In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, China, and Korea. A century later, Bradley travels in the wake of Roosevelt's mission to discover what transpired in these meetings
In the only volume to tell America''s story from the point of view of--and in the words of--America's women, factory workers, African Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers, Zinn shows that many of our country's greatest battles were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance.
Golway dissects each and every day of the Kennedy administration--including dated headings, researched accounts, eyewitness testimony, and archival photographs--addressing both political and family affairs to provide the most complete picture of the "Camelot" years available.
"Guns of the Civil War" celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War (1861-1865) with an elegant and richly detailed history of Colt, Henry, Manhattan, Remington, Sharps, Spencer, and S&W Firearms, and guns by many other rivals and contemporaries. This essential overview of the legendary guns and armsmakers of the Civil War era includes exquisite photography of the handguns, rifles, and muskets, with numerous close-ups that capture the detail of each piece.
O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, now tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.
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