“Thomas Ferenczi has written a concise, primary-sourced, and fact-based history of Nazi Germany’s foreign policy between 1933 and 1939.”
“To Douglass, Johnson was hardly a ‘Moses,’ not this man who boasted that, while he had owned slaves, at least he had never sold them.
“This book will help the reader understand a troubled past and see contemporary conflicts between China and the West in a broader perspective.”
“In Battle of Britain, Dilip Sarkar tells the story of this historic moment through the experiences of participants who did not survive the battle.
“informative and compelling . . .”
“Books like this are important as 9/11 continues to fade into past history for many Americans, a distant reminder of that period of time when all Americans united to overcome trage
“In Egypt 1801, Reid tells the battles in great detail but with clear, engrossing, and lively prose in the best tradition of the literature of military history.”
It’s nice to know where we come from. Some folks are still taking it hard that we descended from apes, but there are new discoveries all the time.
“Simon tells an engaging, forgotten, and interesting history about a small part of the United States in World War II.”
“Hastings is especially good in Operation Pedestal at describing the excitement, fear, and weariness of the British seamen and airmen as they encountered Axis attacks.”
“All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days is an exceptionally well-crafted book.”
Philippe Sands’ The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive, is exhaustive, meticulous and, at times, cinematic.
Charif Majdlani slays the profiteers of his beloved Lebanon, Hezbollah, Syrian military forces, warlords, and the ruling Muslim contingent equally in his courageous look at the city today.
For at least a while during the 2020 presidential election campaign, one of the issues raised was that of easing the burden of millions in this country who had financed their post-secondary educati
“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.”
“a contextual backdrop for an overall lesson in the tragedy of France’s imperial incursion into Equatorial Africa.
“A good adventure story, well told . . . worthy of John Le Carre.”
“A bright, deeply researched narrative that will fascinate feminists and history buffs.”
“O’Hanlon . . . describes his strategy as ‘asymmetric deterrence,’ using ‘non-lethal tools’ of statecraft.”
“A sterling example of how graphic novels are uniquely able to get readers through tough subjects.”
“O’Donnell’s vivid writing reveals the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings of the men who do the actual fighting in wars.”
“For anyone wanting to understand how America has fought the ‘grey wars’ of the last 20 years, this book provides a unique introduction to how these units train, think, and fight.”
“Eddie Jaku lifts our spirits.”