Dirty Little Secrets of World War II: Military Information No One Told You About the Greatest, Most Terrible War in History. Exposes the dark, irreverent, misunderstood, and often tragicomic aspects of military operations during World War II, many of them virtually unknown even to military buffs.
By Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, Piers Marchant & Melissa Wagner. Packed with charts, graphs, maps, and timelines, The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History is an invigorating look at all that's gone wrong in the past and the best way to prepare for the future.
Edited by Carol Neuls-Bates. The voices of women such as Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, Clara Schumann, and Marian Anderson resonate as they emerge from the wide range of materials in this volume, which includes letters, diaries, poems, novels, and reviews that reveal women's achievements not only as patrons and educators but also as composers and performers.
Translated with an introduction by George Bull and Notes on the artists by Peter Murray. In writing his Lives, Vasari revealed a literary talent that matched, or even outshone, his abilities as an artist and architect.
Hardbound. Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul. Culminating in a dramatic last stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers, Sin in the Second City offers a vivid snapshot of America’s journey from Victorian-era propriety to twentieth-century modernity.
An investigation of global attitudes and beliefs, from the ancient East to Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Hippies, CND and world wide dissedence. Peace for Beginners is instructive, stimulating, essential- precisely timed now that 'peace parties' everywhere are having political impact.
The Pessimist's Guide to History by Stuart Flexner with Doris Flexner: An Irresistible Compendium of Catastrophes, Barbarities, Massacres and Mayhem- from the Death of the Dinosaur to the Exxon Valdez.