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Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe

by John Buckley

Historian John Buckley offers a radical reappraisal of Great Britain’s fighting forces during World War Two, challenging the common belief that the British Army was no match for the forces of Hitler’s Germany....


LBJ and the Kennedy Killing

by James T. Tague

As an eyewitness to the assassination of President Kennedy, author James Tague’s Warren Commission testimony changed history and he is now recognized as a top researcher on the murder of JFK. This book takes...


The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History

by Joseph M. Marshall III

The author of The Journey of Crazy Horse presents a legendary battle through the eyes of the Lakota

The saga of ?Custer?s Last Stand? has become ingrained in the lore of the American West, and the key players?Crazy...


The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

Stella Prize 2014

by Clare Wright

Winner of the Stella Prize, 2014.

The Eureka Stockade.

It's one of Australia's foundation legends yet the story has always been told as if half the participants weren't there. But what if the hot-tempered, free-spirited...


Britten

by David Matthews

A uniquely personal and centenary-year biography by fellow composer, former assistant, and lifelong friend of Benjamin Britten, David Matthews.


Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street

by Mark Bray

An insider's account of the anarchists who ignited Occupy Wall Street.


Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue

by Hal Buell

A dramatic photo history of the battle of Iwo Jima and the iconic picture that captured America-DVD included!

On February 23, 1945, as the battle for the Japanese island stronghold of Iwo Jima raged below,...


The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

by Gordon S. Wood

From the most respected chronicler of the early days of the Republic—and winner of both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes—comes a landmark work that rescues Benjamin Franklin from a mythology that has blinded...


The Pocketbook of Aussie History

by Brendan Gullifer

When was the first Melbourne cup, and which horse won?

Who was the first woman to stand for federal parliament?

What's the second verse of 'Advance Australia Fair'?

And why was Vegemite renamed Parwill in 1928?...


Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle's Fabrication of Aboriginal History

by Robert Manne

In December 2002, The Fabrication of Aboriginal History, Volume One by Keith Windschuttle was published. It argued that violence between whites and Aborigines in colonial Tasmania had been vastly exaggerated...


Quarterly Essay 23 The History Question: Who Owns The Past?

by Inga Clendinnen

In the third Quarterly Essay for 2006, Inga Clendinnen looks past the skirmishes and pitched battles of the history wars and asks what's at stake - what kind of history do we want and need? Should our historians...


Abbeys Monasteries and Priories Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

Trevor Yorke, using photographs and diagrams, describes the history of these graceful and splendid medieval buildings, and explains the functions of their individual parts.


Conflicting Memories on the 'River of Death': The Chickamauga Battlefield and the Spanish-American War, 1863-1933

by Bradley S. Keefer

On September 19 and 20, 1863, the Union Army of the Cumberland and the Confederate Army of Tennessee fought a horrific battle along Chickamauga Creek in northern Georgia. Although the outcome of this chaotic...


Hostile Seas: A Mission in Pirate Waters

by JL Savidge

Set in 2008, Hostile Seas is a personal account of life on board Canadian naval ship HMCS Ville de Québec as the crew attempts to escort pirate-menaced cargo ships carrying World Food Programme aid to Mogadishu....


Wood: Craft, Culture, History

by Harvey Green

A rich, authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human culture

Wood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years. In an intoxicating mix of science,...


The Coming of the Third Reich

by Richard Evans

There is no story in twentieth-century history more important to understand than Hitler’s rise to power and the collapse of civilization in Nazi Germany. With The Coming of the Third Reich, Richard Evans,...


Quotations from Mao Zedong

by Mao Zedong

Commonly known in the West as the "Little Red Book", Quotations of Mao Zedong contains a selection from Mao Zedong's political statements and speeches. From 1964 to 1976, Quotations was published in nearly 50...


From Pearl Harbor to V-J Day: The American Armed Forces in World War II

by Clayton D. James & Anne Sharp Wells

A compact but comprehensive history of the American armed forces in World War II, examining the strategy, logistics, high command, operations, and home-front aspects of the military campaign. "Consistently absorbing....As...


The Secret Rebellion

by Martin Baggen

A young, rightful queen returns from exile to her homeland. Her mission is to reclaim her country from the grip of an oppressive foreign occupation. To achieve her goal, she must find a king.

Her quest leads...


Spymaster: Startling Cold War Revelations of a Soviet KGB Chief

by Tennent H. Bagley

“Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” —Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA

From the...