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Dead March A History of the Mexican-American War
ISBN: PB: 9780674244740, ISBN: HB: 9780674972346, Harvard University Press, April 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 11 photos, 13 maps
By focusing on the experiences of ordinary Mexicans and Americans, "The Dead March" offers a clearer historical picture than we have ever had of the brief, bloody war that redrew the map of North America. Peter Guardino invites skepticism about the...
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, March 2020
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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American Sutra A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War
ISBN: PB: 9780674244856, ISBN: HB: 9780674986534, Harvard University Press, February 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 34 photos
The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. In this pathbreaking account, Duncan Ryuken Williams reveals how, even as they were stripped of their homes and imprisone...
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Neptune's Admiral The Life of Sir Bertram Ramsay, Commander of Dunkirk and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780674049826, Harvard University Press, February 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25-30 photos
Admiral Bertram Ramsay may not be the most familiar World War II commander, but he was critical to the Allied victory. He orchestrated the dramatic evacuation of British expeditionary forces at Dunkirk, planned the invasions of North Africa and Sicil...
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After Appomattox Military Occupation and the Ends of War
ISBN: PB: 9780674241626, ISBN: HB: 9780674743984, Harvard University Press, August 2019
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 6 photos, 2 illus., 9 maps, 7 tables
On April 8, 1865, after four years of civil war, General Robert E. Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but surrender terms he would discuss. As Gregory Downs reveals in t...
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Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
ISBN: PB: 9780674237698, ISBN: HB: 9780674286078, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 halftones
The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out – with military precision – an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its soldi...
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Hello Girls America's First Women Soldiers
ISBN: PB: 9780674237438, ISBN: HB: 9780674971479, Harvard University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 photos
This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchb...
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Politics of Mourning Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery
ISBN: PB: 9780674237421, ISBN: HB: 9780674737242, Harvard University Press, May 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most sacred shrine, a destination for four million visitors who each year tour its grounds and honor those buried there. For many, Arlington's symbolic importance places it beyond politics. Yet as Micki McElya...
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Girls Next Door Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines
ISBN: HB: 9780674986381, Harvard University Press, December 2018
340 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 photos
The story of the intrepid young women who volunteered to help and entertain American servicemen fighting overseas, from World War I through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The emotional toll of war can be as debilitating to soldiers as hunger, dis...
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Calculus of Violence How Americans Fought the Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674984226, Harvard University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos
Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg – tens of thousands of soldiers died on these iconic Civil War battlefields, and throughout the South civilians suffered terrible cruelty. At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American C...
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