History

Story of a Secret State

Jan Karski's Story of a Secret State stands as one of the most poignant and inspiring memoirs of World War II and the Holocaust.

Reconsidering the American Way of War

Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014.

China's Sent-Down Generation

During China's Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao Zedong's "rustication program" resettled 17 million urban youths, known as "sent downs," to the countryside for manual labor and socialist reeducati

Learning from the Secret Past

Identifying "lessons learned" is not new—the military has been doing it for decades.

War, Politics and Society in Afghanistan, 1978-1992

This book is the first to analyze the institutions, successes, and failures of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, the pro-Soviet regime that sought to dominate the country during the yea

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