Few books have changed human history as did Theodor Herzl’s 1896 tract advocating the founding—even the inevitability—of a Jewish state. The new edition from Quid Pro Books adds a 2014 Foreword by Jerold S. Auerbach, Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College and recognized as a leading scholar in the U.S. on Judaism in America [...]Full Story »
Herzl’s impactful The Jewish State, calling for a new Israel in 1896, adds 2014 Foreword by Jerold Auerbach
Jim Lewis’ new book on antebellum Alabama joins the History & Heroes Series.
The name Alabama comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating new book. It examines Alabama’s early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state’s controversial secession from the Union—after [...]
A historic monograph about the origins of World War I. Two famed University of Paris professors document their “brief” on the diplomatic and historic causes of the Great War, and especially its spread throughout Europe. Published early on in the conflict—as current events—the tract serves as a fascinating rebuttal to the usual assumptions.
It was not just about Sarajevo.Full Story »
Truscott’s Command Missions: Inside account of World War II’s European Theater, now a Digitally Remastered Book™
“You play games to win, not lose. And you fight wars to win. That’s spelled W-I-N! And every good player in a game and every good commander in a war … has to have some son of a bitch in him. If he doesn’t, he isn’t a good player or commander…. It’s [...]Full Story »
Abernethy’s classic history examines Tennessee and democracy in emerging territories: From Frontier to Plantation in Tennessee
FROM FRONTIER TO PLANTATION IN TENNESSEE is the classic book by late UVa professor of history Thomas Perkins Abernethy about the formative years of Tennessee and its early political leadership. Now republished in a quality paperback edition without underlines and distracting stray marks, it has been Digitally Remastered to restore missing parts of words, cleaner [...]Full Story »
John Torrey Morse’s beloved biography of Benjamin Franklin, originally published in 1889 in the American Statesmen Series, is presented as a quality new paperback. The Digitally Remastered™ edition removes underlines and distracting stray marks, repairs missing parts of words, and is presented with enhanced, clearer text as compared to most such republications today. It even [...]Full Story »
Baltimore and the 19th of April, 1861 is a first-hand account of the beginning of the Civil War in a contested border state
A vivid and fascinating first-person account of Maryland at the beginning of the Civil War, its Southern sympathizers and support for slavery, the attempted assassination of Lincoln, and the 1861 riots that tore Baltimore apart and brought the Union and martial law to the border state that fringed the nation’s capital. Author George William Brown [...]Full Story »
Auerbach’s Brothers at War Explores the Altalena and Today’s Implications: An Israeli Ship Destroyed By Israeli Soldiers
All-new in summer 2011: Jerold Auerbach’s probing and poignant exploration of the tragedy of the Altalena, the doomed ship whose arrival in Israel ignited Jewish fratricidal conflict only weeks after the 1948 declaration of statehood. This new book is the first on the Altalena by a historian, the first to explore it within the context of ancient Jewish and contemporary Israeli history. In ebooks, hardcover, and paperback.Full Story »
New condensed and annotated edition of the epic Aeneid makes it live for new readers, and explains key words, names, and places. David Crump’s edition is lively and fast paced, and even rhymes. Ebook editions use innovative jumps to brief asides, rather than footnotes, while print editions place explanations at margins, arranged to mirror the text. Bridge summaries explain omitted parts.Full Story »