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One Morning In Sarajevo: 28 June 1914

by David James Smith

Sarajevo, 28 June 1914: The story of the assassination that changed the world.

A historical account of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Using newly available sources and older material, David James...

The Liberators: America's Witnesses to the Holocaust

by Michael Hirsh

At last, the everyday fighting men who were the first Americans to know the full and horrifying truth about the Holocaust share their astonishing stories. Rich with powerful never-before-published details from...

China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice

by Richard Bernstein

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s...

The Sixties

by Arthur Marwick

If the World Wars defined the first half of the twentieth century, the sixties defined the second half, providing the pivot on which modern times have turned. From popular music to individual liberties, the...

First World War

by Frank Furedi

That the conflicts unleashed by Great War did not end in 1918 is well known. World War II and the Cold War clearly constitute key moments in the drama that began in August 1914. This book argues that the battle...

The Fast Times of Albert Champion: From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal

by Peter Joffre Nye


This is the first biography of the short but exciting life of Albert Champion—record-setting bicyclist and motorcyclist, daredevil racecar driver, early automobile...

The Supreme Control at the Paris Peace Conference 1919 (Routledge Revivals): A Commentary

by Donald Hankey

This book, first published in 1963, discusses the events of the Paris Peace Conference- the meeting of Allied victors following the end of World War I to set peace terms. Lord Hankey discusses the political...

The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

by R. W. B. Clarke

The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were...

Dirigible Dreams: The Age of the Airship

by C. Michael Hiam

The rise and fall of the adventurous dirigible age

Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of Inch'on, which was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare....

Those Who Hold Bastogne: The True Story of the Soldiers and Civilians Who Fought in the Biggest Battle of the Bulge

by Peter Schrijvers

Hitler's last gamble, the Battle of the Bulge, was intended to push the Allied invaders of Normandy all the way back to the beaches. The plan nearly succeeded, and almost certainly would have, were it not for...


by Ashley Jackson

In Churchill Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill that removes the hagiography that has surrounded the myth of one of the greatest politicians of the last hundred years.


Hun Sen's Cambodia

by Sebastian Strangio

To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime and the terror it inflicted in its attempt to create a communist...

Germany from Defeat to Partition, 1945-1963

by D. G. Williamson

This book covers the years, 1945-63 which witnessed th total defeat of the Third Reich, the occupation a nd evolution of the German Federal Republic and German Democratic Republic. The impact of the occupation...

The Yellow Peril: Dr. Fu Manchu and the Rise of Chinaphobia

by Christopher Frayling

An entirely new perspective on current scaremongering about China’s global ambitions, and on the Western media’s ignorance of Chinese culture

A hundred years ago, a character who was to enter the bloodstream...

People's Warrior: John Moss and the Fight for Freedom of Information and Consumer Rights

by Michael R. Lemov

It is hard to believe today, that there was a time when there was no lawful right to obtain government information, children's toys and other consumer products were not subject to safety standards, motor vehicles...

The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War

by Phil Nordyke

On the night of July 9/10, 1943 the All Americans of the 82nd Airborne Division jumped into history as they made their first parachute assault of World War II. Three others would follow: Salerno, Normandy, and...

Suzanne Noël: Cosmetic Surgery, Feminism and Beauty in Early Twentieth-Century France

by Paula J. Martin

Working at the forefront of cosmetic surgery at the turn of the twentieth century, Dr Suzanne Noël was both a pioneer in her medical field and a firm believer in the advancement of women. Today her views on...

The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise,

by Virginia Postrel

Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition -- as slaves to technology, coarsened by...

Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935¿1941

by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst

It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...