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Scandalous Error

by C. Philipp E. Nothaft

The Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, which provided the basis for the civil and Western ecclesiastical calendars still in use today, has often been seen as a triumph of early modern scientific culture or an...


Lützen

by Peter H. Wilson

The Thirty Years' War (1618-48) was Europe's most destructive conflict prior to the two world wars. Two of European history's greatest generals faced each other at Lützen in November 1632, mid-way through this...


The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

by Robert Gellately

At age thirty in 1919, Adolf Hitler had no accomplishments. He was a rootless loner, a corporal in a shattered army, without money or prospects. A little more than twenty years later, in autumn 1941, he directed...


Echo in Ramadi

by Scott A. Huesing & Major General James Livingston

"In war, destruction is everywhere. It eats everything around you. Sometimes it eats at you." —Major Scott Huesing, Echo Company Commander

For ten brutal months, from the winter of 2006 through the spring of...


The Collected Complete Works of Jacob Abbott

by Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott was an American writer of children's books.

Collection of 51 Works of Jacob Abbott

Aboriginal America

Alexander the Great

Caleb in the Country

Charles I

Cyrus the Great

Darius the Great

Genghis Khan

Gentle...


The Blue Badge Guide's Liverpool Quiz Book

by Peter J. Colyer

Celebrating Liverpool’s cultural heritage, world-class sport and unrivalled musical legacy, this quiz book invites you to come on a wide-ranging exploration of this vibrant city. Peel away its many layers...


Backseat Drivers

by Craig Cormick

It’s a fact not yet universally acknowledged, that everybody should at some point in their lives attempt to follow in the footsteps of the explorers Hume and Hovell down the Hume Highway, preferably in the...


Sink ’Em All (Illustrated)

by Charles A. Lockwood

Sink ’Em All by Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, the U.S. Navy commander of the Pacific submarine fleet during World War 2, is the exhaustive and definitive account of submarine warfare between the US and...


Foundational Texts of Mormonism

by Mark Ashurst-McGee, Robin Jensen & Sharalyn D. Howcroft

Joseph Smith, founding prophet and martyr of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, personally wrote, dictated, or commissioned thousands of documents. Among these are several highly significant sources...


Witnessing Romania's Century of Turmoil

by Nicolae Margineanu, Calin Cotoiu & Dennis Deletant

Nicolae Margineanu's journey started in 1905 in the village of Obreja in Transylvania and ended in 1980 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He began his life under Austro-Hungarian rule, was witness to the 1918 Union,...


On Durban's Docks

by Ralph Callebert

On Durban's Docks focuses on dock labor in early apartheid Durban, South Africa's main port city and a crucial node in the trade and communication networks of the Indian Ocean and the British Empire. Although...


American Empire

by A. G. Hopkins

A new history of the United States that turns American exceptionalism on its head

American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States....


Gandhi against Caste

by Nishikant Kolge

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. Gandhi’s...


A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab

by Neera Burra

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab is a richly annotated autobiography of Ruchi Ram Sahni (1863–1948)—social reformer, scientist, science educator, and, later, active participant in political affairs. A riveting...


The Collected Complete Works of Thomas Carlyle

by Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time.

Collection of 33 Works of Thomas Carlyle

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The Collected Major Works of Andrew Carnegie

by Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century, and is often identified as one of the richest people and Americans ever.

Greatest...


The Collected Major Works of Brooks Adams

by Brooks Adams

Peter Chardon Brooks Adams was an American historian, political scientist and a critic of capitalism.

Greatest Collection of Brooks Adams

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The Emancipation of Massachusetts...


The Global History of Organic Farming

by Gregory A. Barton

Organic farming is a major global movement that is changing land-use and consumer habits around the world. This book tells the untold story of how the organic farming movement nearly faltered after an initial...


Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

by Michael M. Gunter

The failed states of Iraq and Syria plus the rise and fall of ISIS have helped lead to near Kurdish statehood in Iraq (the KRG) and Kurdish autonomy in Syria (Rojava). In Turkey too—as illustrated by its negotiations...


Socialist Realism in Central and Eastern European Literatures under Stalin

by Evgeny Dobrenko & Natalia Jonsson-Skradol

Socialist Realism in Central and Eastern European Literatures' is the first published work to offer a variety of alternative perspectives on the literary and cultural Sovietization of Central and Eastern Europe...