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Exotic England: The Making of a Curious Nation

by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

England may be a small country on a small island, but its inhabitants have always had a boundless curiosity about the world beyond their shoreline. From the nation's modern origins in the Renaissance, travellers...


Italy 1943-1948: From catastrophe to reconstruction

by Massimo L. Salvadori

"The topic of this second edition of the Gaetano Sal- vemini Colloquium is one of the most complex in Italian history. In just a few years, between July 1943 and April 1948, a rapid succession of events took...


Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership

by Susan Butler

A hugely important book that solely and fully explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, by the editor of My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence...


The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

by Barry Strauss

The exciting, dramatic story of one of history’s most famous events—the death of Julius Caesar—now placed in full context of Rome’s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss.

Thanks to William Shakespeare,...


Syria: A History of the Last Hundred Years

by John McHugo

The collapse of Syria into civil war over the past two years has spawned a regional crisis whose reverberations grow louder with each passing month. In this timely account, John McHugo seeks to contextualize...


Sherman's Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

by Matthew Carr

“To know what war is, one should follow our tracks,” General William T. Sherman once wrote to his wife, describing the devastation left by his armies in Georgia. Sherman’s Ghosts is an investigation of...


Border Contraband: A History of Smuggling across the Rio Grande

by George T. Díaz

Present-day smuggling across the U.S.-Mexico border is a professional, often violent, criminal activity. However, it is only the latest chapter in a history of illicit business dealings that stretches back to...


Where Texas Meets the Sea: Corpus Christi and Its History

by Alan Lessoff

A favorite destination of visitors to the Texas coast, Corpus Christi is a midsize city that manages to be both cosmopolitan and provincial, networked and local. It is an indispensable provider of urban services...


Individualism in the United States: A Transformation in American Political Thought

by Stephanie M. Walls

Of the many ideas that inspired and shaped the American Founding Fathers' thought, individualism and a commitment to individual rights were primary among them. The American emphasis on the individual in politics...


The Longest August: The Unflinching Rivalry Between India and Pakistan

by Dilip Hiro

The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust, with Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. More than 750,000...


Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947

by Bruce Hoffman

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel

Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the...


Operation Chowhound

by Stephen Dando-Collins

Beginning with a crazy plan hatched by a suspect prince, and an even crazier reliance on the word of the Nazis, Operation Chowhound was devised. Between May 1 and May 8, 1945, 2,268 military units flown by the...


Frankie and Johnny

by John Huston & Miguel Covarrubias

The ill-fated lovers Frankie and Johnny were already legends by 1930, the year of this illustrated drama's publication. The unique interpretation is a collaboration between John Huston, the future director of...


At the Margin of Empire: John Webster and Hokianga, 1841¿1900

by Jennifer Ashton

In telling the story of John Webster’s long and colorful life for the first time, this biography also explores the wider transformation of relationships between Maori and Pakeha during the 19th century. In...


The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War

by Paul Hendrickson

One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during the war, and the way his decisions affected his...


Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy

by Paul Hendrickson

They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in ...


The Wartime Garden: Digging for Victory

by Twigs Way

‘This War is a Food War…’ In 1941 Lord Woolton, Minister for Food, was determined that the Garden Front would save England: ‘Dig for Victory’ was the slogan, digging for dinner the reality. With food...


The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power

by Steve Fraser

A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished.

From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement,...


Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama

by Seyom Brown

Seyom Brown’s authoritative account of U.S. foreign policy from the end of the Second World War to the present challenges common assumptions about American presidents and their struggle with power and purpose....


In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China

by Michael Meyer

In the tradition of In Patagonia and Great Plains, Michael Meyer's In Manchuria is a scintillating combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China's...