"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
“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 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.
“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
“If one ranks the American empire as the world’s most powerful, rivaled only by imperial Rome in its heyday, then for a brief moment, by the close of his time in office,” George H. W.
Women have always struggled to obtain their due in and from this country, from the Revolution right through to today.
“For an interesting look at a largely obscure part of United States history, this volume is highly recommended.”
Those who are familiar with the works of author and historian Jeffry D.
As with many other subjects, one can find a surfeit of publications on the so-called Longest Day—D-Day—and its attendant Normandy campaign.
“The book concludes with a stark assessment of China’s coupling of its immense economic power to the country’s long-term goals of achieving hegemony in Asia and then becoming the premier wo
As the subtitle makes clear, this densely written book compares four wars, starting with World War II, and attempts to explain why the "strategic architecture," the author's term for the combinatio
The Columbus Museum of Art commemorates the centenary of The Harlem Renaissance with an exhibit titled I Too Sing America, which is also the title of the beautifully curated companion book
“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”—Caitlin Flanagan
“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”
"Despite the volume of this book and its controversial interpretations, it makes a fast easy adventure in reading.
“Rampage reminds us once again that man’s inhumanity to man belies the notion of human progress.
“Anzio was in fact a great defensive victory that was won by the valor of the British and American troops that defended the beachhead . . .”
Sleep of Memory shows how literature trumps philosophy and political theory.
Jay Sexton puts American history in a global perspective.
“The Heidlers tell an engrossing story that covers a remarkably complex history in relatively few pages. It is a true page-turner.”
"Fredriksen tells this critical history be contrasting the meanings in the sources, particularly in the New Testament, through the story of the money changers, the resurrection, and the End