Heaven's Command

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering...

Heaven's Command

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering...

Between Giants The Battle For The Baltics In World War II

During World War II, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia found themselves trapped between the giants of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Over the course of the war these states were...

The Culper Ring The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Most Famous Spy Ring

After the siege of Boston forced the British to evacuate that city in March 1776, Continental Army commander George Washington suspected that the British would move by sea to New...

Never Give In: The Best of Winston Churchill

Who can forget the words "We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on the landing grounds. We shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We...

British History for Dummies

British history is a rollercoaster ride of power struggles and family intrigues, imperial conquest and class struggles, plagues and religious wars—and it’s all in this...

Deathride Hitler Vs. Stalin - the Eastern Front, 1941-1945

John Mosier presents a revisionist retelling of the war on the Eastern Front. Although the Eastern Front was the biggest and most important theater in World War II, it is not well...

Stalin The Kremlin Mountaineer

Paul Johnson, the most celebrated popular historian of our time, takes a scalpel to Stalin, whom he considers "one of the outstanding monsters of history." Johnson sets forth the...

The Great Bank Forgery The Story of Macdonnell and the Bidwells

In March 1873 Great Britain was rocked by the forgery case of the century, perpetrated against no less than the Bank of England. Four criminal brains took on the entire financial...

The Men Who Lost America British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire

The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in...

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