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Stonewall Jackson: A Life Portrait

by K. M. Kostyal

Illustrated with both archival and contemporary portraits and drawings, Stonewall Jackson provides a complete portrait of the general in both words and images. 8-page color insert. B&W photos throughout.


The Legend of Colton H. Bryant

by Alexandra Fuller

A heartrending story of the human spirit from the author of the bestselling Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

Alexandra Fuller returns with the unforgettable true story of Colton H. Bryant, a soulful boy with...


Churchill

by Paul Johnson

From the "most celebrated and best-loved British historian in America" (Wall Street Journal), an elegant, concise, and revealing portrait of Winston Churchill

In Churchill, eminent historian Paul Johnson offers...


The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln

by Kenneth J. Winkle

Drawing on the latest interpretive and methodological advances in historical scholarship, The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln reexamines the young adult life of America's sixteenth president.


Bombshell

by Ludwig Leidig

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Bombshell is an unknown true story unearthed from World War II documents. Although a historical biography, it reads as a dramatic psychological thriller, and it covers the dark period of the Third...


The Last Great Cavalryman: The Life of General Sir Richard McCreery GCB KBE DSO MC

by Richard Mead

Dick McCreery was commissioned into the 12th Royal Lancers in 1915 and served on The Western Front, winning the MC and surviving wounds. In 1938 he joined the staff of 1st Division under Alexander before being...


Johnny: The Legend and Tragedy of General Sir Ian Hamilton

by John Philip Jones

The Gallipoli campaign was launched in April 1915 in an effort to knock Turkey out of the war but the force that was deployed was too small to achieve its aim. Moreover, the commander, General Sir Ian Hamilton...


The Sterling Redemption: Twenty Five Years To Clear My Name

by James Edmiston & Lawrence Kormornick

The untold true story of James Edmiston who suffered an extraordinary miscarriage of justice in 1983 when senior officials blocked vital witnesses coming to his trial which led to a personal tragedy; a broken...


Death of An Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett

by Beverley Naidoo

Death of an Idealist is the biography of Neil Aggett, the only white person to die while being held in custody by South Africa’s apartheid security police. A medical doctor who worked most of the week as an...


Casanova: Actor, Lover, Priest, Spy

by Ian Kelly

"A sheer testament to the power of the written word." (The New York Times)

Giacomo Casanova's energy was dazzling. He made and lost fortunes, founded state lotteries, and wrote forty-two books and 3,600 pages...


Boy Republic: Patrick Pearse and the Weapon of Education

by Brendan Walsh

Patrick Pearse, teacher, poet, and one of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising has long been a central figure in Irish history. The book provides a radically new interpretation of Patrick Pearse's work in...


The Pre-Dreadnought Revolution: Developing the Bulwarks of Sea Power

by Warren Berry

The late nineteenth century saw an unparalleled revolution in warship development as the Victorian navy found itself grappling with intense technical change to ensure its survival in the modern theatre. From...


Russell Kirk: A Critical Biography of a Conservative Mind

by James E. Person

This first full-length treatment of Russell Kirk's life and accomplishments blends new biographical insights and critical perspectives about the author of the ground-breakingThe Conservative Mind.


Joseph Plunkett: 16Lives

by Honor O Brolchain

Joseph Mary Plunkett (1887-1916) from Dublin was one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, the designer of the military plan and the youngest signatory of the Proclamation. A recognised poet, he was already dying...


Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem: The Blackest-Hearted Villains from Irish History

by Joe O'Shea

The Irish are often thought of as a nation of missionaries, explorers, freedom fighters, artists and writers. But for every Tom Crean or Bernardo O’Higgins, there is a Captain William Cotter or Antoine Walsh...


O'Brien Pocket History of Irish Rebels

by Morgan Llywelyn

The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. From the daring pirate-queen Grace O'Malley, to the fiery Protestant lawyer Theobald Wolfe Tone, and the courageous...


My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone

by Neal O. Hammon

One of the most famous figures of the American frontier, Daniel Boone clashed with the Shawnee and sought to exploit the riches of a newly settled region. Despite Boone's fame, his life remains wrapped in mystery.The...


Tony Gregory

by Robbie Gilligan

The biography of a true Irish political legend. As harsh economic times return to Ireland, it is time to celebrate this inspirational Irishman who made his name as a grass-roots community activist and went on...


Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny

by R. H. S. Stolfi

This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others...


General and Madam de Lafayette: Partners in Liberty's Cause in the American and French Revolutions

by Jason Lane

This biography of French liberator Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) reveals not only how the nineteen-year-old bravely ventured to the infant United States to serve in its War of Independence, but also teh iconoclast's...