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Cromwell was Framed: Ireland 1649

by Tom Reilly

Revealed: The definitive research that proves the Irish nation owes Oliver Cromwell a huge posthumous apology for wrongly convicting him of civilian atrocities in 1649.


The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West

by Silke-Maria Weineck

Theories of power have always been intertwined with theories of fatherhood: paternity is the oldest and most persistent metaphor of benign, legitimate rule. The paternal trope gains its strength from its integration...


Operation 'Werwolf': The Mission to Assassinate Roosevelt In the Waning Days of World War I I Engineered By Hitler and Goebbels

by Leon Smith

Merriam Press Historical Fiction HF2 (Fifth Edition, 2014). This is a fictionalized account, based on factual information supplied to the author by a former member of the OSS, of a mission which was engineered...


The Great Illusion

by Norman Angell

If this, the fourth American edition, is bulkier than its predecessors, it is chiefly because the events of the last two years throw an interesting light upon the bearing of the book's main thesis on actual...


The Golden Frontier: The Recollections of Herman Francis Reinhart, 1851-1869

by Herman Francis Reinhart, Doyce B., Jr. Nunis & Nora B. Cunningham

The gold rush was Herman Francis Reinhart's life for almost twenty years. From the summer of 1851 when, as a boy in his late teens, he traveled the Oregon trail to California, until a January day in 1869 when...


The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815

by R. John Rath

When Austrian soldiers first set foot in Lombardy-Venetia in October, 1813, they were greeted everywhere as liberators and friends. In the spring of 1815, when Joachim Murat's efforts to establish a united Italy...


Origins of the War with Mexico: The Polk-Stockton Intrigue

by Glenn W. Price

In the spring of 1846 James K. Polk announced that the Mexican Army had invaded United States territory and had "shed American blood upon the American soil." This political rhetoric, as Glenn W. Price establishes...


German Buenos Aires, 1900-1933: Social Change and Cultural Crisis

by Ronald C. Newton

This study of the German community of early twentieth-century Buenos Aires is a major contribution to the literature on Argentine history and on the New World immigrant experience. Beginning with the first wave...


The Politics of Population in Brazil: Elite Ambivalence and Public Demand

by Peter Mcdonough & Amaury DeSouza

The population of Brazil increased tenfold, from 10 to over 100 million, between 1880 and 1980, nearly half of this increase occurring since the end of World War II. The Politics of Population in Brazil examines...


The City Moves West: Economic and Industrial Growth in Central West Texas

by Robert L. Martin

Where water supply, railway transportation, and oil reserves have been abundant, towns in central West Texas have prospered; where these resources are few, settlements have maintained only slight growth or disappeared...


Dramatists in Revolt: The New Latin American Theater

by Leon F. Lyday & George W. Woodyard

Dramatists in Revolt, through studies of the major playwrights, explores significant movements in Latin American theater. Playwrights discussed are those who have made outstanding contributions to Latin American...


New Approaches to Latin American History

by Richard Graham & Peter H. Smith

New Approaches to Latin American History incorporates methods and concepts from the social sciences without abandoning a distinctively historical approach. A collection of original essays by distinguished younger...


My Diary: August 30th to November 5th, 1874

by Cornelia Adair, Malcolm Thurgood & Montagu K. Brown

Cornelia Wadsworth Adair's ancestors had pioneered in western New York, where they opened and developed large, palatial estates; and the life they lived was elegant and aristocratic. Adair too was discreetly...


A Hopi Social History

by Scott Rushforth & Steadman Upham

All anthropologists and archaeologists seek to answer basic questions about human beings and society. Why do people behave the way they do? Why do patterns in the behavior of individuals and groups sometimes...


Government and Society in Afghanistan: The Reign of Amir 'Abd al-Rahman Khan

by Hasan Kawun Kakar

This is an authoritative study of the administrative, social, and economic structure of Afghanistan during a decisive stage in its history. The period covered-the reign of the "Iron" Amir Rahman Khan-was in...


Highland Park and River Oaks: The Origins of Garden Suburban Community Planning in Texas

by Cheryl Caldwell Ferguson

In the early twentieth century, developers from Baltimore to Beverly Hills built garden suburbs, a new kind of residential community that incorporated curvilinear roads and landscape design as picturesque elements...


Polk and the Presidency

by Charles A. McCoy

"Who is James K. Polk?" was a rallying cry of the Whigs during the campaign of 1844. Polk answered that question adequately by winning the election against his Whig opponent, Henry Clay. Today the question might...


Attack and Counterattack: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1842

by Joseph Milton Nance

It is 1842-a dramatic year in the history of Texas-Mexican relations. After five years of uneasy peace, of futile negotiations, of border raids and temporary, unofficial truces, a series of military actions...


Freeman of the Roddam

by Jay C Noble

On Ascension Day 1902 a ship limped into Castries harbour, St Lucia in the Caribbean with only her captain and five crew out of twenty-six left able to handle the ship. She was a terrible sight with the dead,...


Bristol Cranes

by Thomas Rasche

Bristol Cranes... Discover the cranes of Bristol! The cranes that can be seen on the quays of Bristol tell a fascinating story. Cranes featured in Bristol from the earliest days. They have changed with time,...