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De Bello Gallico and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)

by Caius Julius Caesar Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2010)

"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)' is a collection of war writings by Julius Caesar. Included in this volume are the first hand...


One-Night Stands with American History: Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

by Richard Shenkman & Kurt Reiger HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

Respect yourself in the morning -- read One-Night Stands with American History!

This collection of little-known facts and anecdotes is American history with the boring parts left out. Richard Shenkman and Kurt...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson Theatre Communications Group (December 08, 2014)

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard Dover Publications (November 24, 2014)

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

by Jonathan Horn Scribner (January 06, 2015)

The “compelling…modern and readable perpective” (USA TODAY) of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington’s family but turned by war against Washington’s crowning achievement,...


Journey on the James: Three Weeks through the Heart of Virginia

by Earl Swift University of Virginia Press (December 19, 2014)

From its beginnings as a trickle of icy water in Virginia's northwest corner to its miles-wide mouth at Hampton Roads, the James River has witnessed more recorded history than any other feature of the American...


The Tangierman's Lament: and Other Tales of Virginia

by Earl Swift University of Virginia Press (December 19, 2014)

Go where the story is--that's one tenet of journalism Earl Swift has had little trouble living up to. In two decades of covering the commonwealth, Swift has hiked, canoed--even spelunked--a singular path through...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation

by Jonathan J. Den Hartog University of Virginia Press (January 12, 2015)

In Patriotism and Piety, Jonathan Den Hartog argues that the question of how religion would function in American society was decided in the decades after the Constitution and First Amendment established a legal...


The Negro

by W. E. B. Du Bois & Robert Gregg University of Pennsylvania Press (November 24, 2014)

A classic rediscovered.


Sisterly Love: Women of Note in Pennsylvania History

by Marie A. Conn & Thérèse McGuire Hamilton Books (October 30, 2014)

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,...


A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion

by Louis J. Parascandola & John Parascandola Columbia University Press (December 09, 2014)

Featuring a stunning gallery of portraits by the world’s finest poets, essayists, and fiction writers—including Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, José Martí, Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, Isaac Bashevis...


The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl BOA Editions Ltd. (November 17, 2014)

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.


The Storm of the Century

by Al Roker William Morrow (August 11, 2015)

In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism,...


Forgotten

by Linda Hervieux Harper (October 27, 2015)

The injustices of 1940s Jim Crow America are brought to life in this extraordinary blend of military and social history—a story that pays tribute to the valor of an all-black battalion whose crucial contributions...


The Great Polar Fraud

by Anthony Galvin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

In 1910 Roald Amundsen set off from Oslo toward the North Pole but soon received word that two Americans—Frederick Cook and Robert Peary—each claimed to have reached the Pole ahead of him. Devastated, Amundsen...


Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

by Frederick Douglass Opie Columbia University Press (December 02, 2014)

Upsetting the Apple Cart looks at the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed neighborhoods,...


Florida's Past, Vol 3: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene Burnett Pineapple Press (June 01, 1996)

Virtually every month for fourteen years, Gene Burnett wrote a history piece under the title "Florida's Past" for Florida Trend, Florida's respected magazine of business and finance. This first volume of collected...


Florida's Past, Vol 2: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene M. Burnett Pineapple Press (July 01, 1997)

Full of essays dealing with Florida's history in Gene Burnett's easygoing style. Careful research and eclectic choice of topics make history good reading that educates and entertains. Each volume divides Florida's...


Florida's Past, Vol 1: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene Burnett Pineapple Press (June 01, 1996)

Virtually every month for fourteen years, Gene Burnett wrote a history piece under the title "Florida's Past" for Florida Trend, Florida's respected magazine of business and finance. This first volume of collected...


Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags

by Stuart B. McIver Pineapple Press (May 01, 1998)

Florida has been the home of many unusual characters throughout the years. Meet Ned Buntline, Laura Riding, Wilson Mizner, Sam Jones, and many others. Storytellers, lawbreakers, movers and shakers, sportsmen,...


Discovering the Civil War in Florida: A Reader and Guide

by Paul Taylor Pineapple Press (October 01, 2012)

A chronicle of Civil War activity in Florida, both land and sea maneuvers. For each engagement the author includes excerpts from official government reports by officers on both sides of the battle lines. Also...


Spanish Pathways in Florida, 1492-1992: Caminos Españoles en La Florida, 1492-1992

by Ann L. Henderson, Gary R. Mormino & Carlos J. Cano Pineapple Press (February 01, 1992)

Florida served as one of the great meeting grounds of the planet, a place where peoples from Indian America, Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and Europe converged. This book features essays in both Spanish...


