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Crimea: The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856

by Trevor Royle

The Crimean War is one of history's most compelling subjects. It encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and maladministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of...


14-18: Understanding the Great War

by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau & Annette Becker

With this brilliantly innovative book, reissued for the one-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have shown that the Great War was the matrix...


Bullwhip Days: The Slaves Remember: An Oral History

by James Mellon

In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration commissioned an oral history of the remaining former slaves. Bullwhip Days is a remarkable compendium of selections from these extraordinary interviews, providing...


Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

by al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyah & Sherman Jackson

Formerly one of the largest and most militant Islamic organizations in the Middle East, Egypt's al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyah is believed to have played an instrumental role in numerous acts of global terrorism, including...


Crossings in Text and Textile

by Katherine Joslin & Daneen Wardrop

A broad interdisciplinary collection highlighting the central place of clothing and textile in literature


Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South

by Reiko Hillyer

Although many white southerners chose to memorialize the Lost Cause in the aftermath of the Civil War, boosters, entrepreneurs, and architects in southern cities believed that economic development, rather than...


F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

by William J. Maxwell

Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover’s white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind the scenes the FBI’s hostility to black protest was energized...


The Weimar Century: German Emigres and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

by Udi Greenberg

The Weimar Century reveals the origins of two dramatic events: Germany’s post–World War II transformation from a racist dictatorship to a liberal democracy, and the ideological genesis of the Cold War. Blending...


Publicola: Observations on Paine's Rights of Man in a series of letters

by John Quincy Adams & Will Butts

The letters of Publicola, a fascinating window into the debate that occurred in the early days of the French Revolution, before significant blood had been shed in France, before the French people had beheaded...


Battalion: A British infantry unit's actions from the battle of El Alamein to the Elbe, 1942-1945.

by Alastair Borthwick

Alastair Borthwick’s Battalion is the widely acclaimed story of a British Army infantry unit in the Second World War. Written in Germany just after VE Day, Battalion captures the immediate memories of troops...


¡Fidel is Dead!: The Future of the Failed Cuban Revolution

by Kathy Reyes & Hugo Villabona

"Isolation has not worked...it's time for a new approach" - President Barack Obama, Dec. 17, 2014 Cuba was forever changed by Fidel Castro's revolution that turned the island into a single-party Communist state....


Chancellorsville

by Stephen W. Sears

Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E. Lee's radical decision to divide his small army--a violation of basic military rules--sending Stonewall...


Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point

by David Lipsky

Lipsky, a Rolling Stone writer and an award-winning novelist, chronicles daily life at the U.S. Military Academy during the most tumultuous period in its history.

In 1998, West Point made David Lipsky an unprecedented...


Shogun: The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu

by A. L. Sadler & Stephen Turnbull

This book tells the fascinating history of the life of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu—Japan's most famous Shogun.

Since its initial appearance, A.L.Sadler's imposing biography of the Japanese Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu...


Everyday Life in Traditional Japan

by Charles J. Dunn & Laurence Broderick

Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the...


Criminal Irish Drunkards: The Inebriate Reform System 1900-1920

by Conor Reidy

This book examines the Inebriate Reformatory system in Ireland from its foundation in 1900 until its closure in 1920 and the three institutions charged with punishing or rehabilitating habitual drunkards: the...


The Little Book of Dundrum

by Hugh Oram

The Little Book of Dundrum is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about one of Dublin's most important suburbs. Here you will find out about Dundrum's myth and legend, its proud...


Battle Story Passchendaele 1917

by Chris McNab

The Battle of Passchendaele is perhaps one of the most iconic of the First World War, coming to symbolise the mud and blood of the battlefield like no other. Fought for over 3 months under some of the worst...


Scunthorpe Murders

by Douglas Wynn

This chilling collection of seven murder cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Scunthorpe between 1953 and 1978. Among those featured are a woman who beat her teenage daughter to death...


The Little Book of Tyrone

by Cathal Coyle

The Little Book of Tyrone is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Tyrone. Here you will find out about Tyrone's myth and legend, its proud sporting heritage, its...