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Rescuing Canada's Right

by Tasha Kheiriddin & Adam Daifallah

Canadians everywhere are asking: what's wrong with the Conservative Party? The Liberal Party of Canada has held power for 70 of the past 100 years—a feat unrivaled by any other political party in the Western...


The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to a Modern War

by Samuel Hynes

The Soldiers? Tale is the story of modern wars as told by the men who did the actual fighting. Hynes examines the journals, memoirs, and letters of men who fought in the two World Wars and in Vietnam, and also...


City Poet

by Brad Gooch

The definitive biography of Frank O’Hara, one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, the magnetic literary figure at the center of New York’s cultural life during the 1950s and 1960s.

City...


50 Children

by Steven Pressman

Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939—the single largest group of unaccompanied...


The Great and Holy War

by Philip Jenkins

The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful...


Where the Domino Fell: America and Vietnam 1945-2010

by James Stuart Olson & Randy W. Roberts

This updated, expanded edition of Where the Domino Fell recounts the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the end of World War II, clarifying the political aims, military strategy, and social and...


The Pacific

by Hugh Ambrose

The New York Times bestselling official companion book to the Emmy(r) Award-winning HBO(r) miniseries.

Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched...


Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

by Richard N. Billings

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


War Beneath the Waves: A True Story of Courage and Leadership Aboard a World War II Submarine

by Don Keith

From the national bestselling author of Final Patrol-a gripping story of heroism under the sea.

In November 1943, while on war patrol in the Makassar Strait, the USS Billfish submarine was spotted by the Japanese,...


The Liberation Trilogy Box Set

by Rick Atkinson

The definitive chronicle of the Allied triumph in Europe during World War II, Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy is now together in one boxed set

From the War in North Africa to the Invasion of Normandy, the...


The Hidden White House

by Robert Klara

Critically acclaimed author Robert Klara leads readers through an unmatched tale of political ambition and technical skill: the Truman administration's controversial rebuilding of the White House.

In 1948, President...


The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony: America's War of Liberation in Canada, 1774-1776

by Mark R. Anderson

An unparalleled look at America’s Revolutionary War invasion of Canada


American Feminism and the Birth of New Age Spirituality: Searching for the Higher Self, 1875-1915

by Catherine Tumber

Based largely on research in popular journals, self-help manuals, newspaper accounts, and archival collections, American Feminism and the Birth of New Age Spirituality demonstrates that the New Age movement...


Tolstoy: Tales of Courage and Conflict

by Count Leo Tolstoy

36 stories by one of the world's masters of literature, Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)


Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution

by Jürgen Buchenau

The only substantive study of Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution, this book traces the remarkable life story of a complex and little-understood, yet key figure in Mexico's history. Jürgen Buchenau...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca

Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish...


Becoming Tom Thumb: Charles Stratton, P. T. Barnum, and the Dawn of American Celebrity

Manufacturing Powerlessness in the Black Diaspora: Inner-City Youth and the New Global Frontier

by Charles Green

Despite the economic utopianism brought on by globalization, effective solutions to the persistent plight of urban blacks throughout the African diaspora continue to elude scholars, politicians, and community...


Border Crossings: Mexican and Mexican-American workers

by John Mason Hart

The history of Mexican and Mexican-American working classes has been segregated by the political boundary that separates the United States of America from the United States of Mexico. As a result, scholars have...


Peacemaking, 1919

by Harold Nicolson

'Of all branches of human endeavour, diplomacy is the most protean.' That is how Harold Nicolson begins this book. It is an apt opening. The Paris Conference of 1919, attended by thirty-two nations, had the...