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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them?all despite the Vichy government?s declared collaboration with the Third Reich. A previously untold chapter in the history of World War II, this duplicitous activity is the gripping subject of The Hunt for Nazi... more...
- LSU Press 2009; US$ 18.95
In Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women, Judith Kelleher Schafer examines case histories from the First District Court of New Orleans and tells the engrossing story of prostitution in the city prior to the Civil War.Schafer?s rich analysis fills the gaps left by previous scholarly works on the subject and offers insight into an intriguing period... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99
Bondspeople who fled from slavery during and after the Civil War did not expect that their flight toward freedom would lead to sickness, disease, suffering, and death. But the war produced the largest biological crisis of the nineteenth century, and as historian Jim Downs reveals in this groundbreaking volume, it had deadly consequences for hundreds... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; Not Available
William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the Queen Mary sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume magnum opus The Last Lion . In this, the first volume, we follow Churchill from his birth to 1932, when he began to warn against the remilitarization... more...
- Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00
This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of Americas foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism. Its originality lies in that it is based on an interrogation of American, British and Irish archives, and covers over one hundred years of American, Irish... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
Unleashed by ancient geologic forces, a magnitude 8.25 earthquake rocked San Francisco in the early hours of April 18, 1906. Less than a minute later, the city lay in ruins. Bestselling author Simon Winchester brings his inimitable storytelling abilities to this extraordinary event, exploring the legendary earthquake and fires that spread horror across... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2013; Not Available
A selection of more than 300 images--including family letters, personal ephemera, and captivating photographs--collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, many never seen before, featuring the beloved and revered Kennedy family: This remarkable history dates from 1878 through 1946--up to the aftermath of WWII and the beginning of JFK's political career--and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 40.00
Buraimi is an oasis in an otherwise bleak desert on the border between Oman and the UAE. In the early twentieth century, it shot to notoriety as oil brought the world?s attention to this corner of the Arabian Peninsula, and the ensuing battle over energy resources between regional and global superpowers began. In this lively account, Michael Quentin... more...