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The Struggle for Secession, 1966-1970: A Personal Account of the Nigerian Civil War

by Ntieyong U. Akpan

First published in 1972. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


In Search of the True Gypsy: From Enlightenment to Final Solution

by Wim Willems

It has only been recognised tardily and with reluctance that during the Second World War hundreds of thousands of itinerants met the same horrendous fate as Jews and other victims of Nazism. Gypsies appear to...


Lolita in Peyton Place: Highbrow, Middlebrow, and LowBrow Novels of the 1950s

by Ruth Pirsig Wood

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Parthenon Enigma

by Joan Breton Connelly

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent...


The Yankee Way

by Willie Randolph

Legendary New York Yankee Willie Randolph tells the story of his life playing and coaching for the most storied professional sports franchise in the world, detailing his career on and off the field with some...


The Reckoning

by Patrick Bishop

One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII.

Militant Zionist Avraham...


The Greeks and the Gospel

by J.B. Skemp

A classic work now available in electronic form. Skemp deals with the issues surrounding the use of the Greek language not only in the writing of the New Testament but also in the development of Christian theology....


Nazi International: The Nazis' Postwar Plan to Control Finance, Conflict, Physics and Space

by Joseph P. Farrell

Physicist and Oxford educated historian Joseph P. Farrell continues his best-selling series of exposés on secret Nazi technology, Nazi survival, and post-war Nazi manipulation of various manufacturing technologies,...


The Great Airship of 1897: A Provocative Look at the Most Mysterious Aviation Event in History

by J. Allan Danelek

In November of 1896 residents of California watched a mysterious bright light-often described as being suspended beneath a "cigar shaped" craft of considerable size-pass slowly over their cities on several occasions,...


Subjects unto the Same King: Indians, English, and the Contest for Authority in Colonial New England

by Jenny Hale Pulsipher

"Subjects Unto the Same King offers a comprehensive survey of the structure and functionality of authority within and between cultures in seventeenth-century New England."—William and Mary Quarterly


We Remember D-Day

by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw

'On leaving the plane I can only say I felt very lonely, except that the sky was full of bullets coming upwards. Fortunately, it wasn’t long before my feet hit the ground with a thud. Almost as soon as my...


Zeppelin Nights

by Jerry White

A Guardian Best Book of the Year 2014

11pm, Tuesday 4 August 1914: with the declaration of war London becomes one of the greatest killing machines in human history. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers pass through...


Japan Diary

by Mark Gayn

This book is an eyewitness report of what happened in Japan and Korea during the Occupation years from December 1945 to May 1948.

It is also meant to be some other things. It is the story of that extraordinary...


The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day

by Richard Francis Burton

“The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages,...


The Race Underground

by Doug Most

In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew more congested, the streets became clogged with plodding, horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 crippled the entire northeast,...


A Nation on Trial

by Norman G. Finkelstein & Ruth Bettina Birn

No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans...


Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned

by Alvin Townley

During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military...


1603

by Christopher Lee

1603 was the year that Queen Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudors, died. Her cousin, Robert Carey, immediately rode like a demon to Scotland to take the news to James VI. The cataclysmic time of the Stuart monarchy...


Without Mercy

by David Beasley

"Without Mercy reads like a John Grisham thriller."

---David R. Dow, author of The Autobiography of an Execution

On December 9, 1938, the state of Georgia executed six black men in eighty-one minutes in Tattnall...


Elizabeth's London

by Liza Picard

Liza Picard immerses her readers in the spectacular details of daily life in the London of Queen Elizabeth (1558-1603). Beginning with the River Thames, she examines the city on the north bank, still largely...