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Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Of all motor vehicles the farm tractor has proved to be among the most beneficial. It has freed hundreds of thousands of laborers and horses from backbreaking toil on the land in all weathers and it has stabilized the cost of food.

Starting with steam power in the middle of the nineteenth... Read more >
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WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809995
Our Price: $11.99
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WALL TO WALL

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare:  Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone, Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  As in Nothing to Declare, she combines vivid portrayals of people... Read more >
British Railways in the 1970s and '80s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an ‘Age of the Train’, Monday morning misery continued for many, the... Read more >
Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385511520
Our Price: $17.99
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The End of Detroit
How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.99

An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America’s automobile industry.

In the 1990s, Detroit’s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat of... Read more >
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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British Motorcycles of the 1960s and '70s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

For the first half of the 20th century Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries in every section of the globe. However, as the second half of the century began in 1960 this once great industry commenced what was to be a terminal... Read more >
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... Read more >
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P&O
A History
Written by Ruth Artmonsky


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the 19th, and a good deal of the 20th, centuries. Initially the company's paddle... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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