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  • Decadence, Radicalism, and the Early Modern French Nobilityby Chad Denton

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This study is an intellectual and cultural history of the French nobility in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It examines attitudes toward sexuality and gender and analyzes the origins of the stereotype of the French libertine. more...

  • Household Mobility and Persistence in Guadalajara, Mexicoby Monica L. Hardin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This study examines mobility and migration patterns in early nineteenth-century Guadalajara, Mexico. Using data from censuses, notarial records, wills, and other sources, it reveals a high level of mobility that was short term and often cyclical and argues that mobility affected the vast majority of the city?s residents. more...

  • The American Songbookby Ann van der Merwe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    The American Songbook explores key aspects of individual song's popularizations, addressing how and why the tradition of standards was eventually usurped by rock and roll in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as how it has continued to hold historic, nostalgic, and contemporary value for listeners. more...

  • The SAS 1983?2014by Leigh Neville; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and abroad; counter-insurgency in collaboration with US Delta Force and other foreign Special Forces; mobile operations in support of conventional... more...

  • French Foreign Legion 1831?71by Martin Windrow; Gerry Embleton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its 'first generation'. Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage campaigns in Algeria, aid the Spanish government in the Carlist War, join the British in the Crimean... more...

  • Chosen Menby Mark Latham; Mark Stacey

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars. The primary focus of the game is on soldiers and NCOs in light 'flank' companies, as they scout ahead of larger forces and take part in man-to-man actions against enemy skirmishers. Although the game allows for the formation... more...

  • The Battle of Batocheby Walter Hildebrandt; Jean Teillet

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 24.99

    After Batoche, everything changed for the Métis people and for Canada as well, especially in Québec. more...

  • 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 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...

  • The Feudby Alex Beam

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.95

    The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania. In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States. Wilson became a mentor to Nabokov, introducing him... more...