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  • Shadow Warriors / Les Guerriers de l'Ombreby Bernd Horn

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99

    Few Canadians are aware of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM), even ten years after it was formed. This book offers a rare glimpse into the shadows, with detailed information on CANSOFCOM, its units, and a pictorial history of the Command?s evolution. more...

  • The Executioner's Journalby Joel F. Harrington

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 24.50

    During a career lasting nearly half a century, Meister Frantz Schmidt (1554-1634) personally put to death 392 individuals and tortured, flogged, or disfigured hundreds more. The remarkable number of victims, as well as the officially sanctioned context in which they suffered at Schmidt?s hands, was the story of Joel Harrington?s much-discussed book... more...

  • American Immigration and Citizenshipby John R. Vile

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 99.99

    One of the most contentious issues in America today is the status of immigration. American Immigration and Citizenship shows that this issue is far from new. In this book, John Vile provides context for contemporary debates on the topic through key historical documents presented alongside essays that interpret their importance for the reader.... more...

  • Latin America 2016-2017by Blair Turner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 19.99

    A comprehensive, timely, and entertaining account of the political, cultural, and economic dynamics of more than thirty discrete countries of the Western Hemisphere, this book is updated each year, providing students with the most recent information possible. The information is presented in an objective, balanced, non-ideological context, allowing... more...

  • Marine Scout Snipersby Lena Sisco

    Lyons Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    Author Lena Sisco, a former Department of Defense Military Interrogator and U.S. Navy officer, takes the reader through the missions and personal lives of U.S. Marines who have been forward-deployed in hostile environments all across the Middle East. She shows how they use the mastery of their sniper skills to mitigate threats and negate the... more...

  • Texas Myths and Legendsby Donna Ingham

    TwoDot 2016; US$ 15.99

    Each episode included in this book explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Texas?s history. From rumors of Jean Lafitte's buried treasures to the hanging of Chipita Rodriguez and the love story of Frenchy McCormick, Texas Myths and Legends makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the state's most fascinating and... more...

  • A Priest, A Prostitute, and Some Other Early Texansby Don Blevins

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2016; US$ 15.99

    This unique collection of short biographies of the Lone Star State?s most colorful characters includes headliners Father Miguel Muldoon, the Irish-Spanish Catholic priest and diplomat who helped convert Protestants in order to settle Austin, and six-foot-two prostitute and hotelkeeper Sarah Bowman, who fought as bravely as a man among the Rangers... more...

  • 1787by Nick Brodie

    Hardie Grant Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    ‘If we broaden our gaze, our story will get bigger.’. Nick Brodie’s 1787 traces the history of Australia before the First Fleet. Usually treated as a preface to the main story - a brief interlude that starts 50,000 years before the present and ends as sails are seen on an eastern horizon - the time before European settlement is so much... more...

  • Physicians and Warby Anonymous

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 14.99

    The Royal College of Physicians celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2018, and to observe this landmark is publishing this series of ten books. Each of the books focuses on fifty themed elements that have contributed to making the RCP what it is today, together adding up to 500 reflections on 500 years. Some of the people, ideas, objects and manuscripts... more...

  • Weapons Gradeby David Hambling

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 15.99

    Predicting how the business world might evolve is itself a multi-million-dollar business. Plenty of gurus, academics and snake-oil salesmen will tell you all about the future for a price. What the experts overlook is that the future is already here. Chances are the products and services of tomorrow are available now to a very limited clientele at... more...