World History, General
The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783
Influential classic of naval history and tactics still used as text in war colleges. Read by Kaiser Wilhelm, both Roosevelts, other leaders. First paperback edition. 4 maps. 24 battle plans.
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
Surveys global politics over the past five hundred years and discusses current problems facing the major powers
Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945
A personal account of the Second World War by a White Russian princess who lived in Berlin and Vienna with insights into the ever-harsher conditions of civilian life and the ethical dilemma of upper-class anti-Nazis
The Korean War
The author, a distinguished military historian, recounts the sequence of military events that formed the war and, based on personal accounts and interviews with hundreds of vets, vividly depicts combat action
Recounts the first ten years of the religious historian's life in Paris after leaving Romania following his first wife's death and the Soviet takeover of his homeland
The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Purports to uncover new evidence proving the conspiracy theory about the late President's assassination, tying the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, the Cubans, the United States military, and others to the killing
The Pirates Own Book
Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers
Rare volume recounts lives and cold-blooded exploits of Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Anne Bonney, other maritime marauders. 77 atmospheric wood engravings.
The House of Medici
Its Rise and Fall
An account of the fortunes and influences of the great Florentine banking family, covering over three hundred years of soldiers, art patrons, collectors, builders, popes, statesmen, and scholars
The Age of Empire 1875-1914
Looks at the forces shaping the world during the forty years prior to World War I, and explains why the British Empire declined
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant postponed until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon because of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life.
Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy
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