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This Man's Army

by Andrew Exum

The first combat memoir of the War on Terrorism: the gripping story of a young man's transformation into a twenty-first-century warrior. Born into a family with a long history of military service dating back...


Challenging the Mississippi Firebombers

by Jim Dann, Tracy Sugarman & John Harris

In June 1964, courageous young civil rights workers risked their lives in the face of violence, intimidation, illegal arrests, and racism to register as many African American voters as possible in Mississippi,...


Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan

by Jeff Greenfield

You will never think about recent American history in the same way again.

These things are true:

In December 1960, a suicide bomber paused when he saw the young President-elect John F. Kennedy's family come...


Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II

by Robert Leckie

Penguin delivers you to the front lines of The Pacific Theater with the real-life stories behind the HBO miniseries.

Former Marine and Pacific War veteran Robert Leckie tells the story of the invasion of Okinawa,...


Russia and the Soviet Union: A Historical Introduction from the Kievan State to the Present

by John M Thompson

This balanced and succinct account of Russian and Soviet history covers from the first Kievan states to the present day.


Portraits of American Philosophy

by Steven M. Cahn, J. B. Schneewind & Nicholas Wolterstorff

In Portraits of American Philosophy, eight of America’s most prominent philosophers offer autobiographical narratives that remind us that the life of a scholar is both a tale of personal struggle and an adventure...


Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis

by Kunal Chakrabarti & Shubhra Chakrabarti

The Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis provides an overview of the Bengalis across the world from the earliest Chalcolithic cultures to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay,...


A Death in Washington: Walter G. Krivitsky and the Stalin Terror

by Gary Kern

This is the first book to recover all original documents released by the British archives in 2002 and by the FBI, completing the author's ten-year study.


Healing in the Homeland: Haitian Vodou Tradition

by Margaret Mitchell Armand

Healing in the Homeland: Haitian Vodou Traditions examines the socio-cultural and economic oppression stemming from the local and international derived politics and religious economic oppression. While concentrating...


Rebel Land: Unraveling the Riddle of History in a Turkish Town

by Christopher de Bellaigue

"A finely written, brave, and very personal book." -Orhan Pamuk

In 2001, Christopher de Bellaigue wrote a story for The New York Review of Books, in which he briefly discussed the killing and deportation of...


Turmoil and Transition in Boston: A Political Memoir from the Busing Era

by Lawrence S. DiCara & Chris Black

This book tells the personal and political story of Larry DiCara, the youngest person ever elected to the Boston City Council. In this memoir, he offers an insider’s perspective on the decade of turmoil of...


Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History

by David Aaronovitch

A history so funny, so true, so scary, it's bound to be called a conspiracy.

"Meticulous in its research, forensic in its reasoning, robust in its argument, and often hilarious in its debunking, Voodoo Histories...


A Man Apart: The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774 - 1781

by Harold B., Jr. Gill & George M., III Curtis

From 1774 until mid-1777, Nicholas Cresswell, a young English farmer bent on starting a new life in northwestern Virginia, kept a journal that serves as a distinctive window into the turbulent politics of the...


The Koreas

by Charles K. Armstrong

Presenting a succinct, historically informed introduction to North and South Korea, the second edition of The Koreas considers the radically different ways these countries have dealt with the growing challenges...


Harry S. Truman: The Coming of the Cold War

by Nicole L. Anslover

Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history-the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office,...


Plundering the Egyptians: The Old Testament and Historical Criticism at Westminster Theological Seminary (1929-1998)

by John Ji-Won Yeo

This book focuses on the study of the Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary from 1929 to 1998. Moore focuses on highly influential scholars responsible for changing the shape of Old Testament studies...


Controversial History Education: History Textbook Controversies and Teaching Historical Controversy in Asian Contexts

by Mark Baildon, Kah Seng Loh & Ivy Maria Lim

This book examines both history textbook controversies AND teaching historical controversy in Asian contexts. The different perspectives provided by the book's authors offer numerous insights, examples, and...


Darkest Hour, Finest Hour: Norway, Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain: Britain at War Part One

by Nick Shepley

The year of 1940 was a strange mix of catastrophy and triumph for Britain and her ability to hold out against the seemingly unstoppable success of Hitler's war machine had profound implications for the rest...


Exploring the History of Lee-On-The-Solent

by John W Green & Robin A Money

Walking around Lee-on-the-Solent provides tantalising glimpses into its past - whether it's the balconied Victorian buildings in Pier Street, the Art Deco frontages above the shops in Marine Parade West, the...


The Secret History of the World: As Laid Down by the Secret Societies

by Mark Booth

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