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.”
Long before his rendezvous with the Ides of March, 44 BCE, Julius Caesar was one of the ancient world’s most accomplished military leaders.
“a fascinating and informative account of the personal lives of the Tudors.”
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
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.
Virtually everyone should be aware of the accomplishments of the United States Marine Corps in World War II.
Susan Quinn’s new book addresses a facet of Eleanor Roosevelt’s life that has been hinted at but never fully developed.
This publication is a compendium of skirmishes, engagements, battles, and campaigns fought by “Americans” from practically day one on this continent to the present.
“. . . leaves no stone unturned in providing a taut narrative of this important era of modern European history . . .”
“narrative history at its literary best.”
The advent of the 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack at Pearl Harbor has had at least something to do with the publication of this book.
With perhaps the exception of the Holocaust in Europe, no other phase of World War II was more horrific than captivity under the Imperial Japanese Empire, the same being said of combat against thes
The story of the United States’ eight year fight for independence from Great Britain is one known around the world.
“Al Capone was a son, husband, and father who was looking for the best way to become a good provider for everyone.”
“this text should rightly become the standard undergraduate volume for any course studying World War II.”
This is not one Till tale but three. When young Emmett Till was murdered in Money, Mississippi, in 1955, his death changed the Civil Rights Movement and American history.
A photographic publication of any historical event is to be welcomed, and the Second World War was one of the most widely covered and photographed conflicts in history.
“the explorer [tells] his own story, combining history, cartography, natural science, and a bit of a modern travelogue . . .”
“an interesting book . . .”
“For those interested in an introductory volume about the Jewish people and Israeli history, this book is highly recommended.”
“a timely and thorough story without hyperbole or histrionics of this controversial chapter in American history. . .”
Nobody’s Son is the culmination of a family’s gradual demise.