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Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $24.95

Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence)... Read more >
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Ship Spotter's Guide
Ship Spotter's Guide
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472808691
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Ship Spotter's Guide

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $9.95

Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil... Read more >
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Ship Spotter's Guide

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil... Read more >
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Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition
Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805920
Our Price: $24.95
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Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence)... Read more >
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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 >
A History of the World in 100 Weapons

Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

It's a truism to say that history is written by the winners. But what is it about the winners that make them so powerful? In this enlightening new book, Chris McNab searches for answers to this question and much more, telling the story of the history of the world through the... Read more >
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons
A History of the World in 100 Weapons
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472803467
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons

Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

Now available in a keepsake edition, this highly illustrated giftbook shows the progress of weapon technology through the ages.

From military history specialists Osprey Publishing, A History of the World in 100 Weapons tells the stories of the hundred definitive weapons whose effects have been the most revolutionary, changing the way war... Read more >
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At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537292
Our Price: $21.99
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At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $21.99

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
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At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537285
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At Home: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

From one of our most beloved authors, a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home—now richly illustrated with more than three hundred images.

National bestseller At Home is Bill Bryson’s epic chronicle of domestic history. In this handsome new edition, his riveting room-by-room journey of discovery around his... Read more >
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National Geographic Concise History of the World
National Geographic Concise History of the World
Edited by Neil Kagan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211782
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National Geographic Concise History of the World
An Illustrated Time Line
Edited by Neil Kagan


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $40.00

From the dawn of humankind to today's global complexities, this monumental volume presents world history from an original perspective that provides fresh insights with every colorful spread. Few references are as invaluable, all-inclusive, and satisfying to browse. For readers of all ages, world history is easily accessible, depicted as never before—so... Read more >
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The Castles of Henry VIII

Written by Peter Harrington
Illustrated by Brian Delf


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

In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defense to protect England and its newly Protestant Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from Rome, Henry energetically began the construction of more than 20 stone forts to protect England's major... Read more >
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Defense of the Rhine 1944-45

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Adam Hook


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

The Rhine River represented the last natural defensive barrier for the Third Reich in the fall of 1944. Although Hitler had been reluctant to allow the construction of tactical defense lines in France, the final defense of the Reich was another matter. As a result, construction of a Rhine defense line... 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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Guilford Courthouse 1781
Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.95

By the Spring of 1781, the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) had dragged on for almost six years and the outcome still hung in the balance. When the British commander Lord Cornwallis launched his invasion of North Carolina in early 1781, his objective was to destroy General Nathaniel Greene’s American army. At Guilford... Read more >
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57th Fighter Group - First in the Blue

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $16.95

Organized in January 1941, just as the United States was building up military forces for its inevitable entry into World War II, the 57th Fighter Group was the first USAAF fighter unit to go into action in North Africa. It went on to establish a number of other "firsts" during its... Read more >
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Alexander 334-323 BC
Conquest of the Persian Empire
Written by John Warry


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are... Read more >
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Corunna 1809
Sir John Moore's Fighting Retreat
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The retreat to Corunna is one of the epic campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Late in 1808 Sir John Moore found himself virtually alone with his small British army deep inside Spain. The armies of his Spanish allies had been overwhelmed and he faced a victorious French force under the... Read more >
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Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43

Written by Andrea Molinari


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theatre of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces. Following Italy's entry into the war in June 1940, the Western Desert became the background for a long conflict dominated by motorized units. The major... Read more >
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The entry of the United State’s premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing air supremacy over the Korean Peninsula was unacceptable. The 4th Fighter Wing got the call for combat... Read more >
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Gallipoli 1915
Frontal Assault on Turkey
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by the military incompetence of the higher commands, particularly the Allies. However, in spite of this, Gallipoli... Read more >
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Israeli F-4 Phantom II Aces

Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The American manufactured F-4 Phantom II was used by the Israelis in air-to-ground missions, as an attack aircraft, and air-to-air missions as a fighter. Despite performing both roles with equal success the Israeli reliance on the Mirage III and Nesher delta fighters meant that the F-4 was used most regularly in... Read more >
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US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as "the men with green faces," a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols of four to six men these men were like ghosts... Read more >
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Lorraine 1944
Patton versus Manteuffel
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the confrontation between the US Army and German forces in Lorraine during World War II (1939-1945). In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a great... Read more >
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Mau-Mau Warrior

Written by Abiodun Alao
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

The Mau-Mau uprising (1952-60) remains a controversial conflict, waged by warriors about whom many myths have been formed, but little truth has been written. Condemned by history as a brutal rag-tag force engaged in oath-taking, cannibalism and witchcraft, the military activities of the Mau-Mau have long been overlooked. Although their skill... Read more >
Quebec 1759
The battle that won Canada
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the decisive battle of the French and Indian War (1754-1763). ‘What a scene!’ wrote Horace Walpole. ‘An army in the night dragging itself up a precipice by stumps of trees to assault a town and attack an enemy strongly entrenched and double in numbers!’ In one short sharp... Read more >
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