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The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...


The Contractor

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...


The Pierre Hotel Affair: How Eight Gentlemen Thieves Plundered $28 Million in the Largest Jewel Heist in History

by Daniel Simone & Nick Sacco

The startling and sensational true story of the most famous unsolved heist in American history: the theft of $28 million in jewels from the Pierre Hotel. New York City, 1972.

Bobby Comfort and Sammy “the Arab”...


Listening for the Secret

by Ulf Olsson

Listening for the Secret is a critical assessment of the Grateful Dead and the distinct culture that grew out of the group’s music, politics, and performance. With roots in popular music traditions, improvisation,...


The Living History of Pakistan (2011 - 2016): Volume III

by Inam R. Sehri

Karachi, a mega city of about 25 million now, has been burning since two decades in spreading blaze of target killings, extortion, organised robberies, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian blasts and massive corruption...


The Ragged Edge: A US Marine's Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion

by Michael Zacchea, Ted Kemp & Paul D. Eaton

Deployed to Iraq in March 2004 after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, US Marine Michael Zacchea thought he had landed a plum assignment. His team's mission was to build, train, and lead in combat the first Iraqi...


America and the Future of War: The Past as Prologue

by Williamson Murray

Throughout the world today there are obvious trouble spots that have the potential to explode into serious conflicts at any time in the immediate or distant future. This study examines what history suggests...


The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

by Anne-Marie Slaughter

From a renowned foreign-policy expert, a new paradigm for strategy in the twenty-first century

In 1961, Thomas Schelling's The Strategy of Conflict used game theory to radically reenvision the U.S.-Soviet relationship...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & Professor Ralph Schroeder

The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to...


The Mighty West: The Bulldogs' Journey from Daydream Believers to Premiership Heroes

by Kerrie Soraghan

In 2016 the Western Bulldogs stunned the AFL world by winning the premiership - the club's first in 62 years. It was an unprecedented rise to success, capped by a stunning grand final victory that left players...


Latin America since Independence

by Thomas C. Wright

This innovative text offers a clear and concise introduction to Latin America since independence. Thomas C. Wright traces continuity and change in five central colonial legacies: authoritarian governance; a...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...


People Who Made Sure You Could Grow up to Vote! | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Aren’t you a lucky child? A long time ago, the right to suffrage was only granted to certain members of the society. These days, everyone can vote. The question now is who should you vote? You will find that...


50 Famous People in Modern History for Kids

by Baby Professor

In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s...


Appreciating All of the Continents | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

History is interesting and so is geography. This is an edition of modern history where your kids will be familiarized with all the continents in the world. Surprise your children with the wonders of the earth...


How Bills Become Laws | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Government are governed by laws. And these laws dictate the right and wrong in a certain society. In this book, your child will learn how bills become laws. You might think it’s too early to introduce this...


The Little Boy Named Barry Obama | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Do you know who Barry Obama is? Most of you might know him as Barack Obama. He is the 44th President of the United States and is the first African American to hold the office. There are a lot of fun and interesting...


The Story of the United States of America | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

How did the United States of America become a powerful nation? In this book, we will tackle the highlights of US history. These facts need to be presented in a way that would encourage children to actually read...


Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945-95

by John Wright & Steve Waugh

Endorsed for Edexcel

Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who...


Hollywood Made in China

by Aynne Kokas

China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 ignited a race to capture new global media audiences. Hollywood moguls began courting Chinese investors to create entertainment on an international scale—from...