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The Normans in South Wales, 1070-1171

by Lynn H. Nelson

A frontier has been called "an area inviting entrance." For the Norman invaders of England the Welsh peninsula was such an area. Fertile forested lowlands invited agricultural occupation; a fierce but primitive...


Mier Expedition Diary: A Texan Prisoner's Account

by Joseph D. McCutchan, Joseph Milton Nance & Jane A. Kenamore

Few episodes in Texas history have excited more popular interest than the Mier Expedition of 1842. Nineteen-year-old Joseph D. McCutchan was among the 300 Texans who, without the cover of the Lone Star flag,...


The Beatles Come to America

by Martin Goldsmith

When the Beatles touched down in New York on February 7, 1964 for their first visit to America, they brought with them a sound that hadn't been heard before. By the time they returned to England two weeks later,...


Turmoil In New Mexico, 1846-1868: Facsimile of 1952 Edition

by William A. Keleher

The vital history of New Mexico and Arizona during the formative years between the American Occupation and the coming of the railroad has been compressed by the author into one volume with hundreds of footnotes...


The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith after the Holocaust

by Edward Feld

Helps the modern reader understand events that span almost 4,000 years of the history of Judaism and the Jewish people. This profound and engaging meditation opens the way to a powerful new understanding of...


Lift Up Thy Voice: The Sarah and Angelina Grimké Family's Journey from Slaveholders to Civil Rights  Leaders

by Mark Perry

In the late 1820s Sarah and Angelina Grimké traded their elite position as daughters of a prominent white slaveholding family in Charleston, South Carolina, for a life dedicated to abolitionism and advocacy...


THE SO CALLED SENATUS CONSULTUM DE BACCHANALIBUS  Detailed analysis of the language

by Basilio Perri

In 1640 in Tiriolo (pr. Catanzaro), during the excavation of the foundation of the palace of Prince Giovan Battista Cigala, (in the middle of ancient ruins: whole and broken columns, bases, friezes, lintels)...


Jim Garrison's Bourbon Street Brawl: The Making of a First Amendment Milestone

by James Savage

Years before his inquiry into the Kennedy assassination, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison first captured the national spotlight in late 1962, when he launched a series of raids on French Quarter strip...


Marie Laveau, the Mysterious Voudou Queen: A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

by Ina Johanna Fandrich

This study investigates the emergence of powerful female leadership in New Orleans' Voodoo tradition. It provides a careful examination of the cultural, historical, economic, demographic and socio-political...


Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828-1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History

by Richard Campanella

In 1828, a teenaged Abraham Lincoln guided a flatboat down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. The adventure marked his first visit to a major city and exposed him to the nation's largest slave marketplace....


101 Amazing Facts about The First World War

by Jack Goldstein

What age was the youngest soldier to receive the Victoria Cross during WWI? What role did tanks play in the conflict? How much were Germany ordered to pay in reparations after the war? All these questions are...


Zero-Sum Future: American Power in an Age of Anxiety

by Gideon Rachman

With a new foreword on the revolutions in the Arab world and the euro crisis, one of the world’s most influential commentators on international affairs offers a stark warning about a gathering global political...


Dartmouth Veterans: Vietnam Perspectives

by Phillip C. Schaefer

A collection of essays by Dartmouth alumni recalling their Vietnam War–era experiences


George Washington's Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America

by Phillip Thomas Tucker

Extensively researched and superbly argued in Tucker’s compelling narrative, this in-depth examination of George Washington’s ‘military miracle’ at the Battle of Trenton unquestionably confirms the vital...


Billy Mitchell's War with the Navy: The Army Air Corps and the Challenge to Seapower

by Thomas Wildenberg

In the years following WWI, the U.S. Congress was more interested in disarmament than in funding national defense. For the military services this meant lean budgets and skeleton operating forces. Billy Mitchell’s...


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

by Chuck Willis

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part...


Hospital Chaplaincy in the Twenty-first Century: The Crisis of Spiritual Care on the NHS

by Christopher Swift

This book charts the changing role of hospital chaplains and examines through detailed case studies the realities of practice and the political debates which either threaten or sustain the service. This second...


Belonging and Estrangement in the Poetry of Philip Larkin, R.S. Thomas and Charles Causley

by Rory Waterman

Focusing on the significance of place, connection and relationship in three poets who are seldom considered in conjunction, Rory Waterman argues that Philip Larkin, R.S. Thomas and Charles Causley epitomize...


Shadow Knights: The Secret War Against Hitler

by Gary Kamiya & Jeffrey Smith

Pulp History brings to life extraordinary feats of bravery, violence, and redemption that history has forgotten. These stories are so dramatic and thrilling they have to be true.

 

In SHADOW KNIGHTS, everyday...


The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age

by Myra MacPherson

A fresh look at the life and times of Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin, two sisters whose radical views on sex, love, politics, and business threatened the white male power structure of the nineteenth century...