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The Texas Book Two: More Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University

by David Dettmer

In every corner of the sprawling enterprise that is the University of Texas at Austin, you will find teaching, research, artistic creation, and sports achievement that are among the best in the world. Mandated...


China's Uncertain Future

by Jean-Luc Domenach & George Holoch

Based on his experience as a scholar and diplomat stationed in China, Jean-Luc Domenach consults a wealth of archival and contemporary materials to examine China’s place in the world. A sympathetic yet critical...


Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War: Authorized Edition

by Ernesto Che Guevara

Che Guevara's classic account of the guerrilla war against the Batista dictatorship in Cuba.


Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married

by Nancy Rubin Stuart

The story of two Revolutionary–era teenagers who defy their Loyalist families to marry radical patriots, Henry Knox and Benedict Arnold, and are forever changed

 

When Peggy Shippen, the celebrated blonde belle...


Ikkyu: Crow with No Mouth: 15th Century Zen Master

by Stephen Berg

New edition of best-selling Asian title presents the poems of a renowned Zen master.


Three Days at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

by Gary Gallagher

No Civil War Military campaign has inspired as much controversy about leadership as has Gettysburg. Because it was a defining event for both the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia, the debates...


The Second Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

by Gary W Gallagher

Notable Civil War historians herein continue the evaluation of select commanders begun in The First Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership. Using fresh manuscript sources coupled with...


David Crockett in Congress

by Jim Boylston & Allen Wiener

We've all heard of Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, but serious historians have long known that the man behind the myth was more substantive. David Crockett in Congress: The Rise and Fall of the...


American Influence in Greece, 1917-1929

by Louis P. Cassimatis

The diplomatic relations between Greece and the United States in the interwar period have received scant attention from historians, primarily because of the non-political and non-military role of the United...


Calamities & Catastrophes: The Ten Absolutely Worst Years in History

by Derek Wilson

They say that history is written by the winners. Not according to Derek Wilson.

In this fascinating, revelatory book, Wilson tells the story from the point of view of the losers – collating a catalogue of...


The Noir Forties: The American People From Victory to Cold War

by Richard Lingeman

 From one of our finest cultural historians, The Noir Forties is a vivid reexamination of America’s postwar period, that “age of anxiety” characterized by the dissipation of victory dreams, the onset...


38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End

by Scott W. Berg

In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties, increasing hardship, and relentless encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader, Little Crow. Knowing...


The First Strange Place: The Alchemy of Race and Sex in World War II Hawaii

by Beth Bailey & David Farber

Just as World War I introduced Americans to Europe, making an indelible impression on thousands of farmboys who were changed forever “after they saw Paree,” so World War II was the beginning of America’s...


The Very Best Men: Four Who Dared: The Early Years of the CIA

by Evan Thomas

The Very Best Men is the story of the CIA's early days as told through the careers of four glamorous, daring, and idealistic men who ran covert operations for the government from the end of World War II to Vietnam....


A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment

by Christopher Lowney

In a world troubled by religious strife and division, Chris Lowney's vividly written book offers a hopeful historical reminder: Muslims, Christians, and Jews once lived together in Spain, creating a centuries-long...


Trust Me, I Know What I'm Doing: 100 More Mistakes That Lost Elections, Ended Empires, and Made the World What It Is Today

by Bill Fawcett

Hindsight hurts.

* The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act, having the American colonies pay for their own defense—which instead starts a revolution.

* In 1929, President Herbert Hoover decides to let...


Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge--an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II

by William F. Meller

He never planned on becoming a leader-or a hero . . .

In early October of 1944 Private William Meller was 20 years old. Joining I Company, 28th Divison as a rifleman, he was indoctrinated on the front line to...


Ancient Egyptian Dances

by Irena Lexová

One of the few books in English on the topic investigates origins, nature, role of dance in ancient Egypt. 80 drawings and illustrations adapted from tomb paintings, other sources. New introduction. Bibliography....


The Crown and Canadian Federalism

by D. Michael Jackson

Following Queen Elizabeth II's historic Diamond Jubilee in 2012, there is renewed interest in the institution of the Crown in Canada and the roles of the queen, governor general, and lieutenant governor. Author...


The Secret Tradition in Alchemy: Its Development and Records

by Arthur Edward Waite

A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying...