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The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-Breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II

by Nancy Caldwell Sorel

Here’s how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel’s portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New...


Doctor Goebbels: His Life and Death

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader (1808-1883)

by John W. Kiser

A rousing biography and history of world hero Abd el-Kader's resistance to the French colonization of Algeria.


Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

by Josh Blackman & Randy Barnett

Foreword by Randy E. Barnett

In 2012, the United States Supreme Court became the center of the political world. In a dramatic and unexpected 5–4 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts voted on narrow grounds to...


The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives

by Sasha Abramsky

Selected as A Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review

Fifty years after Michael Harrington published his groundbreaking book The Other America, in which he chronicled the lives of people excluded...


Fiat Flux: The Writings of Wilson R. Bachelor, Nineteenth-Century Country Doctor and Philosopher

Shelley Unbound: Discovering Frankenstein's True Creator

by Scott D. de Hart & Joseph P. Farrell

Who’s the true author of Frankenstein? The evidence and the debate can be found here.


Pale Green Light Orange: A Portrait of Bourgeois Ireland, 1930-1950

by Niall Rudd

The only child of a middle-class Methodist couple in suburban Clontarf, Niall Rudd attended High School, Dublin, 1936-9, Methodist College, Belfast, 1939-46 (its ground floor sand-bagged, its windows permanently...


Snitch: Informants, Cooperators & the Corruption of Justice

by Ethan Brown

By the author of the hip hop cult classic Queens Reigns Supreme: A chilling investigative look behind the scenes at a criminal justice system corrupted by its use of cooperators, and into the complex meaning...


Gaelic and Gaelicized Ireland: in the Middle Ages

by K.W. Nicholls

When the first edition of this book appeared in 1972 it was acclaimed as a revolutionary breakthrough in the study of late medieval Ireland and of the autonomous lordships into which it was divided. Since then...


Walls: Travels Along the Barricades

by Marcello Di Cintio

What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world’s most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete,...


Colonial Consequences: Essays in Irish Literature and Culture

by John Wilson Foster

Colonial Consequences contains sixteen essays in Irish literature and culture by Belfast-born, Vancouver-based critic John Wilson Foster. The essays survey texts, genres and cultural backgrounds, from eighteenth-century...


The Greek Search for Wisdom

by Michael K. Kellogg

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension...


Ironclad: The Epic Battle, Calamitous Loss and Historic Recovery of the USS Monitor

by Paul Clancy

In Ironclad, journalist Paul Clancy weaves three great sea adventures into a single mesmerizing tale of life and death. Naval heroism, the cold heart of battle, a killing storm, deep-water salvage, flesh-and-blood...


Shipping Company Losses of the Second World War

by Ian M Malcolm

Although the Merchant Navy suffered a higher percentage loss than any of the Armed Forces in the Second World War, few people today are aware of this or have even heard of them. Thirty-three thousand merchant...


The Wimbledon Miscellany

by Spencer Vignes & Des Lynam

We all know that the UK goes crazy during Wimbledon fortnight. In fact so much seems to be packed into those two weeks the Spencer Vignes collected the most interesting aspects of the tournament into a fun,...


The Liverpool Book of Days

by Steven Horton

Discover the colourful history of Liverpool with this collection of tales from across the city. Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the opening of the city's...


The Southampton Book of Days

by Mary South

Variously called 'The Gateway to England' or 'The Gateway to the World', Southampton is a uniquely historic city. For the first time, a day by day account is presented, providing a kaleidoscope of events. Traitors,...


George III's Children

by John Van der Kiste

The eldest of King George III's children, who became Prince Regent and King George IV, is less remembered for his patronage of the arts than for his extravagance and maltreatment of his wife. The objective portrayal...


Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices

by Eric Larson, Rev. Calvin Morris & Larry Cohen

Through a series of interviews and essays, this compendium gives voice to the community, labor, immigrant, student, and faith activists that have built Jobs with Justice (JwJ). The book speaks on both the core...