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Revolution and Revolutionaries: Guerrilla Movements in Latin America

by Daniel Castro

Few publications cover the full span of the history of revolutionary movements in Latin America. In Revolution and Revolutionaries, editor Daniel Castro examines all aspects of guerrilla warfare-from revolutionary...


The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West

by Andrew R. Graybill

Winner of the Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award.

One of the American West’s bloodiest—and least-known—massacres is searingly re-created in this generation-spanning history of native-white...


See America First: Tourism and National Identity, 1880-1940

by Marguerite Shaffer

In See America First, Marguerite Shaffer chronicles the birth of modern American tourism between 1880 and 1940, linking tourism to the simultaneous growth of national transportation systems, print media, a national...


Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination

by Joyce Appleby

“Uncommonly good . . . makes a compelling case that . . . intellectual curiosity not only changed Europe, but launched modernity.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer When Columbus first returned to Spain from the...


Stateless in Shanghai

by Liliane Willens

With vivid firsthand descriptions of Asia’s most cosmopolitan city from the 1920s to the 1950s, this recollection chronicles Liliane Willens' life and trials in Shanghai as China collapsed under the weight...


The Historic Kentucky Kitchen: Traditional Recipes for Today's Cook

by Andrew W. McGraw, Deirdre A. Scaggs & John van Willigen

Kitchens serve as more than a place to prepare food; they are cornerstones of the home and family. Just as memories are passed down through stories shared around the stove, recipes preserve traditions and customs...


Richard Henry Lee of Virginia: A Portrait of an American Revolutionary

by Kent J. McGaughy

In bridging the gap between Lee's private interests and public career, J. Kent McGaughy seeks to overturn many of the misconceptions about Lee and shows that, throughout his life, he remained dedicated to his...


The Distorted World of Soviet-Type Economies (Routledge Revivals)

by Jan Winiecki

The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe provide unique examples of large-scale relatively highly developed centrally planned economies. In the 1980s economists in both the East and West began to focus with increasingly...


Enlightenment in Ruins: The Geographies of Oliver Goldsmith

by Michael Griffin

Crossing disciplinary boundaries between eighteenth-century studies and Irish studies, this book explores the geographies and politics of Oliver Goldsmith’s complex and productive negotiation of the London...


From the Shtetl to the Lecture Hall: Jewish Women and Cultural Exchange

by Luise Hirsch

Until the 19th century, women were regularly excluded from graduate education. This compelling book tells the story of Russian and German Jews who became the first female professionals in modern history. Hirsch...


A History of Medieval Europe: From Constantine to Saint Louis

by R. I. Moore

R.C. Davis provided the classic account of the European medieval world; equipping generations of undergraduate and 'A' level students with sufficient grasp of the period to debate diverse historical perspectives...


NATO 1948: The Birth of the Transatlantic Alliance

by Lawrence S. Kaplan

This compelling history brings to life the watershed year of 1948, when the United States reversed its long-standing position of political and military isolation from Europe and agreed to an "entangling alliance"...


The Godwins: The Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty

by Frank Barlow

The family of Earl Godwin of Wessex stands among the most famous in English history, whose most famous son was King Harold.

Frank Barlow charts the family through to Harold - the last Anglo-Saxon king - and...


Stalin

by Hiroaki Kuromiya

This profile looks at how Stalin, despite being regarded as intellectually inferior by his rivals, managed to rise to power and rule the largest country in the world, achievieving divine-like status as a dictator....


On Earth as It Is in Heaven: Religion in Modern Latin America

by Virginia Garrard-Burnett

Latin America has long been strongly identified with the Roman Catholic Church. Yet the face of religion is changing in the region, as is evidenced by new landmarks that now appear on the social and geographic...


The American Military Tradition: From Colonial Times to the Present

by Colin F. Baxter, John M. Carroll & Owen Connelly

In this completely revised and updated second edition, historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter have gathered an esteemed group of military historians to explore the pivotal issues and themes in American...


The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of The Federalist Papers

by Quentin P. Taylor

The Essential Federalist presents a bold new approach to The Federalist Papers. By careful selection, reorganization, and annotation of the document's meaningful passages, this book showcases the 'essential'...


The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms

by James E. Westheider

In this book James E. Westheider explores the social and professional paradoxes facing African-American soldiers in Vietnam. Service in the military started as a demonstration of the merits of integration as...


Peasants, Rebels, Women, and Outcastes: The Underside of Modern Japan

by Mikiso Hane

Uses diaries, memoirs, fiction, trial testimony, personal recollections, and eyewitness accounts to weave a fascinating tale of what ordinary Japanese endured throughout their country's booming economic growth....


The Gamble

by Thomas E. Ricks

Thomas E. Rick's news-breaking follow up to the #1 New York TimesFiasco

Now updated to fully document the inside story of the Iraq war since late 2005, The Gamble is the definitive account of the insurgency...