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  • The Man Who Killed Kennedyby Roger Stone; Mike Colapietro

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated. The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ hit the New York Times bestseller list the week of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Consummate political insider Roger Stone makes a compelling... more...

  • The Crime and the Silenceby Anna Bikont

    Random House 2015; US$ 14.09

    Winner of the European Book Prize 'A masterpiece' Jan T. Gross 'Terrifying and necessary' Julian Barnes 'Scrupulously objective and profoundly personal' Kate Atkinson On 10 July 1941 a horrifying crime was committed in the small Polish town of Jedwadbne. Early in the afternoon, the town?s Jewish population ? hundreds of men, women... more...

  • Black Heartsby Jim Frederick

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.00

    This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division?s fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment?a unit known as ?the Black Heart Brigade.? Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq?s so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably the country?s most dangerous location at... more...

  • Escaping Salemby Richard Godbeer

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.14

    The Salem witch hunt of 1692 is among the most infamous events in early American history; however, it was not the only such episode to occur in New England that year. Escaping Salem reconstructs the "other witch hunt" of 1692 that took place in Stamford, Connecticut. Concise and accessible, the book takes students on a revealing journey into the... more...

  • Inhuman Bondageby David Brion Davis

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    A definitive history by a writer deeply immersed in the subject, Inhuman Bondage offers a compelling narrative that links together the profits of slavery, the pain of the enslaved, and the legacy of racism. The heart of the book looks at slavery in the American South, describing black slaveholding planters, the rise of the Cotton Kingdom, the daily... more...

  • A Magnificent Catastropheby Edward J. Larson

    Free Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title "They could write like angels and scheme like demons." So begins Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Larson's masterful account of the wild ride that was the 1800 presidential election?an election so convulsive and so momentous to the future of American democracy that Thomas Jefferson would later dub it "America's second... more...

  • A Secret History of the IRAby Ed Moloney

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 18.32

    For decades the British and Irish had 'got used to' a situation without parallel in Europe: a cold, ferocious, persistent campaign of bombing and terror of extraordinary duration and inventiveness. At the heart of that campaign lies one man: GerryAdams. From the outbreak of the troubles to the present day he has been an immensely influential figure.... more...

  • The Arabsby Eugene Rogan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 18.32

    Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, this landmark book follows the story of the Arabs through the era of European imperialism and the Superpower rivalries of the Cold War, to the present age of unipolar American power. Drawing on the writings... more...

  • Opportunities Missed, Opportunities Seizedby Bruce W. Jentleson; Lee H. Hamilton; Alexander L. George; James E. Goodby; Jane E. Holl; Heather F. Hurlburt; Bruce W. Jentleson; Bruce Jones; Gail W. Lapidus; Michael S. Lund; John J. Maresca; Michael J. Mazarr; Kenneth Menkhaus; Louis Ortmayer; Astri Suhrke; Katharina R. Vogeli; Susan Woodward; I. William Zartman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 47.99

    This study examines ten major post-Cold War cases?including Croatia-Bosnia, Rwanda, the Baltics, Russia-Ukraine, Macedonia, and North Korea?to assess the key factors contributing to both the success and failure of preventive diplomacy. The method of case study analysis employed is based on the work of Alexander L. George. Authors include both leading... more...

  • We Will Shoot Backby Akinyele Omowale Umoja

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 23.00

    Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies   Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature In  We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, Akinyele Omowale Umoja argues that armed resistance was critical... more...