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Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea

by Sheila Miyoshi Jager

“The most balanced and comprehensive account of the Korean War.”—The Economist Sixty years after North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea, the Korean War has not yet ended. Sheila...


The Making of Holy Russia: The Orthodox Church and Russian Nationalism Before the Revolution

by John Strickland

This book is a critical study of the interaction between the Russian Church and society in the late 19th and early 20th century. While other studies exist that draw attention to the voices in the Church typified...


Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943

by Emma Jinhua Teng

In the second half of the nineteenth century, global labor migration, trade, and overseas study brought China and the United States into close contact, leading to new cross-cultural encounters that brought mixed-race...


Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World

by Richard Watts

Packaging Post/Coloniality reads the marketing matter surrounding works of Francophone literature as an important though overlooked source in the cultural history of colonialism and the articulation of new identities...


English Castles Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

England has many magnificent castles from the medieval period that have survived siege and the stresses of time. They are awesome reminders of the country's turbulent history and most of them are open to the...


Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

by Henry G. Gole & Edward M. Coffman

As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel Truman Smith...


The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege

by Marilynne K. Roach

Based on over twenty years of original archival research, this history unfolds a nearly day-by-day narrative of the Salem Witch Trials as the citizens of Salem experienced the outbreak of hysteria.


Historical Dictionary of Ukraine

by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut & Bohdan Y. Nebesio

The Historical Dictionary of Ukraine, Second Edition covers the history of Ukraine and its struggles through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Rogue State: The Unconstitutional Process of Establishing West Virginia Statehood

by Richard H. Owens

This book explains how West Virginia entered—and remains—in the Union under unconstitutional circumstances. Though the U.S. government pledged to prevent the secession of eleven states from the Union, they...


A Politician Turned General: The Civil War Career of Stephen Augustus Hurlbut

by Jeffrey Lash

A Politician Turned General offers a critical examination of the turbulent early political career and the controversial military service of Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, an Illinois Whig, Republican politician,...


Memoir of a Cold War Soldier

by Richard E. Mack

Fifty years after America's involvement in the Korean War began, Richard E. Mack's memories of his time spent on the front lines are still strong and clear. A career soldier, Mack served in the U.S. Army until...


Neptune's Militia: The Frigate South Carolina during the American Revolution

by James A. Lewis

The virtues of the citizen-soldier are prominent in the history of the American Revolution, but less attention has been given to the citizen-sailor. However, there were state navies during the war, the seaward...


America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War

by Joseph Kelly

In 1863, Union forces surrounded the city of Charleston. Their vice-like grip on the harbor would hold the city hostage for nearly two years, becoming the longest siege in the history of modern warfare. But...


Polska, 1994

by Isla Mcketta

Structured around the poetry of Milosz and nocturnes of Chopin, "Polska, 1994" follows seventeen-year-old Magda's quest through her past. In a provincial town that feels desperately too small, this coming-of-age...


Muslims in Medieval Italy: The Colony at Lucera

by Julie Taylor

Muslims in Medieval Italy is the history of a Muslim colony established at Lucera in southern Italy during the Middle Ages. It examines Muslim-Christian Relations, the legal and social status of Muslims in Christiandom,...


Louis Althusser and the Traditions of French Marxism

by William Lewis

In a careful exposition of French Marxism, William Lewis places Althusser and his thought alongside the pre- and post-war French communist intellectual climate: the result is an excellent and unique work. Part...


Liberalism under Siege: The Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires

by Aurelian Craiutu

Liberalism Under Siege: The Political Thought of the French Doctrinaires is a compelling examination of the French Doctrinaires, a largely neglected group of liberal thinkers in post-revolutionary France who...


The Intellectual Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy: Republicanism, the Class Struggle, and the Virtuous Farmer

by Douglass G. Adair, Mark E. Yellin & Joyce Appleby

In print here for the first time is the dissertation of Douglass G. Adair, a classic work that-despite being formally unpublished since its writing in 1943-has had a profound influence on several generations...


The Course of Andean History

by Peter V. N. Henderson

The only comprehensive history of Andean South America from initial settlement to the present, this useful book focuses on Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, the four countries where the Andes have played...


Hardscrabble: The High Cost of Free Land

by Donna E. Williams & J. Patrick Boyer

A tale of deception and adversity, Hardscrabble tells how unscrupulous politicians, emigration agents, and philanthropists lured impoverished emigrants to farm the Muskoka backwoods in the 1870s. What these...