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The Guerrilla Hunters

by Barton A. Myers, Brian D. McKnight, Earl J. Hess & Andrew Fialka et al.

Throughout the Civil War, irregular warfare—including the use of hit-and-run assaults, ambushes, and raiding tactics—thrived in localized guerrilla fights within the Border States and the Confederate South....


Reconstruction in Alabama

by Michael W. Fitzgerald

The civil rights revolutions of the 1950s and 1960s transformed the literature on Reconstruction in America by emphasizing the social history of emancipation and the hopefulness that reunification would bring...


The Secret Life of Bacon Tait, a White Slave Trader Married to a Free Woman of Color

by Hank Trent

Historians have long discussed the interracial families of prominent slave dealers in Richmond, Virginia, and elsewhere, yet, until now, the story of slave trader Bacon Tait remained untold. Among the most prominent...


The Sultan's Renegades

by Tobias P. Graf

The figure of the renegade - a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan - is omnipresent in all genres produced by those early modern Christian Europeans who...


The War Beat, Europe

by Steven Casey

From the North African desert to the bloody stalemate in Italy, from the London blitz to the D-Day beaches, a group of highly courageous and extremely talented American journalists reported the war against Nazi...


Hollywood Aesthetic

by Todd Berliner

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among huge populations, translate...


A Revolution Undone

by H.A. Hellyer

Amid the turbulence of the 2011 Arab uprisings, the revolutionary uprising that played out in Cairo's Tahrir Square created high expectations before dashing the hopes of its participants. The upheaval led to...


China: An Environmental History

by Robert B. Marks

This deeply informed and clearly written text provides a comprehensive history of China from prehistory to the present. Now updated to include recent political events and scientific research, the book focuses...


Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 AD

by Raffaele D’Amato & Giuseppe Rava

The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman...


The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

by Robert C. Allen

The 'Industrial Revolution' was a pivotal point in British history that occurred between the mid-eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries and led to far reaching transformations of society. With the advent of...


The Voices From The Past – Hundreds of Testimonies by Former Slaves In One Volume

by Work Projects Administration

After the end of Civil War in 1865, more than four million slaves were set free. There were several efforts to record the remembrances of the living former slaves. The Federal Writers' Project was one such project...


The Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King – Conspiracy Theory & The Official Investigation

by United States Department of Justice

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, on April 4, 1968. In December 1993, decades after the murder, Loyd Jowers, a white man from Memphis, asserted that the Mafia and...


Vladimir Putin - A Geostrategic Russian Icon - A Slavic People - A Russian Superpower - A Charismatic World Leader - Trilogy

by Goeran B Johansson

A trilogy about Russian president Vladimir Putin, based upon three previously published books from 2011 until 2016, in his ongoing strategy to make Russia a global power again after the dissolution of the Ussr...


The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself

by Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson (June 15, 1789 – May 5, 1883) was an author, abolitionist, and minister. Born into slavery in Charles County, Maryland, he escaped to Upper Canada (now Ontario) in 1830, and founded a settlement...


Victorians and Edwardians Abroad: The Beginning of the Modern Holiday

by Neil Matthews

‘Victorians and Edwardians abroad: the beginning of the modern holiday’ reveals a story never told before: the early years of one of Britain’s leading modern travel agencies, the Polytechnic Touring Association...


Vehicle Art of World War Two

by John Norris

The ‘nose art’ that decorated WW2 aircraft has received considerable attention but the images and slogans that decorated land vehicles has been less widely appreciated. This visually stunning book displays...


Don Mills

by Scott Kennedy

  • A colourful local history that ties Toronto’s pioneer roots to its modern form, including an inside look at numerous historic structures to discover
  • Learn how the Evergreen Brick Works, an internationally...


Shanghai Faithful: Betrayal and Forgiveness in a Chinese Christian Family

by Jennifer Lin

Through the 150-year saga of one family, this book traces the remarkable religious evolution of the world’s most populous nation. Shanghai Faithful is both a touching family memoir and a chronicle of Christianity...


A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Joyce P. Kaufman

This fully updated edition offers a historical perspective on the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the founding through the Obama administration. With its strong narrative and use of compelling case studies,...


Melinda Camber Porter In Conversation With Octavio Paz in Cuernavaca, Mexico 1983 with Nobel Prize Lecture

by Melinda Camber Porter, Paz Octavio & Joseph R. Flicek

Melinda Camber Porter's conversation with Octavio Paz took place in August 1983 at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Camber Porter traveled to Mexico to write an article on the John Huston filming of Under the...