Category Archives: New History Books

New History Books

New history books will be added to this list as they become available (updated frequently):

Madeleine Albright, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 (Harper Collins, 2012)

Antony Beever, The Second World War (Little, Brown, 2012)

Fergus M. Bordewich, Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union (Simon & Schuster, 2012)

Walter Borneman, The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King–The Admirals Who Won the War at Sea (Little, Brown, 2012)

Alan Brinkley, John F. Kennedy (Times Books, 2012)

Winston Churchill, Memoirs of the Second World War (Houghton Mifflin Co, 2012)

Jeffrey Engel, Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War (Oxford UP, 2012)

Ute Gerhardt & Thomas Karlauf eds., The Night of Broken Glass: Eyewitness Accounts of Kristallnacht (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)

Jan T. Gross and Irene G. Gross, Golden Harvest (Oxford UP, 2012)

Allen C. Guelzo, Fateful Lightning: A New History of the Civil War and Reconstruction (Oxford UP, 2012)

James H. Johnston, From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family (Oxford University Press, 2012)

John Kelly, The Graves are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People (Holt, 2012)

Bahgat Korany, Rabab El-Mahdi, Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (Oxford UP, 2012)

David Clay Large, Munich 1972: Tragedy, Terror, and Triumphs at the Olympic Games (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012)

Keith Lowe, Savage Continent. Europe in the Aftermath of World War II (St. Martin’s, 2012)

William Lee Miller, Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World (Alfred Knopf/Random House, 2012)

Paul Thomas Murphy, Shooting Victoria. Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy (Pegasus, 2012)

Andrew Nagorski, Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power (Simon & Schuster, 2012)

R. Kent Newmyer, The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr: Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of the New Nation (Cambridge UP, 2012)

Witold Pilecki, The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery (Aquila Polonica Ltd, 2012)

Andrew J. Polsky, Elusive Victories: The American Presidency at War (Oxford UP, 2012)

Paul Preston, The Spanish Holocaust (Harper, 2012)

Barnett R. Rubin, Afghanistan in the Post-Cold War Era (Oxford UP, 2012)

Jonathan Sarna, When General Grant Expelled the Jews (Schocken Books, 2012)

Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee & Frans Coetzee, Empires, Soldiers and Citizens: A World War I Sourcebook (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)

Richard Slotkin, The Long Road to Antietam. How the Civil War Became a Revolution (Norton, 2012)

Steven Talty, Agent Garbo. The Brillian, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day (Houghton Mifflin Harcout, 2012)

Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, A Slave in the White House. Paul Jennings and the Madisons (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Joachim Whaley, Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, vols 1 and 2 (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Bernard Wasserstein, On the Eve: The Jews of Europe before the Second World War (Simon and Schuster, 2012)

Scott Weidensaul, The First Frontier. The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)

Jerry White, London in the Eighteenth Century (Bodley Head, 2012)

A. N. Wilson, The Elizabethans (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012)

Scott Zesch, The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871 (Oxford UP, 2012

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