“Soldier, Priest, and God uses the latest archaeological findings from the Near East and India in order to reexamine what role religion played in Alexander’s massi
“Harryhausen: The Movie Posters is infotainment in the best sense of the word.
“Capitalism in America is an unabashed, detailed defense of capitalism.”
“World War I was fought by young men who were often tired, hungry, and scared but showed tremendous acts of bravery and sacrifice. They deserve to be remembered.”
“Every Krauthammer column is a joy to read—whether you agree or disagree with his particular position on a specific political issue or personality—because he combined graceful writing, comp
John Strausbaugh likes to tell big stories about New York—and he tells them very well.
“ Storm Clouds over the Pacific is an excellent primer about World War II in Asia prior to the involvement of the United States, . . .
"All of the famous photographs of the period find reprinting in this history, as do many more less known but memorable, of an unending nation told through the lives and work of remarkable a
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Harvey Milk was on the San Francisco board of supervisors and was the most high-profile openly gay elected officials in the world when he was gunned down in his office 40 years ago this month.
"When Women Ruled the World (or at least the Egyptian part of it) draws the reader into many less known aspects of ancient history with an informa
"The War Before the War is not an encyclopedia but a deep, scholarly, engrossing introduction to its subject that impacts us even today and in many ways.
“Winston Groom’s The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II will hopefully help a new generation le
“Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye leaves no doubt that Fleming’s service during World War II provided him with all of the research necessary for his later care
“‘Whatever you learn, remember: the learning must make you more, not less, human.’”
“For a little book, it is a veritable wealth of information. . . . A Sidecar Named Desire belongs with your booze!”
"The author's easy prose and superior, simple organization makes this work an engrossing, entertaining, and educating read on issues important then that echo today in the modern debate on t
“The book is not a complete history of U.S.-British relations, but instead a narrower and more focused look at how as empires Britain and America struggled for power and influence.
“This book does an excellent job of showing the impact of [the] bomber raids on the larger plan for liberating Europe and how the air forces made a major contribution to the eventual succes
This book can be treasured by history buffs for its fascinating facts and the author’s graceful and engaging style.
“The book will appeal to all students of World War II.
The title of this short but important book is a bit off.
“Andrew Roberts has written the best single-volume biography of Winston Churchill to date.”
“With the word refugee as divisive now as it has ever been, O’Dowd’s book, examining how fresh off the boat migrants fleeing starvation and persecution helped to save the Union, co
“For an interesting look at a largely obscure part of United States history, this volume is highly recommended.”