How a former burglar and prison escape artist founded the police force as we know it.
A British writer puts the spectacle of the American Civil War on a transatlantic stage.
The real story behind the storied showdown in a Tombstone, Arizona vacant lot.
Rediscovering a majestic, sardonic portrait of the nation's capital, half finished and plunged into war.
In one of the Cold War's most resonant skirmishes, Nikita Khruschev put the new American leadership to the test.
An American family gets pulled into the maelstrom of Nazi terror.
A noted historian of the Third Reich offers "a moral history of the Second World War."
A grand attempt to map the birth and
development of modern government.
The grand old history of names, narratives, and nations returns in the newest volume in the Penguin History of Europe.
apart an auto plant, after the last workers have been let go.
The story of a German-Turkish railroad and Ottoman Empire's entry into World War I eerily foreshadows today's conflicts in the Middle East.
The true story of one mother's crusade to reclaim her children sheds light on the history of a famous religious sect, and women's struggle for legal rights.
A new history of the fur trade in America puts the trapper at the center of our nation’s emergence onto the world stage.
The shadowy allure of New York City's once-vibrant port, and the scandal that inspired On the Waterfront.
A lawyer assembles a remarkably detailed history of English anti-Semitism, from the Middle Ages to the present.
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