“Maddow's research reflects the danger inherent in an authoritarian state.
“American Presidents in Diplomacy and War is a tutorial on foreign policy 'realism' as the most effective approach to international politics.”
“Without major changes to institutions such as the Electoral College and Supreme Court, the real majority rule will be out of reach.”
“As war rages in Eastern Europe and war clouds gather in the western Pacific, The New Makers of Modern Strategy is especially timely and relevant to today’s world.”
“Zelikow proves an effective storyteller with an easy, uncomplicated narrative that makes for good reading of solid, honest scholarship reminiscent sometimes of Barbara Tuschman’s The G
“Fire and Rain pretends to be military and diplomatic history—and there is some of that—but is mostly an anti-Vietnam War, anti-Nixon and Kissinger screed . .
World War II was a deeply challenging time for pacifists and conscientious objectors, most of whom came to their beliefs in the wake of the horrendous casualties of World War I, which was in retros
“distills crucially important information and analysis about the many U.S. wars after WWII. It is a critical responsibility to know the real history.”
“Brown’s Jackson is a dueler, a ‘slaveholder, architect of Indian removal, and a critic of abolitionism.’”
“interesting and insightful . . . a beacon of hope in our dark times”
“The Color of Abolition proves an invaluable addition to abolitionist history, which has grown immeasurably richer in recent years.”
“I spent 33 years and 4 months in active service as a member of out country’s most agile military force—the Marine Corps. . . .
“will resonate with readers following today’s headlines about the financial interests of our governing elite and how their decisions may enrich their own pockets.”
“This is an important addition to the library of Holocaust literature, but it should be read with other historical post-war texts that examine the perpetrators of the Holocaust more deeply.
“Pomfret’s book focuses on the relationship between the intelligence services of Poland and the United States after the end of the Cold War.
“A fascinating page-turner, Rogues’ Gallery will appeal to true crime buffs and anyone interested in the dark side of life in late 19th century New York City.”
“Rhodehamel elegantly tells the familiar story of the Lincoln assassination from the view of race with engaging prose and serious scholarship.”
“It is more than a little disconcerting to read that each meeting of the White Knights, no matter how sparsely attended, opened with a Christian prayer before discussion turned to their dec
“In these pages, ideas and creativity still matter, making this welcome book a cause for celebration.”
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,
“Tishby tells her small country’s enormous story with wit and passion.
“illuminating, well-written, and offers sharp insights into fascism’s strong appeal, for some, in times of turbulent change.”
“In The Road Less Traveled, Zelikow brilliantly tells the diplomatic story of what he calls ‘the lost peace’ of August 1916–January 1917.”
“a truly fresh look at one of the most chronicled figures in American history. Washington literally spent his entire life learning about politics and public service . . .”
“As a chronicle of the decline of American liberalism from the time of Ted Kennedy’s birth at the dawn of the New Deal to the collapse of its ethic of activist government in the 1970s,