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Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers

by Frank Bardacke

Winner of the 2012 Hillman Prize in Book Journalism.

In its heyday, the United Farm Workers was an embodiment of its slogan “Yes, we can”—in the form “¡Sí, Se Puede!”—winning many labor victories,...


Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World

by Mike Davis

Examining aseries of El Niño-induced droughts and the famines that they spawnedaround the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davisdiscloses the intimate, baleful relationship between imperial...


The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

by Slavoj Žižek

Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets in pursuit of emancipation,...


Elsie and Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front

by Diane Atkinson

The incredible story of two courageous and spirited women who were the only female participants to serve on the western front during World War I. When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was...


The Fighting Temeraire: The Battle of Trafalgar and the Ship that Inspired J. M. W. Turner's Most Beloved Painting

by Sam Willis

The extraordinary story of the mighty Temeraire, the ship behind J. M. W. Turner's iconic painting. The H.M.S. Temeraire, one of Britain`s most illustrious fighting ships, is known to millions through J.M.W....


When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet

by Hildegard Diemberger & Marilyn Strathern

In the fifteenth century, the princess Chokyi Dronma was told by the leading spiritual masters of her time that she was the embodiment of the ancient Indian tantric deity Vajravarahi, known in Tibetan as Dorje...


The Columbia History of Post-World War II America

by Mark C Carnes

Every epoch bewilders those who live through it, but for Americans, the postwar era has been a time of breathtaking change and transition. With these comprehensive and engaging essays, this volume encourages...


Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World

by Evan Thomas

Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign...


US World War II Amphibious Tactics: Army & Marine Corps, Pacific Theater

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of the United States' naval tactics during World War II (1939-1945

). The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941–45, but in no field was US mastery...


Vietnam Airborne

by Gordon Rottman & Ronald Volstad

Osprey's examination of airborne units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Airborne units that fought against the Viet Cong in Vietnam were a select brotherhood. Their ability to respond and move rapidly by...


US Army Rangers & LRRP Units 1942-87

by Gordon Rottman & Ronald Volstad

Ranger - the very word conjures up visions of small, highly trained units executing lightning-fast raids on an unexpecting enemy. It is also synonymous with high esprit de corps and excellence at arms. The US...


Warsaw Pact Ground Forces

by Gordon Rottman & Ronald Volstad

Osprey's study of the ground forces of the Cold War (1946-1991). While much has been published on the armed forces of the USSR during the 1980s, surprisingly little is available on the forces supplied by the...


US Army Special Forces 1952-84

by Gordon Rottman & Ronald Volstad

From its very inception the United States Army Special Forces has been enmeshed in controversy, its mission misunderstood to varying degrees, and its very existence opposed by some of the Army hierarchy. Nevertheless...


Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean

by John Weal

This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar...


Mons 1914: The BEF's Tactical Triumph

by David Lomas & Ed Dovey

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Mons of World War I (1914-1918). When the First World War broke out in August 1914 the Imperial German Army mistakenly assumed that the BEF – 'that contemptible little...


New York 1776: The Continentals' first battle

by David Smith & Graham Turner

Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental...


First Ypres 1914: The graveyard of the Old Contemptibles

by David Lomas & Ed Dovey

Osprey's overview of the First Battle of Ypres of World War I (1914-1918). In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French,...


The German Army 1939-45 (2): North Africa & Balkans

by Nigel Thomas & Stephen Andrew

Hitler first considered an invasion of Great Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the European part of the Soviet Union, for May 1941. Anxious to emulate Hitler's successes,...


The US Army in World War II (2): The Mediterranean

by Mark Henry & Mike Chappell

It was the Mediterranean theatre which saw the blooding of the US Army against the German Wehrmacht, in North Africa in the winter of 1943-44 of World War II (1939-1945). After this rough education the US forces...


Castles and Tower Houses of the Scottish Clans 1450-1650

by Stuart Reid & Graham Turner

With the exception of the key royal sites, such as Stirling and Edinburgh, few Scottish castles were located at strategic points, or were intended to house garrisons required to defend or subjugate towns. Instead...