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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Outlaws of the Atlantic
Written by Marcus Rediker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033098
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
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Apache Warrior 1860-86
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Written by Robert Watt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803528
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Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
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Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
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America the Wonderland map, 1941
America the Wonderland map, 1941
Written by Ernest Dudley Chase
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402776
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America the Wonderland map, 1941
A Pictorial Map of the United States
Written by Ernest Dudley Chase


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $9.95

First published in 1941, this nostalgic pictorial map is a colorful tapestry, brimming with patriotism and state pride, whimsically illustrating the landmarks that make each state unique! Renowned artist Ernest Dudley Chase used cartographical techniques dating back to the Renaissance to create this pictorial map's unique vision of America from the...

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American Barns

Written by Jan Arnett


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

The heart of every working farm and ranch, the barn is an icon of rural America. This book chronicles – and celebrates – all the main types, and looks at how these treasures of early American architecture developed. It explains how a wealth of immigrant construction methods and range of environments...

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American Barns
American Barns
Written by Jan Arnett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812494
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American Barns

Written by Jan Arnett


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $9.95

The heart of every working farm and ranch, the barn is an icon of rural America. This book chronicles – and celebrates – all the main types, and looks at how these treasures of early American architecture developed. It explains how a wealth of immigrant construction methods and range of environments...

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The American Crucible
The American Crucible
Written by Robin Blackburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681060
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The American Crucible
Slavery, Emancipation And Human Rights
Written by Robin Blackburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 520 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The American Crucible furnishes a vivid and authoritative history of the rise and fall of slavery in the Americas. For over three centuries enslavement promoted the rise of capitalism in the Atlantic world. The New World became the crucible for a succession of fateful experiments in colonization, silver mining, plantation agriculture, racial enslavement, colonial rebellion... Read more >
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The American Crucible
Slavery, Emancipation And Human Rights
Written by Robin Blackburn


Format: eBook, 520 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The American Crucible furnishes a vivid and authoritative history of the rise and fall of slavery in the Americas. For over three centuries enslavement promoted the rise of capitalism in the Atlantic world. The New World became the crucible for a succession of fateful experiments in colonization, silver mining, plantation agriculture, racial enslavement, colonial rebellion... Read more >
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Colonial Food
Colonial Food
Written by Ann Chandonnet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812401
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Colonial Food

Written by Ann Chandonnet


Format: Trade Paperback, 60 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $9.95

Of the one hundred Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth in 1620, nearly half had died within months of hardship, starvation or disease. One of the colony’s most urgent challenges was to find ways to grow and prepare food in the harsh, unfamiliar climate of the New World. From the meager subsistence...

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Colonial Food

Written by Ann Chandonnet


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

Of the one hundred Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth in 1620, nearly half had died within months of hardship, starvation or disease. One of the colony’s most urgent challenges was to find ways to grow and prepare food in the harsh, unfamiliar climate of the New World. From the meager subsistence...

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De verde a Maduro
De verde a Maduro
Written by Roger Santodomingo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169837
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De verde a Maduro
El sucesor de Hugo Chavez
Written by Roger Santodomingo


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $14.00

El 18 de febrero de 2013, el presidente Hugo Chávez regresaba a Venezuela luego de más de dos meses de ausencia. Convaleciente y sin voz, sus posibilidades de retornar a la vida política activa eran mínimas. El 8 de diciembre había nombrado a Nicolás Maduro ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y vicepresidente... Read more >
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De verde a Maduro
De verde a Maduro
Written by Roger Santodomingo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804170185
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De verde a Maduro

Written by Roger Santodomingo


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $9.99

El 18 de febrero de 2013, el presidente Hugo Chávez regresaba a Venezuela luego de más de dos meses de ausencia. Convaleciente y sin voz, sus posibilidades de retornar a la vida política activa eran mínimas. El 8 de diciembre había nombrado a Nicolás Maduro ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y vicepresidente... Read more >
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NEW YORK INTELLECT
NEW YORK INTELLECT
Written by Thomas Bender
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831521
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NEW YORK INTELLECT

Written by Thomas Bender


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $18.99

New York Intellect is Thomas Bender's remarkable look at the connections between the life of a city and the life of the mind. New York has never been comfortable or convenient as a milieu for art and intellect, Bender notes. Yet New Yorkers have always struggled to create institutions and styles... Read more >
Treatise on the Gods
Treatise on the Gods
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830920
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Treatise on the Gods

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

"I am quite convinced that all religions, at bottom, are pretty much alike. On the surface they may seem to differ greatly, but what appears on the surface is not always religion. Go beneath it, and one finds invariably the same sense of helplessness before the cosmic mysteries, and the same... Read more >
Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


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

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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The Order of Days
The Order of Days
Written by David Stuart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385527279
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The Order of Days
Unlocking the Secrets of the Ancient Maya
Written by David Stuart


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $15.00

The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe.

Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return of Quetzalcoatl. According to many of these alarmingly titled books, the...

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Route 66
Route 66
Written by David Knudson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811329
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Route 66

Written by David Knudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

As early as 1916 - just eight years after Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized the automobile industry - Congress embarked on legislation that would link America's major cities by highway. But it wasn't until 1925 that the government began executing its plan for national highway construction. In summer 1926, Route 66... Read more >
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Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
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Confederate Currency

Written by Pierre Fricke


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

With the outbreak of the U. S. Civil War in 1861, the Confederate States of America began issuing its own paper money. Over the years, seven different series of currency were issued. Counterfeiting became a significant problem for the South, as did depreciation and inflation. By the end of the war...

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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278241
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the post-Columbian network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China...

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Chicago's Bridges
Chicago's Bridges
Written by Nathan Holth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811039
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Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


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

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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Confederate Currency
Confederate Currency
Written by Pierre Fricke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810803
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Confederate Currency

Written by Pierre Fricke


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

With the outbreak of the U. S. Civil War in 1861, the Confederate States of America began issuing its own paper money. Over the years, seven different series of currency were issued. Counterfeiting became a significant problem for the South, as did depreciation and inflation. By the end of the war...

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The Killing of Crazy Horse
The Killing of Crazy Horse
Written by Thomas Powers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714306
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The Killing of Crazy Horse

Written by Thomas Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $18.00

With the Great Sioux War as background and context, and drawing on many new materials, Thomas Powers establishes what really happened in the dramatic final months and days of Crazy Horse’s life.
 
He was the greatest Indian warrior of the nineteenth century, whose victory over General Custer at the battle of Little...

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New Land, North of the Columbia
New Land, North of the Columbia
Written by Lorraine Mcconaghy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570616938
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New Land, North of the Columbia
Historic Documents That Tell the Story of Washington State from Territory to Today
Written by Lorraine Mcconaghy


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $40.00

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