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  • Recent Award Winners

    Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply by David Soll is the winner of the Abel Wolman Award given by the American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Historical Society Border Work: …... more >>

  • Tara Zahra is a MacArthur Fellow!

    Tara Zahra, author of Kidnapped Souls: National Indifference and the Battle for Children in the Bohemian Lands, 1900–1948, is one of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellows. Watch a video interview with her... more >>

  • New releases

    Recent arrivals in our warehouse include: Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy by Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli Watch Your Back!: How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less—and What You Can Do to …... more >>

  • Tom Wilber in the Media on Fracking Ruling by New York State Court of Appeals

    Tom Wilber, author of Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale, has been busy speaking about the recent ruling by New York State’s highest court that towns can ban tracking within their borders. The Brian... more >>

  • James Graham Wilson on the late Eduard Shevardnadze

    On Medium, James Graham Wilson, author of The Triumph of Improvisation: Gorbachev’s Adaptability, Reagan’s Engagement, and the End of the Cold War, reflects on the importance of the late Eduard Shevardnadze to the end of the Cold War... more >>

Commemorating The Great War

July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the start of the First World War--The Great War. This selection of books provides thorough analysis and understanding of issues such as international law, military strategy and invasions, alliances, totalitarianism, and soldiers' memory of war. 

Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany
by Isabel V. Hull

A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War
by Isabel V. Hull

Rehearsals: The German Army in Belgium, August 1914
by Jeff Lipkes

The Shadow of the Past: Reputation and Military Alliances before the First World War
by Gregory D. Miller

The Impossible Border: Germany and the East, 1914–1922
by Annemarie H. Sammartino

The Embattled Self: French Soldiers' Testimony of the Great War
by Leonard V. Smith


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