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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,...


In God's Hands

by Pope Saint John Paul Ii

Available for the first time in English, the private reflections of the modern pope recently elevated to sainthood—deeply personal writings that reveal a spiritual leader who agonized over his service to God,...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & 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...


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...


9/11

by 50 minutes

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of 9/11 in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of 9/11. At 8.46am on the morning of September...


The SAS 1983Â?2014

by Leigh Neville & Peter Dennis

Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and...


Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

by Sumit Ganguly & William R. Thompson

A comprehensive and revealing account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India's political and economic institutions

India's ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ramifications...


The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

by Michael R. Auslin

An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability

Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century." Today, the world believes that Century has arrived....


Jamaica in the 21st Century: Revisiting the First Decade

by Livingstone Thompson & Petal Thompson-Williams

Trawling through public discourse and debates in Jamaica, this book distils and presents major issues that captured public attention at the onset of the 21st century. It is designed not only to aid memory but...


The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory

by Brian H. Fishman

An incisive narrative history of the Islamic State, from the 2005 master plan to reestablish the Caliphate to its quest for Final Victory in 2020

Given how quickly its operations have achieved global impact,...


Mythomania: Tales of Our Times, from Apple to Isis

by Peter Conrad

Weaves ancient myth into modern celebrity and consumerist culture to expose the absurdity and occasional insanity of twenty-first-century society, economy, and politics

Despite a proclaimed respect for scientific...


The Spy Who Couldn't Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets

by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The thrilling, true-life account of the FBI’s hunt for the ingenious traitor Brian Regan—known as the Spy Who Couldn’t Spell.

 

Before Edward Snowden’s infamous data breach,...