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Elsie and Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front

by Diane Atkinson

The incredible story of two courageous and spirited women who were the only female participants to serve on the western front during World War I. When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was...


Love, Tommy: Letters Home, from the Great War to the Present Day

by Andrew Roberts

A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Love Tommy, is a collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa...


Duels and Duelling

by Stephen Banks

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with...


The Scouts

by Susan Cohen

The boy scout movement, started by Lieutenant General Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) in 1907, has had an enduring impact on British society, providing boys from the age of six upwards with 'instruction in good citizenship.'...


American Lynching

by Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

After observing the varying reactions to the 1998 death of James Byrd Jr. in Texas, called a lynching by some, denied by others, Ashraf Rushdy determined that to comprehend this event he needed to understand...


Curious Punishments of bygone Days

by Alice Morse Earle & Frank Hazenplug

In Curious Punishments of Bygone Days, the punishment did not always fit the crime, as this fine old illustrated history of wrath and righteousness shows. One of the earliest institutions in every New England...


Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror

by Charles Fried & Gregory Fried

Elevating the torture and privacy debate, this book brilliantly challenges the knee-jerk responses of those in media and government. Can torture ever be justified? When is eavesdropping acceptable? Should a...


The History of White People

by Nell Irvin Painter

A New York Times bestseller: “This terrific new book . . . [explores] the ‘notion of whiteness,’ an idea as dangerous as it is seductive.”—Boston Globe Telling perhaps the most important forgotten...


Telling the Truth about History

by Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt & Margaret Jacob

"A fascinating historiographical essay. . . . An unusually lucid and inclusive explication of what it ultimately at stake in the culture wars over the nature, goals, and efficacy of history as a discipline."—...


The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism

by Joyce Appleby

"Splendid: the global history of capitalism in all its creative—and destructive—glory.”—The New York Times Book Review With its deep roots and global scope, the capitalist system seems universal and...


The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome

by Susan Wise Bauer

A lively and engaging narrative history showing the common threads in the cultures that gave birth to our own. This is the first volume in a bold new series that tells the stories of all peoples, connecting...


The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British

by Sarah Lyall

“Should be handed out . . . in the immigration line at Heathrow.” —Malcolm Gladwell Sarah Lyall moved to London in the mid-1990s and soon became known for amusing and sharp dispatches on her adopted country....


At Day's Close: Night in Times Past

by A. Roger Ekirch

"Remarkable….Ekirch has emptied night's pockets, and laid the contents out before us."—Arthur Krystal, The New Yorker Bringing light to the shadows of history through a "rich weave of citation and archival...


The Politics of History

by Howard Zinn

This book presents a series of case studies and thought-provoking essays arguing for a radical approach to history and providing a revisionist interpretation of the historian's role. In a new introduction, the...


Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo

by John F. Clark & Samuel Decalo

The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo provides a comprehensive set of references on the country’s history, politics, economics, and culture. It traces the careers of the...


Political Football

by Barry Flynn

On 27 December 1948, rioting broke out during a match between Belfast Celtic and Linfield. Jimmy Jones, a prolific goalscorer for Belfast Celtic, was dragged from the pitch by the opposing fans, and beaten so...


London's Forgotten Children: Thomas Coram and the Foundling Hospital

by Gillian Pugh

In 1739, Thomas Coram was dismayed at the sight of children dying on the dung heaps of London. These children, mostly foundlings and orphans, were products of a poverty-stricken society where the attitude towards...


Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel

by Anne Strathie

Henry 'Birdie' Bowers (1883-1912) realised his life's ambition when he was selected for Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic, yet he was only asked to join the team that would actually reach the South...


School Songs and Gymslips: Grammar Schools in the 1950s and 1960s

by Marilyn Yurdan

For anyone educated at a grammar school during their heyday in the 1950s and '60s, those days will always hold a very special place in their memory. They were more than just the years of being taught needlecraft...


Blitz Families: The Children Who Stayed Behind

by Penny Starns

 The mass evacuation of children and new and expectant mothers during the Second World War is well documented. But over fifty percent of children were not evacuated during the War, and it is these young people...