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The Development of Glass Industry in America since Columbus

by Charles H. Henderson Lm Publishers (August 17, 2017)

This book deals with the history of Glass Industry Development in America since Columbus. "The progress of the glass industry in America has been far from constant. It has suffered severe and violent fluctuations,...


The Deluge in Human History

by History and Civilization Collection, William R. Harper & William J. Sollas Lm Publishers (August 17, 2017)

This book deals with the stories of the deluge found in history and literatures. Deluge is the name given to a submersion of the world, related by various nations as having taken place in a primitive age, and...


On the Evolution of the Family

by History of Scientific Knowledge & Herbert Spencer Lm Publishers (August 17, 2017)

This book based on the work of Herbert Spencer and published by the collection “History of Scientific Knowledge”, deals with the evolution of the family and analyses the contrast between the principle of...


History of the Principles of Taxation

by David A. Wells & History and Civilization Collection Lm Publishers (August 17, 2017)

This book deals with the History of Taxation and the struggle against arbitrary system of taxation. What is the place of taxation in ancient civilizations and how has it evolved in our present countries (United...


History of New Zealand

by History and Civilization Collection Lm Publishers (August 16, 2017)

This book presents the History of New Zealand : the "Land of the Long White Cloud". New Zealand is an Island country of the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The date of man's arrival in New Zealand is uncertain....


History of New Guinea and its People

by Alfred R. Wallace & John W. Lindt Lm Publishers (August 16, 2017)

This book presents the History of New Guinea and its ihabitants. “Immediately north of Australia, and separated from it at Torres Straits by less than a hundred miles of sea, is the largest island on the globe...


History of Antarctic Exploration

by J.W. Gregory, A. Heilprin & J.F. James Lm Publishers (August 16, 2017)

This book presents the History of Antarctic Exploration. "The search for the supposed great southern continent roused interest in the South Polar area, even earlier than the commercial need for the Northeast...


Towards Corporeal Cosmopolitanism

by Anjana Raghavan Rowman & Littlefield International (August 16, 2017)

An articulation of any kind of global understanding of belonging, or ways of cosmopolitan life, requires a constant engagement with vulnerability, especially in a world that is so deeply wounded by subjugation,...


Notes on a Foreign Country

by Suzy Hansen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 15, 2017)

Suzy Hansen left her country and moved to Istanbul and discovered America

In the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who grew up in an insular conservative town in...


The Once and Future Liberal

by Mark Lilla Harper (August 15, 2017)


The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

by Salim Tamari University of California Press (August 15, 2017)

This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity—a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and initiatives. Through...


Good Booty

by Ann Powers Dey Street Books (August 15, 2017)

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions...


The Rhythm of the Tide

by Jeremy Thomas Phillimore & Co Ltd (August 11, 2017)

Written by a man who has lived and sailed a great part of his life in the waters around Chichester Harbour, this book aims to capture the beauties and excitement of the place. It tells the history of the region...


Albert Einstein

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (August 10, 2017)

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

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


City of Strangers

by Andrew M. Gardner ILR Press (August 08, 2017)

In City of Strangers, Andrew M. Gardner explores the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Like all the petroleum-rich states of the Persian Gulf, Bahrain hosts...


Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

by Ryan W. Keating Fordham University Press (August 08, 2017)

Drawing on records of about 5,500 soldiers and veterans, Shades of Green traces the organization of Irish regiments from the perspective of local communities in Connecticut, Illinois, and Wisconsin and the relationships...


History of Agriculture : Origin of the Plow and Wheel-Carriage

by History and Civilization Collection, Louis Bourdeau & Edward B. Tylor Lm Publishers (August 05, 2017)

This book deals with the History of Agriculture and the Origin of the Plow and Wheel-Carriage. (With illustrations)

“Not only the beginning of agriculture, but the invention of the plow itself, is prehistoric....


History and Evolution of American Agriculture

by History and Civilization Collection Lm Publishers (August 05, 2017)

This book deals with the evolution of American agriculture, the effect of machinery both upon production and rural population; and the last chapter attempt to show the development of a distinctly proletarian...


