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The Voice of the People

by C. J. Storella & A.K. Sokolov

This book presents the first comprehensive collection in English of peasant writings during the early years of the Bolshevik regime. Drawn entirely from Russian archival sources, it presents more than 150...


A Poetics of Trauma: The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch

by Ilana Szobel

Astute analysis of the work of a great Israeli poet through the lens of psychoanalysis, gender, nationalism, and trauma theory


Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century

by Andre Joao Antonil, Timothy Coates & Stuart B. Schwartz

Antonil’s great work, recognized as fundamental for understanding the colonial Brazilian economy, now available in its first English translation


Not Bad for a Sergeant: The Memoirs of Barney Danson

by Barney Danson & Curtis Fahey

Barney Danson, former Minister of National Defence, tells his story of living through the Depression and the reality of war.


Taming the Skies: A Celebration of Canadian Flight

by Peter Pigott

Flight remains one of humanitys most spectacular triumphs, and Canada especially has much to be proud of.


The Insubordinate and the Noncompliant: Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1920 to Present

by Howard Coombs

This third volume in a trilogy about disobedience in the Canadian military offers a perspective on mutiny in the twentieth century.


In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War

by Kathleen P. Chamberlain

The Lincoln County War catapulted Susan McSween and a young cowboy named Henry McCarty, alias Billy the Kid, into the history books. As a woman in a man's story, Susan McSween has been all but ignored. This...


The Day the Sun Rose Twice: The Story of the Trinity Site Nuclear Explosion, July 16, 1945

Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

by Gordon B. McKinney

In the years immediately following the Civil War, the nation's leaders called desperately for reform as they struggled to rebuild a society scarred by death and mass destruction. Recognizing America's need for...


The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe

by Marci Shore

An inventive, wholly original look at the complex psyche of Eastern Europe in the wake of the revolutions of 1989 and the opening of the communist archives.

 

   In the tradition of Timothy Garton Ash’s...


Jungleland

by Christopher S. Stewart

"I began to daydream about the jungle...."

On April 6, 1940, explorer and future World War II spy Theodore Morde (who would one day attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), anxious about the perilous journey that...


Her Story

by Charlotte S. Waisman & Jill S. Tietjen

Most people have heard of Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Margaret Sanger, and Eleanor Roosevelt. But did you know that a female microbiologist discovered the bacterium responsible for undulant fever, which...


The Italian Military Governorship in South Tyrol and the Rise of Fascism

by Giuseppe Motta

The book analyses the period of the Italian military governorship in South Tyrol (Alto Adige) just after the armistice and the end of the first World War. During this period the region was put under the control...


Gage Street Courtesan

by Christopher New

Franziska Goldmann, an opera singer fallen on hard times, has become the star courtesan in 19th century Hong Kong. A chance encounter with Queen Victoria’s musical second son seems to offer Franziska an opportunity...


Old Norse Religion in Long-Term Perspectives: Origins, Changes & Interactions

by Anders Andren & Kristina Jennbert

Consisting of more than 70 papers written by scholars concerned with pre-Christian Norse religion, the articles discuss subjects such as archaeology, art history, historical archaeology, history, history of...


According to Tradition

by Phathekile Holomisa

A thoughtful collection of newspaper articles and speeches, this book offers a compelling indigenous African perspective on contemporary issues and traditional values. With a framework for an alternative...


Tombstone's Treasure: Silver Mines and Golden Saloons

by Sherry Monahan & Bob Bell

The silver rush in Tombstone, Arizona, created one of the most sophisticated towns in the American West, complete with lavish saloons, gambling, ice cream parlors, and a swimming pool.


Red Light Women of the Rocky Mountains

by Jan MacKell & Thomas Noel

These profiles of the soiled doves who plied the oldest trade in the Rocky Mountains explain many of the facts of life in the nineteenth and twentieth century West.


The Che Guevara Myth and the Future of Liberty

by Alvaro Vargas Llosa

Nearly four decades after his death, the legend of Che Guevara has grown worldwide. In this new book, Alvaro Vargas Llosa separates the myth from the reality of Che's legacy, and shows that Che's ideals were...


City of Ravens: The Extraordinary History of London, the Tower and its Famous Ravens

by Boria Sax

The "valuable . . . charming" (Esther Woolfson) story of the mysterious Tower of London ravens Charles II feared Britain would fall if the ravens ever left the Tower of London. Yet the truth is that they arrived...