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The Story of the Jews Volume Two

by Simon Schama Ecco (October 24, 2017)

In the second of two volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people, spanning from...


Christmas

by Judith Flanders St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival through present day traditions.

Christmas has always been a magical time. Or has it? Thirty...


Memories After My Death

by Yaïr Lapid St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

From leading political figure and bestselling Hebrew author Yair Lapid comes a mesmerizing portrait of the author's father, one of modern Israel's leading figures.

Memories After My Death is the astonishing true...


The Fear and the Freedom

by Keith Lowe St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

Bestselling historian Keith Lowe's The Fear and the Freedom looks at the astonishing innovations that sprang from WWII and how they changed the world.

The Fear and the Freedom is Keith Lowe’s follow-up to Savage...


Against All Odds

by P.J. Naworynski Collins (October 24, 2017)

For readers of The Boys in the Boat, the remarkable story of the unlikely Canadian hockey team that clinched Olympic gold in 1948

The announcement was shocking—Canada, the birthplace of hockey, would not be...


S Is for Southern

by Editors of Garden and Gun & David Dibenedetto Harper Wave (October 24, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling authors at Garden & Gun comes a lively compendium of Southern tradition and contemporary culture.

The American South is a diverse region with its own vocabulary, peculiarities,...


The Butchering Art

by Lindsey Fitzharris Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 17, 2017)

"Warning: She spares no detail!" —Erik Larson, bestselling author of Dead Wake

A Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly

"Fascinating and shocking." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The gripping...


Barbed-Wire Imperialism

by Aidan Forth University of California Press (October 17, 2017)

Camps are emblems of the modern world, but they first appeared under the imperial tutelage of Victorian Britain. Comparative and transnational in scope, Barbed-Wire Imperialism situates the concentration and...


Canadianity

by Jeremy Taggart & Jonathan Torrens HarperCollins Publishers (October 17, 2017)

Sprung from their hugely successful podcast Canadianity, Taggart (that guy from that band) and Torrens (that guy from that show) share a collection of showbiz tales from the road and relatable everyday anecdotes,...


Market Encounters

by Bianca Murillo Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

In Market Encounters, Bianca Murillo explores the shifting social terrains that made the buying and selling of goods in modern Ghana possible. Fusing economic and business history with social and cultural history,...


Living with Nkrumahism

by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People’s Party, drew the world’s attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model...


Making Money

by Colleen E. Kriger Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

A new era in world history began when Atlantic maritime trade among Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas opened up in the fifteenth century, setting the stage for massive economic and cultural change. In Making...


Following the Ball

by Todd Cleveland Ohio University Press (October 16, 2017)

With Following the Ball, Todd Cleveland incorporates labor, sport, diasporic, and imperial history to examine the extraordinary experiences of African football players from Portugal’s African colonies as they...


Timothy 'Equality' Brown

by Abraham Marrache Pomegranate Press (October 15, 2017)

This monograph celebrates the life of a remarkable man of Regency times – the banker, brewer, wine merchant and hop factor Timothy Brown. Its publication also serves to mark the bicentenary of his elevation...


Gangland Boston

by Emily Sweeney Lyons Press (October 15, 2017)

Welcome to Boston’s criminal underworld

  • Author covers crime for the Boston Globe
  • An entire chapter dedicated to Whitey Bulger: “Whitey’s World”
  • 150 photos from author’s own Boston crime archives and...


First In, Last Out

by John Howard Stackpole Books (October 15, 2017)

Fresh out of West Point, John Howard arrived for his first tour in Vietnam in 1965, the first full year of escalation when U.S. troop levels increased to 184,000 from 23,000 the year before. When he returned...


Defining Memory

by Amy K. Levin & Joshua G. Adair Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 15, 2017)

This second edition of Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America's Changing Communities offers readers multiple lenses for viewing and discussing local institutions. New chapters...