Antiquities of Mexico

by History and Civilization Collection Lm Publishers (August 05, 2017)

This book deals with the antiquities of Mexico (with illustrations).

“The Mexican Republic extends from the fifteenth to the thirtieth degree of north latitude, and embraces an area of about 750,000 square...


Ancient History of East Central African Customs

by James MacDonald Lm Publishers (August 05, 2017)

"The following account of a few of the customs common among the tribes of east central Africa, in the region of Lake Nyassa, has been gathered from many sources; most of the statements have been revised and...


Who Do the English Think They Are?

by Derek J. Taylor The History Press (August 03, 2017)

What makes the English so… English? Where does English national identity come from? And are the English as special as they sometimes imagine? Historian and journalist Derek Taylor goes in search of answers...


Rats Alley

by Peter Chasseaud The History Press (August 03, 2017)

This book makes it possible to comprehend, via the trench naming, the daily life in the trenches, the vast range of weaponry and the lethal nature of the titanic battles. Names such as Lovers Lane, Doleful Post,...


A Tragic Fate

by Nicholas M. O'Donnell Ankerwycke (August 01, 2017)

The organized theft of fine art by Nazi Germany has captivated worldwide attention in the last twenty years. As much as any other topic arising out of World War Two, stolen art has proven to be an issue that...


The Little Book of Ranelagh

by Maurice Curtis The History Press (August 01, 2017)

The Little Book of Ranelagh is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts this Dublin suburb. Here you will find out about Ranelagh’s rural past, its sporting heritage, its arts and...


The Story of Manchester

by Deborah Woodman Phillimore & Co Ltd (August 01, 2017)

This richly illustrated history explores every aspect of life in Manchester. Manchester is noted for the ‘Industrial Revolution’ – its factories, working-class people and urban development all based around...


Red October

by Douglas Boyd The History Press (August 01, 2017)

The October Revolution happened in November 1917. Later Soviet propaganda pretended for several decades that it was ‘the will of the people’, but in reality the brutal rebellion, which killed millions and...


The Lost Kings

by Amy Licence The History Press (August 01, 2017)

The century spanning the wars of the roses and the reigns of the Tudor kings was a volatile time of battle and bloodshed, execution and unexpected illness. Life could be nasty, brutish and short. Some met their...


Great War Britain Lancaster: Remembering 1914-18

by Ian Gregory, Corinna Peniston-Bird, Peter Donnelly & Michael Hughes The History Press (August 01, 2017)

This book looks at the impact that the loss of so many men had on the community and offers an intimate portrayal of Lancaster and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'.


The Airborne in World War II

by Michael E. Haskew St. Martin's Press (August 01, 2017)

D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge—the US Airborne divisions were integral at all these major points in World War II. But they also played a significant role in North Africa, where they first...


The Greatest Coast Guard Rescue Stories Ever Told

by Tom Mccarthy Lyons Press (August 01, 2017)

The Coast Guard’s rescue personnel are second to none, and Coast Guard air and sea rescue missions have been the subjects of celebrated newspaper accounts, books, and movies, including The Perfect Storm.

The...


A New History of Modern Latin America

by Lawrence A. Clayton, Michael L. Conniff & Susan M. Gauss University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

A New History of Modern Latin America provides an engaging and readable narrative history of the nations of Latin America from the Wars of Independence in the nineteenth century to the democratic turn in the...


Placing Empire

by Kate McDonald University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

Placing...


The Riggs War, 1913 to 1916

by Paul Ryscavage Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (July 31, 2017)

In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson opened the nation’s door to an era of reform. To help him, he brought to Washington men imbued with a progressive spirit—and in some, grudges as well!

Before work on reforms...


Shadows of a Princess

by Patrick Jephson William Collins (July 27, 2017)

Reissued for the twentieth anniversary of Diana’s death, this sensational and controversial bestseller is an explosive account of her life, from the man who was by her side throughout its most turbulent period....


