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The Theory and Practice of Associative Power: CORDS in the Villages of Vietnam 1967-1972

by Stephen B. Young

This book asserts that the United States needs to use Associative Power in place of both Hard Power and Soft Power to succeed in achieving its national security objectives. The author uses the CORDs program...


Hue 1968

by Mark Bowden

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning...


History of the Great War, 1914-1918

by Carlton J. H. Hayes

"Self-interest was the dominant note of the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the Great War. In economics and in politics, among individuals, social classes, and nations, flourished a self-interest...


Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions

by Marc Becker

This clear and concise text extends our understanding of revolutions with a critical narrative analysis of key Latin American examples. Each case study provides an interpretive explanation of the historical...


Beyond the Arab Cold War

by Asher Orkaby

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68, to the forefront of modern Middle East History. During the 1960s, in the wake of a coup against Imam Muhammad al-Badr and the formation of the Yemen...


Dancing in the English style

by Allison Abra

Dancing in the English style explores the development, experience, and cultural representation of popular dance in Britain from the end of the First World War to the early 1950s. It describes the rise of modern...


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....


Passchendaele: The Lost Victory of World War I

by Nick Lloyd

The definitive account of Passchendaele, one of the most influential and tragic battles of the First World War

Passchendaele. The name of a small, seemingly insignificant Flemish village echoes across the twentieth...


Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

by Thomas E. Ricks

The New York Times Bestseller.

A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, who preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike.

Both George Orwell and Winston...


Boss Lady

by Edith Sparks

Too often, depictions of women's rise in corporate America leave out the first generation of breakthrough women entrepreneurs. Here, Edith Sparks restores the careers of three pioneering businesswomen--Tillie...


The Battle of Goose Green: A Battle is Fought to be Won

by Mark Adkin

This book tells the story of the battle for Goose Green - the first crucial clash of the Falklands war - through the eyes of the commanders, both British and Argentine, from brigadier to corporal. It follows...


The Korean War

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Korean War in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Korean War. On 25 June 1950,...


Revisiting divisions of Labour

by Graham Crow & Jaimie Ellis

Revisiting divisions of labour is a reflection on the making of a modern sociological classic text and its enduring influence on the discipline and beyond. Ray Pahl's 1984 book is distinctive in the sustained...


The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

by Banu Turnaoğlu

Turkish republicanism is commonly thought to have originated with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the founding of modern Turkey in 1923, and understood exclusively in terms of Kemalist ideals, characterized by the...


Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire

by Corey Ross

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire provides the first wide-ranging environmental history of the heyday of European imperialism, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the colonial era. It focuses...


Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria

by Will Hanley

Nationality is the most important legal mechanism for sorting and classifying the world's population today. An individual's state of birth or naturalization determines where he or she can and cannot be and what...


Identifying with Nationality

by Will Hanley

Nationality is the most important legal mechanism for sorting and classifying the world’s population today. An individual’s state of birth or naturalization determines where he or she can and cannot be and...


Suncoast Empire

by Frank A. Cassell

In the early 20th century, Bertha Palmer was one of the best-known and wealthiest women in America. She was an art collector, women’s rights advocate, businesswoman, owner of Chicago’s Palmer House Hotel,...


Land!: The Case for an Agrarian Economy

by John Crowe Ransom & Jason Peters

Ransom's Land! is a previously unpublished work that unites Ransom's poetic sensibilities with an examination of economics at the height of the Great Depression.


Remembering the Troubles: Contesting the Recent Past in Northern Ireland

by Jim Smyth

The essays in this volume, by leading experts in the fields of Irish and British history, politics, and international studies, explore the ways in which competing "social" or "collective memories" of the Northern...