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Caporetto 1917: Victory or Defeat?

by Mario Morselli

This work concerns the Battle of Caporetto in October 1917, where the Austro-German Army broke through the Italian lines forcing them to retreat after losing half their force. The book examines why, having routed...


Political Principles and Indian Sovereignty

by Jr., Thurman Lee Hester

Political Principles and Indian Sovereignty examines the connection between the well being of Indian people, the sovereignty of Indian Nations and the democratic principles on which the United States was founded....


Michigan Legends: Folktales and Lore from the Great Lakes State

by Sheryl James

Over the course of its history, the state of Michigan has produced its share of folktales and lore. Many are familiar with the Ojibwa legend of Sleeping Bear Dunes, and most have heard a yarn or two told of...


Sherman

by Lee B. Kennett

In Sherman, Lee Kennett offers a brilliant new interpretation of the general's life and career, one that probes his erratic, contradictory nature. Here we see the making of a true soldier, beginning with the...


Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950

by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

“Remarkable . . . an eye-opening book [on] the freedom struggle that changed the South, the nation, and the world.” —Washington Post The civil rights movement that looms over the 1950s and 1960s was the...


American Passage: The History of Ellis Island

by Vincent J. Cannato

For most of New York's early history, Ellis Island had been an obscure little island that barely held itself above high tide. Today the small island stands alongside Plymouth Rock in our nation's founding mythology...


The American Future

by Simon Schama

Acclaimed historian and award-winning author Simon Schama offers an essential historical perspective on the crucial 2008 presidential election and its importance for reclaiming America's original ideal.

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The Supper Club Book: A Celebration of a Midwest Tradition

by Dave Hoekstra & Garrison Keillor

The phenomenon of the supper club—as unique to the Upper Midwest as great lakes, cheese curds, and Curly Lambeau—is explored for the first time in this attractive and engaging book. Revealing the rich history...


The Ablest Navigator: Lieutenant Paul N. Shulman USN, Israel's Volunteer Admiral

by J. Wandres

This action-packed biography focuses on a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who was one of only fifty Jewish midshipmen commissioned in his class during World War II. In the Pacific, Lt. Shulman s destroyer...


The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

by Jack Samson

The Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated...


Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776

by Richard R. Beeman

In 1774 American independence was hardly inevitable—indeed, most Americans found it neither desirable nor likely. When delegates from the thirteen colonies gathered in September 1774, they were, in the words...


Dying to Live

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In the Name of the Father: Washington's Legacy, Slavery, and the Making of a Nation

by Francois Furstenberg

In this revelatory and genuinely groundbreaking study, François Furstenberg sheds new light on the genesis of American identity. Immersing us in the publishing culture of the early nineteenth century, he shows...


The 7th Infantry Regiment: Combat in an Age of Terror

by John C. McManus

The 7th Infantry's motto, "Willing and Able," speaks volumes about its past.  Throughout America's history, the soldiers of this regiment have proven through their sacrifice, their bloodshed, and their sweat...


Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

by Edward Comentale

Finding meaning in the clash of modern life and local, rural musical culture


Rough War

by Walt Shiel & Walter J. Boyne

Rough War: Finalist in the 2012 USA Best Book Awards in the Military History category and Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Military category!

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War, Welfare & Democracy: Rethinking America's Quest for the End of History

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The teenage clerk who led an army and founded British India


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