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Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier

by Robert Wooster

This engaging, illustrated history of Fort Davis, one of the U.S. Army's most important western posts, relates the exciting history of Trans-Pecos Texas—the far western reaches off the state. Wooster traces...


The McFaddin-Ward House

by Jessica Foy & Judith Walker Linsley

The McFaddin-Ward House, home to the prominent McFaddin family, was built in 1906 in the prestigious neighborhood around Calder Avenue. This entertaining volume tells the story of this house and the people who...


Civil War Texas

by Ralph A. Wooster

Written by one of the deans of Texas history, Civil War Texas provides an authoritative, comprehensive description of Texas during the Civil War as well as a guide for those who wish to visit sites in Texas...


Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters: And on the Eastern Coast of Africa. Narrative of Five Years' Experience in

by Captain G.L. Sullivan

A useful guide to the state of the slave trade in 1850 and how the trade increased from then until 1873 when up to three times the amount of slaves were being traded. First published in 1873.


Hitler and Nazi Germany

by Stephen J. Lee

Hitler and Nazi Germany provides a concise introduction to Hitler's rise to power and Nazi domestic and foreign policies through to the end of the Second World War. Combining narrative, the views of different...


Taking to the Skies: Daredevils, heroes and hijackings, great Australian flying stories

by Jim Eames

Great yarns of Australian aviation from a man who lives and breathes flying.


William Gilmore Simms's Selected Reviews on Literature and Civilization

by Jr. James Everett Kibler & David Moltke-Hansen

A collection of reviews and essays that reveal the regional, national, and international dimensions of Simms's intellectual interests


European National Identities: Elements, Transitions, Conflicts

by Roland Vogt, Wayne Cristaudo & Andreas Leutzsch

European National Identities explores the diversity of European states, nations, and peoples. In doing so, the editors focus on the origins and elements of different national identities in Europe and different...


Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

by Barry Rubin & Wolfgang G. Schwanitz

During the 1930s and 1940s, a unique and lasting political alliance was forged among Third Reich leaders, Arab nationalists, and Muslim religious authorities. From this relationship sprang a series of dramatic...


The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility

by Gregory Clark

How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded...


The Most Dangerous Enemy: A History of the Battle of Britain

by Stephen Bungay

Stephen Bungay’s magisterial history is acclaimed as the account of the Battle of Britain.

Unrivalled for its synthesis of all previous historical accounts, for the quality of its strategic analysis and its...


I.W.W. Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent: A Facsimile Reprint of the Popular Nineteenth Edition 1923

by Industr Industrial Workers of the World

Undoubtedly the most popular book in American labor history, the I.W.W.’s Little Red Song Book has been a staple item on picket lines and workers’ gatherings for generations and has gone through numerous...


Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s

by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Walker C. Smith & William E. Trautmann

The pamphlets reprinted in this collection were first published in the 1910s amidst great controversy; the significant works included are “Direct Action and Sabotage” by William E. Trautmann, “Sabotage:...


Love Sex & Marriage Middle Age

by Conor McCarthy

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Austerity: The Great Failure

by Florian Schui

Austerity is at the center of political debates today. Its defenders praise it as a panacea that will prepare the ground for future growth and stability. Critics insist it will precipitate a vicious cycle of...


The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

by Andrew Pettegree

Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip,...


The FBI: A History

by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

This fast-paced history of the FBI presents the first balanced and complete portrait of the vast, powerful, and sometimes bitterly criticized American institution. Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, a well-known expert...


Antiquity: Greeks and Romans in Context

by Frederick G. Naerebout & Henk W. Singor

Antiquity: Greeks and Romans in Context provides a chronological introduction to the history of ancient Mediterranean civilizations within the larger context of its contemporary Eurasian world.

  • Innovative approach...


Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image

by Joshua Zeitz

An intimate look into Lincoln’s White House and the aftermath of his death, via the lives of his two closest aides

In this timely look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House, and the aftermath of his death, noted...


Dad's War

by Chris Tarrant

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller

Chris Tarrant and his father Basil were very close, they played sport together, watched sport together and shared the same sense of humour. Chris loved and admired his father...