Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

This book examines the complexities of life for African Americans in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley from the antebellum period through Reconstruction. Although the Valley was a site...

The Last Embassy The Dutch Mission of 1795 and the Forgotten History of Western Encounters with China

George Macartney's disastrous 1793 mission to China plays a central role in the prevailing narrative of modern Sino-European relations. Summarily dismissed by the Qing court,...

Global Jihad A Brief History

Most violent jihadi movements in the twentieth century focused on removing corrupt, repressive secular regimes throughout the Muslim world. But following the 1979 Soviet invasion...

From the Realm of a Dying Sun Volume 2: IV. SS-Panzerkorps from Budapest to Vienna, December 1944-May 1945

This is the concluding volume of the history of the IV SS-Panzerkorps, a relatively unknown organization that was born in battle during the last year of the war and fought...

Unlocking Potential, Second Edition 7 Coaching Skills That Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

Revised, updated, and expanded: the definitive guide to transformational leadership from a team of expert executive coaches.Over the past six years, Michael K. Simpson’s...

The Mountain of My Fear and Deborah Two Mountaineering Classics

The publication of The Mountain of My Fear in 1968 and Deborah in 1970 changed the face of the mountaineering narrative. Now these two classic expedition narratives by acclaimed...

The Great Partnership Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy

The story of the unique relationship between Lee and Jackson, two leaders who chiseled a strategic path forward against the odds and almost triumphed.Why were Generals Lee and...

The Cello Suites J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece

One fateful evening, journalist Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites and began an epic quest that would unravel three centuries of intrigue,...

The Heart of Matter

After an epic maiden voyage that introduced Earth to a larger universe-and a cosmos full of terrifying new enemies-Captain Eric Weston and the crew of the NAC spacecraft...

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