

by Bruce Chadwick

This revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison introduces the reader to America’s first power couple. Using recently uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, among other sources,...


A Renegade History of the United States: How Drunks, Delinquents, and Other Outcasts Made America

by Thaddeus Russell

In this groundbreaking book, noted historian Thaddeus Russell tells a new and surprising story about the origins of American freedom. Rather than crediting the standard textbook icons, Russell demonstrates that...