Mrs. Goodfellow: The Story of America’s First Cooking School

In Philadelphia during the first decades of the nineteenth century, a widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Goodfellow, ran a popular bakery and sweet shop. In … [Read more...]





Unsinkable – The Full Story

The first modern work to give a comprehensive picture of the RMS Titanic and the people intertwined with her fate, from disaster to recovery. Drawn … [Read more...]





Great Negotiations – Agreements that Changed the Modern World

Words as much as weapons have shaped the course of history. Whether to avert, resolve, assist, or secure the outcome of a conflict, diplomacy in … [Read more...]





Air Raid Shelters of the Second World War – Family Stories of Survival in the Blitz

This fascinating wartime social history accounts the establishment and use of Air Raid shelters in Britain during the Blitz of World War … [Read more...]





The Crooked Stick – A History of the Longbow

Although the longbow is best known for its deployment during the Hundred Years’ War, its origins lie with ancient Saxon seafighters and Welsh … [Read more...]