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Inside the Danger Zone: The U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf, 1987-1988

by Harold Lee Wise

From the Iraqi attack on the USS Stark to Iranian mine fields to Revolutionary Guard gunboats, the 1987-88 Persian Gulf was a place of shadowy danger for U.S. Navy ships assigned to protect oil tankers during...


China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats

by Robert Gandt

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an instant celebrity. This lively history by Robert Gandt traces the...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Did you know that Canada was almost called Hochelaga? That’s just one of thousands of wacky facts awaiting readers in Uncle John’s quirky celebration of Earth’s second largest country. You’ll find page...


The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability

by Peter Kornbluh

Revised and updated for the fortieth anniversary of Augusto Pinochet’s September 11, 1973, military coup in Chile, The Pinochet File reveals a formerly secret record of complicity with atrocity on the part...


The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters

by Frances Stonor Saunders

During the Cold War, freedom of expression was vaunted as liberal democracy’s most cherished possession—but such freedom was put in service of a hidden agenda. In The Cultural Cold War, Frances Stonor Saunders...


Diary of a Combatant: The Diary of the Revolution that Made Che Guevara a Legend

by Ernesto Che Guevara

Che Guevara's original, unpublished diaries from the guerrilla war in Cuba's Sierra Maestra.


Security and Profit in China's Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

by Oystein Tunsjo

China has developed sophisticated hedging strategies for managing the international petroleum market, maintaining a favorable energy mix, pursuing overseas equity oil production, building a state-owned tanker...


Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare

by Robert Egnell, David H. Ucko & Colin Gray

Long considered the masters of counterinsurgency, the British military encountered significant problems in Iraq and Afghanistan when confronted with insurgent violence. In their effort to apply the principles...


The Riddle and the Knight

by Giles Milton

Part travelogue/part historical mystery about the most famous traveler--and chronicler-- in medieval Europe.

Giles Milton's first book, The Riddle and the Knight, is a fascinating account of the legend of Sir...


A Massacre in Memphis

by Stephen V. Ash

An unprecedented account of one of the bloodiest and most significant racial clashes in American history

In May 1866, just a year after the Civil War ended, Memphis erupted in a three-day spasm of racial violence...


JFK in the Senate

by John T. Shaw

Before John F. Kennedy became a legendary young president he was the junior senator from Massachusetts. The Senate was where JFK's presidential ambitions were born and first realized. In the first book to deal...


The Argumentative Indian

by Amartya Sen

A Nobel Laureate offers a dazzling new book about his native country

India is a country with many distinct traditions, widely divergent customs, vastly different convictions, and a veritable feast of viewpoints....


Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda: Lord Northcliffe and the Great War, 1914-1920

by J. Lee Thompson

Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda represents the most recent and most extensive research on Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe), one of the "press lords" who influenced British politics and policy during...


George B. McClellan and Civil War History: In the Shadow of Grant and Sherman

by Thomas J Rowland

A History Book Club Selection

Perhaps no other Union commander's reputation has been the subject of as much controversy as George B. McClellan's.

Thomas J. Rowland presents a framework in which early Civil War...


Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin

by Kerry A. Trask

Winner of the Council for Wisconsin Writers Leslie Cross Book-Length Nonfiction Award and the Wisconsin Library Association's Outstanding Achievement Recognition

"This remarkable book blends the experiences of...


North, South, East, West: American Indians and the Natural World

by Marsha C. Bol

Vibrant photographs and moving quotes give tangible expression to a rich heritage of Native American beliefs and customs, and demonstrate how Native groups maintain viable cultures within modern-day America....


Strange but True Facts About the Civil War

by Patrick M. Reynolds

Here in an entertaining illustrated format are hundreds of little-known facts about the always-fascinating Civil War.


The A to Z of Belarus

by Vitali Silitski & Jan Zaprudnik

The A to Z of Belarus-through its chronology, introductory essays, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and...


Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War

by William Earl Weeks

A new, succinct history of American expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War, showing how an aggressive foreign policy went hand in hand with the rise of nationalism.


The School of Arizona Dranes: Gospel Music Pioneer

by Timothy Dodge

Arizona Dranes (1889-1963) was a true musical innovator whose recordings made for the Okeh label during the years 1926-1928 helped lay the foundations for what would soon be known as gospel music. The School...