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  • Nicola Sturgeonby David Torrance

    Birlinn 2016; US$ 11.99

    ?Very good: extremely thorough, fair, well-written, and informed by a deep knowledge of Scottish politics? Andrew Sparrow, THE GUARDIAN How did a working-class girl from Ayrshire become one of Scotland and the UK?s most prominent politicians? Nicola Sturgeon was identified as a rising star by the SNP leadership shortly after she joined the party... more...

  • Logistics in the Falklands Warby Kenneth L Privratsky

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 21.82

    While many books have been written on the Falklands War, this is the first to focus on the vital aspect of logistics. The challenges were huge; the lack of preparation time; the urgency; the huge distances involved; the need to requisition ships from trade to name but four.

After a brief discussion of events leading to Argentina's invasion... more...

  • Georgia Off the Beaten Path®by Janice Mcdonald

    Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    Georgia Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales,  Georgia Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Georgia... more...

  • The Commonwealth at Workby Derek Ingram; Kenneth Bradley; D. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    The Commonwealth at Work examines the nature of the widely varied machinery which is at work within the Commonwealth trying to promote cooperation between the member countries on all levels and in many different spheres, including higher education. It describes the Commonwealth Secretariat and its functions in theory and practice, along with the Commonwealth... more...

  • Mexiforniaby Victor Davis Hanson

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 17.99

    Victor Davis Hanson locates the cause of our immigration quagmire in the opportunistic coalition that stymies immigration reform and, even worse, stifles any honest discussion of the present crisis. Conservative corporations, contractors and agribusiness demand cheap wage labor from Mexico, whatever the social consequences. Meanwhile, progressive?... more...

  • Opposing the Second Corps at Antietamby Marion V. Armstrong

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    With a tally of more than five thousand killed, twenty thousand wounded, and three thousand missing, the Battle of Antietam made September 17, 1862, the deadliest day of combat in American history. In Opposing the Second Corps at Antietam , Antietam scholar Marion V. Armstrong Jr. completes his magisterial study of Antietam begun in Unfurl Those... more...

  • Civil War Alabamaby Christopher Lyle McIlwain; Guy W. Hubbs

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Christopher McIlwain? s Civil War Alabama is a landmark book that sheds invigorating new light on the causes, the course, and the outcomes in Alabama of the nation? s greatest drama and trauma. Based on twenty years of exhaustive research that draws on a vast trove of primary sources such as letters, newspapers, and personal journals, Civil War... more...

  • The New Great Gameby Thomas Fingar

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    China's rise has elicited envy, admiration, and fear among its neighbors. Although much has been written about this, previous coverage portrays events as determined almost entirely by Beijing. Such accounts minimize or ignore the other side of the equation: namely, what individuals, corporate actors, and governments in other countries do to attract,... more...

  • Undocumented Fearsby Jamie Longazel

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    The Illegal Immigration Relief Act (IIRA), passed in the small Rustbelt city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania in 2006, was a local ordinance that laid out penalties for renting to or hiring undocumented immigrants and declared English the city?s official language. The notorious IIRA gained national prominence and kicked off a parade of local and state-level... more...

  • The Latinos of Asiaby Anthony Ocampo

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 22.95

    Is race only about the color of your skin? In The Latinos of Asia , Anthony Christian Ocampo shows that what "color" you are depends largely on your social context. Filipino Americans, for example, helped establish the Asian American movement and are classified by the U.S. Census as Asian. But the legacy of Spanish colonialism in the Philippines... more...