Chickenhawk

‘I read this as a young pilot about to embark on a career flying military helicopters. It should have put me off for life. Robert Mason tells a gripping account of the relentless courage and heroism amidst the insanity of the Vietnam war. The final few pages are the most shocking I have read in […]

Stark Mad Abolitionists: Lawrence, Kansas, and the Battle over Slavery in t…

A town at the center of the United States becomes the site of an ongoing struggle for freedom and equality. In May, 1854, Massachusetts was in an uproar. A judge, bound by the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, had just ordered a young African American man who had escaped from slavery in Virginia and settled […]

Mao, Stalin and the Korean War: Trilateral Communist Relations in the 1950s…

This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War.This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua’s best-selling Chinese-language book, which broke the mainland Chinese taboo on publishing non-heroic accounts of the Korean War.The author combined information detailed in […]