December 2018

November 2018

Andrew J. Huebner, Love and Death in the Great War (2018).

By | November 30th, 2018|Bookshelf|

Tracks ideas of redemptive war across public and private spaces, policy and implementation, home and front, popular culture and personal correspondence. In beautifully rendered prose, Andrew J. Huebner merges untold stories of ordinary men and [...]

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Paul Kendall, Armistice 1918: Voices From The Past (2017).

By | November 11th, 2018|Bookshelf|

The story of the efforts to bring the war to a conclusion, and those final days and hours of the First World War, are told in the words of the politicians, soldiers and newspaper columnists [...]

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Matthew D Hockenos, Then They Came for Me: Martin Niemöller, the Pastor Who Defied the Nazis (2018).

By | November 6th, 2018|Bookshelf|

A nuanced portrait of courage in the face of evil, Then They Came for Me puts the question to us today: What would I have done?

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October 2018

Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson, Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America (2004).

By | October 31st, 2018|Bookshelf|

The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son’s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement—with a foreword by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

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John Sayle Watterson, College Football: History, Spectacle, Controversy (2002).

By | October 30th, 2018|Bookshelf|

Shows how college football in more than one hundred years has evolved from a simple game played by college students into a lucrative, semi-professional enterprise. With a historian's grasp of the context and a novelist's [...]

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Yashka: My Life as a Peasant, Exile and Soldier; A Biography and History of Russia in WW1, and the Bolshevik Revolution

By | October 24th, 2018|Bookshelf|

Yashka is the autobiography of Maria Botchkareva, a young Russian woman who bravely took up arms first against the Germans in World War One, and then opposed the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution of 1917.

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Joe McGinniss, The Selling of the President: The Classic Account of the Packaging of a Candidate

By | October 2nd, 2018|Bookshelf|

The Selling of the President: The Classic Account of the Packaging of a Candidate The Selling of the President is the enduring story of the 1968 campaign that wrote the script for modern Presidential politicking—and [...]

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