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Hitler: 1936-1945 Nemesis

by Ian Kershaw

The climax and conclusion of one of the best-selling biographies of our time. The New Yorker declared the first volume of Ian Kershaw's two-volume masterpiece "as close to definitive as anything we are likely...


Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

by Ian Buruma

A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma’s account of his grandparents’ enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars

During the almost six years England was at war...


The Well Of Loneliness

by Radclyffe Hall

Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work...


The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey

by Dawn Anahid MacKeen

An epic tale of one man’s courage in the face of genocide and his granddaughter’s quest to tell his story


A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas

by Ian Talbot

Noted historian Ian Talbot has written a new history of modern South Asia that considers the Indian Subcontinent in regional rather than in solely national terms. A leading expert on the Partition of 1947, Talbot...


The Young Visiters

by Daisy Ashford

“The Young Visiters”(1919) is a short “society novel” written by Miss Daisy Ashford at the age of nine. Its child's view of high society (dukes and earls having ‘levies’ and residing in the ‘Crystall...


Vietnam What? English edition

by Gianni Ruffo

Three years of the Vietnam War. Three years of American history from 1965 to 1968 in nine chapters full of details and peculiar anecdotes. This book about the Vietnam War, written by an Italian, who is bound...


Hollywood's America: Understanding History Through Film

by Steven Mintz, Randy W. Roberts & David Welky

Fully revised, updated, and extended, the fifth edition of Hollywood's America provides an important compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents that allows students to read films as cultural artifacts...


New Songs of the Survivors: The Exodus of Indians from Burma

by Yvonne Vaz Ezdani

During the Second World War, many of the Indians settled in Burma were killed following the bombing of Rangoon by the Japanese Air Force. Thousands more were forced to give up everything—their homes, their...


Hubris

by Alistair Horne

“EMINENTLY PROVOCATIVE AND READABLE.”—THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six...


To Hell and Back: Europe 1914-1949

by Ian Kershaw

"Chilling... To Hell and Back should be required reading in every chancellery, every editorial cockpit and every place where peevish Euroskeptics do their thinking…. Kershaw documents each and every ‘ism’...


Nietzsche's Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire

by Rebecca Mitchell

A prevailing belief among Russia's cultural elite in the early twentieth century was that the music of composers such as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Aleksandr Scriabin, and Nikolai Medtner could forge a shared identity...


The Squire's Story

by Elizabeth Gaskell

“The squire’s story”(1855) is a short dark ,gothic and mysterious story written by Elizabeth Gaskell, the Victorian writer…


Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

by Antony Beevor

The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account

 

On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the...


1946: The Making of the Modern World

by Victor Sebestyen

From the author of Twelve Days: The Story of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire comes a powerful, revelatory book about the year that would signal the beginning...


Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

by George Byron

“Childe Harold's Pilgrimage” is a lengthy narrative poem written by the English poet Lord Byron, and was published between 1812 and 1818. The poem describes the travels and thoughts of two characters who,...


A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter

by Scott Kaufman

With 30 historiographical essays by established and rising scholars, this Companion is a comprehensive picture of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.

  • Examines important national and...


Deciphering the New Antisemitism

by Alvin H. Rosenfeld

Deciphering the New Antisemitism addresses the increasing prevalence of antisemitism on a global scale. Antisemitism takes on various forms in all parts of the world, and the essays in this wide-ranging volume...


Orders to Kill: The Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King

by Esq, William F Pepper

Here is the myth-shattering expose which reveals the truth behind the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."Dramatic new evidence confirming the innocence of James Earl Ray and identifying the actual...


Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

by John Kelly

A remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether the British would fight Hitler.

London in April, 1940, was a place of great...