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Witches and Witchcraft
Witches and Witchcraft
Written by David Nash
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812913
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Witches and Witchcraft

Written by David Nash


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, entire communities, particularly in central Europe were gripped by a fear of witches and witchcraft, and pursued witches in order to bring them to justice. Professor David Nash unlocks the sometimes opaque history of the phenomenon of witchcraft in Britain, Europe and America. The book... Read more >
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Witches and Witchcraft

Written by David Nash


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, entire communities, particularly in central Europe were gripped by a fear of witches and witchcraft, and pursued witches in order to bring them to justice. Professor David Nash unlocks the sometimes opaque history of the phenomenon of witchcraft in Britain, Europe and America. The book... Read more >
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The Weaker Vessel
The Weaker Vessel
Written by Antonia Fraser
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ISBN: 9780804153416
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The Weaker Vessel
Women's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

The renowned historian and biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, investigates the lot of women in seventeenth-century England. Drawing on period diaries, letters, and other papers, Fraser sketches portraits of a variety of women, both highborn and humble, during the tumultuous century between the death of Elizabeth and Queen... Read more >
The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945

Written by Darren Fa
Illustrated by Clive Finlayson and Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $13.95

Gibraltar is not only an archetypal fortress, preserving in its dominating topography and walls, bastions and emplacements a rich testament to extended periods of human conflict, but it is also a unique record of the evolution of the sciences of fortification and associated defensive structures over a period of more than... Read more >
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Pirates 1660-1730

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.95

This book gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. It traces the origins of piratical activity in the 16th century and examines the Boucaneer (Buccaneer) culture in Jamaica... Read more >
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Quakers
Quakers
Written by Peter Furtado
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ISBN: 9780747812500
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Quakers

Written by Peter Furtado


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

A small sect of fewer than 20,000 in the UK, and approximately 100,000 in the USA, Quakers have produced a disproportionate number of eminent thinkers, scientists, businessmen, and their teachings have been widely influential and become mainstream. Best known as pacifists, Quakers have always been at the forefront of social justice and conflict...

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Quakers

Written by Peter Furtado


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

A small sect of fewer than 20,000 in the UK, and approximately 100,000 in the USA, Quakers have produced a disproportionate number of eminent thinkers, scientists, businessmen, and their teachings have been widely influential and become mainstream. Best known as pacifists, Quakers have always been at the forefront of social justice and conflict...

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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai
Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai
Written by Craig Woodfield, Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968469
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai

Written by Craig Woodfield
Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $17.95

Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven... Read more >
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai

Written by Craig Woodfield
Illustrated by Jose Daniel Cabrera Pena


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $14.95

Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven... Read more >
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The Barbarous Years
The Barbarous Years
Written by Bernard Bailyn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375703461
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The Barbarous Years
The Peopling of British North America--The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

Bernard Bailyn gives us a compelling, fresh account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America, their involvements with each other, and their struggles with the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.


The immigrants were a mixed multitude. They came...

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French Musketeer 1622-1775
French Musketeer 1622-1775
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781780968612
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 63 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $18.95

In 1884 the French novelist Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, followed by Twenty Years After (1845) and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (1847-50). This trilogy of works, reproduced in countless forms and media, most recently in a Hollywood film of 2011, has ensured the perpetual popularity of the... Read more >
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $14.95

The works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D’Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King’s Musketeers were formed in 1622 and were populated by young men of noble birth, but often of... Read more >
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Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2013
Price: $18.95

In April 1713 the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end. During the conflict hundreds of privateers - licenced pirates - preyed on enemy shipping throughout the Caribbean. These privateers now found themselves out of a job, and many turned to piracy. One of theme was Edward Teach -... Read more >
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Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718
Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961958
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Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $18.95

In April 1713 the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end. During the conflict hundreds of privateers - licenced pirates - preyed on enemy shipping throughout the Caribbean. These privateers now found themselves out of a job, and many turned to piracy. One of theme was Edward Teach -... Read more >
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English Civil War Fortifications 1642-51

Written by Peter Harrington
Illustrated by Donato Spedaliere


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

The techniques of European warfare were transformed during the 15th and 16th centuries by the use of gunpowder and by substantial progress in the effectiveness and destructive power of artillery. The series of conflicts in the 1640s, known collectively as the English Civil War, was the first in the British Isles... Read more >
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The Forts of New France in Northeast America 1600-1763

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

"New France" consisted of the area colonized and ruled by France in North America from the 16th to the 18th century. At its peak in the early 18th century its territory was huge, stretching from Newfoundland to the Gulf of Mexico. This title reviews the lengthy chain of forts built to... Read more >
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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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The Crisis of the European Mind
The Crisis of the European Mind
Written by Paul Hazard, Translated by J. Lewis May, Introduction by Anthony Grafton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176191
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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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The Barbarous Years
The Barbarous Years
Written by Bernard Bailyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780394515700
Our Price: $35.00
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The Barbarous Years
The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $35.00

Bernard Bailyn gives us a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America, their involvements with each other, and their struggles with the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.
            They were a mixed multitude—from England, the Netherlands, the German... Read more >
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The Barbarous Years
The Barbarous Years
Written by Bernard Bailyn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307960825
Our Price: $13.99
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The Barbarous Years
The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

Bernard Bailyn gives us a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America, their involvements with each other, and their struggles with the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.
            They were a mixed multitude—from England, the Netherlands, the German... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Auldearn 1645
The Marquis of Montrose's Scottish campaign
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn... Read more >
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Written by David Cordingly
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ISBN: 9780812980172
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers
Written by David Cordingly


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

From renowned pirate historian David Cordingly, author of Under the Black Flag and film consultant for the original Pirates of the Caribbean, comes the thrilling story of Captain Woodes Rogers, the avenging nemesis of the worst cutthroats ever to terrorize the high seas. Once a marauding privateer himself, Woodes Rogers went... Read more >
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Osaka 1615
The last battle of the samurai
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

In 1614-15 Osaka Castle was Japan's greatest fortification, measuring approximately 2 miles in length with walls 100 feet high. It was guarded by 100,000 samurai, determined to defend the last of the once-powerful Toyotomi clan. The castle was seemingly impenetrable; however, Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the ruling dynasty, was determined... Read more >
Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660

Written by Keith Roberts
Illustrated by Adam Hook


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

Osprey's examiantion of pike and shot tactics employed in various wars of the 17th century. Throughout the 17th century, large parts of Europe were depopulated during wide-ranging and savage wars of religion and dynasty involving all of the major powers. These included the Dutch-Spanish wars of independence, The Thirty Years' War... Read more >
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Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652/74

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Three times during the 17th century, England and Holland went to war as part of an ongoing struggle for economic and naval supremacy. Primarily fought in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel, the wars proved revolutionary in their impact upon warship design, armament, and naval tactics... Read more >
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