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Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

by John Warwick Montgomery & Gene Edward Veith

Five hundred years ago, the church of Jesus Christ underwent a Reformation. A lot happened after Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the castle church door in Wittenberg. But the fallout was not simply the...


Red Scare: Memories of the American Inquisition

by Griffin Fariello

This remarkable document of an era that permanently changed the American political landscape offers firsthand accounts of the 20 years of anti-Communist repression instigated by the U.S. Government in 1947,...


The Hunter Killers

by Dan Hampton

At the height of the Cold War, America's most elite aviators bravely volunteered for a covert program aimed at eliminating an impossible new threat. Half never returned. All became legends. From New York Times...


Old Ways, Old Secrets

by Jo Kerrigan & Richard Mills

In a land like ours, the old beliefs bring pleasure and wisdom…

Exploring the legends, special places and treasured practices of old, Jo Kerrigan reveals a rich world beneath Ireland’s modern layers.

So many...


Icebound Empire: Industry and Politics on the Last Frontier 1898 - 1938

by Elizabeth A. Tower & J. H. Clark

True Stories of the courage and grit behind Alaska's fierce independence. A mysterious vigilante murder in Nebraska, the Alaska Gold Rush, muckraking politics that lead to the suicide of an American hero and...


Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

by Edward O'Donnell

The remarkable explosion of American industrial output and national wealth at the end of the nineteenth century was matched by a troubling rise in poverty and worker unrest. As politicians and intellectuals...


The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

by Thomas J. Christensen

This compelling assessment of U.S.-China relations is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the globalized world. Many see China as a rival superpower to the United States and imagine the...


Secrets of a German POW: The Capture and Interrogation of Hauptmann Herbert Cleff

by Brian Brinkworth

This is the riveting and extraordinary story of Kapitan Herbert Cleff, presented here for the first time by Brian Brinkworth. Cleff, an Officer on the staff of General Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, attached to the...


The Vikings and Their Enemies: Warfare in Northern Europe, 750¿1100

by Philip Line

A fresh account of some of history's greatest warriors.The Vikings had an extraordinary and far-reaching historical impact. From the eighth to the eleventh centuries, they ranged across Europe—raiding, exploring,...


Titans of History

by Simon Sebag Montefiore

In Titans of History Simon Sebag Montefiore, one of our pre-eminent historians, presents the lives of the giants who have made our world. The cast varies from conquerors, poets, kings, empresses and whores to...


The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

by Aldon Morris

In this groundbreaking book, Aldon D. Morris's ambition is truly monumental: to help rewrite the history of sociology and to acknowledge the primacy of W. E. B. Du Bois's work in the founding of the discipline....


Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs-A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder

by Ben Mezrich

The bestselling author of Bringing Down the House (sixty-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and the basis for the hit movie 21) and The Accidental Billionaires (the basis for the Academy Award–winning...


Under the Same Sky: From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America

by Joseph Kim & Stephan Talty

An inspirational memoir chronicling the life of Joseph Kim, who not only survived and escaped the devastating famine in North Korea as an abandoned young boy, but made it to the United States and is now thriving...


The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes

by Zach Dundas

For longtime Conan Doyle fans as well as readers just discovering Sherlock Holmes, a wickedly smart and rollicking journey through the birth, life, and afterlives of popular culture’s most beloved sleuth.


Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist's Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World

by Mark Haskell Smith

People have been getting naked in public for reasons other than sex for centuries. But as novelist and narrative journalist Mark Haskell Smith shows in Naked at Lunch, being a nudist is more complicated than...


In Enemy Hands: South Africa¿s POWs in World War II

by Karen Horn

‘To all intents and purposes I am as sexless as a block of wood. To eat is the extreme fundamental of living.’ – South African POW, 1942Books on World War II abound, yet there are remarkably few publications...


Ghosts of Anzac: He fought at Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele, was decorated for gallantry under fire, and kept a secret diary

by Onesimus William Howe & Doreen Langsford

Old soldiers never tell their war stories? This one did: "General Johnstone tried to compliment us on our 'work' but was cut up too much when he heard of our losses. He was visibly affected. We marched to Mametz...


The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

by Zhaohui Hong

The People's Republic of China has experienced significant transformations since Deng Xiaoping instituted economic reforms in 1978. Subsequent leaders continued and often broadened Deng's policies, shifting...


Warfare and Tracking in Africa, 1952-1990

by Timothy J Stapleton

During the decolonization wars in East and Southern Africa, tracking became increasingly valuable as a military tactic. Drawing on archival research and interviews, Stapleton presents a comparative study of...


Earliest Toronto

by Robert M. MacIntosh

Almost half the population of Toronto-immigrants and newcomers from elsewhere in Canada-has no cultural memory of our city's beginnings. In a bid to fill this gap, Earliest Toronto tells the city's story up...