“The Ledger and the Chain emerges as an essential and definitive work to stand alongside Walter Johnson’s Soul by Soul, Edward E.
Human history is replete with secret societies and organizations like the Knights Templar and Freemasons.
Inette Miller has the distance and detachment of a journalist trained to see the big picture—and the heart of a woman who understands what it is like to be “the other.” It is these differing perspe
“In The Road Less Traveled, Zelikow brilliantly tells the diplomatic story of what he calls ‘the lost peace’ of August 1916–January 1917.”
“a campaign history from this war that is engaging, insightful, and compelling . . .”
“Ghost Flames, within the framework of invasion, defeat, victory, and stalemate, tells the complexities of the post-World War II ‘ideological civil war’ of Korea.”
As America’s involvement in Afghanistan enters its 20th year, most Americans have forgotten that U.S. troops are still serving, fighting, and in some cases dying in that country.
“A bloodied and decimated group of men on crutches came out of the War. Jordan’s impressive history tells their story of courage in the face of danger and undeniable hazard.”
“should be required reading for anyone wanting to learn intelligence gathering.”
“Allport demonstrates vast knowledge of relevant primary and secondary sources and covers a broad range of events and activities.
“Only the far-seeing vision and persistence of those first aviators allowed this new mode of warfare to survive its infancy until the First World War showed that airplanes were not just a n
“Both fascinating and troubling, this thoughtful history reveals the roots of the official spin that dominates much of today’s news.”
“Scarborough introduces the many sides of Harry S. Truman, a quiet man, yet a strong leader.”
“Reminiscent of the many great narrative histories of Allied military operations during World War II, this book is absolutely a must read on these wars.”
“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.”
“this is the first book to look at the commanders who led these elite troops in the most crucial operation of the European Theater.
“The pages turn easily, and the story moves quickly from chapter to chapter in this fascinating memoir of a common solider in World War II.”
“Toll provides the perfect blend of strategic and operational detail of the military actions that covered nearly half the globe.”
Official denial never goes out of style. In our own time, an Iraqi spokesman famously declared: "There are no American infidels in Baghdad.
“makes the compelling case that secession was a much more politically complicated process than generally understood . . .”
“should make everyone who reads it and was born after October 1962 extremely thankful to be alive . . .”
“John Kelly . . .
“Kepher has written a must-have volume for any student of D-Day to show just how challenging and risky the Normandy landings were . . .”
“there is still much left to accomplish in racial relations and justice.
“Revolutions should attract a broad readership curious about the ways in which human upheavals have, at least in some instances, affected and even altered the course of world histo