Chad E. Statler

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The Battle of the Negro Fort: The Rise and Fall of a Fugitive Slave Community

A must-read for those interested in early American republic history.

Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult

Readers interested in true crime and cults will be enthralled by this expertly rendered tale of extremism.

The Cigarette: A Political History

Milov’s history will be of great interest to those interested in political history and the interactions between the government and industry.


The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy

Readers interested in the American Civil War and its leaders will find much to enjoy in this fresh, new interpretation.

We’re Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Anyone interested in the lives and motivations of blue-collar workers and their participation in the electoral process should read this insightful work.


The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II

Kershaw’s latest will appeal to readers interested in World War II and firsthand accounts of soldiers and their time in battle.


The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

Grandin's own ideas are in plain view; however, that should not distance readers interested in American history and the frontier from this insightful book. [See Prepub Alert, 9/10/18.]

How To Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States

Through archival and secondary source research, Immerwahr recasts American history in a new light in this thought-provoking and insightful work.

Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer's Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

The author's in-depth research paints a vivid picture of this family, producing a richly detailed portrait that will appeal to readers interested in the origins of both world wars and European royal history.

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