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The Swamp

by Eric Bolling St. Martin's Press (June 27, 2017)

When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again.

In The Swamp, bestselling author and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling presents...


Dunkirk

by Joshua Levine William Morrow Paperbacks (June 27, 2017)

THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, AND STARRING KENNETH BRANAGH, TOM HARDY, AND MARK RYLANCE

The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered...


Drone Warrior

by Brett Velicovich & Christopher S. Stewart Dey Street Books (June 27, 2017)

“A must read for anyone who wants to understand the new American way of war.”  — General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency

A former...


The Voice of America

by Mitchell Stephens St. Martin's Press (June 20, 2017)

The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer—the most famous journalist of his time—who more than anyone invented contemporary journalism.

Tom Brokaw says: "Lowell Thomas so deserves this...


Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

by Cate Lineberry St. Martin's Press (June 20, 2017)

"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting...


With Lee in Virginia

by G. A. Henty Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In Henty's words, "The Great War between the Northern and Southern States of America possesses a peculiar interest for us, not only because it was a struggle between two sections of a people akin to us in race...


What’s Wrong with the World

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In What's Wrong With The World Chesterton rightly points out that what people see as "wrong with the world" are only the symptoms of a deeper problem. He shows that our governments, be they capitalistic or socialistic,...


A History of the United States in Five Crashes

by Scott Nations William Morrow (June 13, 2017)

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history, Scott Nations, a longtime trader, financial engineer, and CNBC contributor, takes us on a journey through the five significant...


The Great Rescue

by Peter Hernon Harper (June 13, 2017)

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe—a unique war history...


1944 Diary

by Hans Keilson & Damion Searls Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 06, 2017)

[1944 Diary] is a deeply personal account, made even more remarkable that it was written during World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust . . . A moving and fascinating read." —Library Journal

In 2010,...


The Formation of a National Audience in Italy, 1750-1890: Readers and Spectators of Italian Culture

by Jennifer Burns, Gabriella Romani, Adriana Chemello & Martina Piperno et al. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (June 06, 2017)

This book analyzes the process of cultural production and consumption in late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Italy and the ways in which authors, composers, publishers, performers, journalists, and editors...


Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

by David Fisher Henry Holt and Co. (June 06, 2017)

The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest...


Common Sense

by Thomas Paine William Morrow (June 06, 2017)

A special gift edition of one of the most important and influential documents in our nation’s history—featured in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Hamilton: An American Musical...


We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

by Wendy Pearlman Custom House (June 06, 2017)

Reminiscent of the work of Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich, an astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians whose lives have been transformed...


Black Detroit

by Herb Boyd Amistad (June 06, 2017)

The author of Baldwin’s Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit—a blend of memoir, love letter, history, and clear-eyed reportage that explores the city’s...


Enemies of the People

by Sam Jordison HarperCollins (June 01, 2017)

Something has gone wrong. We're living in an age of celebratory racism, extreme inequality, uncertainty and fear. We're governed by people who claim to be populist but who seem to hate everyone. There are idiots...


Dictators (Collins Gem)

by Sean Callery Collins (May 30, 2017)

Revolutionaries, despots and tyrants – over 40 of the most totalitarian leaders in the world.

This ebook has been made from the 2007 edition.

Want to know which dictator ruled the longest, who added his own...


Decolonising Intervention

by Meera Sabaratnam Rowman & Littlefield International (May 30, 2017)

Building, or re-building, states after war or crisis is a contentious process. But why? Sabaratnam argues that to best answer the question, we need to engage with the people who are supposedly benefiting from...


Henry Ford

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Henry Ford in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Henry Ford....


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....


The Trojan War

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Trojan War in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Trojan War. When Menelaus,...


John Locke

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the philosophy of John Locke in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of John Locke. Inspired by great...


Joan of Arc

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Joan of Arc in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Joan of Arc. As the Hundred Years’...


Greek Gods Abroad

by Robert Parker University of California Press (May 23, 2017)

From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century BC, gods bearing...


The Politics of Protection

by Torunn Wimpelmann University of California Press (May 22, 2017)

Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Politics of Protection, based on research...


On Europe

by Margaret Thatcher William Collins (May 18, 2017)

First published in her pioneering treatise Statecraft, the opinions and projections of the former Prime Minister on Europe remain potent and resoundingly prophetic.

Margaret Thatcher foresaw the European Union...


Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang: The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed

by Mike Ripley & Lee Child HarperCollins (May 18, 2017)

An entertaining history of British thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed, in which award-winning crime writer Mike Ripley reveals that, though Britain may have lost an empire, her thrillers helped...


