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Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison's Commanders in the War of 1812

by Colonel David Fitz-Enz

Often confused by advisors of little military talent, President James Madison put his trust, and that of the people, in the grasp of hacks, sycophants, adventurers, and a few good men. This is the story of the...


The Pet Hawk of the House of Abbas

by Dmitry Chen

The first book in Russia's acclaimed Silk Road Trilogy, available in English for the first time, is full of mystery, memorable characters, and nonstop adventure. In the heart of the world, where empires collide,...


To Secure the Blessings of Liberty: Selected Writings of Gouverneur Morris

by Gouverneur Morris

Liberty Fund is pleased to present this single-volume collection of Governeur Morris's writings. This edition will be a welcome addition to scholars of American and French history as the volume contains many...


The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War

by Shahan Mufti

A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy

 

Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back...


Public-Private Partnerships in the European Union

by Christopher Bovis

Public procurement in the European Union represents almost twelve per cent of the EU's GDP and is continuing to increase, having been identified as a key objective in the EU's aim to become the most competitive...


The Long Reconstruction: The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory

by Frank J. Wetta & Martin A. Novelli

A century and a half after the Civil War, Americans are still dealing with the legacies of the conflict and Reconstruction, including the many myths and legends spawned by these events. The Long Reconstruction:...


Digital Gaming Re-Imagines the Middle Ages

by Daniel T. Kline

Digital gaming's cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle...


Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945

by Beverley Milton-Edwards

Featuring a brand new examination of Islamic fundamentalism in the wake of the Arab Spring, this fully revised and updated second edition of Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 analyzes the roots and emergence...


Reconquest and Crusade in Medieval Spain

by Joseph F. O'Callaghan

"This engaging book tackles the contentious issue of categorizing the Christian military campaigns against Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula."—Historian


Early Ottoman Art: The Legacy of the Emirates

by Gönül Öney, Rahmi H. Ünal & Inci Kuyulu Ersoy

The apogee of Soliman's reign has for a long time obscured the various seminal disruptions brought into Anatolia by the precursors of the empire. Amongst these were the first Turkish emirates who took advantage...


Pilgrimage, Sciences and Sufism: Islamic Art in the West Bank and Gaza

by Mahmoud Hawari, Yusuf Natsheh & Nazmi al-Ju'beh

Throughout its entire history, Palestine has witnessed on its territory the convergence of the great Middle Eastern cultures. Besides the obvious destruction and devastation, this convergence enriched the region...


Ifriqiya: Thirteen Centuries of Art and Architecture in Tunisia

by Naceur Baklouti, Jamila Binous & Mounira Chapoutot - Remadi

Tunisia offers a synoptic and chronological vision spanning thirteen centuries of Islamic History. After the creation of Kairouan at the rise of the Islamic era - during which time local traditions were enriched...


Five of the Many: Survivors of the Bomber Command Offensive from the Battle of Britain to Victory Tell their Story

by Steve Darlow

Five of the Many follows the fascinating exploits of five of RAF Bomber Command's distinguished airmen. The enthralling stories of Wellington pilot Rupert Cooling, Wellington and Mosquito pilot Jack Goodman,...


Faster Than The Sun: The Compelling Story of a Record-breaking Test Pilot

by Peter Twiss (OBE DSC and BAR)

This autobiography of Peter Twiss, the man who flew 1000mph for the first time in history, tells the story of the record-breaking Fairey Delta. It describes the vast organization necessary for the record bid,...


Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945

by Sean Feast

The Pathfinders were the corps d'elite of Bomber Command, the command that led the fight against Germany even before the fall of France. Pathfinder crews consisted of members who had flown a minimum of 45 operational...


TEST PILOT

by Neville Duke (DSO OBE DFC & 2 bars)

Joining the RAF at the beginning of the war, he found himself as a young fighter pilot with the crack 92 Squadron at RAF Biggin Hill, in 1941. That spring and summer he survived the air battles over Northern...


RAF Duxford: A History in Photographs from 1917 to the Present Day

by Richard Smith

Established in 1917 to train Royal Flying Corps aircrew, during WWI Duxford was also the base for two United States Aero Squadrons, 137 and 159, and by the end was a mobilization airfield for three DH9 day bomber...


Bader's Last Fight: An In-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery

by Andy Saunders

On 9th August 1941 one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas...


From North Africa to the Arakan: The Engrossing Memoir of WWII Spitfire Ace Alan McGregor Peart DFC, RNZAF

by Alan Peart

Alan Peart was born in Nelson, New Zealand. Joining 610 Squadron on completion of training, he served against the Germans and then the Japanese. Operating from 'Broadway' airstrip, his was the only spitfire...


Park: The Biography of Air Chief Marshall Sir Keith Park, GCB, KBE, MC, DFC, DCL

by Vincent Orange

If ever any one man won the Battle of Britain, he did. I don't believe it is realized how much that one man, with his leadership, his calm judgement and his skill, did to save not only this country, but the...