“All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days is an exceptionally well-crafted book.”
“A highly readable, monumental account of the idealism and suffering of the most international army ever assembled since the Crusades.”
“Historian Ambrogio Caiani’s riveting new book To Kidnap a Pope deftly explores the test of wills between the French emperor and Roman Catholic pontiff in the aftermath of the Fren
“African Europeans is a well-researched, ambitious, accessible, and concise but comprehensive introduction to this neglected story in European history.”
“England sleeps still from valley to hill.” That’s a line from a song by Amazing Blondel, a British group that imagined an Arcadian rural past.
“This is a terrific book, a brilliant reexamination of the events leading up to the greatest conflict in human history.”
“In Eva and Eve, Julie Metz reminds her readers that time and opportunity are not infinite, and that good people must be ever vigilant in opposing tyranny.”
“Leah Garrett must be congratulated for pulling all these stories together by bringing praiseworthy attention to these young Jewish resisters of Nazism who became among the most noble and c
“Marie Favereau’s new book The Horde is not the first history to challenge the depiction of the Mongol Empire as governed solely by ruthless conquerors and plunderers, but it is th
The history of Russia in the 21st century has been almost as tumultuous as its 20th century history.
In her enthralling book Emily Midorikawa tells the stories of women, many from modest backgrounds in the US and the UK, who parlayed their alleged communications with the spirit world into social,
“illuminating, well-written, and offers sharp insights into fascism’s strong appeal, for some, in times of turbulent change.”
“Churchill & Son is a well-written, extensively researched book that explores the interesting but troubled relationship between a world-famous father and son.”
“revisionist history at its finest, offering a compelling narrative of the neglected factors that brought about the century’s bloodiest war, convincingly making the case th
Within an overall historical event are the individual stories.
“The author writes clearly and entertainingly of the rich history of the Plantagenet queens of England and for an audience unfamiliar with the subject.”
“Allport demonstrates vast knowledge of relevant primary and secondary sources and covers a broad range of events and activities.
“Eric Vuillard’s book is an aphoristic masterpiece.
“Paul Betts’ Ruin and Renewal bills itself as interpretative post-World War II history, but it is instead another left-wing assault on Western civilization.”
“Demons haunted Germany after World War II, and Germans turned to ancient rites and rituals to seek redress and recovery. Professor Black tells that story well.”
“Russia has never had a greater, more devoted patriot than Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.”
“The Perfect Fascist has contemporary political relevance, as ultra-nationalist politics have gained traction in several western democracies.”
“Ronald Grigor Suny has written a massive, extensively researched biography of Josef Stalin’s early years—from his childhood days in Gori, Georgia, to the Bolshevik seizure of power in Octo
Kings and queens continue to captivate the popular imagination. Although dwindling in the modern era, most medieval European states had a monarchy.
In boyhood, enthralled by an old radio recovered from a dump, Darran Anderson accessed “the world of adults . . .