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Great Disasters in Australian History

by Jonathan King

From the sinking of the Waratah to the West Gate Bridge collapse to the Granville train disaster to the Black Saturday bushfires, here are twenty-three peacetime disasters that changed Australia forever.


Mr. Selden's Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer

by Timothy Brook

From the author of the award-winning Vermeer's Hat, a historical detective story decoding a long-forgotten link between seventeenth century Europe and China.

Timothy Brook's award-winning Vermeer's Hat unfolded...


Democratic Narrative, History, and Memory

by Carole A. Barbato & Laura L. Davis

The essays in this volume explore the complex relationships among events, memory, and portrayal of those events and the deepest questions of human experience, all viewed through a range of disciplinary lenses...


A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery and the Threat to American Freedom

by Jeremy J. Tewell

A Self-Evident Lie explores and underscores the fear and complex meaning of "slavery" to northerners before the Civil War. Many northerners asked: If slavery was the beneficent and paternalistic institution...


A Punishment on the Nation: An Iowa Soldier Endures the Civil War

by Brian Craig Miller

Private Silas W. Haven, a native New Englander transplanted to Iowa, enlisted in 1862 to fight in a war that he believed was God's punishment for the sin of slavery. Only through the war's purifying bloodshed,...


Conflict and Command

by John Hubbell

Fifteen groundbreaking essays from Albert Castel, Gary Gallagher, Mark Neely, Richard M. McMurry, and othersFor more than fifty years the journal Civil War History has presented the best original scholarship...


Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney

by Raymond Arsenault & Orville Vernon Burton

Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney brings together essays by some of the nation's most distinguished Southern historians. Each contributor has a personal as well as professional connection to Sheldon...


The Boer War: London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria and Ian Hamilton's March

by Winston Churchill

On October 11th,1899 long-simmering tensions between Britain and the Boer Republics - the Orange Free State and the Transvaal Republic - finally erupted into the conflict that would become known as the Second...


The Imperial Season: America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918

by William Seale

This story of the young city of Washington coming up in the international scene is populated with presidents, foreign diplomats, civil servants, architects, artists, and influential hosts and hostesses who were...


The War Room: Political Strategies for Business, NGOs, and Anyone Who Wants to Win

by Warren Kinsella

Using personal anecdotes, practical wisdom, historical examples, and humour, Kinsella reveals what it takes to survive challenges not just in politics but in any kind of business.


Staging Authority in Caroline England: Prerogative, Law and Order in Drama, 1625-1642

by Jessica Dyson

Considering plays by Philip Massinger, Richard Brome, Ben Jonson, John Ford and James Shirley, this study addresses the political import of drama as it engages with contemporary struggles over authority between...


Lord Robert Cecil: Politician and Internationalist

by Gaynor Johnson

Lawyer, politician, diplomat and leading architect of the League of Nations; Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, was one of Britain's most significant statesmen of the twentieth century. Yet despite...


Collision of Empires: Italy's Invasion of Ethiopia and its International Impact

by G. Bruce Strang

Italy's invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 marked a turning point in interwar Europe. The last great European colonial conquest in Africa, the conflict represented an enormous gamble for the Fascist dictator Benito...


Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Campaign

by Christopher Hibbert

Waterloo was the climax of almost twenty years of war in Europe. It dramatically ended Napoleon's dream of a lasting empire. Through the skillful use of original source material, noted historian Hibbert recreates...


The Tide of War: The 1814 Invasions of Upper Canada

by Richard Feltoe

By early 1814, a new threat was looming across the Niagara River, as a vastly improved American army prepared for a new invasion attempt. The Tide of War recounts the first six months of the calamitous and crucial...


Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980's

by Gil Troy

Did America's fortieth president lead a conservative counterrevolution that left liberalism gasping for air? The answer, for both his admirers and his detractors, is often "yes." In Morning in America, Gil Troy...


Twelve Who Ruled: The Year of the Terror in the French Revolution

by R. R. Palmer & Isser Woloch

In its fifth year (1793-1794), the French Revolution faced a multifaceted crisis that threatened to overwhelm the Republic. In response the government instituted a revolutionary dictatorship and a "reign of...


States at War, Volume 1: A Reference Guide for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont in the Civil War

The Best School in Jerusalem: Annie Landau's School for Girls, 1900-1960

by Laura S. Schor

Recounts the remarkable tenure of Annie Landau as principal of the Evelina de Rothschild School in Jerusalem


Colonial Culture in France since the Revolution

by Pascal Blanchard, Sandrine Lemaire & Nicolas Bancel

This landmark collection by an international group of scholars and public intellectuals represents a major reassessment of French colonial culture and how it continues to inform thinking about history, memory,...