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  • From a Small Town to the Big Worldby Norman Boehm; Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 26.99

    This book is a recollection of the events, thoughts, and experiences of Boehm?s transformative travels abroad. It contains stories of piano lessons, flying lessons, and meeting with the world famous Ingrid Bergman. This memoir honors the remarkable life of a man full of adventure and travel all over the world. more...

  • The Naval War of 1812by Theodore Roosevelt

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 0.99

    Theodore Roosevelt?s landmark work of military history: The definitive account of the War of 1812.   First published in 1882, The Naval War of 1812 established Theodore Roosevelt?s reputation as a noteworthy historian and scholar at just twenty-three years old. Four years later, the US Navy ordered copies of the book to be kept on every ship.... more...

  • The Rough Ridersby Theodore Roosevelt

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 0.99

    Theodore Roosevelt?s bestselling memoir chronicling the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry and its victory at San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War.   Yearning to join the fight for Cuban independence in the Spanish?American War, Theodore Roosevelt and Col. Leonard Wood formed the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry. They enlisted a motley... more...

  • Charlie Foxtrotby Kim Richard Nossal; Ferry de Kerckhove

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 9.99

    Defence procurement in Canada is a mess, with hundreds of millions of dollars being routinely wasted, despite which the Canadian Armed Forces is woefully underequipped and lacking crucial capacity. Charlie Foxtrot shows why past governments failed so spectacularly to efficiently equip and manage the CAF, and how to change that. more...

  • The Marines in World War IIby Michael E. Haskew

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 20.99

    2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world away. Today, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Tarawa are household names that hold legendary status on the Marines? roll of honor. But in 1941, the Marine Corps was a... more...

  • Cheating Deathby George J. Marrett

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 23.99

    They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down. Flying the World War II-vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a single-engine, propeller-driven relic in a war of ?fast-movers,? these intrepid... more...

  • Torture and the Twilight of Empireby Marnia Lazreg

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962. By tracing the psychological, cultural, and political meanings of torture at the end of the French empire, Marnia Lazreg also sheds... more...

  • The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 1by Manuela Marin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    These two volumes present a conspectus of current research on the history and culture of early medieval Spain and Portugal, from the time of the Arab conquest in 711 up to the fall of the caliphate. They trace the impact of Islamisation on the pre-existing Roman and Visigothic political and social structures, the continuing interaction between Christian... more...

  • Christianity and Missions, 1450?1800by J. S. Cummins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 275.00

    The theme of this volume is the transformation of European Christianity into a world-wide religion. The spirit of crusade against Islam was one impulse driving the early expansion; these essays show how new ideologies of mission were developed and how perceptions have continued to evolve, notably in the light of Vatican II. They reveal the differing... more...

  • The Dreadnought and the Edwardian Ageby Andrew Lambert; Robert J. Blyth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    HMS Dreadnought (1906) is closely associated with the age of empire, the Anglo-German antagonism and the naval arms race before the First World War. Yet it was also linked with a range of other contexts - political and cultural, national and international - that were central to the Edwardian period. The chapters in this volume investigate these contexts... more...