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Gentlemen Revolutionaries

by Tom Cutterham

In the years between the Revolutionary War and the drafting of the Constitution, American gentlemen—the merchants, lawyers, planters, and landowners who comprised the independent republic's elite—worked...

The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America

by Barry Latzer

A compelling case can be made that violent crime, especially after the 1960s, was one of the most significant domestic issues in the United States. Indeed, few issues had as profound an effect on American life...

America in Italy

by Axel Körner

America in Italy examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. Axel...

Fire and Desolation

by Gavin K. Watt

How misrule and fraying alliances led to a ferocious campaign that changed the course of the American Revolution.

Following Burgoyne’s disastrous campaign of 1777, the alliance between the Six Nations and the...

Hue 1968

by Mark Bowden

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning...

In Search of the Lost Chord

by Danny Goldberg

"Danny Goldberg is a relentless tracker of people. However elusive this Lost Chord may be, Danny G. searches it out and nails it to the tree flesh. Eternity now! 1967 forever!"

--Wavy Gravy

"Danny Goldberg’s...

The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns

by Steven E. Sodergren

The final year of the Civil War witnessed a profound transformation in the practice of modern warfare, a shift that produced unprecedented consequences for the soldiers fighting on the front lines. In The Army...

Now You Know Canada

by Doug Lennox

  • All-Canadian trivia book from Doug Lennox’s extensive Now You Know series
  • The Now You Know series is beloved across Canada, having sold over 240,000 copies, and the first book in the series, Now You Know,...

International Women's Year

by Jocelyn Olcott

Amid the geopolitical and social turmoil of the 1970s, the United Nations declared 1975 as International Women's Year. The capstone event, a two-week conference in Mexico City, was dubbed by organizers and journalists...

Counting Americans

by Paul Schor

How could the same person be classified by the US census as black in 1900, mulatto in 1910, and white in 1920? The history of categories used by the US census reflects a country whose identity and self-understanding--particularly...

Making the Bible Belt

by Joseph L. Locke

Making the Bible Belt upends notions of a longstanding, stable marriage between political religion and the American South. H.L. Mencken coined the term "the Bible Belt" in the 1920s to capture the peculiar alliance...

History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV

by Keith Robbins

The story of Oxford University Press spans five centuries of printing and publishing. Beginning with the first presses set up in Oxford in the fifteenth century and the later establishment of a university printing...

Dancing in the English style

by Allison Abra

Dancing in the English style explores the development, experience, and cultural representation of popular dance in Britain from the end of the First World War to the early 1950s. It describes the rise of modern...

The World-System and Africa

by Immanuel Wallerstein

In The World-System and Africa, Immanuel Wallerstein examines three important, interconnected themes that link Africa and the capitalist world-system of the last 500 years. While drawing attention to the structural...

The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry

by Paul Starr

Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs...

Touched by God: How We Won the Mexico '86 World Cup

by Diego Armando Maradona & Daniel Arcucci

The long-awaited firsthand account of the most remarkable—and controversial—World Cup triumph in history, from the legendary player who made it that way


“This is Diego Armando Maradona speaking, the...

Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government

by Mike Lee

Some of America’s most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told.


In the earliest days of...

Limits of Westernization

by Perin E. Gürel

In a 2001 poll, Turks ranked the United States highest when asked: “Which country is Turkey’s best friend in international relations?” When the pollsters reversed the question—“Which country is Turkey’s...

Improvised Munitions Handbook – Learn How to Make Explosive Devices & Weapons from Scratch (Warfare Skills Series)

by U.S. Department of Defense

This manual provides detailed explanation of manufacturing munitions from seemingly innocuous locally available materials. As an official army manual, it was primarily intended to increase the potential of Special...

LINCOLN – Complete 7 Volume Edition: Biographies, Speeches and Debates, Civil War Telegrams, Letters, Presidential Orders & Proclamations

by Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Schurz & Joseph Choate et al.

This meticulously edited seven-volume edition explores in full detail the life and work of Abraham Lincoln. The collection contains complete writings of Abraham Lincoln from 1832 to 1865, as well as all of his...