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The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Truyen tranh dan gian Viet Nam - Chuyen My Chau, Trong Thuy

by Nam Vu Tu

 An Duong Vuong King and set up its capital in Phong Khe province and built Loa Thành citadel. By the Golden Turtle Genie’s grace, An Duong Vuong had a magic bow which was able to kill thousands of invaders...


Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back

by Nathan Bomey

What happens when an iconic American city goes broke?

At exactly 4:06 p.m. on July 18, 2013, the city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy. It was the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history—the Motor...


Political Suicide: Missteps, Peccadilloes, Bad Calls, Backroom Hijinx, Sordid Pasts, Rotten Breaks, and Just Plain Dumb Mistakes in the Annals of Amer

by Erin McHugh

A collection of entertaining and cautionary tales of political missteps in American history, from the birth of the nation through the present day. Just in time for the presidential election of 2016 comes Political...


The Oxford Handbook of American Indian History

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1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War

by Marc Wortman

In 1941: Fighting the Shadow War, A Divided America in a World at War, historian Marc Wortman thrillingly explores the little-known history of America’s clandestine involvement in World War II before the attack...


Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

by Jan Kiely & J. Brooks Jessup

Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China. It shows how urban Buddhist elites jockeyed for cultural dominance in the early...


Inventing The Middle Ages

by Norman F. Cantor

INVENTING THE MIDDLE AGES

The Lives, Works, and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century

In this ground-breaking work, Norman Cantor explains how our current notion of the Middle Ages-with its...


ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror

by Michael Weiss & Hassan Hassan

Fully Revised & Updated Edition of the New York Times Bestselling and Highly Praised Book on ISIS

With newly added material and breaking news including:

—Interview with a former ISIS spymaster

—Why ISIS...


Making Monte Carlo: A History of Speculation and Spectacle

by Mark Braude

A rollicking narrative history of Monte Carlo, capturing its nineteenth-century rise as the world’s first modern casino-resort and its Jazz Age heyday as infamous playground of the rich.

Monte Carlo has long...


The Vanishing Velázquez: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece

by Laura Cumming

From one of the world’s most expert art critics, the incredible true story—part art history and part mystery—of a Velazquez portrait that went missing and the obsessed nineteenth-century bookseller determined...


First Women

by Kate Andersen Brower

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania...


Travels to Moscow

by Alison Giles

"Moscow is brutally ugly and exquisitely beautiful. A dichotomy of a human architecture that is outdated, crumbling and alienating alongside that which is progressive, upgraded and connected... "

In this travel...


The Book of Harlan

by Bernice L. Mcfadden

During WWII, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp.


Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

by Winona Laduke

Only the power to define what is sacred—and access it—will enable Native American communities to remember who they are.


Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

by Erin Thompson

Whether it's the discovery of $1.6 billion in Nazi-looted art or the news that Syrian rebels are looting UNESCO archaeological sites to buy arms, art crime commands headlines. Erin Thompson, America's only professor...


The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia's Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin

by David Satter

In December 2013, David Satter became the first American journalist to be expelled from Russia since the Cold War. The Moscow Times said it was not surprising he was expelled, "it was surprising it took so long."...


Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich

by Ben H. Shepherd

For decades after 1945, it was generally believed that the German army, professional and morally decent, had largely stood apart from the SS, Gestapo, and other corps of the Nazi machine. Ben Shepherd draws...


Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World

by Gregory Woods

In a hugely ambitious study which crosses continents, languages, and almost a century, Gregory Woods identifies the ways in which homosexuality has helped shape Western culture. Extending from the trials of...