“Lytle Hernández makes the provocative argument that it was a lesser-known figure, radical transformationalist Ricardo Flores Magó
“The biggest takeaway from Mead’s book is that for better or worse U.S.
“Neanderthals belong to a distant past of hundreds of thousands of years but studying them is a rapidly developing race to the future of scientific exploration.
“James Horn has put together an incredible lost history of an important figure whose life decided the future of America and all that has entailed since.”
“Alford tells the remarkable story of spiritualism as it affected the lives of the members of the respective families of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth.”
The pogroms of Russia have long served as the backdrop to bigger stories.
“Brendan Simms and Steven McGregor in their new gripping account of the battle, The Silver Waterfall, show that while luck played a part in the battle’s outcome, victory a
If all you know about stewardesses (make that flight attendants) is based on the bestseller Coffee, Tea or Me, a salacious tell-all 1967 memoir by Trudy Baker and Rachel Jones, then you’re
“You learn a lot, change a few long-held assumptions.
“Michael Gordon provides a masterful combination of strategic analysis, a study of command, and a combat narrative to create a comprehensive and at times disturbing account of the fight aga
“Advocacy for the Magnitsky Act, which would freeze Russian assets abroad, made the author a target for Putin.
“not only eminently readable, but highly relevant to tell this remarkable story of ordinary people standing up to real tyranny against a determined and ruthless occupation
“The author has a specific agenda about gerrymandering in our time, but he makes his points with engaging historical-political storytelling.”
“a page-turning account that penetrates the character of a most exceptional human being who was both a product of his age and an astute observer of its mores.”
“African Founders is a Promethean work, a truly magisterial and magnificent book of cultural history that extracts from potentially dry demographi
“The author makes this solid work of scholarship the sort of book that starts a young person’s love of reading and interest in history.”
“Migrations, if placed on the coffee table, may supersede the phone during a commercial break.
“Reading this book and using other books like it as teaching tools is critical, particularly in our current climate of racism and bigotry.
“Brown’s Jackson is a dueler, a ‘slaveholder, architect of Indian removal, and a critic of abolitionism.’”
“an excellent tale of the coming of age for America’s victorious World War II Army.”
“America’s Rise and Fall Among Nations is a stinging critique of America’s foreign policy establishment and its Progressive ‘ruling class’ since 1910, and Codevill
“considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”
“a spellbinding work that will serve James D. Hornfischer’s legacy well.”
“The story is filled with tension, conflict, and explicit details to make it an enjoyable as well as educational read.”
“Jonathan Clements’ new book Japan at War in the Pacific is a lucid history of the rise and fall of militarism in Japan . . .”