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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946379
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A Washington Post Notable Book
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever...

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Eisenhower in War and Peace
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9780812982886
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times

 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president...

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780609809648
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $15.00

The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or... Read more >
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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889751
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $26.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315309
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278180
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $12.99

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of...

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Voices of a People's History of the United States
Voices of a People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229163
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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2009
Price: $22.95

Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear in Voices of a People's History of the United... Read more >
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Neptune's Inferno
Neptune's Inferno
Written by James D. Hornfischer
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ISBN: 9780553908077
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Neptune's Inferno
The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Written by James D. Hornfischer


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of “Ironbottom Sound.” Here...

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Blood and Thunder
Blood and Thunder
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031108
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Blood and Thunder
The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the... Read more >
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