It is entirely possible that the vast majority of Americans have never thought of or even considered the possibility that their country and its white supremacist legislation of the 1930s would ever
It is always gratifying to learn history you don’t know.
“this book shows, for the men serving on the front lines next to the Iron Curtain, conflict was always a real possibility that could happen at any time.”
“A Mind to Stay is a revealing history of much of the otherwise lost reality of thousands of plantations that lack documentation.”
Brad Snyder’s new book The House of Truth is part intellectual history and part biography.
Any intelligent person knows that most Muslims are peaceful people, and that they’d tell you Islam is a religion of peace.
“As one of the most highly decorated units in Army history, these men are worthy successors to Band of Brothers . . .”
Jules Dassin’s classic film noir of New York, The Naked City, was released in 1948.
We elect our leaders with a hope and a prayer. We generally do not know much about these men and women, except as they reveal themselves during a campaign.
“seeks to overturn long held canon among military historians about the conduct and role of battles in warfare . . .”
In this nonfiction work, the granddaughter of the late Abraham Zapruder relates the circumstances surrounding the filming of President Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, TX.
“a marvelous companion to this series, with wonderful illustrations and an engaging backstory . . .”
“Hermann, your mommy was arrested on September 25, 1944. Leni and I knew why, it was terrible. Your mother in the Gestapo hell. It was our wish to have you.
“If twelve or fifteen thousand Hebrew corrupters of the people had been held under poison gas . . . the sacrifice of millions at the front would not have been in vain.”
Claretta Pitacci, although not the only mistress to Italian Prime Minister and dictator, Benito Mussolini, is possibly best known as the one who died with him.
Newspaper editor John O’Sullivan is generally credited with the development of, if not necessarily coining, the expression Manifest Destiny, the notion or idea that the United States of America sho
John Avlon calls George Washington’s Farewell Address “the most famous American speech you’ve never read.” His new book, Washington’s Farewell, explores the history, intellectual formation
“Perry’s skewering of evolutionary rationales to explain and justify gender inequalities should keep us going for a while.”
“A dramatic read, this work expounds in detail on critically important parts of American history that tragically have gone forgotten and unlearned.”
“a fascinating and informative account of the personal lives of the Tudors.”
Long before his rendezvous with the Ides of March, 44 BCE, Julius Caesar was one of the ancient world’s most accomplished military leaders.
Although World War II began in Europe in September, 1939, it was followed by the approximately six month period of what was called the Phony War: Universal national mobilization, decisions on strat
Although the story of the contributions of African Americans during the Civil War has been garnering much more attention over the past 25 years, mainly through the film Glory and its depic
Virtually everyone should be aware of the accomplishments of the United States Marine Corps in World War II.
One of the titans of 20th century American literature, Ernest Hemingway was larger than life and an adventurer of the first rank. He was also imperfect, flawed and, therefore, human.