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Mining the Future: The Bafokeng Story

by Totem Media for the Research a Bafokeng

A portrait of visionary leadership, this study of the Bafokeng people describes how they acquired their land and protected their customs during 150 years of political upheaval in South Africa. In addition, the...


In the Balance: South Africans Debate Reconciliation

by Fanie du Toit & Erik Doxtader

Direct and sometimes heated, these essays from prominent South African leaders consider the success of justice and reconciliation in the years since the end of apartheid. Presenting both the good and bad news,...


Up in Arms: Pursuing Accountability for the Arms Deal in Parliament

by Raenette Taljaard

“This book is not so much a political autobiography as an account from a personal point of view of a momentous series of events in the life of South Africa’s second democratic Parliament, and my role in...


Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making

by Suzel Ana Reily & Katherine Brucher

Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through...


Occupation: The Ordeal of France 1940-1944

by Ian Ousby

The Nazi occupation of France in 1940 has been compellingly explored in this book.


Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

by Peter Karibe Mendy & Jr., Richard A. Lobban

The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Guinea-Bissau relates the history of Guinea-Bissau through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries...


Hannibal

by G. P. Baker

Hannibal forged a career of daring exploits and stunning victories that came perilously close to annihilating Rome.


Getting Away with Murder: Benazir Bhutto's Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan

by Heraldo Muñoz

By the lead commissioner of the UN investigation, an authoritative account of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. On December 27, 2007, a suicide bomber killed Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan....


The American South: A History

by William J., Jr. Cooper & Thomas E. Terrill

In The American South, William J. Cooper, Jr. and Thomas E. Terrill demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the south from the history of the United States. Each volume includes...


A Caring County?: Social Welfare in Hertfordshire from 1600

by Steven King & Gillian Gear

This comparative study gathers together new research by local historians into aspects of welfare in Hertfordshire spanning four centuries and focusing on towns and villages across the county, including Ashwell,...


Hot Dogs and Cocktails: When FDR Met King George VI at Hyde Park on Hudson

by Peter Conradi

From the coauthor of The King's Speech, the story behind the historic meeting between FDR and King George VI on the eve of World War II, a meeting that is now the subject of a major Hollywood movie, Hyde Park...


What the Victorians Got Wrong

by Stan Yorke & Trevor Yorke

The nineteenth century was an era of scientific advance like no other in history. Railways were built, bridges constructed, rivers tamed and electricity harnessed, to the great benefit of all. But progress was...


Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

by Wil S. Hylton

From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy.

In the fall of 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the...


The Security Context in the Black Sea Region

by Dimitrios Triantaphyllou

This book on the security context in the Black Sea region is a timely endeavour and substantive contribution to understanding the state of play in the region and its linkages to the rest of the world. With contributions...


Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

by Stefan Manz & Panikos Panayi

This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain,...


From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

by Sylvia R. Frey & Betty Wood

This collection examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa. The contributors discuss what slavery...


The Association Game: A History of British Football

by Matthew Taylor

The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs...


The Slump: Britain in the Great Depression

by John Stevenson & Chris Cook

'One of the most relentlessly brilliant studies of twentieth-century Britain ... these young historians have found a marvellous theme and stuck to it. Theirs is the glory!'  Professor Arthur Marwick, History...


Defending Taiwan: The Future Vision of Taiwan's Defence Policy and Military Strategy

by Martin Edmonds & Michael Tsai

Recent concern about mainland China's intentions towards Taiwan, and more general concern about the risk of instability in the region, has led to growing interest in Taiwan's military strategy, in how Taiwan...


Key Figures in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

by Richard K. Emmerson

From emperors and queens to artists and world travelers, from popes and scholars to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings together in one volume the most important people who lived in medieval...