Books by James Kirby Martin

James Kirby Martin is the author of eleven books and teaches history at the University of Houston.

Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Much research and erudition underlie a sad tale of fidelity betrayed."
Two scholars seamlessly combine forces to tell a little-known but important and ultimately shameful story from an unlit corner of the colonies' battle for independence. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 15, 1997

"Although Martin can be rather heavy-handed in pressing his central theme that Arnold's concern was to restore his family's reputation, this is still a worthy exposÇ of a truth underlying a cherished American myth. (24 illustrations, not seen)"
Renowned traitors are almost always heroes who have gone astray, otherwise what would be the tragedy of the betrayal? Read full book review >