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Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

by Elizabeth Mitchell

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France,...


Strike From the Sea

by Iain Ballantyne

The Arabian Gulf has been at the centre of the world stage and a major 'flash point' for over 40 years. Expert naval historian Iain Ballantyne examines the role of the US and Royal Naval forces in this troubled...


Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 1

by Ron Collier & Roni Wilkinson

Civil and military aircraft types are represented, from biplanes to modern jet fighters. This is an invaluable guide for walkers and ramblers, as well as for all those interested in flying and the history of...


Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways: Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots

by Terry Deary

Facing feuds and frauds, robberies and riots and the disasters of dangerous drivers, deadly designers and sleepy signalmen, Victorians risked more than just delays when stepping on a steam train. Victorian inventors...


Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America's First Imperial Adventure

by Julia Flynn Siler

Around 200 A.D., intrepid Polynesians arrived at an undisturbed archipelago. For centuries, their descendants lived with little contact from the western world. In 1778, their isolation was shattered with the...


British Mail Steamers to South America, 1851-1965: A History of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company and Royal Mail Lines

by Robert E. Forrester

During the nineteenth century the British government and the Admiralty provided large subsidies to commercial companies to run international mail services. Concentrating on the service between Britain and South...


A Doctor of Sorts: In Peace and War

by V.J. Downie

Anecdotal in style, these memoirs do not follow a chronological order. The author is a surgeon who, from the harrowing account of the crossing of the River Rapido in World War II to the story of a man with a...


The 17/21st Lancers: 1759-1993

by R.L.V. Ffrench Blake

The regimental history of a regiment about to lose its identity, known sometimes as the Death and Glory Boys because of their famous skull and crossbones badge. They have had a long and distinguished history...


Commando to Captain General: The Life of Brigadier Peter Young

by Alison Michelli

This is the story of Brigadier Peter Young (1915-1988), a highly decorated soldier who was one of the founding members of 3 Commando, rising during WWII from 2 Lt to Brigadier in the space of 6 years. His battle...


Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of t

by Robert H. Patton

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent...


A Crucible of Fire: The Battle of Lundy's Lane, July 25, 1814

by Richard Feltoe

This fifth book in the six-part series Upper Canada Preserved examines the pivotal period between July and August of 1814, with particular emphasis on the events that led up to and took place at the Battle of...


The River Pollution Dilemma in Victorian England: Nuisance Law versus Economic Efficiency

by Leslie Rosenthal

Nineteenth-century Britain witnessed a dramatic increase in its urban population, as a hitherto largely rural economy transformed itself into an urban one. Though the political and social issues arising from...


The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century

by Jürgen Osterhammel & Patrick Camiller

A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called...


A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

by Ekaterina Pravilova

“Property rights” and “Russia” do not usually belong in the same sentence. Rather, our general image of the nation is of insecurity of private ownership and defenselessness in the face of the state....


Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World

by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

When Indonesia’s Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped...


James G. Blaine: Architect of Empire

by Edward P. Crapol

In James G. Blaine: Architect of Empire, author Edward P. Crapol assesses Blaine's role as an architect of empire and revisits the ambitious imperialistic goals of this two-time secretary of state. Crapol examines...


Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

by Hugh Cortazzi

As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a...


Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It

by Susannah Ural

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from...


For the Soul of France

by Frederick Brown

Frederick Brown, cultural historian, author of acclaimed biographies of Émile Zola (“Magnificent”—The New Yorker) and Flaubert (“Splendid . . . Intellectually nuanced, exquisitely written”—The New...


The Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe

by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This...