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  • Anaximander

    Anaximander
    av Carlo Rovelli

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162626

    Carlo Rovelli, a leading theoretical physicist, uses the figure of Anaximander as the starting point for an examination of scientific thinking itself: its limits, its strengths, its benefits to humankind, and its controversial relationship with reli…

  • Maria Romanov

    Maria Romanov
    av Azar, Helen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163227

    This is the third volume in our series of original English translations of the Romanov family's private letters and diaries.As with the other volumes, this is the first English translation of her diaries and letters. All of the materials are held in…

  • The City Wall of Imperial Rome

    The City Wall of Imperial Rome
    av Ian A. Richmond, Torsten Cumberland Jacobsen, Ian A. Richmond

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161827

    The City Wall of Imperial Rome: An Account of Its Architectural Development from Aurelian to Narses by Sir Ian A. Richmonds was first published in 1930 and reprinted in facsimile in 1971. Despite its scarcity, it remains the essential work on the im…

  • Armour and Weapons

    Armour and Weapons
    av Charles Ffoulkes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160226

    This is a concise history of armour by one of the world's great experts. With an immense amount of information condensed into a compact book, "Armour and Weapons" provides a clear presentation of the history of personal military protection for peopl…

  • The Viking Longship

    The Viking Longship
    av Jorn Olav Loset

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160868

    A symbol of adventure and the supreme vessel in the transition from the Dark Ages to the Age of Exploration, the Viking longship has long captured the imaginations of both historians and the general public. The Viking Longship: From Skinboat to Seag…

  • Trading with the Enemy

    Trading with the Enemy
    av Philip Leigh

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161995

    While Confederate blockade runners famously carried the seaborne trade for the South during the American Civil War, the amount of Southern cotton exported to Europe was only half of that shipped illicitly to the North. Most went to New England texti…

  • After Yorktown

    After Yorktown
    av Don Glickstein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162336

    After the Humiliating Defeat at Yorktown in 1781, George III Vowed to Keep Fighting the Rebels and Their Allies Around the World, Holding a New Nation in the Balance Although most people think the American Revolution ended with the British surrender…

  • After Yorktown

    After Yorktown
    av Don Glickstein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162619

    Although most people think the American Revolution ended with the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, on October 19, 1781, it did not. The war continued around the world, from the Arctic to Arkansas, from India and Ceylon to Schenectady and Sou…

  • Spies in the Continental Capital

    Spies in the Continental Capital
    av John A. Nagy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161339

    It did not take long after the Seven Years' War--the French and Indian War in North America--for France to return spies to America in order to determine the likelihood of regaining the territory they lost to Britain. One of the key places of French…

  • The Narrative of Lucy Ann Lobdell

    The Narrative of Lucy Ann Lobdell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163029

    Lucy Ann Lobdell (1829-1912) was an ordinary woman whose extraordinary life was shaped by personal strife and the hardship of life in early nineteenth-century upstate New York. Struggling with an abusive husband, a young child, ailing parents, and f…

  • The Tizard Mission

    The Tizard Mission
    av Stephen Phelps

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161636

    "One of this book's many attractions is its emphasis on the importance of interrelationships among social, political, and technical worlds in bringing ideas to reality."--The Wall Street Journal "Erudite, literate, and thoroughly absorbing."--Bookli…

  • Fate of War: Fredericksburg, 1862

    Fate of War: Fredericksburg, 1862
    av Duane Schultz

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161452

    The Union assault on the critical Confederate stronghold of Fredericksburg, Virginia, along the Rappahannock River in December 1862 was one of the most significant and storied battles of the Civil War. It was fought in order to secure confidence in…

  • The Confederacy at Flood Tide

    The Confederacy at Flood Tide
    av Philip Leigh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162480

    The first six months of 1862 provided a string of Federal victories in the West at Mill Springs, Fort Donelson, Pea Ridge, and Shiloh. In May, New Orleans fell, and Union General George McClellan's army was so close to the Confederate capital of Ric…

