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Hunting in Many Lands

by Theodore Roosevelt & George Bird Grinnell

Originally published in 1895 and remastered by the Boone and Crockett Club in 2012. This second volume in the Club's Acorn series features unique hunting adventures from around the world by members of the Boone...


On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld

From 1920 to 1940, the Harlem Renaissance produced a bright beacon of light that paved the way for African-Americans all over the country. The unapologetic writings of W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey, the...


Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World

by Sheila Rowbotham

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges...


A Renegade History of the United States: How Drunks, Delinquents, and Other Outcasts Made America

by Thaddeus Russell

In this groundbreaking book, noted historian Thaddeus Russell tells a new and surprising story about the origins of American freedom. Rather than crediting the standard textbook icons, Russell demonstrates that...


History: An Introduction to Theory, Method, and Practice

by Peter Claus & John Marriott

Why should history students care about theory? What relevance does it have to the "proper" role of the historian?

Historiography and historical theory are often perceived as complex subjects, which many history...


History on Film/Film on History

by Robert A. Rosenstone

History on Film/Film on History demonstrates how films can be analyzed as historical sources. It offers undergraduates an introduction to some of the first issues involved with studying historical films. 

Rosenstone...


The Complete Story of Civilization: Our Oriental Heritage, Life of Greece, Caesar and Christ, Age of Faith, Renaissance, Age of Reason Begins, Age of

Finding Chandra: A True Washington Murder Mystery

by Scott Higham & Sari Horwitz

It was the mystery that gripped the nation during the summer of 2001: the sudden disappearance of Chandra Levy, a young, promising intern, and the possible involvement of Congressman Gary Condit. And then the...


Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy

by Anne Sharp Wells

The Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy relates the history of this war through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps and photos, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


The Sky's The Limit: People v. Newton, The REAL Trial of the 20th Century?

by Lise Pearlman

A survey of 20th century trials to see which one was the "Trial of the Century."


Capital of Discontent: Protest and Crime in Manchester's Industrial Revolution

by Eric J Hewitt

The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to...


Ira Aldridge: Performing Shakespeare in Europe, 1852-1855

by Bernth Lindfors

Ira Aldridge: Performing Shakespeare in Europe, 1852-1855', the third volume of Bernth Lindfors's award-winning biography, traces the American-born black classical actor's itinerary on his first Continental...


The History of the Snowman

by Bob Eckstein

Who made the first snowman? Who first came up with the idea of placing snowballs on top of each other, and who decided they would use a carrot for a nose? Most puzzling of all: How can this mystery ever be solved,...


The Goddess and the Bull: Catalhoyuk: An Archaeological Journey to the Dawn of Civilization

by Michael Balter

Thousands of years before the pyramids were built in Egypt and the Trojan War was fought, a great civilization arose on the Anatolian plains. The Goddess and the Bull details the dramatic quest by archaeologists...


Flappers

by Judith Mackrell

By the 1920s, women were on the verge of something huge. Jazz, racy fashions, eyebrowraising new attitudes about art and sex—all of this pointed to a sleek, modern world, one that could shake off the grimness...


Distory

by Robert Schnakenberg

Distory: A Treasury of Historical Insults is a hilarious collection of insulting historical quotations in the vein of The Portable Curmudgeon that will have history buffs and readers of humor books in stitches....


Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

by Simon Winder

A charmingly personal history of Hapsburg Europe, as lively as it is informative, by the author of Germania

For centuries much of Europe and the Holy Roman Empire was in the royal hands of the very peculiar...


Helluva Town: The Story of New York City During World War II

by Richard Goldstein

In the stirring signature number from the 1944 Broadway musical On the Town, three sailors on a 24-hour search for love in wartime Manhattan sing, "New York, New York, a helluva town."

The Navy boys’ race...


Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!

by Richard Ned Lebow

The “Great War” claimed nearly 40 million lives and set the stage for World War II,  the Holocaust, and the Cold War.  One hundred years later, historians  are beginning  to recognize how unnecessary...


In Defense of Anthropology: An Investigation of the Critique of Anthropology

by Herbert S. Lewis

This book is about how the history and character of modern anthropology has been egregiously distorted. Lewis is concerned with setting the record straight regarding the misrepresentation of older anthropology...