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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

  • "A New Kind of War"by Howard Jones

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 82.99

    America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became the battlefield for... more...

  • 'A Political Dictionary Explaining the True Meaning of Words' by Charles Pigottby Robert Rix

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Considering the fact that Charles Pigott's satirical A Political Dictionary (1795) is regularly quoted and referred to in analyses of late eighteenth-century radical culture, it is surprising that until now it has remained unavailable to readers outside of a few specialised research libraries. Until his death on the 24th of June 1794, Pigott was one... more...

  • "Aid and Comfort"by Henry Mark Holzer; Erika Holzer

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 25.00

    Jane Fonda's visit to Hanoi in July 1972 and her pro-North Vietnamese, anti-American conduct, especially her pose with an anti-aircraft gun used to shoot down American planes and her propaganda broadcasts directed toward American troops, angered many Americans. In their eyes, she was guilty of treason, but she was never charged by the American... more...

  • "An Empire of Ideals"by Justin D. Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Justin D. Garrison provides an original and groundbreaking analysis of Ronald Reagan’s imagination as it was expressed mainly in his presidential speeches. He argues that the predominant strain of Reagan’s imagination is "chimeric," that is, imbued with a high degree of optimism, romantic dreaminess, naiveté, and illusion.  Reagan spoke often about... more...

  • 'By the Banks of the Neva'by Anthony Cross

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 50.00

    An investigation into the lives and careers of the British in eighteenth-century Russia, first published in 1996. more...

  • "C" Force to Hong Kongby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

    The book recounts the formation of the “C” Force and its departure to Hong Kong where it arrived just three weeks before the Japanese attack. It outlines the course of the battle from December 8, 1941, until the inevitable surrender of the garrison on Christmas Day. more...

  • "Commy"by G. W. Axelson; Marty McGee; Gary Mitchem

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 33.00

    This biography of Charles "Commy" Comiskey is one of the earliest and most important--and, up to now, one of the hardest for baseball researchers to get their hands on--in the baseball canon. Comiskey spent half a century in the big leagues as a successful player-manager and owner, his clubs winning nine pennants along the way. But the dark... more...

  • "Daddy's Gone to War"by William M. Jr. Tuttle

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 44.99

    Looking out a second-story window of her family's quarters at the Pearl Harbor naval base on December 7, 1941, eleven-year-old Jackie Smith could see not only the Rising Sun insignias on the wings of attacking Japanese bombers, but the faces of the pilots inside. Most American children on the home front during the Second World War saw the enemy only... more...

  • "Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550?800 "by EmilyByrne Curtis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In this study, Emily Byrne Curtis explores as her subject lenses, spectacles, aventurine glass, and windows found in China from the sixteenth century. She traces their technological development back to the glassworks in Murano, Venice, and explores their significance in terms of Venice's commerce with China. Because glassware also figured among... more...

  • 'Gold Tried in the Fire'. The Prophet TheaurauJohn Tany and the English Revolutionby Ariel Hessayon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 180.00

    This is a study of the most fascinating and idiosyncratic of all seventeenth-century figures. Like its famous predecessor The Cheese and The Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, it explores the everyday life and mental world of an extraordinary yet humble figure. Born in Lincolnshire with a family of Cambridgeshire origins, Thomas Totney... more...