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  • Die Plünderung des Yuanming yuanby Ines Eben v. Racknitz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 55.24

    <P>Waren Plünderungen und Kunstraub während der Kolonialfeldzüge des 19. Jahrhunderts gesetzlich sanktioniert, und wie gingen sie vor sich? Die Plünderung und anschließende Verbrennung des Yuanming yuan während des britisch-französischen Chinafeldzuges von 1860 gilt als einer der spektakulärsten Fälle von Kulturvandalismus im 19. Jahrhundert.... more...

  • Nordamerika aus süddeutscher Perspektiveby Rainald Becker

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 71.36

    <P>Gab es süddeutsche Amerika-Bilder? Rainald Becker nimmt die (Nord-)Amerika-Wahrnehmungen im Süddeutschland des "langen" 18. Jahrhunderts von 1648 bis 1776 in den Blick. Obwohl hier keine koloniale Basis bestand, spielten sie für das zeitgenössische Bewusstsein eine dominante Rolle. Insbesondere die Kommunikationsmilieus der gelehrten... more...

  • The German Jews in Americaby Gerhard Falk

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions to science, medicine, art, and literature in America. more...

  • The British Raid on Essexby Jerry Roberts

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The untold story of the burning of American privateers in Connecticut more...

  • The Spanish-American Warby Brad K. Berner; Kalman Goldstein

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 84.99

    This documentary history is intended for specialist and non-specialist alike. The introductions to the book?s sections, together with introductions to each document, provide a general history of the war. The contents cover the pre-war, war, and post-war periods in Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Spain, the Philippines, and the United States. Included... more...

  • Between Slavery and Freedomby Julie Winch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    Between Slavery and Freedom explores one of the central ironies of racial dynamics in this nation?s history from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War. more...

  • General Henry Lockwood of Delawareby Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews

    University of Delaware 2014; US$ 119.99

    Based on a treasure trove of newly discovered information, General Henry Lockwood of Delaware: Shipmate of Melville, Co-builder of the Naval Academy, Civil War Commander offers the first comparative study of Lockwood?s seminal influence on the emergence of the U.S. Naval Academy. Colonel Matthews shines new light on the Civil War commander, with... more...

  • Hidden Heroesby Rajeev Ramchand; Terri Tanielian; Michael P. Fisher; Christine Anne Vaughan; Thomas E. Trail; Caroline Epley; Phoenix Voorhies; Michael William Robbins; Eric Robinson; Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Little has been reported about ?military caregivers??the population of those who care for wounded, ill, and injured military personnel and veterans. This report summarizes the results of a study designed to describe the magnitude of military caregiving in the United States today, as well as to identify gaps in the array of programs, policies, and initiatives... more...

  • The Kennedys at Warby Edward J. Jr Renehan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 27.50

    A dramatic, fascinating?and revisionist?narrative detailing how America?s first family was changed utterly during World War II. First-rate history grounded in scholarship and brought to life by a critically acclaimed author. From breathless hagiographies to scandal-mongering exposés, no family has generated more bestselling books than the Kennedys.... more...

  • Personal Memoirsby Ulysses S. Grant

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 16.00

    Mark Twain had known many of the great men of the Civil War and the Gilded Age, and esteemed none more highly than Ulysses S. Grant, who was modest, sensitive, generous, honest, and superlatively intelligent. Grant's courage, both moral and physical, was a matter of record. His genius as a general assured his immortality. In 1881, Twain urged Grant... more...