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In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535373
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $28.95

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535380
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194600
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $29.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966544
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $45.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966551
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345527271
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

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On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742438
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

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Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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1491
1491
Written by Charles C. Mann, Translated by Martin Martinez-Lage
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805159
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1491
Una nueva historia de la Americas antes de Colon
Written by Charles C. Mann
Translated by Martin Martinez-Lage


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $22.95

Tradicionalmente, nos han enseñado que los primeros habitantes de América entraron en el continente atravesando el estrecho de Bering doce mil años antes de la llegada de Colón. Se daba por supuesto que eran bandas reducidas y nómadas, y que vivían sin alterar la tierra. Pero, durante los últimos treinta años... Read more >
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Recreating First Contact
Recreating First Contact
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623144
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Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: Hardcover, 276 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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The Vast Unknown
The Vast Unknown
Written by Broughton Coburn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887160
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The Vast Unknown
America's First Ascent of Everest
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.99

By the author of the New York Times bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, this chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 – published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversary­ – combines riveting adventure, a perceptive analysis of its dark and terrifying historical context, and...

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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534239
Our Price: $11.99
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel, Read by Bob Walter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362627
Our Price: $20.00

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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World By Storm
Written by Monte Reel
Read by Bob Walter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin's theory of evolution

In 1856 Paul Du Chaillu marched into the... Read more >
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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744609
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the Sun in more than a century. Through that observation, astronomers could calculate the size of the solar system—but only if they could compile data from many different points of...

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Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345527264
Our Price: $28.00
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $28.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345527288
Our Price: $11.99
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman, Read by Kathe Mazur
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359719
Our Price: $25.00

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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $25.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Ice Balloon
The Ice Balloon
Written by Alec Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741868
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The Ice Balloon
S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
Written by Alec Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1897, at the height of the heroic age of Arctic exploration, the visionary Swedish explorer S. A. Andrée made a revolutionary attempt to discover the North Pole by flying over it in a hydrogen balloon. Thirty-three years later, his expedition diaries and papers would be discovered on the ice.
 
Alec Wilkinson...

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On Assignment With National Geographic
On Assignment With National Geographic
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426210136
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On Assignment With National Geographic
The Inside Story of Legendary Explorers, Photographers, and Adventurers
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $9.95

Join National Geographic archaeologists and adventurers, explorers and scientists on this thrilling jaunt through more than 125 years of research, discovery, and unforgettable photojournalism. Featuring behind-the-scenes tales and show-stopping imagery, this book captures the heart of the Society's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth... Read more >
National Geographic 125 Years
National Geographic 125 Years
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426209574
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National Geographic 125 Years
Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $50.00

Featuring show-stopping imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales, National Geographic 125 Years captures the heart of National Geographic's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth into one of the world's largest geographic organizations. The book reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world... Read more >
Irresistible North
Irresistible North
Written by Andrea Di Robilant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390660
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Irresistible North
From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.95

A century before Columbus arrived in America, two brothers from Venice are said to have explored parts of the New World. They became legends during the Renaissance, and then the source of a great scandal that would discredit their story. Today, they have been largely forgotten.
 
In this very original work—part history...

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The Conquistador
1492-1550
Written by John Pohl
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Many accounts portray the conquest of the New World as a remarkable military achievement, with Cortés' vastly outnumbered but better armed Spaniards defeating hordes of superstitious savages. However, the reality of these events is far more complex and no less significant. The first Conquistadors who had sailed in search of prosperity... Read more >
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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700179
Our Price: $26.95
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $26.95

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958617
Our Price: $11.99
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

Read more >
Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf, Read by Robin Sachs
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307989659
Our Price: $20.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf
Read by Robin Sachs


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $20.00

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
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