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February House

by Sherill Tippins

February House is the uncovered story of an extraordinary experiment in communal living, one involving young but already iconic writers -- and the country's best-known burlesque performer -- in a house at 7...


The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

by David Goldblatt

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games—by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal...


The Tell El Amarna Period

by Carl Niebuhr

Under this title is being issued a series of short, popular, but thoroughly scientific studies, by the leading scholars of Germany, setting forth the recent discoveries and investigations in Babylonian, Assyrian...


The First Modern Clash over Federal Power: Wilson versus Hughes in the Presidential Election of 1916

by Lewis L. Gould

Fully examined for the first time in this engrossing book by one of America’s preeminent presidential scholars, the election that pitted Woodrow Wilson against Charles Evan Hughes emerges as a clear template...


B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration

by Jerome J. McLaughlin

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration weaves lively narrative and first-person accounts to capture the restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber, from the airplane's arrival in pieces on the back of...


Milvian Bridge AD 312

by Ross Cowan & Seán Ó?Brógáin

In AD 312, the Roman world was divided between four emperors. The most ambitious was Constantine, who sought to eliminate his rivals and reunite the Empire. His first target was Maxentius, who held Rome, the...


The Coming of the Nixon Court: The 1972 Term and the Transformation of Constitutional Law

by Earl M. Maltz

Beginning with Brown v. Board of Education and continuing with a series of decisions that, among other things, expanded the reach of the Bill of Rights, the Supreme Court that Richard Nixon inherited had presided...


Wisdom Keeper: One Man's Journey to Honor the Untold History of the Unangan People

by Ilarion Merculieff & Nina Simons

Ilarion Merculieff weaves the remarkable strands of his life and culture into a fascinating account that begins with his traditional Unangan (Aleut) upbringing on a remote island in the Bering Sea, through his...


La Americana: A Memoir

by Melanie Bowden Simón

La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Simón, who, at the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown’s Talk magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a vacation in Havana, Cuba,...


"The Bloody Fifth"-The 5th Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Vol. 1: Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John Schmutz

The 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—was one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established...


A Long and Bloody Task: The Atlanta Campaign from Dalton through Kennesaw to the Chattahoochee, May 5-July 18, 1864

by Stephen Davis

Spring of 1864 brought a whole new war to the Western Theater, with new commanders and what would become a new style of warfare. Federal armies, perched in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after their stunning victories...


University, Court, and Slave

Containing Balkan Nationalism

Indian-Made: Navajo Culture in the Marketplace, 1868-1940

by Erika Bsumek

Ralph Emerson Twitchell Award

New Mexico Book Award

In works of silver and wool, the Navajos have established a unique brand of American craft. And when their artisans were integrated into the American economy...


The Unity of Western Civilization

by Francis Sydney Marvin

This early work by Francis Sydney Marvin was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Unity of Western Civilization' is a wonderful work charting...


Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1885 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos' is an anthropological work on the Inuit...


Recent Developments in European Thought

by Francis Sydney Marvin

This early work by Francis Sydney Marvin was originally published in 1921 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Recent Developments in European Thought' is a work on the historical...


The Central Eskimo

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1888 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Central Eskimo' was his first monograph and details his time spent...


Half a Man - The Status of the Negro in New York - With a Forword by Franz Boas

by Mary White Ovington

This early work by Mary White Ovington was originally published in 1911 and features a foreword by Franz Boas . 'Half a Man' is an anthropological work on the status of black people in society. Franz Boas was...