Separated from Southern-sympathizing Manhattan, Brooklyn had one of the largest and most politically aware Black communities in the U.S.
U.S. Navy brought situation on itself by granting captains "letters of marque" to harass Spanish ships
Long before it became Margaritaville, Key West was a boom town built on bad news
Sidney Gottlieb ran a workshop dedicated to assassination—and mind control
For a century and a half, wealthy northerners built their fortunes off sugar, rum, and human misery
Coalition of slaveholders and conservative abolitionists offered black Americans a land of 'liberty'
After sharing Nobel Prize, Ken Rutherford wrote a history of Civil War explosive devices
The Rommel biography focuses more on the general's North Africa adventures than on fresh scholarship.