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Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide)

by Lonely Planet & Fionn Davenport

Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath, "Town of the Hurdled Ford") is the capital city of Ireland. Its vibrancy, nightlife and tourist attractions are renowned and it is the most popular entry point for international...

THE TRUE FORCE OF NORTH KOREA: Military, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Ballistic Missiles, Including Reaction of the U.S. Government to the Korean Military Treat

by Andrew Scobell, John M. Sanford, Daniel A. Pinkston & Strategic Studies Institute et al.

North Korea is a country of paradoxes and contradictions. Although it remains an economic basket case that cannot feed and clothe its own people, it nevertheless possesses one of the world's largest armed forces....

Al-Qaeda & Islamic State: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi and U.S. Strategy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam

by Paul Kamolnick & Strategic Studies Institute

Dr. Kamolnick's book is a meticulously documented investigation and comparison of the al-Qaeda and the Islamic State across three key strategically relevant dimensions: essential doctrine, beliefs, and worldview;...

Russia in Flames

by Laura Engelstein

October 1917, heralded as the culmination of the Russian Revolution, remains a defining moment in world history. Even a hundred years after the events that led to the emergence of the world's first self-proclaimed...

Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

by Leslie Peirce

The extraordinary story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empire

In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of...

Shooting Lincoln: Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and the Race to Photograph the Story of the Century

by Nicholas J.C. Pistor

They took the most memorable photographs of the Civil War. Now their long rivalry was about to climax with the spilled blood of an American president--an event that would usher in a new age of modern media.


The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors

by Dan Jones

An instant international bestseller, this major new history of the knights Templar by the bestselling author of The Plantagenets is “another triumphant tale from a historian who writes as addictively as any...

Killing England

by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

The Revolutionary War as never told before.

The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation’s...

A First-Class Catastrophe

by Diana B. Henriques

The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed--from the bestselling author of The Wizard of Lies

Monday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst...

True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

by Emily Skidmore

The incredible stories of how trans men assimilated into mainstream communities in the late 1800s.    In 1883, Frank Dubois gained national attention for his life in Waupun, Wisconsin.  There he was known...

Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up: The Seven Days' Battles, June 25-July 1, 1862

by Doug Crenshaw

In the spring of 1862, the largest army ever assembled on the North American continent landed in Virginia, on the peninsula between the James and York Rivers, and proceeded to march toward Richmond. Between...

Hollywood's Spies: The Undercover Surveillance of Nazis in Los Angeles

by Laura B. Rosenzweig

Tells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s In April 1939, Warner Brothers studios released the...

Flavors of Empire

by Mark Padoongpatt

With a uniquely balanced combination of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy flavors, Thai food burst onto Los Angeles's culinary scene in the 1980s. Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it...

The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War

by Doug Stanton

A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way and Horse Soldiers, the harrowing, redemptive, and utterly unforgettable account of an American army...

Edward I

by Robert Seeley

Edward I, also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots, was King of England from 1272 to 1307. He spent much of his reign reforming royal administration and common law. Through an extensive legal...

My Revision Notes: Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941¿91

by Steve Waugh

Endorsed for Edexcel

Target success in Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style questions, revision tasks and practical...

Warner Mifflin: Unflinching Quaker Abolitionist

by Gary B. Nash

Writing in beautiful prose and marshalling fascinating evidence, Gary B. Nash constructs a convincing case that Warner Mifflin belongs in the Quaker antislavery pantheon with William Southeby, Benjamin Lay,...

Civil War Logistics

by Earl J. Hess

Though the efficient movement of men, supplies, and equipment was a fundamental component of the civil war, Earl J. Hess’s Civil War Logistics is the first comprehensive study of the logistical systems that...

The Vél d'Hiv Raid

by Maurice Rajsfus, Levi Laub & Michel Warschawski

A micro-history of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, police brutality, and terror.

Europe in the 16th Century

by Arthur Johnson

THE division of history into periods may be very misleading if its true purport be not understood. One age can no more be isolated from the universal course of history than one generation from another. The ideas,...