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Medieval Knights 1100-1476

by Giovanni Garuti

This book devoted to the medieval uniforms uses the presence of 17 marvelous tables realized by the Italian artist Giovanni Garuti. All realize in 1999 as single Print-tables for the Italian publishing EMI of...


Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862

by Joseph L. Harsh

In this re-examination of Confederate war aims, Joseph L. Harsh analyzes the military policy and grand strategy adopted by Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in the first two years of the Civil War. Recent critics...


Sherman's Other War: The General and the Civil War Press

by John F. Marszalek

William Tecumseh Sherman saw a direct correlation between press censorship and military victory. He diligently tried to implement severe anti-press policies, and as a result was the target of intense newspaper...


Wounded: Vietnam to Iraq

by Ronald J. Glasser

Glasser sheds light on the profound wounds, physical and emotional, that our troops face in Iraq.In this gripping account of the human cost of the war in Iraq, Dr. Ronald Glasser offers an unparalleled description...


Gold Fever: San Francisco 1851

by Ken Salter

A story about the California Gold Rush from a French point of view.


Connecticut Yankees at Gettysburg

by Charles P. Hamblen & Walter L. Powell

Charles P. Hamblen's posthumous text provides the first account in more than 25 years of soldiers from the Nutmeg State and their role during the Battle of Gettysburg.Dramatic narrative is interwoven with excerpts...


A Quaker Goes to Spain: The Diplomatic Mission of Anthony Morris, 1813-1816

by H. L. Dufour Woolfley

A Quaker Goes to Spain is a multifaceted historical narrative. It recounts in detail a unique but virtually forgotten U.S. diplomatic initiative during The War of 1812, interwoven with a far more personal account...


Fifteenth Air Force against the Axis: Combat Missions over Europe during World War II

by Kevin A. Mahoney

In Fifteenth Air Force against the Axis: Combat Missions over Europe during World War II, Kevin Mahoney provides a detailed combat history of the critical role played by this Air Force unit during World War...


The Day Lincoln Was Almost Shot: The Fort Stevens Story

by Benjamin Franklin, III Cooling

In The Day Lincoln Was Almost Shot: The Fort Stevens Story, historian B.F. Cooling documents the story of President Abraham Lincoln and the Battle of Fort Stevens in July 1864. Standing apart in American history...


Fort Laurens, 1778-1779: The Revolutionary War in Ohio

by Thomas I. Pieper & James B. Gidney

While the main action of the Revolution swirled along the Atlantic seaboard. Ohio was a no man's land between the Colonists' Fort Pitt and the British Fort Detroit. A campaign to neutralize Detroit and win the...


Creating the British Atlantic: Essays on Transplantation, Adaptation, and Continuity

by Jack P. Greene

Set mostly within an expansive British imperial and transatlantic framework, this new selection of writings from the renowned historian Jack P. Greene draws on themes he has been developing throughout his distinguished...


The Nations Within: The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignity

by Vine Jr Deloria

The message of The Nations Within is an urgent on, and should be read by anyone concerned with American Indian affairs today.

 

“Those of us who try to understand what is happening in North American Indian...


The New York Times: Disunion: Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider the Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Proclamation

by Clay Risen, George Kalogerakis & Ted Widmer

A major new collection of modern commentary- from scholars, historians, and Civil War buffs-on the significant events of the Civil War, culled from The New York Times' popular Disunion on-line journal 

Since...


The Making of the Great Communicator: Ronald Reagan's Transformation from Actor to Governor

by Kenneth Holden

One week after Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy for governor of California, the San Francisco Chronicle gibed: “It was simply a flagrant example of miscasting.” Reagan was tanking, and his businessmen...


SR-71: The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest Plane

by Richard H. Graham

 At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed...


Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy

by Gary May

When the Fifteenth Amendment of 1870 granted African Americans the right to vote, it seemed as if a new era of political equality was at hand. Before long, however, white segregationists across the South counterattacked,...


Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA

by Randall B. Woods

World War II commando, Cold War spy, and CIA director under presidents Nixon and Ford, William Egan Colby played a critical role in some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. A quintessential...


The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement

by David Graeber

A bold rethinking of the most powerful political idea in the world—democracy—and the story of how radical democracy can yet transform America

 

Democracy has been the American religion since before the...


Truth's Ragged Edge

by Philip F. Gura

From the acclaimed cultural historian Philip F. Gura comes Truth’s Ragged Edge, a comprehensive and original history of the American novel’s first century. Grounded in Gura’s extensive consideration of...


African Americans and Us Popular Culture

by Kevern Verney

This volume is an authoritative introduction to the history of African Americans in US popular culture, examining its development from the early nineteenth century to the present. Kevern Verney examines:

* the...