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The Wawona Brotherhood, the San Jose State Campus Revolt

by Timothy Fitzgerald

Book Synopsis: The anti-war years of the 1960s brought the formation of numerous activist groups across the nation's college campuses. Surrounded by a town dominated by machine politics, red-necked bigotry and...

Civil War, A to Z: The Complete Handbook of America's Bloodiest Conflict

by Clifford L. Linedecker

With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, Civil War, A to Z encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves.

This encyclopedic...

Racial Dynamics in Early Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

by Jason McDonald

Focusing upon the experiences of ethnoracial minorities, particularly African Americans and Mexican immigrants, in Austin, Texas, during the first three decades of the twentieth century, this book sheds new...

Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West

by Anthony Pagden

Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas,...

How Good an Historian Shall I Be?: R.G. Collingwood, the Historical Imagination and Education

by Marnie Hughes-Warrington

R.G. Collingwood's name is familiar to historians and history educators around the world. Few, however, have charted the depths of his reflections on what it means to be educated in history. In this book Marnie...

Christmas, A Very Peculiar History

by Fiona Macdonald

Just when you thought it was safe to take a sneak peek into your stocking, it's 'Christmas: A Very Peculiar History'. Taking an unbiased view of the myth and mystery surrounding the origins of the yuletide season,...

Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora

by Marika Sherwood

Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora recounts the life story of the pioneering Henry Sylvester Williams, an unknown Trinidadian son of an immigrant carpenter...

The Muslim Conquest of Iberia: Medieval Arabic Narratives

by Nicola Clarke

Medieval Islamic society set great store by the transmission of history: to edify, argue legal points, explain present conditions, offer political and religious legitimacy, and entertain. Modern scholars, too,...

The Whippet

by Bo Bengtson

Fifth in the Kennel Club Classics breed series, The Whippet, written by renowned Whippet breeder, judge and historian Bo Bengtson, is the bible on the Whippet, one of the world’s most popular and beloved purebred...

They're Playing Our Song: Conversations With America's Classic Songwriters

by Max Wilk

Originally published in 1973, when it won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award , reprinted and revised several times since, They're Playing Our Song is a classic oral history of American popular music. Now further updated...

The Chihuahua

by Susan Payne

Third in the Kennel Club Books’ Classics series, The Chihuahua recognizes the ever-popular pequeño perrito in one spectacular volume. Written by author, breeder, and handler, Susan Payne, this book’s engaging...

The French Bulldog

by Muriel P. P. Lee

The first title in the exciting new Kennel Club Classics series is French Bulldog, an elaborate photographic celebration of one of the dog world's most beloved breeds. Written and compiled by Just Frenchies...

A Ditch in Time: The City, the West and Water

by Patricia Nelson Nelson Limerick & Jason Hanson

A study of water and its unique role and history in the West, as well as in the nation.

Historical Dictionary of Tibet

by John Powers & David Templeman

The Historical Dictionary of Tibet is the most comprehensive dictionary published to date on Tibetan history. It covers the history of Tibet from 27,000 BCE to the present through a chronology, an introductory...

Historical Dictionary of Colombia

by Harvey F. Kline

The Historical Dictionary of Colombia covers the history of Colombia through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries...

The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Conflict: Intellectual Struggles between Blacks and Jews at Mid-Century

by Glen Anthony Harris

The history of Black-Jewish relations from the beginning of the twentieth century shows that, while they were sometimes partners of convenience, there was also a deep suspicion of each other that broke out into...

Historical Dictionary of Democratic People's Republic of Korea

by James E. Hoare

The Historical Dictionary of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea provides a clear and easily understood history of the DPRK, also known as North Korea. It includes a detailed chronology, an introductory...

Political Change and the Rise of Labour in Comparative Perspective: Britain and Sweden 1890-1920

by Mary Hilson

A comparative analysis of social change, democratization, and the development of modern party politics in Britain and Sweden during the period 1880–1930, this book presents the similarities of political changes...

Neither Fish nor Fowl: Educational Broadcasting in Sweden 1930-2000

by Bengt Sandin & Maija Runcis

This look into the transformation of the Swedish welfare state in the 20th century through changes in the structure and content of Swedish educational broadcasting provides new insights into how media education...

Song of Brooklyn: An Oral History of America's Favorite Borough

by Marc Eliot

The voices of Brooklyn:

“I’m a Brooklyn guy, it’s in my bones and it’s there in Brooklyn. There’s a certain rhythm you get growing up there. Every Brooklyn kid has it. Always on the right beat. The...