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Gentlemen Revolutionaries

by Tom Cutterham

In the years between the Revolutionary War and the drafting of the Constitution, American gentlemen—the merchants, lawyers, planters, and landowners who comprised the independent republic's elite—worked...


The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America

by Barry Latzer

A compelling case can be made that violent crime, especially after the 1960s, was one of the most significant domestic issues in the United States. Indeed, few issues had as profound an effect on American life...


The Contractor

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...


America in Italy

by Axel Körner

America in Italy examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. Axel...


Fire and Desolation

by Gavin K. Watt

How misrule and fraying alliances led to a ferocious campaign that changed the course of the American Revolution.

Following Burgoyne’s disastrous campaign of 1777, the alliance between the Six Nations and the...


Hue 1968

by Mark Bowden

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning...


In Search of the Lost Chord

by Danny Goldberg

"Danny Goldberg is a relentless tracker of people. However elusive this Lost Chord may be, Danny G. searches it out and nails it to the tree flesh. Eternity now! 1967 forever!"

--Wavy Gravy

"Danny Goldberg’s...


The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns

by Steven E. Sodergren

The final year of the Civil War witnessed a profound transformation in the practice of modern warfare, a shift that produced unprecedented consequences for the soldiers fighting on the front lines. In The Army...


How Different It Was

by Michael J. Goodspeed

  • Canada in the Victorian era was markedly different from the UK, Europe, and America of the same age, and this is the first book to show specifically how unique it was
  • 2017 will be Canada’s sesquicentennial...


A Primer of the Principles and Values of The Young Korean Academy

by Marn J. Cha

This book is about both a person and an organization.

The person, Ahn Chang Ho, a Korean visionary, moralist, and patriot, was born in 1878, a tumultuous time in Asia. Japan, a rising military and industrial...


Dubliners (Book Center Editions)

by James Joyce

Although James Joyce began these stories of Dublin life in 1904, when he was 22, and had completed them by the end of 1907, they remained unpublished until 1914 — victims of Edwardian squeamishness. Their...


Dubliners [Free Audiobook Links Included]

by James Joyce

Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the...


The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings

by Alexander Hamilton & Joanne Freeman

A brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington’s right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him Thomas Jefferson’s bitter rival. An unfaithful husband whose commitment to personal...


American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

by National Museum of American History, Harry R. Rubenstein & William Bird

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith is the companion volume to an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History that celebrates the bold and radical experiment to test a wholly new...


Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box

by Angela P. Dodson

2017 begins the centennial celebrations of women first winning the right to vote, culminating in national suffrage three years later. This book documents the milestones in that hard won struggle and reflects...


Passchendaele: The Lost Victory of World War I

by Nick Lloyd

The definitive account of Passchendaele, one of the most influential and tragic battles of the First World War

Passchendaele. The name of a small, seemingly insignificant Flemish village echoes across the twentieth...


The Fractured Republic: Renewing America's Social Contract in the Age of Individualism

by Yuval Levin

Americans today are frustrated and anxious. Our economy is sluggish, and leaves workers insecure. Income inequality, cultural divisions, and political polarization increasingly pull us apart. Our governing institutions...


Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

by Thomas E. Ricks

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism,...


The Devil's Pleasure Palace

by Michael Walsh

In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world’s premier military power. Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with its sense of cultural inferiority. Still looking to a defeated...


Greek Gods Abroad

by Robert Parker

From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century BC, gods bearing...