Ancient Rome in So Many Words
by Christopher Francese
The word histories in this book use language as a window into the culture of ancient Rome. The hidden stories behind common Latin words illustrate interesting aspects of Roman life, while more rare terms shed light on noteworthy facets of this ancient culture.
And I Am Afraid of My Dreams
by Wanda Poltawska
In February 1941, Wanda Półtawska was arrested by the Gestapo. She was nineteen years old. Charged with aiding and abetting the resistance movement—a heinous crime in Nazi-occupied Poland—she was sent to the notorious Ravensbrück concentration camp.
Originally written nearly fifty years ago, this powerful story is an enduring testament to the courage of the human spirit.
Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs Captured During World War II
by David Alan Johnson
The true story behind the Nazi saboteurs captured on Long Island in 1942, their betrayal by J. Edgar Hoover, and the shameful secret behind the case the established the reputation of the FBI.
Cracow: An Illustrated History
by Zdzislaw Zygulski
This concise volume offers the reader a panoramic view of Cracow, from its mythical founding to its designation as a European City of Culture in the twenty-first century. Enriched by fifty illustrations and photographs, it explores the city's continuing role as Poland's cultural, social, and educational centre.
Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956
by John P. C. Matthews
The definitive account of one of the largest spontaneous, leaderless revolutions the world has ever seen-- tragically crushed by the Soviet Union in 1956.