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Ohio and Its People: Bicentennial Edition

by George Knepper

"A finely crafted comprehensive history of the Buckeye State, whose dominant theme is the representative character of the Ohio story to the national experience. Knepper captures the panorama of the Ohio experience...


Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro

by Barbara Foley

With the New Negro movement and the Harlem Renaissance, the 1920s was a landmark decade in African American political and cultural history, characterized by an upsurge in racial awareness, artistic creativity,...


The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters

by Christian Ingrao & Phoebe Green

"An important look at the singularity of Nazi barbarism." -L'Humanité The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The first members of the brigade...


LBJ: The MasterMind of the JFK Assassination

by Phillip F. Nelson

The case against Lyndon B. Johnson and his role in Kennedy's assassination has never been sounder. LBJ aims to prove that Vice President Johnson played an active role in the assassination of President Kennedy...


3000 Degrees: The True Story of a Deadly Fire and the Men Who Fought It

by Sean Flynn

The unforgettable and heartbreaking true story of the firemen who bravely fought "the perfect fire" is now in paperback.


A Tale of Two Subs: An Untold Story of World War II, Two Sister Ships, and Extraordinary Heroism

by Jonathan J. McCullough

On November 19, 1943, the submarine USS Sculpin, under attack by the Japanese, slid below the waves for the last time in what would become one of the most remarkable stories in U.S. Naval history. Not only did...


Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory

by Edward G. Lengel

An entertaining and erudite history that offers a fresh look at America's first founding father, the creation of his legend, and what it means for our nation and ourselves

George Washington's death on December...


The Dead will Arise: Nongqawuse and the great Xhosa cattle killing 1856-7

by Jeff Peires

The Dead Will Arise tells the story of Nongqawuse, the young Xhosa girl whose prophecy of the resurrection of the dead lured an entire people to death by starvation. The Great Cattle-Killing of 1856-57, which...


On the Bridge of Goodbye: The Story of South Africa's discarded San Soldiers

by David Robbins

Set against the southern African canvas of war and upheaval, On the Bridge of Goodbye tells the story of the famous San (Bushman) soldiers who fought first for the Portuguese in Angola, and then for South Africa...


The World of Mary O'Connell 1778-1836

by Erin L. Bishop

In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later...


The State of Ireland

by Arthur O' Connor & James Livesay

Arthur O'Connor was the most important conduit between French republicanism and Irish political radicalism in the late 1790s ... His State of Ireland, published in 1798, created a distinctively Irish language...


The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal

by Hugh Dorain

In the 1890s, Hugh Dorian (1834-1914), a native of Fanaid on the Atlantic coast of north Donegal, completed a remarkable memoir which he entitled 'Donegal Sixty Years Ago'. This fascinating text, although intended...


The '98 Reader: An Anthology of song, prose and poetry

by Padraic O' Farrell

Seventeen ninety-eight saw French and American revolutionary ideals converge with popular rebellion in Ireland. The rebellion ended in bloody failure, but 1798 was kept alive in folk memory by a nascent literature...


A Flame Now Quenched: Rebels & Frenchmen In Leitrim: 1793-1798

by Liam Kelly

The Irish rebellion of 1798 comprised a scattered series of local uprisings and desperate incursions that, tragically for the rebels, failed to cohere. This fascinating portrait of County Leitrim in the 1790s...


The Thinking Space: The Café as a Cultural Institution in Paris, Italy and Vienna

by Leona Rittner & W. Scott Haine

The café as an institutional site has been the subject of renewed interest amongst scholars in the past decade, and its role in the development of art, ideas and culture has been explored in some detail. However,...


Anglicanism: Confidence, Commitment and Communion

by Martyn Percy

Martyn Percy highlights how rich and reflexive the Anglican tradition can be in living and proclaiming the gospel of Christ. This book offers some sharply-focused snapshots of contemporary Anglicanism, and cover...


The Early Reformation in Germany: Between Secular Impact and Radical Vision

by Tom Scott

Over the last twenty years research on the Reformation in Germany has shifted both chronologically and thematically toward an interest in the 'long' or 'delayed' Reformations. Whilst this focus has resulted...


Legacies, Lies and Lullabies: The World of a Second Generation Holocaust Survivor

by Esther Levy

The secret is out---the post-WWII Baby Boomers crave Holocaust survival stories for literary sustenance. In times of economic strife, terrorism and natural disasters, histories and biographies soothe and solace,...


Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese

by Arthur Sze

An insightful, accessible anthology of some of China's greatest poets.


The Redshifting Web: New & Selected Poems

by Arthur Sze

A comprehensive collection by one of the most intensely musical and visionary poets writing today.