Jessica Bushore

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A Nasty Little War: The Western Intervention into the Russian Civil War

A well-researched deep dive into military and political actions set against post–Russian Revolution.

The Wives: A Memoir

A fearless, engaging, and important memoir about how one person’s decision to serve in the military affects their entire family. Readers will learn the true meaning of military service through the wider lens of its impact on families and communities.

The Artistic Sphere: The Arts in Neo-Calvinist Perspective

This quite specialized topic is best suited for well-informed art academicians or philosophers.

How To Be a Renaissance Woman: The Untold History of Beauty & Female Creativity

This treatise on Renaissance beauty highlights similarities to contemporary beauty standards. There’s appeal for casual readers, but the real value is for academics.

To Besiege a City: Leningrad 1941–42

An in-depth military analysis of the Siege of Leningrad that homes in on the German and Russian weaponry and strategies that led to the lengthy stalemate. Best suited for academics.

War and Punishment: Putin, Zelensky, and the Path to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

A stirring, academic, yet accessible narrative and analysis of the current war in Ukraine and previous border conflicts. Best suited for informed or curious readers.

Facing the Sea of Sand: The Sahara and the Peoples of North Africa

A masterpiece of African scholarship featuring stunning full-color photography and edifying maps. This volume should be required reading for academics, but it’s also accessible for general readers.

The Sullivanians: Sex, Psychotherapy, and the Wild Life of an American Commune

This gripping tale of an attempted societal shift will entrance readers. Well-researched and accessible, its broad appeal makes it a necessary part of sociology and psychology collections.

Our Brave Foremothers: Celebrating 100 Black, Brown, Asian, and Indigenous Women Who Changed the Course of History

At a time when women’s history is being lifted up, this accessible work will edify casual and academic readers and may be used as a reference for some.

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