Florida's Great Ocean Railway

by Dan Gallagher Pineapple Press (October 01, 2014)

The building of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway extension over water to Key West from 1905 to 1916 was s triumph of engineering and logistics. The Keys were remote and with little means of communication....


Florida's Fossils

by Robin C. Brown Pineapple Press (October 01, 2014)

For 50 million years Florida was home to hordes of strange and wonderful animals. Their remains accumulated in rivers, springs, and oceans. Today fossilized bones and teeth wash up along streams, banks, and...


Paynes Prairie: The Great Savanna: A History and Guide

by Lars Andersen Pineapple Press (October 01, 2014)

This new paperback edition of Paynes Prairie still offers the sweeping history of the shallow-bowl basin in the middle of Florida, just south of Gainesville, but now adds a guide to outdoor activities that can...


Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

by Lean'tin L. Bracks & Jessie Carney Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The Harlem Renaissance is considered a major periods for the creative and intellectual blossoming of African American expression. This reference text cites the participation of women during that time in the...


Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Presidential Ambition: Gaining Power At Any Cost

by Richard Shenkman HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

In this timely, illuminating, and often shocking book, Richard Shenkman reveals that it is not just recent presidents but all presidents who have been ambitious--and at times frighteningly so, willing to sacrifice...


Political and Military Sociology: Military Perceptions and Perceptions of the Military

by Neovi M. Karakatsanis & Jonathan Swarts Transaction Publishers (November 05, 2014)

This volume focuses on the perceptions and identities of those serving in the military, with four of its seven articles using survey or interview data to explore those perceptions. A range of military forces...


Statesmanship and Reconstruction: Moderate versus Radical Republicans on Restoring the Union after the Civil War

by Philip B. Lyons Lexington Books (October 24, 2014)

This book examines how statesmanship in reconstruction could have spared the South some severe hardships after the Civil War. Despite the vast change in public opinion on race relations over the last nearly...


The Illustrated History of Guns

by The Berman Museum of World History, Chuck Wills & Robert Lindley Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

See the history of civilization through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms!

The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating...


The Settlers' Empire: Colonialism and State Formation in America's Old Northwest

by Bethel Saler University of Pennsylvania Press (October 29, 2014)

The Settlers' Empire examines the peculiar status of the young United States as a postcolonial republic with its own domestic empire by looking at where these dual political responsibilities inevitably collided—in...


The Forgotten Depression

by James Grant Simon & Schuster (November 11, 2014)

James Grant’s story of America’s last governmentally untreated depression: A bible for conservative economists, this “carefully researched history…makes difficult economic concepts easy to understand,...


American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century

by Leilah Danielson University of Pennsylvania Press (August 12, 2014)

American Gandhi traces the evolving political and religious views of one of the most beloved figures of the American left. Through A. J. Muste's exemplary career as a peace activist and radical, Leilah Danielson...


The Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al. Dundurn (July 23, 2014)

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


Inside the Museum - Fort York National Historic Site

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Spadina House

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Montgomery's Inn

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Colborne Lodge

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - The Market Gallery

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - The Grange

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Toronto's First Post Office

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Mackenzie House

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


The Dundurn Arctic Culture and Sovereignty Library: Pike's Portage/Death Wins in the Arctic/Arctic Naturalist/Arctic Obsession/Arctic Twilight/Arctic

by William R. Morrion, Michael Posluns, Bruce W. Hodgins & S.L. Osborne et al. Dundurn (May 07, 2014)

This special ten-book bundle presents the history and culture of the Canadian Arctic told compellingly from all possible angles, cultural, military, historical, and biographical. A one-stop guide to this fascinating...


The Voyageur Canadian History 2-Book Bundle: The Refugee / The Letters and Journals of Simon Fraser, 1806-1808

by Benjamin Drew, W. Kaye Lamb & George E. Clarke Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

This special bundle contains two classic works that provide great insight into crucial, nation-defining events in Canadian history: the exploration of the west in the early nineteenth century, and the arrival...


Toronto Neighbourhoods 7-Book Bundle: A City in the Making / Unbuilt Toronto / Unbuilt Toronto 2 / Leaside / Opportunity Road / Willowdale / The Yonge

by Mark Osbaldeston, F.R. (Hamish) Berchem, Frederick H. Armstrong & Scott Kennedy et al. Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

Local history buffs and urban historians will delight in this collection of books that examine the history and development (and plans that never came to be) of Canada's largest city.


Inside the Museum - Gibson House

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Campbell House

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.