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TRUE CRIME COLLECTION – The Greatest Imposters & Con Artists

by Bram Stoker

The subject of imposture is always an interesting one, and impostors in one shape or another are likely to flourish as long as human nature remains what it is, and society shows itself ready to be gulled. The...


Fallen Leaves

by Will Durant

Praised as a “revelatory” book by The Wall Street Journal, this is the last and most personal work of Pulitzer Prize–winning author and historian Will Durant, discovered thirty-two years after his death....


The Essays of Montaigne: Book the First

by Michel de Montaigne

The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only...


Sisterly Love: Women of Note in Pennsylvania History

by Marie A. Conn & Thérèse McGuire

Sisterly Love tells the stories of women who have made or are making significant contributions to Pennsylvania history, from the state’s early decades to the present day. In these essays you will meet artists,...


England And The War

by Walter Raleigh

England and the War is a collection of Sir Walter Raleigh’s lectures during the First World War. Focusing on the advantages of war, including technological developments as a humane practice of warfare, Raleigh’s...


Bram Stoker's Dracula: Sucking Through the Century, 1897-1997

by Carol Margaret Davison & Paul Simpson-Housley

A collection of essays by some of the world's leading scholars analyzing and celebrating the novel's legacy in popular culture.


Majesty in Canada: Essays on the Role of Royalty

by Colin Coates

Examines how Canadians have understood their ties to royalty and how the regal principle influenced our national identity.


A Few Acres of Snow: Literary and Artistic Images of Canada

by Paul Simpson-Housley & Glen Norcliffe

These 22 essays explore how poets, artists, and writers have addressed the physical essence of Canada.


Anarchism and Other Essays

by Emma Goldman

12 essays by the influential radical include "Marriage and Love," "The Hypocrisy of Puritanism," "The Traffic in Women," Anarchism," and "The Psychology of Political Violence."


Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!

by Richard Ned Lebow

The "Great War" claimed nearly 40 million lives and set the stage for World War II, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. One hundred years later, historians are beginning to recognize how unnecessary it was. In...


Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the '60s & '70s

by Linda Joy Myers, Amber Lea Starfire & Kate Farrell

These forty-eight powerful stories and poems etch in vivid detail the breakthrough moments experienced by women during the life-changing era that was the '60s and '70s. These women rode the sexual revolution...


The Future of Identity: Centennial Reflections on the Legacy of Erik Erikson

by Kenneth Hoover

Erik Erikson's lifetime of clinical and interdisciplinary work on human development centered on the formation and maintenance of identity among people of diverse backgrounds. In this volume key scholars of identity...


Corruption in Ancient Rome

by Natale Barca

Corruption is a social disease: it creeps into the hearts and minds of individuals, into the folds of politics, business relationships, taking various forms, from something which is close to a venial sin to...


Abraham Lincoln Civil War Stories: Heartwarming Stories about Our Most Beloved President

by Joe Wheeler

This new edition of this classic collection of stories about Abraham Lincoln includes rewritten introductions to each story that draw relevancies and lessons from this great man of leadership and apply them...


The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo

by Kobo Abe & Richard Calichman

Abe Kobo (1924–1993) was one of Japan’s greatest postwar writers, widely recognized for his imaginative science fiction and plays of the absurd. However, he also wrote theoretical criticism for which he is...


Dispatches from the Occupation: A History of Change

by Stephen Collis

Investigates one of philosophy's ongoing preoccupations—change—articulating its patterns across disciplines and through eras, from Ancient Rome to the Occupy Movement.


The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

by Brian Douglas Tennyson

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000...


Ideas under Fire: Historical Studies of Philosophy and Science in Adversity

by Jonathan Lavery, Louis Groarke & William Sweet

The history of Western philosophy and science is marked by numerous moments when a major development has emerged from conditions that are manifestly adverse to intellectual activity. This book surveys a wide...


Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses

by Bess Lovejoy

A “marvelously macabre” (Kirkus Reviews) history of the bizarre afterlives of corpses of the celebrated and notorious dead.

For some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a...


Doomed to Repeat

by Bill Fawcett

“Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.” And so we have. Time and again, mankind has faced down problems, but have often failed to take the hard-earned knowledge into the next battle.

Doomed to...