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- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
The American Civil War was a crucial event in the development of Chicago as the metropolis of the heartland. Not only did Chicagoans play an important role in the politics of the conflict, encouraging emancipation and promoting a ?hard war? policy against Southern civilians, but they supported the troops materially through production of military supplies... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 38.99
In the tense aftermath of the 1992?1995 Bosnian War, U.S. diplomat Bill Farrand was assigned the daunting task of implementing the Dayton Peace Accords in the ethnically divided Balkan territory of Brcko. This compelling narrative pulls the reader intimately into the author's world where, over three tumultuous but successful years, he was given... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99
This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books?An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Satyagraha in South Africa, Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule)?a major... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 9.99
Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945 . Now, in his newest and most ambitious book, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragic events of the twentieth century, the Second... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 75.00
With the creation of the Franco-Russian Alliance and the failure of the Reinsurance Treaty in the late nineteenth century, Germany needed a strategy for fighting a two-front war. In response, Field Marshal Count Alfred von Schlieffen produced a study that represented the apex of modern military planning. His Memorandum for a War against France, which... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 20.40
Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first First Lady to have her own office in the West Wing of the White House and the only First Lady ever to be subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury. Upon leaving the White House, she was elected as the first female Senator for New York, then served as one of America?s most popular Secretaries of State. Will she... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 19.99
In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs , shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character. Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 14.99
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Crossroads of Freedom , America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints ... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Historical studies of white racial thought have focused on white ideas about the "Negroes". Bay's study examines the reverse - black ideas about whites, and, consequently, black understandings of race and racial categories. more...