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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


Inside Central Asia: A Political and Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Iran

by Dilip Hiro

From a critically acclaimed author-a comprehensive history of the part of the world currently making headlines

The former Soviet republics of Central Asia comprise a sprawling, politically pivotal, densely...


Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation

by Charles Glass

An unforgettable portrait of Paris and Vichy France during the Nazi occupation

Americans in Paris recounts tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit, and survival under the brutal Nazi occupation through...


For Love of Glory

by Leslie Fish

Tria Juncta in Uno: "The three joined in one" - This is how Ambassador Lord Hamilton describes the friendship between himself, his wife, and Admiral Horatio Nelson. But what happens to Emma, Lady Hamilton, when...


The Pursuit of History

by John Tosh

This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - What is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past?...


The Gay Past: A Collection of Historical Essays

by Salvatore Licata & Robert P Petersen

Fascinating reading on the plight of gay men and women through the ages. The contributors to this compassionate book document how society has made life difficult and even dangerous for homosexual people. Through...


Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense

by Anthony Cunningham

This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor's rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor's influence, but...


Routledge Handbook of African Security

by James J. Hentz

This new Handbook examines the issues, challenges, and debates surrounding the problem of security in Africa.

Africa is home to most of the world's current conflicts, and security is a key issue. However, African...


Social Mobilization in the Arab Israeli War of 1948: On the Israeli Home Front

by Moshe Naor

In many ways, the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 is typical of the total military conflicts that characterized the first half of the twentieth century. However, in addition to the military course of the war, and its...