History of the Americas

    Viva la Revolucion

    By Eric Hobsbawm

    Paperback £10.25

    Viva La Revolucion is Hobsbawm's magisterial work on Latin America, the fruit of forty years' writing about the continent.

    Gunfighters

    By Al Camino

    Hardback £8.45

    West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express

    By Jim DeFelice

    Hardback £14.46

    In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows...

    Perogies and Politics

    By Rhonda L. Hinther

    Hardback £38.45

    In Perogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.

    Contours of the Nation

    Paperback £19.25

    Contouring the Nation is the first book which historically explores obesity in Canada from a critical perspective. Deborah McPhail demonstrates how obesity as a problem was affixed to particular populations in order to separate true Canadians from others.

    Richard Nixon

    By John Farrell

    Hardback £20.46

    A deeply researched, superbly crafted biography of America's most complex president. In Richard Nixon, award-winning biographer John A. Farrell examines the life and legacy of one of America's most controversial political figures. Beginning in 1946, when young Navy lieutenant 'Nick' Nixon returned from the Pacific and set his cap at...

    Cambridge Studies on the American South

    By Eugene D. Genovese

    Paperback £21.53

    American slaveholders used the wealth and leisure that slave labor provided to cultivate lives of gentility and refinement. This study provides a vivid portrait of slaveholders at home and at play as they built a tragic world of both 'sweetness' and slavery.

    In a Single Blow: The Battles of Lexington and Concord and the Beginning of the American Revolution

    By Robert Orrison

    Paperback £9.66

    Uncovers the amazing history that a pivotal spring day ushered in for the fate of Massachusetts and thirteen of Great Britain's North American.

    Victory or Death: The Battles of Trenton and Princeton, December 25, 1776 - January 3, 1777

    By Mark Maloy

    Paperback £9.66

    Historian Mark Maloy not only recounts the epic events of the Trenton-Princeton Campaign, he takes you along to the places where they occurred.

    Death and Disease in the Civil War: A Union Surgeon\'s Correspondence from Harpers Ferry to Richmond

    Paperback £10.83

    "Union surgeon James Dana Benton witnessed firsthand the suffering and death brought about by the ghastly wounds, infections, and diseases that wreaked havoc to both the Union and Confederate armies. A native of New York, Dr. Benton penned a series of letters throughout the war to his family relating his...

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