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  • An Islandwide Struggle for Freedomby Graham T. Nessler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution as both an islandwide and a circum-Caribbean phenomenon, Graham Nessler examines the intertwined histories of Saint-Domingue, the French colony that became Haiti, and Santo Domingo, the Spanish colony that became the Dominican Republic. Tracing conflicts over the terms and boundaries of territory, liberty, and... more...

  • The Virgin Voteby Jon Grinspan

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    There was a time when young people were the most passionate participants in American democracy. In the second half of the nineteenth century--as voter turnout reached unprecedented peaks--young people led the way, hollering, fighting, and flirting at massive midnight rallies. Parents trained their children to be "violent little partisans," while politicians... more...

  • Proletarian Daysby Hippolyte Havel; Nathan Jun; Barry Pateman

    AK Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    First collection of writing by Hippolyte Havel, a figure at the center of New York's turn-of-the-century political and artistic circles. more...

  • Foundations of Chinese Civilizationby Jing Liu

    Stone Bridge Press 2016; US$ 10.99

    The first volume in this easy to read, comic-style series on Chinese history more...

  • Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundleby Peter Pigott

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 44.99

    From the Avro Arrow and the Silver Dart to the adventurers and visionaries who pushed Canadian airways to new heights, aviation expert Peter Pigott covers over a century of Canadian flight with his trademark breezy style in this special 7-book bundle full of incredible historical photographs. more...

  • Edge of Ironyby Marjorie Perloff

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    Among the brilliant writers and thinkers who emerged from the multicultural and multilingual world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were Joseph Roth, Robert Musil, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. For them, the trauma of World War I included the sudden loss of the geographical entity into which they had been born: in 1918, the empire was dissolved overnight,... more...

  • Lincoln before Lincolnby Brian J. Snee

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 40.00

    Remembered as the Savior of the Union, Abraham Lincoln is one of America's most revered presidents. There have been tens of thousands of books published about him since his death, but he has proved to be a surprisingly daunting subject for filmmakers. Despite a wealth of biographical material, relatively few full-length motion pictures have taken... more...

  • English Voicesby Ferdinand Mount

    Simon & Schuster UK 2016; US$ 37.50 US$ 26.50

    Ferdinand Mount has spent many years writing articles, columns and reviews for prestigious magazines, newspapers and journals. Whether reviewing great published works by some of England's finest authors and poets (both alive and dead) including Kingsley Amis, John Osborne, John le Carré, Rudyard Kipling, E.M. Forster and Alan Bennett. He also analysed... more...

  • Rio de Janeiroby Luiz Eduardo Soares

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 15.98

    A book as rich and sprawling as the seductive metropolis it evokes, Rio de Janeiro builds a kaleidoscopic portrait of this city of extremes, and its history of conflict and corruption. Award-winning novelist, ex-government minister and sociologist, Luiz Eduardo Soares tells the story of Rio through the everyday lives of its people: gangsters and... more...

  • Holocaust Landscapesby Tim Cole

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99

    The theme of Tim Cole's Holocaust Landscapes concerns the geography of the Holocaust; the Holocaust as a place-making event for both perpetrators and victims. Through concepts such as distance and proximity, Professor Cole tells the story of the Holocaust through a number of landscapes where genocide was implemented, experienced and evaded and... more...