New England's General Stores

by Ted Reinstein & Anne-Marie Dorning Globe Pequot Press (October 13, 2017)

Explore the fabric of America over hot coffee and penny candy.

Step through the wooden doors of a New England general store and step back in time, into a Norman Rockwell painting and into the heart of America....


Connecticut Icons

by Charles Monagan Globe Pequot Press (October 13, 2017)

Charles Monagan knows Connecticut. As editor of Connecticut Magazine he has spent years discovering and describing the people, places, and things that comprise the character of his home state.

With this entertaining...


Boycott!

by Sunaina Maira University of California Press (October 13, 2017)

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) has expanded rapidly though controversially in the US in the last five years. The academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions is a key component of...


Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

by Rachel Randall Lexington Books (October 10, 2017)

Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Nature, Gender, and Agency analyzes child and adolescent protagonists in Latin American cinema. This book contends that child characters have...


Revolution

by Peter Ackroyd St. Martin's Press (October 10, 2017)

The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.

In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's...


Language of the Snakes

by Andrew Ollett University of California Press (October 10, 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.

Language...


Child's Play

by Sabine Frühstück & Anne Walthall University of California Press (October 10, 2017)

For over a century throughout Japan and beyond, children and concepts of childhood have been appropriated as tools for decidedly unchildlike purposes: to validate, moralize, humanize, and naturalize war, and...


The RAF in 100 Objects

by Peter Jacobs The History Press (October 09, 2017)

1 April 2018 will see the hundredth anniversary of the formation of one of the UK’s primary and best-respected armed forces: the Royal Air Force. Born from the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service,...


The Little Book of Stillorgan

by Hugh Oram The History Press (October 09, 2017)

The Little Book of Stillorgan is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about this vibrant suburb of Dublin. This book takes the reader on a journey through Stillorgan’s and its...


Thomas Violet, a Sly and Dangerous Fellow

by Amos Tubb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

A Sly and Dangerous Fellow chronicles the life and adventures of Thomas Violet, an Englishman who lived from 1609-1662. During the course of his tumultuous life Violet was a goldsmith, a spy, a prisoner of war...


A History of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team

by Clemente A. Lisi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

The United States men’s national soccer team has a rich history dating back to the early twentieth century. The team, along with the sport, toiled in obscurity for decades but found its breakthrough moment...


Hidden Horrors

by Yuki Tanaka & John W. Dower Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

This landmark book documents little-known wartime Japanese atrocities during World War II. Yuki Tanaka’s case studies, still remarkably original and significant, include cannibalism; the slaughter and starvation...


The New Boys of Summer

by Paul Hensler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

The 1960s were among the most compelling years in the history of the United States, from the intensifying clamor for civil rights to the tragic incidents of assassination and war. Caught up in this sea of restlessness...


Imagining the Future of Climate Change

by Shelley Streeby University of California Press (October 06, 2017)

From the 1960s to the present, activists, artists, and science fiction writers have imagined the consequences of climate change and its impacts on our future. Authors such as Octavia Butler and Leslie Marmon...


The Johnson Circle

by Lyle Larsen Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (October 05, 2017)

Samuel Johnson, from early boyhood, lived with the knowledge that his homely face, large and ungainly body, loud voice, and odd mannerisms put people off. He later confessed that he had never made an effort...


The Making of Hmong America

by Kou Yang Lexington Books (October 05, 2017)

This study documents Hmong’s involvement in the Secret War in Laos, their refugee exodus from Laos to the refugee camps in Thailand, and the challenges to find third countries to take Hmong refugees. At the...


The Berlin Airlift

by Barry Turner Icon Books Ltd (October 05, 2017)

Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode.

Berlin, 1948 – a divided city in a divided country in a divided Europe. The ruined German capital lay 120 miles inside...


Physical Pain and Justice

by Gary Rosenshield Lexington Books (October 04, 2017)

It has been said that all great literature is about suffering. But before the twentieth century, physical pain, one of the most primal forms of human suffering, has rarely been represented on the stage and in...