  • Manufacturing Independence

    Manufacturing Independence
    av Robert F. Smith

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162473

    Benjamin Franklin was serious when he suggested the colonists arm themselves with the longbow. The American colonies were not logistically prepared for the revolution and this became painfully obvious in war's first years. Trade networks were destro…

  • War in the Peaceable Kingdom

    War in the Peaceable Kingdom
    av Brady J. Crytzer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163456

    On the morning of September 8, 1756, a band of about three hundred volunteers of a newly created Pennsylvania militia led by Lt. Col. John Armstrong crept slowly through the western Pennsylvania brush. The night before they had reviewed a plan to qu…

  • The Black Death

    The Black Death
    av Johannes Nohl

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160295

    Hailed by the "New York Times" as "unusually interesting both as history and sociological study," "The Black Death: A Chronicle of the Plague" traces the ebb and flow of European pandemics over the course of centuries through translations of contemp…

  • Journal of the American Revolution

    Journal of the American Revolution

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162282

    Founded in 2012, the Journal of the American Revolution has provided educational, peer-reviewed articles by more than 75 historians and experts on the journal's popular website, allthingsliberty.com. The site attracts more than 65,000 readers per mo…

  • More Fire

    More Fire
    av Toby Tanser

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160745

    For many years Kenya has been producing some of the finest runners the world has ever seen. But just how they have become the world's greatest running nation is something that has been intriguing fellow athletes and sports fans for just as long.Divi…

  • Understanding the National Debt

    Understanding the National Debt
    av Carl Lane

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162657

    The United States has a debt problem-we owe more than $18 trillion while our gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services produced in America, is only $17.5 trillion. To pay down the debt, some recommend austerity, cutting federal exp…

  • Understanding the National Debt

    Understanding the National Debt
    av Carl Lane

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162664

    The United States has a debt problem-we owe more than $18 trillion while our gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services produced in America, is only $17.5 trillion. To pay down the debt, some recommend austerity, cutting federal exp…

  • The Agony of Heroes

    The Agony of Heroes
    av Helling, Thomas S

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163203

    The author, a veteran, is professor and chief of general surgery for the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Details the struggles at five iconic American battles: Bataan, Anzio, Bastogne (World War II); Chosin (Korea); Khe Sanh (Vietnam). Mos…

  • Coming Through Fire

    Coming Through Fire
    av Duane Schultz

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161650

    The cold dawn of November 27, 1868, was the moment George Armstrong Custer had longed for ever since the Civil War ended three years before. It was also the moment Black Kettle of the Cheyenne nation had feared ever since he had survived the deadly…

  • The Byzantine Art of War

    The Byzantine Art of War
    av Michael J. Decker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162718

    Throughout its history the Byzantine empire faced a multitude of challenges from foreign invaders-the Hunnic hordes of Attila, the Arab armies of Islam, and the western Crusaders-all seeking to plunder its wealth and to occupy its lands. In order to…

  • Noble Volunteers

    Noble Volunteers
    av Don N Hagist

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163494

    Redcoats. For Americans, the word brings to mind a occupying army that attempted to crush a revolution against king and country. For centuries these soldiers have remained hidden despite their major role in one of the greatest events in world histor…

  • Mrs. Goodfellow

    Mrs. Goodfellow
    av Becky Libourel Diamond

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161575

    In Philadelphia during the first decades of the nineteenth century, a widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Goodfellow, ran a popular bakery and sweet shop. In addition to catering to Philadelphia's wealthy families and a reputation of having the finest desserts an…

  • War at Saber Point

    War at Saber Point
    av John Knight

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163524

    The British Legion was one of the most remarkable regiments, not only of the American Revolution, but of any war. A corps made up of American Loyalists, it saw its first action in New York and then engaged in almost every key battle in the Southern…

  • Effective Coaching

    Effective Coaching
    av Pat Cassidy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160141

    An Essential Book for New and Experienced Coaches Across the country millions of children from kindergarten through high school participate in organized athletics. Whether in a school system, a local league, or through a national or regional organiz…

