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Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

by Monika Jensen-Stevenson & William Stevenson

The classic account of the abandonment of American POWs in Vietnam by the US government.

For many Americans, the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan bring back painful memories of one issue in particular:...


States at War, Volume 3: A Reference Guide for Pennsylvania in the Civil War

by Richard F. Miller

A much-needed reference guide to Pennsylvania for historians and students of the Civil War


Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All

by David Roediger

How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new history redefines the idea of freedom after...


"The Devil's to Pay": John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour.

by Eric J. Wittenberg

Although many books on Gettysburg have addressed the role played by Brig. Gen. John Buford and his First Cavalry Division troops, there is not a single book-length study devoted entirely to the critical delaying...


Access to History: The USA and Vietnam 1945-75 [Third Edition]: The USA and Vietnam 1945-75 [Third Edition]

by Vivienne Sanders

Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable,...


The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II

by Roger L. Geiger

This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available,...


Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont

by Howard Coffin

With the help of this book, Civil War sites can be located as in no other state, taking the reader through the beautiful Vermont landscape of hill farms and small towns that looks more like the Civil War era...


India Company : Chu Lai - Second Edition

by Robert Seiber

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American Marines arrived at Chu Lai, South Vietnam in May 1965. Over the next several months, the Marines not only engaged the enemy in brutal combat, but also had to contend with the harsh climate...


ELEVEN FOXTROT: Adventures in Combat Intelligence

by Joseph Keshlear

People are wondering how Bengazi, where an American Ambassador and several Special Operations people were sent into harm's way to an indefensible location only to be abandoned to their fate--- as well as several...


Native American History for Dummies

by Dorothy Lippert & Stephen J. Spignesi

Call them Native Americans, American Indians, indigenous peoples, or first nations — a vast and diverse array of nations, tribes, and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived....


Echoes of British Columbia: Voices from the Frontier

by Robert Budd

In a follow-up to his well-received Voices of British Columbia, Robert Budd returns with more captivating tales of the province’s pioneering past in the very words of the people who lived them.

Between 1959...


Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War

by James F. Dunnigan & Albert A. Nofi

Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War allows us to see what really happened to American forces in Southeast Asia, separating popular myth from explosive reality in a clear, concise manner. Containing more...


Native Heart

by Gabriel Horn

Most lives are lived solely in the present. But some lives are also lived with a spiritual and historical connection to the past. These lives grant us a sense of hope for the future. Native Heart is the story...


Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of Inch'on, which was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare....


Benjamin Franklin: American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

by Nathan R. Kozuskanich

Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment...


The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings

by Perry Miller & Thomas H. Johnson

Critically acclaimed classic lets Puritans speak for themselves in crucial documents covering history, theory of state and society, religion, customs, behavior, biographies and letters, poetry, literary theory,...


Gettysburg: Three Days That Saved the United States

by Ben Nussbaum

Regarded as the turning point of the American Civil War, Gettysburg commemorates a three-day battle that took place in an “unimportant” Pennsylvania town over one hundred and fifty years ago. From the first...


George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

by Thomas S. Kidd

In the years prior to the American Revolution, George Whitefield was the most famous man in the colonies. Thomas Kidd's fascinating new biography explores the extraordinary career of the most influential figure...


Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

by Harold Holzer

“Lincoln believed that ‘with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.’ Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln’s leadership by showing...


"A Vast and Fiendish Plot"

by Clint Johnson

New York City, November 25, 1864. Confederate officers attempt to destroy the city with a series of lethal fires that will forever diminish it to a mere speck of an island. What fueled these Southern patriots'...