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.