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The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, USMC

by Clifton La Bree

In November 1950, United Nations forces in Korea were stopped in their advance toward the Yalu River by Chinese Communist forces and were in danger of being overrun. Vastly outnumbered by enemy forces, the First...


Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politican in Uniform

by Richard L. Kiper

John A. McClernand was a leading Democratic congressman from Illinois who in 1861 became a brigadier general in the Union army. Although a political general, he proved himself on the battlefield until he ran...


Call Sign Rustic: The Secret Air War over Cambodia, 1970-1973

by Richard Wood

President Richard Nixon could not keep American ground troops in Cambodia beyond June 1970 without authorization from Congress, which was not forthcoming. Not wanting to desert the anti-communist Lon Nol regime,...


Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour

by David Frank

Provincial Solidarities tells the story of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour--part of the history of working class struggles in Canada.


The Wages of Relief: Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

by Eric Strikwerda

The Wages of Relief examines the Depression experiences of three municipal governments-Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg-and the individuals and families who relied on them for unemployment relief through the...


Museographs: The Cherokee, Ani'-Yun'wiya

by Caron Caswell Lazar

Grounded in the maintenance of balance and the pursuit of peace, the Cherokee Nation has always had a difficult task. In The Cherokee accompany these Principle People on their quest — from the first 1,000...


Gettysburg: The Final Fury

by Bruce Catton

This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came...


The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island

by Mac Griswold

Mac Griswold’s The Manor is the biography of a uniquely American place that has endured through wars great and small, through fortunes won and lost, through histories bright and sinister—and of the family...


Southern Storm

by Noah Andre Trudeau

Award-winning Civil War historian Noah Andre Trudeau has written a gripping, definitive new account that will stand as the last word on General William Tecumseh Sherman's epic march—a targeted strategy aimed...


The Founding Fathers: Quotes, Quips and Speeches

by Gordon Leidner

"It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones."-George Washington

Filled with more than 220 quotes from America's most influential founders, The Founding Fathers: Quotes, Quips,...


Reign of Iron

by James L. Nelson

At the outbreak of the Civil War, North and South quickly saw the need to develop the latest technology in naval warfare, the ironclad ship. After a year-long scramble to finish first, in a race filled with...


Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez Perce

by Kent Nerburn

Hidden in the shadow cast by the great western expeditions of Lewis and Clark lies another journey every bit as poignant, every bit as dramatic, and every bit as essential to an understanding of who we are as...


An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-Up of His Death

by Amy Waters Yarsinske

The incredible story of denial, deceit, and deception that ultimately cost Navy pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his life is exposed in this military tell-all. Asserting that years of information has been...


Native Americans in the Susquehanna River Valley, Past and Present

by David J. Minderhout

This volume describes the Native American presence in the Susquehanna River Valley, a key crossroads of the old Eastern Woodlands between the Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay in Northern Appalachia.


Slavery's Borderland: Freedom and Bondage Along the Ohio River

by Matthew Salafia

By centering the practical and figurative significance of the Ohio River as a political border, a cultural boundary, and an artery of movement and economy that gave form to the region, Matthew Salafia sheds...


Entangling Alliances with None: American Foreign Policy in the Age of Jefferson

by Lawrence S. Kaplan

Written over a thirty-year period, the essays included in this volume develop one central theme: the completion of American isolationism in the formative years of the nation. Isolationism, in Kaplan's view,...


Company a Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., 1846-1848, in the Mexican War

by Leonne Hudson

The U.S. Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers quickly became one of the army's elite unites. Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of...


Great White Fleet: Celebrating Canada Steamship Lines Passenger Ships

by John Henry & Paul Martin

The passenger steamers of the Canada Steamship Lines were known as the Great White Fleet. No fewer than 51 steamers comprised the passenger fleet at the company's inception, and its network of routes was awesome....


Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

by Joseph J. Ellis

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of...


Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery

by Paul Collins

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties:...