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Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City

by Steve Miller

The definitive account of rock in the city that has produced louder, prouder, more in-your-face rock than anywhere else on Earth


Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

by Masao Yokota & Tze-yue G. Hu

East Asian critiques and discussion of a powerful Japanese export and popular art form


Contemporary Military Culture and Strategic Studies: Us and UK Armed Forces in the 21st Century

by Alastair Finlan

This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom.

The last decade has witnessed astonishing global events, from 9/11 and military operations in Afghanistan...


White House Call Girl: The Real Watergate Story

by Phil Stanford

Here is the secretive back story of Watergate, involving mobsters, prostitutes and intelligence agencies.


Self-Government, The American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

by Will Morrisey

In Self-Government, The American Theme, Morrisey aptly demonstrates how the regime of the founders was replaced by a much more statist regime during the Civil War. He offers salient interpretations of the writings...


Civil War Prisons

by William B. Hesseltine

First published in 1962 as a special edition of Civil War History journal, Civil War Prisons remains the standard on the topic. Editor Hesseltine tackles the historiography of northern and southern prisons during...


Ohio and Its People: Bicentennial Edition

by George Knepper

"A finely crafted comprehensive history of the Buckeye State, whose dominant theme is the representative character of the Ohio story to the national experience. Knepper captures the panorama of the Ohio experience...


Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

by Zeinab Abul-Magd

Through a microhistory of a small province in Upper Egypt, this book investigates the history of five world empires that assumed hegemony in Qina province over the last five centuries. Imagined Empires charts...


Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea

by Sheila Miyoshi Jager

“The most balanced and comprehensive account of the Korean War.”—The Economist Sixty years after North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea, the Korean War has not yet ended. Sheila...


The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots

by Brenda Stevenson

Helicopters thwopped low over the city, filming blocks of burning cars and buildings, mobs breaking into storefronts, and the vicious beating of truck driver Reginald Denny. For a week in April 1992, Los Angeles...


The Making of Holy Russia: The Orthodox Church and Russian Nationalism Before the Revolution

by John Strickland

This book is a critical study of the interaction between the Russian Church and society in the late 19th and early 20th century. While other studies exist that draw attention to the voices in the Church typified...


Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943

by Emma Jinhua Teng

In the second half of the nineteenth century, global labor migration, trade, and overseas study brought China and the United States into close contact, leading to new cross-cultural encounters that brought mixed-race...


Nation States: The Cultures of Irish Nationalism

by Michael Mays

Drawing on diverse cultural forms, and ranging across disciplinary boundaries, Nation States maps the contested cultural terrain of Irish nationalism from the Act of Union of 1800 to the present. In looking...


Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World

by Richard Watts

Packaging Post/Coloniality reads the marketing matter surrounding works of Francophone literature as an important though overlooked source in the cultural history of colonialism and the articulation of new identities...


English Castles Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

England has many magnificent castles from the medieval period that have survived siege and the stresses of time. They are awesome reminders of the country's turbulent history and most of them are open to the...


Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

by Henry G. Gole & Edward M. Coffman

As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel Truman Smith...


The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege

by Marilynne K. Roach

Based on over twenty years of original archival research, this history unfolds a nearly day-by-day narrative of the Salem Witch Trials as the citizens of Salem experienced the outbreak of hysteria.


Historical Dictionary of Ukraine

by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut & Bohdan Y. Nebesio

The Historical Dictionary of Ukraine, Second Edition covers the history of Ukraine and its struggles through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Rogue State: The Unconstitutional Process of Establishing West Virginia Statehood

by Richard H. Owens

This book explains how West Virginia entered—and remains—in the Union under unconstitutional circumstances. Though the U.S. government pledged to prevent the secession of eleven states from the Union, they...


A Politician Turned General: The Civil War Career of Stephen Augustus Hurlbut

by Jeffrey Lash

A Politician Turned General offers a critical examination of the turbulent early political career and the controversial military service of Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, an Illinois Whig, Republican politician,...