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A WOMAN WHO DID NOT WAIT: Louise Odencrantz and Her Fight for the Common Good
Nana Rinehart
This biography chronicles the life of Louise Odencrantz, who promoted social and industrial reform in the early 1900s, applied Progressive Era principles to the private sector, and helped return these ideas and practices to the mainstream during the New Deal.
STRANGE FRUIT: Racism and Community Life in the Chesapeake—1850 to the Present
STRANGE FRUIT: Racism and Community Life in the Chesapeake—1850 to the Present
This book traces the evolution of race and community, 1850 to the present. It examines political and cultural developments, which have played out at the micro-level in Maryland and which might explain the nature of race relations on the national level.
PROCLAIMING PRESENCE FROM THE WASHINGTON STAGE
Blair A. Ruble
This book recounts how in Washington, DC, theater offered a path to recognition for African Americans, Roman Catholic clerics, regional theater enthusiasts, and community activists.
NOT IRISH ENOUGH: An Anglo-Irish Family’s Three Centuries in Ireland
Sara Day
An engaging, richly annotated account of three hundred turbulent years of Irish history, highlighting the experiences of an Anglo-Irish Protestant family.
UNITED STATES-VIETNAM RECONCILIATION: Through Wars to a Strategic Partnership
Desaix Anderson
Based on over forty years' consideration of Vietnam’s history, this book aims to put the Vietnam War within the context of Vietnam’s overall history.
SURVIVING THE UNITED NATIONS: The Unexpected Challenge
Robert Bruce Adolph
This is the gripping true story of 4 intense years in the life of a US Army Special Forces soldier, who joins the UN and then goes on to an assignment in Iraq at the time of the deadly jihadist bombing attack of the UN headquarters.
SLINGS & ARROWS: How Toxic Narratives Perpetuate Poverty in Indian Country
David W. Bland
This is a story about how a small company struck a blow against toxic narratives that keep Indian families in poverty, while winning a billion and a half dollars for housing and economic development on reservation lands.
THE GENTLEMAN BANKER: Amadeo Peter Giannini. A Biographical Novel
Giorgio A. Chiarva
A novel based on the life and work of Amadeo P. Giannini, the founder of the Bank of America. This son of Italian immigrants changed the history and the economy of the United States and much more.
JOHN LAW: Money to Burn. A Biographical Novel
Pat Silver-Lasky
Sex, Money, and Power are the most powerful forces that drive mankind, and John Law was hell bent on having them all.
THE ABALONE UKULELE: A Tale of Far Eastern Intrigue
R. L. Crossland
An historical novel set in 1913 Shanghai, where four cultures are about to collide: China, Korea, Japan, and the US. The point of collision is three tons of Japanese gold ingots meant to undermine an already collapsing China.
UNDER INDIFFERENT SKIES
Vasken Berberian
This novel recounts the story of the Armenian genocide and beyond, from the shores of the Mediterranean to the frozen Siberian coast, from the plush palazzi of Venice to the cruel Soviet concentration camps, following the lives of two twin two brothers and their younger sister.
UNDER AMERICAN SKIES
Francesca Andreini
An Italian writer and her travel-savvy family are on the move again. This time to Washington DC. Relocating to the United States feels like a dream come true, and should be easy. But will the US live up to their expectations?
A PATHÉTIQUE SONATA FOR THE CAGED CHILDREN: Appassionata Fugue Melodies Ink-Brushed Under Calligraphic Art
Wing-chi Chan
Wing-Chi Chan’s poetry embodies all the intricacies of form and genre across linguistic boundaries. His poems are written in English but conceived in both English and Chinese.
FIRE ON THE ZEN: BE WATER FOR HONG KONG’S 2019
Lai-Fong Wong
This collection of poems unites shattering loss and grief and a deep and hopeful resilience in the face of tragedy both natural and man-made. The collection includes photographic art that helps the reader to more carefully reflect upon the poetry.
PERDITION: Part One of the Profane Comedy
D. Selby Fing
Perdition is Part One of The Profane Comedy, an epic poem that encompasses all of US history, literature and philosophy. It uses Dante’s epic architecture to show the way to attain enlightenment by following a modern, secular path.