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- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Few decades in American history were as full of drama and historical significance as the 1960s and 1970s. In the 1960s, a revolution in race relations occurred, seeing the rise of the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, the American Indian Movement, and the Latino labor movement. The focus in the 1970s was on carrying out the reforms of the previous... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99
In the ancient Greco-Roman world, it was common practice to curse or bind an enemy or rival by writing an incantation on a tablet and dedicating it to a god or spirit. These curses or binding spells, commonly called defixiones were intended to bring other people under the power and control of those who commissioned them. More than a thousand such... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 6.99
Rangers, Green Berets, SEALs, Delta Force, LRRPs, Force Recon? and the struggle of the best and the bravest to keep America free They?re some of the toughest and most highly trained fighting men in the world?going where no ordinary soldier would go and doing what no ordinary soldier would dare. Outnumbered and outgunned, operating in small teams... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 4.99
An extraordinary chronicle of Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, an Athenian general. This war was fought between Athens' and Spartan warriors. It is unanimously considered a classic by critics and historians alike and termed as the very first book in the genre of history. more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 7.39
They are nineteen of the most highly decorated soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines in the United States military, and yet most Americans don't even know their names. In this riveting, intimate account, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall tell stories of jaw-dropping heroism and hope in Afghanistan and Iraq. Home of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 1.84
Previously published as part of UNCOMMON VALOR. A fascinating look at two of our bravest soldiers and the highest military decoration awarded in this country. Since the Vietnam War ended in 1973, the Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for valor, has been presented to only eight men for their actions "above and beyond the call of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
The United States Army: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present captures the full sweep of the U.S. Army's place in our nation's history. Its series of concise, yet highly informative, entries cover all important events involving American ground troops?both successes and failures, in wartime and in peace?from the American Revolutionary War to the present.... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 15.95
Korea, December 1950. The temperature has plunged to 20-degrees below zero. Cold enough to crack rocket-launcher ammo wide open. But not cold enough to stop a massive Communist assault against U.S. forces. As the 8th Army retreats, the Marines dig in at Chosin Reservoir and are quickly cut off and surrounded. This is the riveting account of what... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00
Given the centrality of David Galula's theory to U.S. Counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is striking that there has been no independent evaluation of Galula's recollection of his COIN operations in Algeria. Galula in Algeria: Counterinsurgency Practice versus Theory delivers just such an analysis, exploring the colonial... more...