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The Book of Pride

by Mason Funk

THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed...


Mosby's Rangers

by James Joseph Williamson

James J. Williamson was one of Mosby’s Rangers, so this is a memoir as well as the story of Mosby’s command.

While this is in no way an objective account, it’s still a necessary read for anyone who wants...


Devon Folk Tales for Children

by Leonie Jane-Grey

This lively collection of stories will take you on an adventure through the ancient lands of Devon. It is a book of wonder and magic with goblins tinkering in the old ore mines and Piskies playing on the old...


Searching for Pitt Lake Gold

by Fred Braches

A smart, concise analysis of the legend of Slumach’s Gold, which strives to uncover the truth behind this mythical gold deposit said to be hidden north of Pitt Lake.

British Columbia is gold country, and with...


The Indian War of 1864

by Eugene Fitch Ware

Eugene F. Ware, a soldier of Iowa, a lawyer and public man of Kansas, and an author of both that state and Missouri.

His parents moved to Burlington, Iowas, in his childhood and he was educated in the public...


Flight to Arras

by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Flight to Arras is a memoir recounting the author's role in the French Air Force as pilot of a reconnaissance plane during the Battle of France in 1940. The book condenses months of his flights into a...


The Personal Life of Queen Victoria

by Sarah A. Southall Tooley

"Mrs. Tooley, in addition to the ordinary sources of information, has been favoured with many special anecdotes and particulars of incidents in the Queen's career. This gives her book a distinct.value." —...


Patton and His Third Army

by Brenton Greene Wallace

In this account of Patton and his Third Army, Wallace places Patton within the context of the army's operation and day-to-day movements as it roared through France, Luxembourg, and Germany. Wallace, Patton's...


The Fall of the Dynasties

by Edmon Taylor

The Fall of the Dynasties: The Collapse of the Old Order, 1905-1922 is remarkable account of the early twentieth century that uncovers the origins of the First World War as well as explaining how European power...


The Mueller Report

by Robert Mueller

In the future, "The Mueller Report" may be judged as the most important document of our time. And no matter where you reside on the American political spectrum, you will probably agree that it will have far-reaching...


A Journal of the Operations of the Queen's Rangers from the End of the Year 1777, to the Conclusion of the Late American War

by John Graves Simcoe

John Graves Simcoe (1752 - 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791

until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He...


The General’s Wife

by Ishbel Ross

An excellent and diligently researched biography of Julia Boggs Dent Grant (1826-1902), the wife of the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, and First Lady of the United States from 1869 to...


The Mueller Report

by Robert S. Mueller

In the future, "The Mueller Report" may be judged as the most important document of our time. And no matter where you reside on the American political spectrum, you will probably agree that it will have far-reaching...


Hope and History

by William J. vanden Heuvel & Douglas Brinkley

Hope and History is both a memoir and a call-to-action for the renewal of faith in democracy and America. US Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel presents his most important public speeches and writings, compiled...


Black Plaques London

by John Ambrose Hide

Black Plaques are not to be found proudly mounted on a wall – and for good reason. What with their commemoration of a brutal execution outside Westminster Abbey, the selling of sex toys in St James’s Park,...


A Fiery Gospel

by Richard M. Gamble

Since its composition in Washington's Willard Hotel in 1861, Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" has been used to make America and its wars sacred. Few Americans reflect on its violent and redemptive...


Alfonso X, the Justinian of His Age

by Joseph F. O'Callaghan

In this magisterial work, Joseph O'Callaghan offers a detailed account of the establishment of Alfonso X's legal code, the Libro de las leyes or Siete Partidas, and its applications in the daily life of thirteenth-century...


No Longer Newsworthy

by Christopher R. Martin

Until the recent political shift pushed workers back into the media spotlight, the mainstream media had largely ignored this significant part of American society in favor of the moneyed "upscale" consumer for...


Courting Sanctity

by Sean L. Field

The rise of the Capetian dynasty across the long thirteenth century, which rested in part on the family's perceived sanctity, is a story most often told through the actions of male figures, from Louis IX's metamorphosis...


The Sexual Economy of War

by Andrew Byers

In The Sexual Economy of War, Andrew Byers argues that in the early twentieth century, concerns about unregulated sexuality affected every aspect of how the US Army conducted military operations. Far from being...