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Alabama: A History

by Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton

Alabama's is a story, believes author Virginia V. Hamilton, that bears scrutiny by Alabamians and outsiders alike if they would understand the present. Pause for a moment before a gallery of fading portraits,...


Hawaii: A History

by Ruth M. Tabrah

To most Americans, Hawaii means ukuleles and native dancers, Waikiki and Diamond Head. Hawaii is a romantic image learned from travel posters and the movies, and much of it, surprisingly, is true. But Hawaii...


Florida: A History

by Gloria Jahoda

"For four hundred years Florida has been North America's ranking treasure hunt, a national Never-Never land."

Gloria Jahoda unfolds the colorful story in this book, from the gold-seeking conquistadores of Spain,...


A Classless Society: Britain in the 1990s

by Alwyn Turner

"Superb" NICK COHEN, author of What's Left?

"Tremendously entertaining" DOMINIC SANDBROOK, Sunday Times

"Like his previous histories of the Seventies and Eighties, A Classless Society is an extraordinarily comprehensive...


Reclaiming Parkland: Tom Hanks, Vincent Bugliosi, and the JFK Assassination in the New Hollywood

by James DiEugenio

Reclaiming Parkland details the failed attempt of Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman—cofounder of the production company Playtone—to make Vincent Bugliosi’s mammoth book about the Kennedy assassination, Reclaiming...


Anti-Access Warfare: Countering Anti-Access and Area-Denial Strategies

by Sam Tangredi

The book is the definitive conceptual and historical introduction to the concept of anti-access strategies. Unlike current studies, it is not simply technology focused. Nor is it primarily intended as critique...


Guam Past and Present

by Charles Beardsley

This expansive history of Guam provides a rare look at the people and culture of this tiny, but strategically important Pacific Island.

In a highly readable style author Beardsley—himself a sometime resident...


1948 and 1968 - Dramatic Milestones

by Laura Cashman

This volume has been published to coincide with the anniversaries of two significant milestones in Czech and Slovak history - the establishment of communist rule in 1948 and the Prague Spring of 1968 - and in...


Old Europe, New Europe & the T

by Kerry Longhurst & Marcin Zaborowski

The post-September 11th security policies of Poland, the UK, France, the US and Germany presented in this new book illustrate how and why the Atlantic community ruptured over Iraq, a result in part, it is argued,...


Mediterranean Paradigms

by Irad Malkin

In this book, prominent historians apply Mediterranean paradigms to Classical Mediterranean Antiquty (Greece and Rome), allowing for a new approach to the ancient world and enhancing antiquity's relevance to...


Sport in South Asian Society: Past and Present

by Boria Majumdar & J A Mangan

A detailed study of sports' arrival, spread and advance in colonial and post-colonial South Asia. A selection of articles addresses critical issues of nationalism, communalism, commercialism and gender through...


News Networks in 17thc Brit&eu

by Joad Raymond

Examining new research, this excellent volume presents a series of case-studies exemplifying the new newspaper history. Using cross-cultural comparisons, Joad Raymond establishes an agenda for answering crucial...


Where Is NATO Going?

by Martin Smith

Since the end of the Cold War, and especially since September 11 2001, the future of NATO has been the subject of intense debate.

This book brings together a group of international relations specialists in order...


Peace Operations and Human Rights

by Ray Murphy & Katarina Mansson

The protection and promotion of human rights is an integral part of contemporary international peacekeeping operations. It is also a controversial aspect of peace operations at both an institutional and operational...


Intelligence, Crises and Security: Prospects and Retrospects

by Len Scott & R. Gerald Hughes

This collection of essays by leading experts seeks to explore what lessons for the exploitation and management of secret intelligence might be drawn from a variety of case studies ranging from the 1920s to the...


Terrorism & Human Rights - Ranstorp

by Magnus Ranstorp & Paul Wilkinson

This book reinforces our knowledge and understanding of the problems involved in balancing human rights protection and security concerns, considering how these human rights issues have been raised by the various...


Captivity, Forced Labour and Forced

by Matthew Stibbe

The notion of the First World War as 'the great seminal catastrophe' (Urkatastrophe) of the twentieth century is now firmly established in historiography. Yet astonishingly little has been written about the...


After the Versailles Treaty: Enforcement, Compliance, Contested Identities

by Conan Fischer & Alan Sharp

Designed to secure a lasting peace between the Allies and Germany, the Versailles Settlement soon came apart at the seams. In After The Versailles Treaty an international team of historians examines the almost...


Homosexuality in French History and

by Jeffrey Merrick & Michael Sibalis

Deconstruct changing representations of homosexuality with this important new work of cultural criticism! Homosexuality in French History and Culture explores episodes, patterns, and images of same-sex attraction...


Homosexuality and Male Bonding in P: The Youth Movement, the Gay Movement, and Male Bonding Before Hitler's Rise

by Hubert Kennedy

This is a landmark publication featuring English translations of selections from the early gay German journal, Der Eigene. This collection, previously scattered and difficult to read in the original German,...