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Bind Us Apart

Richard Posner

Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils

by Lydia Pyne

An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous human ancestors

Over the last century, the search for human ancestors has spanned...


Restless Revolutionaries: A History of Britain's Fight for a Republic

by Clive Bloom

From regicides to revolutionaries; from fascists to anarchists; from Tom Paine to Tom Wintringham, this book is a history of noble ideals and crushing failures. Restless Revolutionaries takes us on a journey...


A Brief History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization

by Robert Evans

"Mixing science, humor, and grossly irresponsible self-experimentation, Evans paints a vivid picture of how bad habits built the world we know and love."

—David Wong, author of John Dies at the End

History has...


Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy

by Shaun Chamberlin, David Fleming & Rob Hopkins

Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It. That hardback consists of four hundred...


Before the Fires

Our Family Dreams

by Daniel Blake Smith

In the early years after the Revolution, Americans were on the move, seeking to establish a new way of life. And, more than the church or the school or the courthouse, it was the family that nurtured the American...


Christopher Columbus and the Participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portuguese Discoveries

by Meyer Kayserling & Gross Charles

Meyer Kayserling (1829 - 1905) was a leading Jewish scholar in the 19th Century. His studies of Jewry in the Iberian Peninsula were largely based on original manuscripts found in archives, libraries and private...


How to Fight Terrorism and Other Thoughts: Views of a Kenyan-American Immigrant

by Tabitha Davol

In this easy-to-read book, How to Fight Terrorism and Other Thoughts, Tabitha Davol, a Kenyan-American, gives Americans and other westerners her perspective on how to fight terrorism. She discusses how the...


Anson's Gold: and the Secret to Captain Kidd's Charts

by George Edmunds

After a decade of research, author and broadcaster George Edmunds has finally unlocked the meaning of the mysterious cipher carved into the famous Shepherd’s Monument in the grounds of the Shugborough Estate,...


The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

by David Goldblatt

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic games—by a New York Times best-selling sportswriter.

For millions of people around the world, the Summer and Winter Games are a joy and a treasure,...


Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Conflict and Community in Rural Spain

by Ruth Sanz Sabido

A critical analysis of social memories of the Spanish Civil War, with specific reference to the rural context of the conflict. Based on a mixture of archival research and interviews with the inhabitants of one...


book III. The Christian Enigma

by Roland Maes

Two thousand years ago, peace reigned in Europe. A peace enforced by violence, brutality, massacres and State terror. It had been like that during the two former millenaries throughout the world, in America...


Book II. From Tribes to empires

by Roland Maes

We live in a world of violence, corruption and deceit. These violence and corruption are obvious throughout the world. Over the last few months, we have witnessed a global revolt against Western forms of government...


The American South: A History

by William J., Jr. Cooper, Thomas E. Terrill & Christopher Childers

In The American South: A History, Fifth Edition, William J. Cooper, Jr., Thomas E. Terrill, and Christopher Childers demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the South from the...


Lift

by Daniel Kunitz

A fascinating cultural history of fitness, from Greek antiquity to the era of the “big-box gym” and beyond, exploring the ways in which human exercise has changed over time—and what we can learn from our...


Methods in World History: A Critical Approach

by Arne Jarrick, Janken Myrdal & Maria Wallenberg Bondesson

Methods in World History is the first international volume that systematically addresses a number of methodological problems specific to the field of World History. Prompted by a lack of applicable works, the...


The Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer: The Poisonous Passion of Christiana Edmunds

by Kaye Jones

“The trial which terminated yesterday…revealed one of the strangest and most horrible stories possibly ever told in a court of justice.” (Morning Post).

When the news broke in 1871 of a series of mysterious...


The Dilly: A History of Piccadilly Rent Boys

by Jeremy Reed

A previously undocumented slice of London's underground sexual history, and its influence upon artists from Oscar Wilde to Francis Bacon and the Stones to MorrisseyPiccadilly Circus has long been London's...