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Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II

by Jay A. Stout

During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.

The Hell's Angels.

At the outbreak of World War II, the United States was in no way prepared...


A Short History of Reconstruction

by Eric Foner

From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated AND abridged edition of the prizewinning classic on the post–Civil War period that shaped modern America

In this...


Ancient Silk Trade Routes: Selected Works from Symposium on Cross Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia

by Dashu Qin & Jian Yuan

As key nodes that connected ancient silk routes traversing China, Japan and India, trading hubs, towns and cities in Java and Sumatra and other places in Asia were key destination points for merchants, monks...


The The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Complete Standard Reflowable flexible Ebook Edition

by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence & Diane Feinstein

Long awaited: This is The Complete Standard Reflowable Flexible Ebook Edition of the Official Summary Report of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the Central Intelligence Agency Interrogation...


Absaraka, Home of the Crows: A Military Wife's Journal Retelling Life on the Plains and Red Cloud's War

by Margaret Carrington

The classic journal and firsthand account of one of the most disastrous military battles of the American frontier.

On July 17, 1866, two soldiers and six wagoners were killed by Sioux Indians. In the next two...


For Whom the Dogs Spy: Haiti: From the Duvalier Dictatorships to the Earthquake, Four Presidents, and Beyond

by Raymond A. Joseph

When the 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, Raymond Joseph, the former Haitian ambassador to the United States, found himself rushing back to his beloved country. The earthquake ignited a passion in Joseph, inspiring...


Waste of a White Skin: The Carnegie Corporation and the Racial Logic of White Vulnerability

by Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

A pathbreaking history of the development of scientific racism, white nationalism, and segregationist philanthropy in the U.S. and South Africa in the early twentieth century, Waste of a White Skin focuses on...


Staying Human: The Story of a Quiet WWII Hero

by Katharina Stegelmann

During World War II, Heinz Drossel saved Soviet prisoners of war and several Jews, including Marianne Hirschfeld. Again and again, he wasn’t afraid to risk his own life when others’ safety was at risk. Nearly...


90 Minutes at Entebbe: The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of 103 Hostages

by William Stevenson & Uri Dan

The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued 103 hostages from a hijacked jetliner.

On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. In the...


Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

by Hamish McDonald

Indonesia, a nation of thousands of islands and almost 250 million people, straddles the junction of the Pacific and Indian oceans. Current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has presided over 6 per cent average...


Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation

by Jonathan J. Den Hartog

In Patriotism and Piety, Jonathan Den Hartog argues that the question of how religion would function in American society was decided in the decades after the Constitution and First Amendment established a legal...


Mr. America: The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon

by John D. Fair

For most of the twentieth century, the "Mr. America" image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world's premier...


Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia

by Luis E. Carranza & Fernando Luiz Lara

Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia is an introductory text on the issues, polemics, and works that represent the complex processes of political, economic, and cultural modernization...


The Brass: It's a bit of England where good companionship is the order of the day

by Robert P. Wright, Janice C. Wright & Matthew J. Barron

The Brass is the story of the birth and growth of a world-famous public house, the Horse Brass Pub in Portland, Oregon. This authentic pub, with deep British roots, became the cathedral of Oregon's craft beer...


America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

by Steven Brill

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important,...


Hollywood Traitors: Blacklisted Screenwriters ¿ Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler

by Allan H. Ryskind

Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morrie Ryskind (Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera, Room Service), exposes the ugly truth about the Communists blacklisted from the film industry. Too often,...


The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973

by Mark Greif

In a midcentury American cultural episode forgotten today, intellectuals of all schools shared a belief that human nature was under threat. The immediate result was a glut of dense, abstract books on the “nature...


Sexing the World: Grammatical Gender and Biological Sex in Ancient Rome

by Anthony Corbeill

From the moment a child in ancient Rome began to speak Latin, the surrounding world became populated with objects possessing grammatical gender—masculine eyes (oculi), feminine trees (arbores), neuter bodies...


The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History

by Joseph C. Miller, Vincent Brown & Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries, the connections among Africa, the Americas, and Europe transformed world history—through maritime exploration, commercial engagements, human migrations and settlements,...


Sea of Storms: A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina: A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columb

by Stuart B. Schwartz

The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of social history, Stuart Schwartz examines...