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Yes We Did?: From King's Dream to Obama's Promise

by Cynthia Griggs Fleming & Eleanor Holmes Norton

Barack Obama's presidential victory demonstrated unprecedented racial progress on a national level. Not since the civil rights legislation of the 1960s has the United States seen such remarkable advances. During...


More Equal Than Others: America from Nixon to the New Century

by Godfrey Hodgson

During the past quarter century, free-market capitalism was recognized not merely as a successful system of wealth creation, but as the key determinant of the health of political and cultural democracy. Now,...


Britain Since 1945

by David Childs

Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and...


America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

by Tony Smith

America's Mission argues that the global strength and prestige of democracy today are due in large part to America's impact on international affairs. Tony Smith documents the extraordinary history of how American...


A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14

by Gary Wetzel & Jim Laurier

The untold story of A-10 units in Operation Enduring Freedom reaches its conclusion with this second of two volumes focusing on the type's combat missions in Afghanistan. Featuring numerous first-hand accounts...


Company of Heroes

by Eric Poole

There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia....


Helmand to the Himalayas

by David Wiseman & Nick Harding

David Wiseman was the first soldier on the scene of one of the most devastating attacks on British soldiers in Afghanistan, witnessing the horrific aftermath of an attack on unsuspecting troops by a rogue element...


Riot Control Vehicles

by Chris McNab & Ian Palmer

Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little-known history of riot control vehicles. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945...


Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age

by Symon Hill

From Occupy to the Arab Spring: how the Internet and social media are changing activism and movements.


Special Forces Sniper Skills

by Robert Stirling

Special Forces Sniper Skills is a hard hitting account of the men, weapons and techniques used to coldly eliminate high value targets on the battlefield. Though many books have become best-sellers through telling...


Special Forces in the War on Terror

by Leigh Neville

Within weeks of 9/11, United States Special Operations Forces were dropping into Afghanistan to lead the war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. For over a decade special forces have been fighting a hidden war...


Concrete Hell

by Louis A. DiMarco

Throughout history cities have been at the center of warfare, from sieges to street-fighting, from peace-keeping to coups de mains. Sun Tzu admonished his readers of The Art of War that the lowest realization...


Iraq Full Circle

by Darron L. Wright

From 2003 through 2010, more than 200,000 men and women were deployed in Iraq. For seven years, they fought ferociously in the blistering sands in the Land Between the Two Rivers. Some fought for pride or survival,...


Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved ¿ And Why It Still Won't Happen

by David Marsh

With new material on the astonishing 2014-15 monetary rollercoaster, an�incisive�chronicler of the euro's upheavals explains how Europe's single currency has lurched in and out of crisis-with widespread...


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

by Ibrahim Fraihat

Post-revolution states often find that once dictators have been deposed, other problems arise, such as political polarization and the threat of civil war. A respected commentator on Middle Eastern politics,...


A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery

by E. Benjamin Skinner

To be a moral witness is perhaps the highest calling of journalism, and in this unforgettable, highly readable account of contemporary slavery, author Benjamin Skinner travels around the globe to personally...


The American Exceptionalism Revisited

by Marcello Fantoni & Leonardo Morlino

When looking at the US from a European perspective a sort of paradox immediately emerges. On the one hand, the ‘American way of life’ has been penetrating in depth our everyday life and, even more, our Western...


Ruling Russia: Authoritarianism from the Revolution to Putin

by William Zimmerman

When the Soviet Union collapsed, many hoped that Russia’s centuries-long history of autocratic rule might finally end. Yet today’s Russia appears to be retreating from democracy, not progressing toward it....


Guns of Special Forces 2001 - 2015

by Leigh Neville

In the years since 9/11 Special Forces of many nations have been in almost constant action in covert, high risk operations around the globe. These include the two long conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, fighting...


Why It's Still Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

by Paul Mason

Originally published in 2012 to wide acclaim, this updated edition, Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere, includes coverage of the most recent events in the wave of revolt and revolution sweeping the planet—riots...