Presents the story of the nineteenth-century heartland community of Covert, Michigan, describing how its mixed-race citizens lived in harmony and enjoyed completely integrated schools and churches, shared power and wealth between races, and celebrated interracial marriages. 35,000 first printing.
Written by U.S. troops and their families during the combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, a compilation of one hundred never-before-published letters, poems, memoirs, journals, e-mails, and stories offers a firsthand, front-line account of the conflict from the perspective of the soldiers who participated and the family members left at home. 75,000 first printing.
An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.
Critically analyzes how the new stories, editorials, and photographs in the American press—as well as the journalists responsible for them—helped transform the nation's attitude toward civil rights in the South during the 1950s and 1960s, looking at the Emmett Till case, the Montgomery bus boycott, the Birmingham bombings, and other key events and personalities. 30,000 first printing.
Looks at the reaction of the Arab people to the Holocaust in North Africa, where thousands of Jews were forced into labor camps.
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president shares an assessment of what he believes is necessary to bring lasting peace to Israel while preserving Palestinian dignity, in an account that draws on Carter's intimate understanding of Middle East history and his personal relationships with regional leaders and political issues. 300,000 first printing.
The author of Ghost Soldiers examines the real-life story of America's Manifest Destiny and westward expansion, describing the forcible subjugation of Native American tribes that stood in the way, including the fierce and bloody battles against the Navajo, which ended with a brutal siege at Canyon de Chelly and "the Long Walk" migration. 250,000 first printing.
A stunning array of nearly 120 photographs originally censored by the U.S. Army, many of which have never been published, captures the stark reality of the internment camps and the lives of the Japanese-American citizens who were rounded up and forced into the camps following Japan's 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
The author of The Exclusive Embrace describes how his family was haunted by the disappearance of six relatives during the holocaust and how he embarked on a determined search to find the remaining eyewitnesses to his lost ancestors' fates, an effort that took him to a dozen countries on three continents. 100,000 first printing.
A portrait of the American orator describes his unique role as a leader of the Christian left and his seminal place in both American politics and religion in the volatile political landscape of turn-of-the-century America.
The story of American support for one of the worst dictators in South America uses recently declassified United States intelligence reports to paint a portrait of Pinochet's bloody reign and the aid he received from his American allies.