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Semisweet: An Orphan's Journey Through the School the Hersheys Built

by Johnny O'Brien Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 03, 2014)

Semisweet tells a universal story about the vulnerability of needy children, describes the madness that consumed his brother, explores the cruelty of bullies, exposes the corrupting influence of money, and shows...

Ella Baker: Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement

by J. Todd Moye Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 12, 2013)

Ella Josephine Baker was among the most influential strategists of the most important social movement in modern US history, the civil rights movement. In this book, historian J. Todd Moye masterfully reconstructs...

Douglas MacArthur: Statecraft and Stagecraft in America's East Asian Policy

by Russell D. Buhite Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2008)

Buhite offers a trenchant evaluation of Douglas MacArthur's career in East Asia and his role in some of the most important military and diplomatic issues of the twentieth century. Concise and highly readable,...

The Human Tradition in Premodern China

by Kenneth J. Hammond, Paul Rakita Goldin, Peter Ditmanson & Robert W. Foster et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2002)

The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age....

John Quincy Adams

by Lynn Hudson Parsons Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 1999)

In this concise biography, Parsons masterfully chronicles the dramatic and prolific career of one of America's most absorbing figures.

Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile

by Lawrence S. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2002)

Of all of the Founding Fathers of the American republic none, with the possible exception of Thomas Jefferson, has evoked more passions and aroused more controversy than Alexander Hamilton.

In this absorbing...

The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

by H. W. Brands Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 01, 2013)

Theodore Roosevelt (1857–1919) was the most literary of American Presidents, writing scores of books, including Through the Brazilian Wilderness and African Game Trails. He was also the most active of American...

John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union

by James E. Lewis Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2001)

This new book focuses on John Quincy Adams's extensive role in foreign policy, including his years as secretary of state and as president. Brief but thorough, John Quincy Adams: Policymaker for the Union analyzes...

The Human Tradition in the Old South

by James C. Klotter, John C. Inscoe, Michael D. Green & Ellen Eslinger et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2003)

In The Human Tradition in the Old South, Professor James C. Klotter has gathered twelve insightful essays that explore the region's past and ponder its place in the broader story of the nation. This highly readable...

Herdsman to Statesman: The Autobiography of Jamsrangiin Sambuu of Mongolia

by MARY ROSSABI & Morris Rossabi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

This compelling autobiography offers a panoramic view of the daily joys of a traditional Mongolian herding life as well as the hardships of oppressive foreign rule, abetted by avaricious local nobles and monks....

The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins

by Antero Pietila Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 02, 2018)

Johns Hopkins destroyed his private papers so thoroughly that no credible biography exists of the Baltimore Quaker titan. One of America’s richest men and the largest single shareholder of the Baltimore &...

Washington's Golden Age

by Joseph Dalton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

Real news traveled fast, even in the days before internet connections. During the New Deal and World War II, Washington elites turned to Hope Ridings Miller’s column in the Washington Post to see what was...

Jubal Early

by Benjamin Franklin Cooling Iii Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 26, 2014)

In Jubal Early: Robert E. Lee’s Bad Old Man, a new critical biography of Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early, Civil War historian B.F. Cooling III takes a fresh look at one of the most fascinating,...

Dean Acheson and the Obligations of Power

by Michael F. Hopkins Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 17, 2017)

Dean Acheson was the most influential American diplomat of the twentieth century. He shaped the pivotal shift in American foreign policy from isolation to engagement in global affairs, This critical re-evaluation...

Peter the Great

by Paul Bushkovitch Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 14, 2016)

Now in a new edition, this penetrating study by noted Yale historian Paul Bushkovitch casts new light on the profound impact of Peter the Great, one of the most revered and enigmatic leaders in world history,...

Citizen Hoover: A Critical Study of the Life and Times of J. Edgar Hoover and His FBI

by Jay Rober Nash Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 1972)

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Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor

by Anne Edwards Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 05, 2014)

The life of Princess May of Teck is one of the great Cinderella stories in history. From a family of impoverished nobility, she was chosen by Queen Victoria as the bride for her eldest grandson, the scandalous...