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Fortnight of Infamy: The Collapse of Allied Airpower West of Pearl Harbor

by John Burton

While America was preoccupied with the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, an even greater tragedy was unfolding across Southeast Asia. From Wake Island to Burma, the Empire of Japan opened the largest front in the history...


From Omaha Beach to Dawson's Ridge: The Combat Journal of Captain Joe Dawson

by Cole C. Kingseed

An infantry company commander in the U.S. Army's heralded 1st Infantry Division, Capt. Joseph Turner Dawson led his men through some of the most brutal battles of World War II. From the invasion of North Africa...


Gators of Neptune: Naval Amphibious Planning for the Normandy Invasion

by Christopher D. Yung

A research analyst for the Center for Naval Analyses offers a rare historical account of the Royal and U.S. Navies' involvement in one of the greatest amphibious assaults of modern history. It is a story of...


Commanding Lincoln's Navy: Union Naval Leadership During the Civil War

by Stephen R. Taaffe

The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults, and controlling the Mississippi River and its tributaries....


The United States Navy in the Korean War

by Edward J. Marolda

This remarkable collection of works by some of the most authoritative naval historians in the United States draws on many formerly classified sources to shed new light on the U.S. Navy's role in the three-year...


War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945

by Edward S. Miller

Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first time the full significance of War Plan Orange--the U.S. Navy's strategy to defeat Japan, forumulated over the forty...


Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America, 1861-2003

by Jr., William N. Eskridge

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


The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture

by Charles King

The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates the perennial problems of...


The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity under Russian Rule

by Audrey L. Alstadt

The first comprehensive account of Azerbaijan's rich and tumultuous history up to the present time.


Dear Comrades: Menshevik Reports on the Bolshevik Revolution and the Civil War

by Vladimir N. Brovkin

Vivid reports of the struggle of two parties vying for supremacy in postczarist Russia.


In Danger Undaunted: The Anti-Interventionist Movement of 1940-1941 as Revealed in the Papers of the America First Commit

by Justus D. Doenecke

In Danger Undaunted, based on 338 manuscript boxes deposited in 1942 in the archives of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and peace, conveys the logic, complexity, and passion of the anti-interventionist...


The Modern Uzbeks: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present: A Cultural History

by Edward A. Allworth

In this study of the modern Uzbeks, Professor Edward A. Allworth provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of an important group of Muslim people who live within the boundaries of the Soviet Union. After...


Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

by Toshio Nishi

The difficult mission of a regime change: Toshio Nishi gives an account of how America converted the Japanese mindset from war to peace following World War II.


Macedonia and the Macedonians: A History

by Andrew Rossos

This detailed volume surveys the history of Macedonia from 600 BC to the present day, with an emphasis on the past two centuries. It reveals how the so-called Macedonian question has long dominated Balkan politics,...


Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

by Paul R. Gregory

An enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early 1990s. Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing...


Discovering the Hidden Listener: An Empirical Assessment of Radio Liberty and Western Broadcasting to the USSR During the Cold War

by R. Eugene Parta

This overview of the impact of Western radio and Radio Liberty—from the listeners' perspective—addresses questions of audience size and listening trends over time, listeners' demographic traits and attitudes,...


The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crown

by Hugh Agnew

In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to...


Burden of Empire: An Appraisal of Western Colonialism in Africa South of the Sahara

by Peter Duignan & Lewis H. Gann

Since its publication in 1967, Burden of Empire has been widely praised and criticized for its controversial approach to the problem of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the new "orthodoxy"...


The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry

by Gordon Lloyd & David Davenport

Providing an often-overlooked historical perspective, Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport show how the New Deal of the 1930s established the framework for today’s U.S. domestic policy and the ongoing debate between...


Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives

by Paul R. Gregory

During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin’s Gulag, a vast network of forced labor camps and settlements, held many millions of prisoners. People in every corner of the Soviet Union lived in daily terror...