Tinsel, Tumbleweeds, and Star-Spangled Celebrations

by Sherry Monahan TwoDot (October 03, 2017)

Holidays on the frontier were a time for celebration, stopping work and chores, and honoring their purpose. The book includes stories of all the biggest celebrations, including traditions, food, songs, games,...


Left Bank of the Hudson

by David J. Goodwin & D. W. Gibson Empire State Editions (October 03, 2017)

In the late 1980s, a handful of artists priced out of Manhattan and desperately needing affordable studio space discovered 111 1st Street, a former P. Lorillard Tobacco Company warehouse. Over the next two decades,...


The Crime of Nationalism

by Matthew Kraig Kelly University of California Press (October 03, 2017)

The Palestinian national movement gestated in the early decades of the twentieth century, but it was born in the Great Revolt of 1936–39, a period of sustained Arab protest against British policy in the Palestine...


Why Latin American Nations Fail

by Matías Vernengo & Esteban Pérez Caldentey University of California Press (October 03, 2017)

The question of economic and social development is a major topic in courses across the social sciences and history, particularly those focused on Latin America. Many scholars and instructors have tried to pinpoint,...


A Bold and Dangerous Family

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 03, 2017)

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism,...


From Disarmament to Rearmament

by Sheldon A. Goldberg & Ingo Trauschweizer Ohio University Press (October 02, 2017)

At the end of World War II, the Allies were unanimous in their determination to disarm the former aggressor Germany. As the Cold War intensified, however, the decision whether to reverse that policy and to rearm...


The Brief History of Lancashire

by Stephen Duxbury The History Press (October 02, 2017)

The Brief History of Lancashire starts, as all good histories should, with the beginning – the moment when the detritus of a dying star, spinning through the depths of the Milky Way, began to cool and coalesce,...


Animal Kingdom

by Jack Ashby The History Press (October 02, 2017)

From a single beginning, countless millions of stories from the animal kingdom have – and continue to – run their course. Museum objects allow us to investigate some of those stories. Animal Kingdom journeys...


War Stories

by Lamar Underwood Lyons Press (October 01, 2017)

A collection of great war stories!

Here is a jumbo book of tales of courage and valor: 37 stories in all.

* Our Classics and Greatest Stories series have a proven track record

* Readers love tales of honor, courage,...


Utah Myths and Legends

by Michael O'reilly TwoDot (October 01, 2017)

Utah may be best known for its mesmerizingly beautiful high deserts, the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere, and as the home base for one of the world’s most popular religious groups, but few...


A Woman's Work

by Marian Betancourt TwoDot (October 01, 2017)

Uncover the Story of a Remarkable Woman of the West

Esther Morris (1812-1902) was a unique American woman whose life paralleled the dramatic events of the 19th century: abolition, railroads, Civil War, and suffrage....


The Greatest Air Combat Stories Ever Told

by Tom Mccarthy Lyons Press (October 01, 2017)

Heroism and valor in the sky!

* A new title in the relaunch of our successful Greatest Stories Ever Told franchise.

* Air combat has captured the imaginations of people since the fighter plane was first introduced...


Massachusetts Disasters

by Larry Pletcher Globe Pequot Press (October 01, 2017)

Facing Unimaginable Events With Courage

It's only human to be fascinated by disasters--and uplifted by reports of survival in the face of overwhelming circumstances. This book takes you back to Massachusetts'...


Kansas Myths and Legends

by Diana Lambdin Meyer TwoDot (October 01, 2017)

Kansas Myths and Legends explores unusual events, unsolved crimes, and legends in Kansas’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and...


Film Studies in China

by Contemporary Cinema Intellect (October 01, 2017)

Film Studies in China is a collection of specially selected articles chosen from issues of the Contemporary Cinema journal published throughout the year. Contemporary Cinema is one of the most prestigious academic...