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Rage to Redemption in the Sterilization Age: A Confrontation with American Genocide

by John Railey & Edwin Black

Nial Cox Ramirez, rendered barren in 1965 by one of America's most aggressive sterilization programs, made nationwide news in the 1970s as she fought for redress. Her landmark case fizzled in the early 1980s....


At the Margin of Empire: John Webster and Hokianga, 1841¿1900

by Jennifer Ashton

In telling the story of John Webster’s long and colorful life for the first time, this biography also explores the wider transformation of relationships between Maori and Pakeha during the 19th century. In...


The Man Who Saw the Future: A Biography of William Lilly

by Catherine Blackledge

A spellbinding tale of prophecy, power and politics, this book tells the fascinating story of the 17th-century astrologer William Lilly how his celestial forecasts of the future changed the course of the English...


Egypt in the Future Tense: Hope, Frustration, and Ambivalence before and after 2011

by Samuli Schielke

Against the backdrop of the revolutionary uprisings of 2011-2013, Samuli Schielke asks how ordinary Egyptians confront the great promises and grand schemes of religious commitment, middle class respectability,...


Light Car Patrols 1916-19: War and Exploration in Egypt and Libya with the Model T Ford

by Captain Claud Williams & Russell McGuirk

Captain Claud Williams' memoir tells, firsthand, what it was like to be a Light Car Patrol commander during the First World War, while Russell McGuirk's commentary provides the historical background to the formation...


History Hunting: A Guide for Fellow Adventurers

by James W. Cortada

The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds,...


No Ordinary Determination: Percy Black and Harry Murray of the First AIF

by Jeff Hatwell

An epic tale of two ordinary individuals thrown into the extraordinary and surreal world of the Gallipoli campaign as soldiers of the First AIF in WWI. Percy Black and Harry Murray were plain hard-working Australians...


The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War

by Paul Hendrickson

One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during the war, and the way his decisions affected his...


Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy

National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2003

by Paul Hendrickson

They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in ...


The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power

by Steve Fraser

A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished.

From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement,...


The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

by Stanley Lane-Poole

This early works on 'The Barbary Corsairs' is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now...


The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire

by T. R. Glover

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-Party Politics

by Shakhar Rahav

The May Fourth movement (1915-1923) is widely considered a watershed in the history of modern China. This book is a social history of cultural and political radicals based in Chinas most important hinterland...


Keen's Latin American Civilization, Volume 1: A Primary Source Reader, Volume One: The Colonial Era

by Robert M. Buffington & Lila Caimari

This classic anthology provides essential primary text-based and visual documents, contextualized by editorial introductions and essays.


Mightier than the Sword: How the News Media Have Shaped American History

by Rodger Streitmatter

Highly readable and powerful case studies of landmark events in US history demonstrate the enduring power of the news media.


A Concise History of the Middle East

by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. & Aomar Boum

Eleventh edition of widely acclaimed text that introduces students to the history of the Middle East region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day.


Keen's Latin American Civilization, Volume 2: A Primary Source Reader, Volume Two: The Modern Era

by Robert M. Buffington & Lila Caimari

This classic anthology provides essential primary text-based and visual documents, contextualized by editorial introductions and essays.


First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women

by Susan Swain & C-SPAN

C-SPAN's year-long history series, "First Ladies: Influence and Image," aired in 2013 and 2014 and was devoted to revealing the private lives and public actions of 43 iconic American women.

First Ladies captures...


My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past

by Jennifer Teege, Nikola Sellmair & Carolin Sommer

The internationally bestselling memoir hailed as “haunting and unflinching” (Washington Post), “unforgettable” (Publishers Weekly), and “stunning” (Booklist).

When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian...


The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: The Untold Story of My Struggle for Tibet

by Gyalo Thondup & Anne F Thurston

In December 2010 residents of Kalimpong, a town on the Indian border with Tibet, turned out en masse to welcome the Dalai Lama. It was only then they realized for the first time that the neighbor they knew as...