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Coral Comes High

by George P. Hunt

"AT 0830, September 15, 1944, the First Marine Division attacked the Japanese-held island of Peleliu in the Palau Islands and engaged an estimated 10,000 Japanese in one of the fiercest straggles of the war....


Last Weapons

by Kevin Grant

The use of hunger strikes and fasts in political protest is a global phenomenon. This book explains how that came to be. Last Weapons examines the proliferation of hunger as a form of protest between the late...


Up in Arms

by John Temple

“IT’S TIME! They have my cattle and now they have one of my boys. Range War begins tomorrow at Bundy Ranch.

These words, pounded out on a laptop at Cliven Bundy’s besieged Nevada ranch on April 6, 2014,...


Surviving Trump

by Joy-Ann Reid

The media star and host of MSNBC’s Am Joy—called “a heroine of the Resistance” by the New York Times–offers concrete advice and insight for dealing with the outrages of the Trump administration and...


The Three golden apples

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Three Golden Apples by Nathaniel Hawthorne, This is one of the popular Greek myths about Hercules and the three golden apples. It is adapted here by Nathaniel Hawthorne for children. This story is taken...


Ranch Tales

by Ken Mather

An entertaining, fast-paced look at early ranching in British Columbia.

Frontier historian Ken Mather is known for his fascinating, in-depth profiles of the men and women who established a distinctive ranching...


Shots Fired in Anger

by John B. George

On August 7, 1942, Allied forces landed on Guadalcanal with the aim of relieving pressure that the Japanese were putting upon Allied supply and communication routes.

It was the first major offensive by Allied...


The Mueller Report: Report On The Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election - Volume I - Includes Mueller Letter To Barr (Special Counsel Mueller Report Book 1)

by Robert Mueller

The wait for The Mueller Report is over. This strikingly designed edition has been prepared by expert typographers – allowing for an optimised, immersive reading experience. "From the moment [the report] was...


Waterloo You Never Knew

by Joanna Rickert-Hall

Stories of real lives lived on the margins.

How well does Waterloo know its own local history? The stories we’ve all heard — like the initial settlement by Pennsylvania Germans in 1800 — involve the “great...


Swedish Design

by Keith M. Murphy

Swedish designers are noted for producing distinctive and elegant forms; their furniture and household goods have an especially loyal following around the world. Design in Sweden has more than just an aesthetic...


The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

by Francis Yeats-Brown

The classic story of an Indian army officer's experience on the North West Frontier of the British Indian Empire and subsequent adventures in World War 1 and Mesopotamia!


The Sixth of June

by Lionel Shapiro

The Sixth of June tells the story of American soldier Brad Parker, who joins the U.S. Army to fight in World War II. When he arrives in London, he meets lonely Valerie Russell, and they fall in love despite...


Road to Huertgen

by Paul Boesch

The Huertgen Forest defenses of the Nazis were meticulously and diabolically planned. They, with the Ruhr River positions, constituted the Eastern-most section of the Siegfried system. Capture of Huertgen, followed...


Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

by Joanna Craigwood & Tracey A. Sowerby

This interdisciplinary volume explores core emerging themes in the study of early modern literary-diplomatic relations, developing essential methods of analysis and theoretical approaches that will shape future...


Admiral Halsey's Story

by William Frederick Halsey

Fleet Admiral Halsey was attending a reception in 1946 when a woman broke through the crowd around him, grasped his hand, and cried, “I feel as if I were touching the hand of God!”

On the day that Pearl Harbor...


Wah-to-yah, and the Taos Trail

by Lewis Hector Garrard

Wah-to-Yah is the only well-known book written by Garrard. It has won a secure place in the literature of the American

West.

On 1 Sept 1846, Garrard, 17 years old, joined a caravan in Westport Landing, Missouri...


Windrush

by Paul Arnott

For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the twentieth century, playing different roles in the most turbulent years in modern times. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder...


Narkomania

by Jennifer J. Carroll

Against the backdrop of a post-Soviet state set aflame by geopolitical conflict and violent revolution, Narkomania considers whether substance use disorders are everywhere the same and whether our responses...


Enlightenment and the Gasping City

by Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko

With air pollution now intimately affecting every resident of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko seeks to understand how, as a physical constant throughout the winter months, the...


Quarters

by John Gilbert McCurdy

When Americans declared independence in 1776, they cited King George III "for quartering large bodies of armed troops among us." In Quarters, John Gilbert McCurdy explores the social and political history behind...