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Race Harmony and Black Progress: Jack Woofter and the Interracial Cooperation Movement

by Mark Ellis

Founded by white males, the interracial cooperation movement flourished in the American South in the years before the New Deal. The movement sought local dialogue between the races, improvement of education,...


American Childhoods

by Joseph E. Illick

"Synthesizing an enormous amount of secondary source material, this book is a stunning achievement. . . . This book would make an ideal classroom text and should be read by anyone interested in the history of...


Islamic Imperialism: A History

by Efraim Karsh

From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last great Muslim empire, the story of the Middle East has been the story of the rise and fall of universal empires and, no...


Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

by David Samuel Torres-Rouff

David Torres-Rouff significantly expands borderlands history by examining the past and original urban infrastructure of one of America's most prominent cities; its social, spatial, and racial divides and boundaries;...


Life, Death, and Growing Up on the Western Front

by Anthony Fletcher

This book was inspired by the author's discovery of an extraordinary cache of letters from a soldier who was killed on the Western Front during the First World War. The soldier was his grandfather, and the...


Hunters: U.S. Snipers in the War on Terror

by Milo S. Afong

In the War on Terror, there are no set battles. The fanatical enemy adheres to no warrior code or international law. Their only desire is to kill—or be killed.

That’s where the snipers of the U.S. Marines,...


All Guts and No Glory: The story of a Long Tan warrior

by Bob Buick & Gary McKay

The climax of this book is an account of the Battle of Long Tan, which is told here by the most senior ranking Australian soldier to survive the battle.


Learning and Literacy in Female Hands, 1520-1698

by Elizabeth Mazzola

Focusing on the unusual learning and schooling of women in early modern England, this study explores how and why women wrote, the myriad forms their alphabets could assume, and the shape which vernacular literacy...


The Elizabethan Top Ten: Defining Print Popularity in Early Modern England

by Andy Kesson & Emma Smith

Engaging with histories of the book and of reading, as well as with studies of material culture, this volume explores ‘popularity’ in early modern English writings. Is ‘popular’ best described as a theoretical...


Aspects of Violence in Renaissance Europe

by Jonathan Davies

Interest in the history of violence has increased dramatically over the last ten years and recent studies have demonstrated the productive potential for further inquiry in this field. The early modern period...


Command of Honor: General Lucian Truscott's Path to Victory in World War II

by H. Paul Jeffers

The inspiring true story of General Lucian Truscott, one of the greatest combat commanders of World War II.

General Lucian K. Truscott was an American military giant: tough, resourceful, and devoted to the men...


Scamps and Scoundrels

by Bob Kroll

A miserly miller with a stash of gold, an island with an ever-changing list alias, some sly smugglers who nevertheless remember to send a thank you note, a stern schoolmaster who couldn't tell time, and a thief...


Oswald in New Orleans: A Case for Conspiracy with the CIA

by Harold Weisberg & Jim Garrison

Harold Weisberg was foremost among the early trailblazers who saw the inadequacy of the Warren Report’s solution to the crime of the century. He tirelessly petitioned the government and used the courts to...


November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy

by Dean R. Owen

As the fiftieth anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination draws near, the events of that fateful day will undoubtedly be on the minds of many throughout the world. Here Dean Owen curates a fascinating...


Never Again!: The Government Conspiracy in the JFK Assassination

by Harold Weisberg

Originally published in 1995, and in the same classic investigative style of Whitewash and Case Open, Harold Weisberg turns his sharp investigative eye towards the events surrounding the autopsy of John F. Kennedy....


Meet Me in Munich: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oktoberfest

by Moses Wolff

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


The Last Investigation: A Former Federal Investigator Reveals the Man behind the Conspiracy to Kill JFK

by Gaeton Fonzi & Marie Fonzi

Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful retelling of his work investigating the Kennedy assassination for two congressional committees is required reading for students of the assassination and the subsequent failure of the...


Hear No Evil: Politics, Science, and the Forensic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination

by Donald Byron Thomas & Jim Lesar

Did a shot from the “grassy knoll” kill President Kennedy? If so, was Oswald part of a conspiracy or an innocent patsy? Why have scientific experts who examined the evidence failed to put such questions to...


Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

by Harold Weisberg & James Earl Ray

Back in print with its original title, Harold Weisberg’s detailed and devastating analysis of the Martin Luther King assassination is as timely as ever. Originally published in 1970, this book examines the...


A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History

by Joan Mellen

Working with thousands of previously unreleased documents and drawing on more than one thousand interviews, with many witnesses speaking out for the first time, Joan Mellen revisits the investigation of New...