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Africa Lost

by Dan Tharp, SOFREP & Brandon Webb

The Lost Chapter of Special Operations History: Rhodesia.

Some of the most explosive combat in Special Operations history is almost completely unknown to the Western World. Everyone knows about Navy SEALs and...


A Concise History of Korea: From the Neolithic Period through the Nineteenth Century

by Michael J. Seth

This engaging text provides a concise history of Korea from the beginning of human settlement in the region through the late nineteenth century, equally emphasizing social, cultural, and political history. Students...


A Fever in Salem: A New Interpretation of the New England Witch Trials

by Laurie Winn Carlson

Laurie Winn Carlson offers an innovative explanation for the madness behind the Salem Witch Trials.


A Gathering Darkness: The Coming of War to the Far East and the Pacific, 1921-1942

by Haruo Tohmatsu & H. P. Willmott

The United States' involvement in World War II began with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. But for Japan, the conflict began at a much earlier date. This book focuses on Japan and the...


Marina and Lee: The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy

by Priscilla Johnson Mcmillan & Joseph Finder

The inside story of Lee Harvey Oswald's path to killing John. F. Kennedy. Reissued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Marina and Lee is an indispensable account of one of America's most...


Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East

by Scott Anderson

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

New York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis Dispatch

National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable...


Up from Conservatism

by Michael Lind

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Ecstatic Nation

by Brenda Wineapple

For America, the mid-nineteenth century was an era of vast expectation and expansion: the country dreamed big, craved new lands, developed new technologies, and after too long a delay, finally confronted its...


The Use and Abuse of Memory: Interpreting World War II in Contemporary European Politics

by Christian Karner & Bram Mertens

“This volume addresses the enduring narrative and memories of WWII in four themes of current scholarship: a combination of interdisciplinary paradigms and concerns; a transnational inclusivity of all Europe;...


Political and Military Sociology: The Social Implications of National Defense

by III, Bruce D. McDonald

This volume explores the social elements and impact of national defense. Traditionally, national defense is viewed solely in military terms. As part of their national security objectives, many defense sectors...


From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter

by Raphael Israeli

The “Arab Spring” does not seem to have produced the democratic revolution heralded by the international media. Raphael Israeli examines thematic problems among all the Muslim states experiencing...


Women and Children First: International Maternal and Infant Welfare, 1870-1945: International Maternal and Infant Welfare, 1870-1945

by Valerie Fildes, Lara Marks & Hilary Marland

First published in 1992, this book explores the efforts to counteract the high maternal and infant death rates present between the end of the nineteenth century and the Second World War. It looks at the problem...


Twentieth-Century China: New Approaches

by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Twentieth Century China: New Approaches is an important revisionist study of China's recent past. The chapters throw light on a variety of subjects within the field, which has recently undergone considerable...


Artisans and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century London (Routledge Revivals): John Gast and His Times

by Iorwerth Prothero

First published in 1979, this book was the first, full-length study of working-class movements in London between 1800 and the beginnings of Chartism in the later 1830s. The leaders and rank and file in these...


Illuminating the Border of French and Flemish Manuscripts, 1270-1310

by Lisa Moore Hunt

This study first examines the marginal repertoire in two well-known manuscripts, the Psalter of Guy de Dampierre and an Arthurian Romance, within their material and codicological contexts. This repertoire then...


Feminist Revolution in Literacy: Women's Bookstores in the United States: Women's Bookstores in the United States

by Junko Onosaka

This book examines the history of women's bookstores in the US from the 1970s to the 1990s. It establishes that women's bookstores played an important role in feminism by enabling the dissemination of women's...


Buddhism War and Nationalism: Chinese Monks in the Struggle Against Japanese Aggressions 1931-1945: Chinese Monks in the Struggle Against Japanese Agg

by Xue Yu

This thesis examines the doctrinal grounds and different approaches to working out this "new Buddhist tradition," a startling contrast to the teachings of non-violence and compassion which have made Buddhism...


Liberal Rights and Political Culture: Envisioning Democracy in China: Envisioning Democracy in China

by Zhenghuan Zhou

This book argues that the liberal concept of rights presupposes and is grounded in an individualistic culture or shared way of relating, and that this particular shared way of relating emerged only in the wake...


France and the Algerian War, 1954-1962: Strategy, Operations and Diplomacy

by Martin S. Alexander & J.F.V. Keiger

The French Army's war in Algeria has always aroused passions. This book does not whitewash the atrocities committed by both sides; rather it focuses on the conflict itself, a perspective assisted by the French...


Regional Cuisines of Medieval Europe: A Book of Essays: A Book of Essays

by Melitta Weiss Adamson

Expert food historians provide detailed histories of the creation and development of particular delicacies in six regions of medieval Europe-Britain, France, Italy, Sicily, Spain, and the Low Countries.