  • Small Arms at Gettysburg

    Small Arms at Gettysburg
    av Joseph G. Bilby

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160547

    The Battle of Gettysburg (1-3 July, 1863), has become one of the most analysed battles in military history, but until now there has never been a detailed examination of the actual firearms used.The battle was a watershed, with weapons technologies r…

  • Fighter Aircraft Combat Debuts, 1914-1944

    Fighter Aircraft Combat Debuts, 1914-1944
    av Jon Guttman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162008

    Of all military aircraft, fighter planes hold a mystique all their own. Perhaps it is because fighters can afford the least compromise: when the goal is to seize and maintain control of the air, the confrontation is direct. During World War I, the c…

  • Revolt at Taos

    Revolt at Taos
    av James A. Crutchfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162237

    On the morning of January 19, 1847, Charles Bent, the newly-appointed governor of the American-claimed territory of New Mexico, was savagely killed at his home in Don Fernando de Taos, a small, remote town located north of Santa Fe. Those responsibl…

  • Till the Dark Angel Comes

    Till the Dark Angel Comes
    av William S. King

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162381

    The Transformation of the Abolitionist Movement from Peaceful Demonstration to Radical Confrontation as Embodied in John Brown Establishing himself as a fresh and important voice in the history of African American emancipation, William S. King provi…

  • The Sand Creek Massacre

    The Sand Creek Massacre

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162374

    An Important Primary Source of One of the Most Significant Atrocities in the Indian Wars with Unique Contemporary Annotations On the morning of November 29, 1864, Colorado state cavalry under the command of Col. John Chivington attacked a peaceful e…

  • The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

    The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant
    av Kahan, Paul

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162732

    On December 5, 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant transmitted his eighth and final message to Congress. In reviewing his tenure as president, Grant proclaimed, Mistakes have been made, though he assured Congress, his administra- tion's failures have b…

  • Clara Barton's Civil War: Between Bullet and Hospital

    Clara Barton's Civil War: Between Bullet and Hospital
    av Donald C. Pfanz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163104

    Through Battle Dispatches, Letters, and Other Records, Discovering the Wartime Service of America's Most Famous Nurse. "I always tried to succor the wounded until medical aid and supplies could come up - I could run the risk; it made no difference t…

  • Into the Fire: Ploesti

    Into the Fire: Ploesti
    av Duane Schultz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160776

    A thoroughly researched account of one of the most daring, dangerous, and ultimately doomed missions of WWII. Planned by Churchill, authorized by Eisenhower, and executed by five specially trained bomber units, the attack on the oil refineries of Pl…

  • To the End of the World

    To the End of the World
    av Andrew Waters

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163487

    "In the most barren inhospitable unhealthy part of North America, opposed by the most savage, inveterate perfidious cruel Enemy, with zeal and with Bayonets only, it was resolv'd to follow Green's Army, to the end of the World." So wrote British gen…

  • Daniel Morgan: A Revolutionary Life

    Daniel Morgan: A Revolutionary Life
    av Albert Louis Zambone

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163159

    A Major New Biography of a Man of Humble Origins Who Became One of the Great Military Leaders of the American Revolution On January 17, 1781, at Cowpens, South Carolina, the notorious British cavalry officer Banastre Tarleton and his legion had been…

  • What the Butler Winked At: Being the Life and Adventures of Eric Horne (butler)

    What the Butler Winked At: Being the Life and Adventures of Eric Horne (butler)
    av Eric Horne

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161377

    Eric Horne served as a butler in some of the great English country manors from the 1860s until just after World War I, when many of the families whose heirs died in battle were forced to sell off their homes. Born in Southampton, Horne came from a h…

  • Grand Forage 1778

    Grand Forage 1778
    av Todd W. Braisted

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162503

    After two years of defeats and reverses, 1778 had been a year of success for George Washington and the Continental Army. France had entered the war as the ally of the United States, the British had evacuated Philadelphia, and the redcoats had been f…

  • Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull
    av Bill Yenne

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160608

    Sitting Bull's name is still the best-known of any American Indian leader, but his life and legacy remain shrouded with misinformation and half-truths. His life spanned the entire clash of cultures and ultimate destruction of the Plains Indian way o…

  • Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques

    Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques
    av William R. Short

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162176

    A source of enduring fascination, the Vikings are the most famous raiders of medieval Europe. Despite the exciting and compelling descriptions in the Icelandic sagas and other contemporary accounts that have fueled this interest, we know comparative…

  • Pedro Gorino: an Autobiographical Narrative

    Pedro Gorino: an Autobiographical Narrative
    av Harry Dean

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161353

    The Pedro Gorino was a top-sail schooner purchased in Norway by Captain Harry Dean for use as a merchant ship. Dean, a Philadelphian and descendant of a long line of seafarers, first circumnavigated the globe at age fifteen in 1879 with his uncle. A…

  • Unwanted

    Unwanted
    av Andrew Young

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163463

    On the foggy, cold morning of February 1, 1896, a boy came upon what he thought was a pile of clothes. It was soon discovered to be the headless body of a young woman, brutally butchered and discarded. She was found across the river from one of the…

  • A Revolution in Arms

    A Revolution in Arms
    av Joseph G. Bilby

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162060

    The Civil War-Era Invention That Changed How Wars Are Fought Historians often call the American Civil War the first modern war, pointing to the use of observation balloons, the telegraph, trains, mines, ironclad ships, and other innovations. Althoug…

  • Co. Aytch, or a Side Show of the Big Show

    Co. Aytch, or a Side Show of the Big Show
    av Sam Watkins, Philip Leigh, Sam Watkins

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161797

    Co. Aytch, or a Side Show of the Big Show is perhaps the finest memoir of an ordinary Confederate soldier. According to Margaret Mitchell, "a better book there never was." Sam Watkins served in Company H of the First Tennessee Infantry for the durat…

  • A Nation Wholly Free

    A Nation Wholly Free
    av Carl Lane

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162091

    When President James Monroe announced in his 1824 message to Congress that, barring an emergency, the large public debt inherited from the War for Independence, the Louisiana Purchase, and the War of 1812 would be extinguished on January 1, 1835, Co…

  • A Nation Wholly Free

    A Nation Wholly Free
    av Carl Lane

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594163548

    When President James Monroe announced in 1824 that the large public debt inherited from the War for Independence, the Louisiana Purchase, and the War of 1812 would be extinguished on January 1, 1835, Congress responded by crafting legislation to tra…

  • The Siege of Fort William Henry

    The Siege of Fort William Henry
    av Ben Hughes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161926

    The Siege of Fort William Henry uses contemporary reports, official documents, private letters, and published memoirs to bring the story of one of the most important events of the French and Indian War to life.

  • The First Scientist

    The First Scientist
    av Carlo Rovelli

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161315

    Carlo Rovelli, a leading theoretical physicist, uses the figure of Anaximander as the starting point for an examination of scientific thinking itself: its limits, its strengths, its benefits to humankind, and its controversial relationship with reli…

  • Decisive Battles in Chinese History

    Decisive Battles in Chinese History
    av Morgan Deane

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594162893

    Covering more than two thousand years of history, twelve key battles that helped shape today's China "If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every vict…

  • The Broken Seal

    The Broken Seal
    av Ladislas Fargo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161711

    The Broken Seal: The Story of "Operation Magic" and the Pearl Harbor Disaster explores the questions of why, if the United States knew the Japanese codes, did we not anticipate the December 7, 1941 surprise attack and how did the Japanese spy system…

  • Bismarck Episode

    Bismarck Episode
    av Russell Grenfell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161100

    The British Navy's sinking of a notorious symbol of Nazi Germany, the battleship Bismarck, in May 1941 ranks as one of the most significant victories of the Second World War. It was imperative that Britain find and destroy the Bismarck, a true threa…

  • The First and Second Sikh Wars

    The First and Second Sikh Wars
    av Reginald George Burton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594160578

    The First and Second Sikh Wars of the 1840s were the final battles that secured British domination of the Indian subcontinent for the next century. Noted for both their brutality and sophistication in tactics - with large-scale cavalry clashes, sieg…