Charity in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions

by Michal Jan Rozbicki, Julia R. Lieberman, Mario Ricca & Gregory R. Beabout et al. Lexington Books (July 25, 2017)

This collection compares and contrasts the historical practice of charity among the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The international group of contributors analyzes such topics...


Echoes of Tattered Tongues: Memory Unfolded

by John Z. Guzlowski & Charles Adès Fishman Aquila Polonica (July 25, 2017)

Winner 2017 Benjamin Franklin GOLD AWARD for POETRY. Winner 2017 MONTAIGNE MEDAL for most thought-provoking books. Major tour de force traces arc of one of millions of American immigrant families, survivors...


Street Warrior

by Ralph Friedman & Patrick Picciarelli St. Martin's Press (July 25, 2017)

2,000 arrests. 100 off-duty arrests. 6,000 assists. 15 shootings. 8 shot. 4 kills. These are not the performance statistics of an entire NYPD unit. They are the record that makes Detective 2nd Grade Ralph Friedman...


Sons and Soldiers

by Bruce Henderson William Morrow (July 25, 2017)

Joining the ranks of Unbroken, Band of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, the little-known saga of young German Jews, dubbed The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came of age in America, and returned...


Favela Media Activism

by Leonardo Custódio Lexington Books (July 24, 2017)

What explains the engagement of low-income young people in media initiatives for political mobilization and social change in everyday life? Favela Media Activism: Counterpublics for Human Rights in Brazil responds...


Unstable Ground

by Alex Alvarez Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential...


Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

by Richard Lourie St. Martin's Press (July 18, 2017)

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world....


The Women Who Flew for Hitler

by Clare Mulley St. Martin's Press (July 18, 2017)

Biographers' Club Prize-winner Clare Mulley’s The Women Who Flew for Hitler—a dual biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women pilots.

Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented,...


Castle of the Eagles

by Mark Felton St. Martin's Press (July 18, 2017)

Vincigliata Castle, a menacing medieval fortress set in the beautiful Tuscan hills, has become a very special prisoner of war camp on Benito Mussolini’s personal order. Within are some of the most senior officers...


Ants Among Elephants

by Sujatha Gidla Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 18, 2017)

The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionary

Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate,...


Arbitrary Stupid Goal

by Tamara Shopsin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 18, 2017)

Arbitrary Stupid Goal is a completely riveting world—when I looked up from its pages regular life seemed boring and safe and modern like one big iPhone. This book captures not just a lost New York but a...


The Story of Edinburgh

by John Peacock Phillimore & Co Ltd (July 17, 2017)

This richly illustrated history explores every aspect of life in Edinburgh. This book covers the history of the city of Edinburgh from the first Mesolithic explorers who camped on the shores of the Forth some...


Eurasia's Shifting Geopolitical Tectonic Plates

by Alexandros Petersen & S. Frederick Starr Lexington Books (July 16, 2017)

This anthology of articles, short studies, and interviews by Alexandros Petersen were written over the span of ten years, starting in 2004. Yet they are even more relevant today in their prescient analysis....


Haiti Will Not Perish

by Michael Deibert Zed Books (July 15, 2017)

  • A provocative account of what is perhaps the most controversial ‘peacekeeping’ mission in the UN’s history (see for example, the local and international outcry which followed revelations that UN peacekeepers...


Hadrian's Wall: Archaeology and history at the limit of Rome's empire

by Nick Hodgson Robert Hale Non-Fiction (July 14, 2017)

Built around AD122, Hadrian's Wall was guarded by the Roman army for over three centuries and has left an indelible mark on the landscape of northern Britain. It was a wonder of the ancient world and is a World...


Royalty's Strangest Tales

by Geoff Tibballs Portico (July 13, 2017)

A rollicking collection of stories featuring the craziest, daftest and most outrageous monarchs the world has ever known. Packed with royal stories from 2,000 years of history, from the immortality-obsessed...