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Dinéjí Na`nitin: Navajo Traditional Teachings and History

by Robert S. McPherson

"It is rare that an Anglo scholar could understand the in-depth meaning of the Navajo worldview and its implications. It is even rarer for him to interpret it in Western [narrative] form without losing meaning...


CHINESE DEMOCRACY

by Andrew J Nathan

What do the Chinese mean by the word “democracy”? When they say that their political system is “democratic,” does this mean that they share our ideas about liberty, civil rights, and self government?...


Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide

by Samuel Totten

Academics, NGOs, the United Nations, and individual nations are focused on the prevention and intervention of genocide. Traditionally, missions to prevent or intervene in genocide have been sporadic and under-resourced....


The Stars Bear Witness: An organizer of Jewish resistance in Warsaw, and one of its few survivors, tells of five years of epic heroism, pursuit, and m

by Bernard Goldstein & Leonard Shatzkin

Bernard Goldstein was a prominent Polish socialist, union organizer and Bund leader in the pivotal years of 1920 and 1921. He became active as a leader of the Jewish resistance movement in German-occupied Poland,...


Light without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College

by Scott Korb

The story of America’s first Muslim institution of higher education, Zaytuna College

 

In the fall of 2010, anti-Muslim furor in the United States reached a breaking point, capping a decade in which such...


Southeast Asia: An introductory history

by Milton Osborne

A lively and easy to read guide to Southeast Asia written by one of the world's pre-eminent historians of the area.


Lancaster Men: The Aussie heroes of Bomber Command

by Peter Rees

The extraordinary story of the Aussie men of Bomber Command in the air and on the ground.


Work and Leisure in the Middle East: The Common Ground of Two Separate Worlds

by Robert A. Stebbins

“This work of cultural anthropology centered on the Arab Muslim world is remarkable for its originality and by the scope of its information.”
 —Hichem Djaït, author of Islamic Culture...


The Woman from Hamburg: and Other True Stories

by Hanna Krall

In twelve nonfiction tales, Hanna Krall reveals how the lives of World War II survivors are shaped in surprising ways by the twists and turns of historical events. A paralytic Jewish woman starts walking after...


1948

by Yoram Kaniuk & Anthony Berris

Sixty years after fighting in Israel's War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The result is a touchingly...


The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi: Hattori Hanzo's Shinobi Hiden and Other Ninja Scrolls

by Yoshie Minami & Antony Cummins

The shinobi, or ninja, is one of the most widely recognized figures in the world of espionage—and also one of the most misrepresented. What do we really know about the historical shinobi, his tactics, and...


23rd Fighter Group: Chennault's Sharks

by Carl Molesworth & Jim Laurier

Staffed with inexperienced USAAF pilots and led by a handful of seasoned veterans of the American Volunteer Group (AVG), the 23rd FG was formed in the field at Kunming, in China, on July 4, 1942 and flew combat...


Soviet Aces of World War 2

by Hugh Morgan & John Weal

No single volume in English has ever appeared in the West dealing with this intriguing subject area, but now that restrictions have relaxed in the former Soviet Union, records of the deeds of the elite pilots...


US Army in the Plains Indian Wars 1865-1891

by Clayton Chun

The Plains Indian War was one of the most controversial conflicts in American military history, as the US Army faced a tough opponent that challenged it for decades following the end of the Civil War. The Army...


Otterburn 1388: Bloody Border Conflict

by Peter Armstrong & Stephen Walsh

In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as ‘the best fought and the most severe’ battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing...


American Volunteer Group 'Flying Tigers' Aces

by Terrill Clements & Jim Laurier

The American Volunteer Group, or 'Flying Tigers', have remained the most famous outfit to see action in World War II. Manned by volunteers flying American aircraft acquired from the British, the AVG fought bravely...


P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO

by Carl Molesworth & Jim Laurier

Thrown into action following the Torch landings of late 1942, the ‘green’ American pilots flying the obsolescent P-40F suffered cruelly at the hands of seasoned German fighter pilots flying superior machines....


Korean War Aces

by Robert Dorr & Chris Davey

The first virtually all-jet war, the conflict in Korea saw F-86 Sabres of the USAF take on MiG-15s of the North Korean and Chinese air forces. Although the Allied pilots were initially taken aback by the ability...


Croatian Aces of World War 2

by Boris Ciglic & John Weal

Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.50s, the Croat forces suffered heavy losses during 1942 whilst flying alongside JG 52 in the southern sector of the Russian front. Despite this, a significant number...


'Twelve to One' V Fighter Command Aces of the Pacific

by Tony Holmes & Chris Davey

This volume details the experiences of 107 elite American aces in combat against the Japanese. The highest scoring US pilots of World War 2 fought against the Japanese Army Air Force and Imperial Japanese Navy...