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  • Fighting Essex Soldierby Christopher Thornton; Jennifer Ward; Neil Wiffen

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    The wars of the fourteenth-century English kings with France and Scotland resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of men involved in warfare on land and sea. This book draws upon new research to identify and analyze these soldiers at all social levels in the specific context of the county of Essex. New approaches to the history of the later... more...

  • The Russian Revolutionby Sean McMeekin

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 26.65

    At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians had died. And by 1950, a third of the globe had embraced communism. The triumph of Communism sets a profound puzzle. How did the Bolsheviks... more...

  • Inside Force Reconby Michael Lee Lanning; Ray W. Stubbe

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    Force Recon companies were the eyes and ears of the Marine Corps in Vietnam, venturing into the enemy?s backyard to conduct reconnaissance and launch deliberate strikes against the enemy. Inside Force Recon blends analysis and you-are-there stories of Force Recon in action to create the definitive account of Recon Marines. more...

  • With Just One Suitcaseby Cheryl Koenig

    Wild Dingo Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    This epic book, spanning two continents, recounts the story of three generations of two families whose lives unexpectedly intersect in their adopted country. Beautifully capturing the loss faced when war dislocates families, it also tells of the struggles and challenges of starting anew and adapting to a different way of life. With Just One Suitcase... more...

  • The Struggle for Iraqby Thomas M Renahan

    Potomac Books 2017; US$ 36.95

    The Struggle for Iraq is a vivid personal account of the Iraqi people?s fight for democracy and justice by an American political scientist. Thomas M. Renahan arrived in southern Iraq just three days before the capture of Saddam Hussein in 2003. Later he worked in Baghdad through the dark days of the country?s sectarian violence and then in Iraqi... more...

  • Primitive Rebelsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 13.99

    Social agitation is as essential a part of public life today as it has ever been. In Eric Hobsbawm's masterful study, Primitive Rebels , he shines a light on the origins of contemporary rebellion: Robin Hood, secret societies, revolutionary peasants, Mafiosi, Spanish Civil War anarchy, pre-industrial mobs and riots - all of which have fed in to our... more...

  • We Were Warriorsby Johnny Mercer

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 20.78

    'An adrenalin-fuelled, gritty story of heroism on the frontline in Afghanistan' Andy McNab 'This is NOT the stereotypical account of war, it's without doubt the best first hand account in a war zone I've ever read. Brutally honest, humble and written with a pace that could induce a heart attack' Tom Marcus, ex MI5 Surveillance Officer, author... more...

  • Beyond the Arab Cold Warby Asher Orkaby

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 33.99

    Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68, to the forefront of modern Middle East History. Yemen was a showcase for a new era of peacekeeping, counterinsurgency, and chemical warfare. This book shows how the Yemen Civil War was not dominated by a single power or rivalry, but rather became an arena for global conflict. more...

  • Headline Britons 1921-1925by Peter Pugh

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.99

    Headline Britons is a series of short books that paint a unique picture of British life in the 20th and 21st centuries by re-examining some of the country?s most notable characters. more...

  • Headline Britons 1926-1930by Peter Pugh

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.99

    Headline Britons paints a unique picture of British life in the 20th and 21st centuries by re-examining some of the country?s most notable characters. Each book covers a five-year span, telling the stories of a number of people who, in that time, stood out among their contemporaries.As the General Strike of 1926 starkly illustrated, economic hardship... more...