The Concept of Resistance in Italy

by Maria Laura Mosco & Pietro Pirani Rowman & Littlefield International (May 16, 2017)

The Concept of Resistance in Italy brings together experts from different fields to reflect in a new, comprehensive critical approach, on an event that has shaped the young Italian nation from the onset of Fascism...


Autumn of the Black Snake

by William Hogeland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 16, 2017)

The forgotten story of how the U.S. Army was created to fight a crucial Indian war

In 1783, with the signing of the Peace of Paris, the American Revolution was complete. And yet even as the newly independent...


The Secret War Against the Jews

by John Loftus & Mark Aarons St. Martin's Press (May 16, 2017)

A hugely controversial work that exposes a series of scandals from Oliver North to the British royal family, The Secret War Against the Jews reveals as much about political corruption inside Western intelligence...


The Only Language They Understand

by Nathan Thrall Henry Holt and Co. (May 16, 2017)

In a myth-busting analysis of the world's most intractable conflict, a star of Middle East reporting, "one of the most important writers" in the field (The New York Times), argues that only one weapon has yielded...


The Dream Is Lost

by Julian Maxwell Hayter The University Press of Kentucky (May 15, 2017)

Once the capital of the Confederacy and the industrial hub of slave-based tobacco production, Richmond, Virginia has been largely overlooked in the context of twentieth century urban and political history. By...


Reagan and the World

by Kyle Longley, Bradley Lynn Coleman, William Hitchcock & Ronald Granieri et al. The University Press of Kentucky (May 12, 2017)

Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan...


Paisanos Chinos

by Fredy González University of California Press (May 09, 2017)

Paisanos Chinos tracks Chinese Mexican transnational political activities in the wake of the anti-Chinese campaigns that crossed Mexico in 1931. Threatened by violence, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties...


Listening for the Secret

by Ulf Olsson University of California Press (May 09, 2017)

Listening for the Secret is a critical assessment of the Grateful Dead and the distinct culture that grew out of the group’s music, politics, and performance. With roots in popular music traditions, improvisation,...


The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

by Sarah Fraser William Collins (May 04, 2017)

Henry Stuart’s life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years’ War and the huge changes taking place across Europe in seventeenth-century society, economy, politics...


Sabers through the Reich

by William Stuart Nance & Robert M. Citino The University Press of Kentucky (May 01, 2017)

Before the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy in June 1944, their aerial reconnaissance discovered signs of German defenses on the Îles St. Marcouf. From these two coastal islands, German artillery could...


Catherine of Braganza

by Sarah-Beth Watkins Chronos Books (April 28, 2017)

Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess, married Charles II in 1662 and became the merry monarch's Restoration queen. Yet life for her was not so merry - she put up with the king's many mistresses and continuous...


The Korean War

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Korean War in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Korean War. On 25 June 1950,...


Oliver Cromwell

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Oliver Cromwell in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Oliver Cromwell....


James Monroe

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of James Monroe in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and presidency of James...


A History of Infamy

by Pablo Piccato University of California Press (April 25, 2017)

A History of Infamy explores the broken nexus between crime, justice, and truth in mid-twentieth-century Mexico. Faced with the violence and impunity that defined politics, policing, and the judicial system...


Fifty-Year Rebellion

by Scott Kurashige University of California Press (April 25, 2017)

On July 23rd, 1967, the eyes of the world fixed on Detroit, as thousands took to the streets to vent their frustrations with white racism, police brutality, and vanishing job prospects in the place that gave...


We Demand

by Roderick A. Ferguson University of California Press (April 25, 2017)

In the post World War II period, student movements rebelled against the archaic university. They fought for the new kinds of public the university needed to serve—women, minorities, immigrants, indigenous...


A Half Century of Occupation

by Gershon Shafir University of California Press (April 25, 2017)

The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the world’s most polarizing confrontations. Its current phase, Israel’s “temporary” occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, turns a half century...


Blood Sisters: Part 3 of 3: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death? (Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family, Book 6)

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 20, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


Blood Sisters: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death? (Tales of the Notorious Hudson Family, Book 6)

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 20, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


Jefferson's Body

by Maurizio Valsania University of Virginia Press (April 19, 2017)

What did Thomas Jefferson look like? How did he carry himself? Such questions, reasonable to ask as we look back on a person who lived in an era before photography, are the starting point for this boldly original...


Fear City

by Kim Phillips-Fein Henry Holt and Co. (April 18, 2017)

An epic, riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster—and an anatomy of the austerity politics that continue to shape the world today

When the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink...


The Holocaust: A New History

by Laurence Rees PublicAffairs (April 18, 2017)

n June 1944, Freda Wineman and her family arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous Nazi concentration and death camp. After a cursory look from an SS doctor, Freda's life was spared and her mother was sent...