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  • Band of Giantsby Jack Kelly

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    A fast-paced military history of the Revolutionary War focusing on the lesser known founding generals who helped win the war more...

  • To the Other Shoreby Steven Cassedy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    To the Other Shore tells the story of a small but influential group of Jewish intellectuals who immigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire between 1881 and the early 1920s--the era of "mass immigration." This pioneer group of Jewish intellectuals, many of whom were raised in Orthodox homes, abandoned their Jewish identity, absorbed... more...

  • Riot, Rebellion, and Revolutionby Friedrich Katz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 78.50

    Since the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920, Mexico's rebellious peasant has become a subject not only of history but of literature, film, and paintings. With his sombrero, his machete, and his rifle, he marches or rides through countless Hollywood or Mexican films, killing brutal overseers, hacienda owners, corrupt officials, and federal soldiers.... more...

  • In Search of Florentine Civic Humanismby Hans Baron

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    Hans Baron's Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance is widely considered one of the most important works in Italian Renaissance studies. Princeton University Press published this seminal book in 1955. Now the Press makes available a two-volume collection of eighteen of Professor Baron's essays, most of them thoroughly revised, unpublished, or presented... more...

  • Lyndon Johnson and Vietnamby Herbert Y. Schandler

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 57.00

    This book examines the events that led up to the day--March 31, 1968--when Lyndon Johnson dramatically renounced any attempt to be reelected president of the United States. It offers one of the best descriptions of U.S. policy surrounding the Tet offensive of that fateful March--a historic turning point in the war in Vietnam that led directly to the... more...

  • God's Traitorsby Jessie Childs

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    For many Catholics, the Elizabethan "Golden Age" was an alien concept. Following the criminalization of their religion by Elizabeth I, nearly two hundred Catholics were executed, and many more wasted away in prison during her reign. Torture was used more than at any other time in England's history. While some bowed to the pressure of... more...

  • Point Pleasant 1774by John Winkler; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

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  • A New Introduction to American Studiesby Howard Temperley; Christopher Bigsby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A New Introduction to American Studies provides a coherent portrait of American history, literature, politics, culture and society, and also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American life. It will provoke students into thinking about what it actually means to study a culture. Ideals such as the commitment to liberty,... more...

  • The American Irishby Kevin Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The American Irish: A History , is the first concise, general history of its subject in a generation. It provides a long-overdue synthesis of Irish-American history from the beginnings of emigration in the early eighteenth century to the present day. While most previous accounts of the subject have concentrated on the nineteenth century, and especially... more...

  • Britain and the American Revolutionby H. T. Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This is the first modern study to focus on the British dimension of the American Revolution through its whole span from its origins to the declaration of independence in 1776 and its aftermath. It is written by nine leading British and American scholars who explore many key issues including the problems governing the American colonies, Britain's diplomatic... more...