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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square

by Michel Cormier

With the loosening of restrictions on the Chinese economy in the 1980s and 1990s and the rise of the middle class, many observers thought that Western-style democracy would soon follow. Instead, China has adopted...


Conspiracy of One: Tyler Kent's Secret Plot against FDR, Churchill, and the Allied War Effort

by Peter Rand

Officers from the U.S. Embassy, Scotland Yard, and MI5 broke into Tyler Kent’s bedroom. They found the suave young American code clerk beside his unmade bed, wearing striped pajama bottoms. His mistress was...


Custer's Road to Disaster: The Path to Little Bighorn

by Kevin M. Sullivan

The death of George Armstrong Custer ended the life of one of the most flamboyant, brave, careless, and fascinating characters to ever wear a United States military uniform. His dramatic rise during the Civil...


The Making of the Great Communicator: Ronald Reagan's Transformation from Actor to Governor

by Kenneth Holden

One week after Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy for governor of California, the San Francisco Chronicle gibed: “It was simply a flagrant example of miscasting.” Reagan was tanking, and his businessmen...


Everest - The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain

by Harriet Tuckey

Winner:

Banff Award for Mountain and Wilderness Literature

The British Sportsbook Award for Outstanding General Sports Writing

The Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature

Finalist for the HW Fisher Biographer's...


The Dodger: The Extraordinary Story of Churchill's American Cousin, Two World Wars, and The Great Escape

by Tim Carroll

The Dodger is the story of John Bigelow "Johnny" Dodge, a wartime hero and a pivotal figure in the escapade immortalised in the legendary Hollywood film The Great Escape.

Of all the Allied prisoners who broke...


Swinging '73: Baseball's Wildest Season

by Matthew Silverman

Interest and attendance were dropping, and football was ascending. Stuck in a rut, baseball was dying. Then Steinbrenner bought the Yankees, a second-division club with wife-swapping pitchers, leaving the House...


Trusting Calvin: How a Dog Helped Heal a Holocaust Survivor's Heart

by Sharon Peters

Max Edelman was just 17 when the Nazis took him to the first of five work camps, where his only hope of survival was to keep quiet and raise an emotional shield. After witnessing a German Shepherd kill a fellow...


To the People, Food Is Heaven: Stories of Food and Life in a Changing China

by Audra Ang

In China, the world’s next superpower, life is comfortable for the fortunate few. For others, it’s a hand-to-mouth struggle for a full stomach, a place to live, wages for work done, and freedom to speak...


I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford

by Richard Snow

From the acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who “writes with verve and a keen eye” (The New York Times Book Review), comes a fresh and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model...


The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan

by James Scott

“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped...


Triangles, Symbols, and Constraints: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the People's Republic of China, 1963-1969

by Charles M. Dobbs

This book discusses dramatic power struggles within and between the Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China, and the United States of America during Lyndon Johnson's presidency. This book explains Johnson's...


An Ode to Salonika: The Ladino Verses of Bouena Sarfatty

by Renée Levine Melammed

Through the poetry of Bouena Sarfatty (1916-1997), An Ode to Salonika sketches the life and demise of the Sephardi Jewish community that once flourished in this Greek crossroads city. A resident of Salonika...


Nothin' But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America's Industrial Heartland

by Edward McClelland

A rich history of America's Rust Belt-its riveters, rioters, and the generations it raised-tracing the culture, society, and economics of the biggest Boom Town in our history


The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost-From Ancient Greece to Iraq

by Victor Davis Hanson

Prominent military historian Victor Davis Hanson explores the nature of leadership with his usual depth and vivid prose in The Savior Generals, a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals...


Medical Hypnosis

by James Wood

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Iron Age Horseshoe and its Derivatives

by Gordon Ward

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


25 Lessons in Hypnotism

by Various

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


Sadism And Masochism - The Psychology Of Hatred And Cruelty - Vol. I.

by Carl Stephenson

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Children's Fashions in the Nineteenth Century

by James Laver

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...