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National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition
National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition
Written by Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213915
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National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition

Written by Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $40.00

Epic in scope, yet loaded with captivating detail, this completely updated edition of National Geographic's bestselling Almanac of World History encompasses all of human history, from ancient times to present. It is a rich chronicle of great ages and cultures told in a vivid and varied format, a masterly combination of... Read more >
Atlas of Indian Nations
Atlas of Indian Nations
Written by Anton Treuer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211607
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Atlas of Indian Nations

Written by Anton Treuer


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $40.00

Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American history and culture. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of American Indians that only National Geographic can tell.
 
In the most comprehensive atlas of Native American history and culture available... Read more >
Historical Map of Windsor and Eton 1860
Historical Map of Windsor and Eton 1860
Written by Adam Davies
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402226
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Historical Map of Windsor and Eton 1860

Written by Adam Davies


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $9.95

The suburban area encompassing the towns of Windsor and Eton has long been one of England's most popular historic sites, as home to the most familiar royal retreat, Windsor Castle, and the famous public school Eton College. This street plan, drawn up by the Historic Towns Trust, reconstructs the towns as... Read more >
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Written by LP Brockett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402646
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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London Night and Day, 1951
London Night and Day, 1951
Written by Old House Books
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402936
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London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806
Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806
Written by Nelson Rhinebeck
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402400
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Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806

Written by Nelson Rhinebeck


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

Discovered in America in 1941, the beautiful Rhinebeck Panorama gives a tantalizing glimpse of daily life in Georgian London at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Looking westward, buildings and ships dominate the landscape and we can also see a burning building, a man flying a kite and a receiving ship... Read more >
Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
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Balloon View of London, 1851
Balloon View of London, 1851
Written by Banks & Co.
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402530
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Balloon View of London, 1851

Written by Banks & Co.


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $9.95

This beautiful color view of London looks from the perspective of an aerial balloon, looking southwards from Hampstead. Printed in 1851, it shows the brand new Crystal Palace - erected to house the Great Exhibition - as well as the early London railways, Victorian Oxford Street, the Tower and eight of... Read more >
Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863
Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863
Written by Edward Stanford
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402523
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Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863

Written by Edward Stanford


Format: Non-traditional book, 4 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

These four hand-colored maps of London in the Victorian age show all of London, including the surrounding countryside and outlying villages such as Hampstead, Stratford, Merton and Beckenham. Perfect for researchers and genealogists, they are presented in a slipcase box set and are so detailed that they show individual buildings, the... Read more >
The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982220
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Written by Wenceslas Hollar
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402493
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Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666

Written by Wenceslas Hollar


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $9.95

In 1666 the City of London was devastated by a fire that raged for five days, leaving some of its grandest buildings in ruins and many thousands homeless. This map, commissioned by the Lord Mayor to plan the reconstruction, shows the full extent of the damage, including the streets, churches and... Read more >
Map of the New York World's Fair 1939
Map of the New York World's Fair 1939
Written by Hagstrom Company
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402554
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Map of the New York World's Fair 1939
How to Get There By Subway and Automobile
Written by Hagstrom Company


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $9.95

The New York World's Fair in 1939 was an historic event attended by 44 million people and left an indelible impression for generations. Set in a portfolio package, MAP OF THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939 is a beautiful reproduction of the original souvenir map for today's armchair travelers.

Designed for a time...

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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069835
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $28.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604839
Our Price: $11.99
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
Written by Mark Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343505
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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
The People Behind the Borderlines
Written by Mark Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $16.95

Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island?  Why did Augustine Herman take ten years to complete the map that established Delaware?  How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado?  All this and more is explained in Mark... Read more >
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Wicked River
Wicked River
Written by Lee Sandlin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473578
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Wicked River
The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild
Written by Lee Sandlin


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

A riveting narrative look at one of the most colorful, dangerous, and peculiar places in America's historical landscape: the strange, wonderful, and mysterious Mississippi River of the 19th century.
 
Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, Wicked River brings to life a place where river...

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Mawson's Will
The Greatest Polar Survival Story Ever Written
Written by Lennard Bickel
Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $15.99

Mawson's Will is the dramatic story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls "the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history." For weeks in Antarctica, Douglas Mawson faced some of the most daunting conditions ever known to man: blistering wind, snow, and cold; loss of his companion, his dogs and... Read more >
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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
Written by Mark Stein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343147
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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
The People Behind the Borderlines
Written by Mark Stein


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $24.95

Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island?  Why did Augustine Herman take ten years to complete the map that established Delaware?  How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado?  All this and more is explained in Mark... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
The People Behind the Borderlines
Written by Mark Stein


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $16.95

Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island?  Why did Augustine Herman take ten years to complete the map that established Delaware?  How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado?  All this and more is explained in Mark... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Book of Marvels
The Book of Marvels
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426204098
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The Book of Marvels
An Explorer's Miscellany
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $30.00

In centuries past, undertaking a journey meant a voyage into the unknown, traveling for months or years into unexplored areas on the map where cartographers could only speculate "There be dragons." And those fortunate adventurers who made it home again always had fantastical tales to tell—even if sometimes they stretched the... Read more >
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Other Perversities
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Other Perversities
Written by George Rose
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580089241
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Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Other Perversities
Pop Culture of the 1970s and 1980s
Written by George Rose


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $30.00

Celebrity culture in the 1970s and 1980s, through the lens of an award-winning photojournalist.

As a young photographer working in Los Angeles in the 1970s and 1980s, George Rose had his shutter finger on the pulse of the Hollywood scene, documenting film premieres and award ceremonies, arena concerts and Sunset Strip nightclubs... Read more >
Visible Bones
Visible Bones
Written by Jack Nisbet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615245
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Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Written by Santa Cruz Seaside Company
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580088152
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The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
A Century by the Sea
Written by Santa Cruz Seaside Company


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $28.95

Warm sand and cool surf. The sweet scent of cotton candy and the thrill of your first roller coaster ride. These are the kinds of memories the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has inspired over its first hundred years as one of America'¬?s oldest and most beloved seaside amusement parks.Colorfully illustrated with... Read more >
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