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    Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail
    The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt
    By Lewis H. Garrard
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The classic account and history of the Taos Revolt and the Cheyenne Indians.In the bright morning of his youth, Lewis H. Garrard traveled into the wild and free Rocky Mountain West and left us this fresh and vigorous account, which, says A. B. Guthrie Jr., contains in its pages “the genuine article—the... [READ MORE]
    Eldorado
    Adventures in the Path of Empire
    By Bayard Taylor
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A journalist’s eyewitness account of the explosive 1849 California gold rush and his travels through Mexico. In 1849, a young, wide-eyed reporter from New York ventured West not to seek riches, but to report on the madness and exuberance of the California gold rush. Sent by Horace Greeley, a highly respected... [READ MORE]
    Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic
    And Other Strange and Obscure History
    By Phil Mason
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history is relentlessly boring and the second that significant historical events are caused by significant... [READ MORE]
    Captivity of the Oatman Girls
    Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians
    By Royal B. Stratton
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A dramatic true story of captivity on the American frontier.In 1851, on route to California in a covered wagon, the Oatman family was brutally attacked by Apache Indians. Six family members were murdered on sight, one boy was left for dead, who escaped afterward, and two young girls, Mary Ann and Olive,... [READ MORE]
    No Substitute for Victory
    Successful American Military Strategies from the Revolutionary War to the Present Day
    By David Rigby
    (Carrel Books)
    An important look at how America has won its wars in the past and how it can continue winning in the future.Is there a recipe for military success? In No Substitute for Victory, author David Rigby grapples with this issue and determines that, in the case of the United States, there are a number of different... [READ MORE]
    Wellington's Rifles
    The British Light Infantry and Rifle Regiments, 1758–1815
    By Ray Cusick
    (Carrel Books)
    Until now there has not been a serious study of the rifle-armed regiments of the British Army that earned such renown in the Peninsular and Waterloo campaigns. Compiled by a former rifleman, Ray Cusick, who has written extensively on the subject, Wellington’s Rifles examines the new rifle regiments,... [READ MORE]
    Sin, Sex & Subversion
    How What Was Taboo in 1950s New York Became America's New Normal
    By David Rosen
    (Carrel Books)
    During the tumultuous 1950s in America, sex was as threatening to the nation’s moral order as communism. New York was the capital of the post–World War II world and the epicenter of a fierce culture war over music, theatre, movies, fashion, and literature, as well as birth control, homosexuality, adolescent... [READ MORE]
    A Shift in Time
    How Historical Documents Reveal the Surprising Truth about Jesus
    By Lena Einhorn
    (Yucca Publishing)
    Did the Christian Church rewrite history? In the midst of her research on the historical Jesus, scholar Lena Einhorn stumbled upon a surprising find. While reading through narratives of the Jewish revolt by first-century historian Flavius Josephus, Einhorn encountered a number of similarities to the... [READ MORE]
    Elaine's
    The Rise of One of New York’s Most Legendary Restaurants from Those Who Were There
    By Amy Phillips Penn, Preface by Liz Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A tribute to legendary restaurateur Elaine Kaufman and her renowned Manhattan creative melting pot.Elaine’s was a world-famous New York restaurant that became home to writers and celebrities. Owner Elaine Kaufman was known to be “New York feisty,” controversial, often rude, always blunt, with the flare... [READ MORE]
    Theodore Roosevelt on Bravery
    Lessons from the Most Courageous Leader of the Twentieth Century
    By Theodore Roosevelt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Teddy Roosevelt is the only president in history to deliver a ninety-minute speech directly after being shot in the chest. He’s a Nobel Prize recipient, a Harvard graduate, and he was the youngest President in history to be inaugurated into office. Roosevelt’s force took America by storm in the early... [READ MORE]
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