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The Woman and the Car

(Available November 18, 2014)
The Woman and the Car
Written by Dorothy Levitt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402875
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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
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Malvern College
A 150th Anniversary Portrait
Written by Roy Allen


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $11.99

"I remember the 25th January very well. The
only house finished was McDowall’s (No. 1)
and about fourteen of us assembled there.
It had snowed all night, and in the morning
was about two feet deep and drifted against
the bank in places five and six feet. We cut
our way up with improvised shovels and
finally got... Read more >
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

(Available November 11, 2014)
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
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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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Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: eBook
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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American Fun

(Available November 4, 2014)
American Fun
Written by John Beckman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803771
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American Fun
Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt
Written by John Beckman


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.
 
From the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Americans...

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Debt - Updated and Expanded

(Available October 28, 2014)
Debt - Updated and Expanded
Written by David Graeber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194196
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Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000... Read more >
The Georgetown Set

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
Our Price: $30.00
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
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Remembering War the American Way

Written by G. Kurt Piehler


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

Wars do not fully end when the shooting stops. As G. Kurt Piehler reveals in this book, after every conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, Americans have argued about how and for what deeds and heroes wars should be remembered.

Drawing on sources ranging from government documents to Embalmer's... Read more >
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Fashion in the 1940s
Fashion in the 1940s
Written by Jayne Shrimpton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813538
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Fashion in the 1940s

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.95

This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's women starved of high fashion by rationing. Many of these home dressmakers copied the high-end looks. Women doing war work created new street fashion looks. It... Read more >
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Fashion in the 1940s

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $7.95

This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's women starved of high fashion by rationing. Many of these home dressmakers copied the high-end looks. Women doing war work created new street fashion looks. It... Read more >
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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance
Written by Alexander Lee, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804191135
Our Price: $25.00

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The Ugly Renaissance
Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Written by Alexander Lee
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more 

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of... Read more >
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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance
Written by Alexander Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536592
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The Ugly Renaissance
Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Written by Alexander Lee


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more 

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of... Read more >
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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance
Written by Alexander Lee
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536608
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The Ugly Renaissance
Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Written by Alexander Lee


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more 

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Tupperware
The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America
Written by Alison J. Clarke


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

From Wonder Bowls to Ice-Tup molds to Party Susans, Tupperware has become an icon of suburban living. Tracing the fortunes of Earl Tupper's polyethylene containers from early design to global distribution, Alison J. Clarke explains how Tupperware tapped into potent commercial and social forces, becoming a prevailing symbol of late twentieth-century... Read more >
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Pillboxes and Tank Traps
Pillboxes and Tank Traps
Written by Bernard Lowry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813569
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Pillboxes and Tank Traps

Written by Bernard Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

The very real threat of the invasion of Britain in 1940 initiated a huge military construction program. Around the vulnerable coasts of the country, as well as inland, were built thousands of pillboxes, anti-tank barriers and other obstacles to defeat or delay the invader. The end of WWII saw much cleared... Read more >
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Horse Racing in Britain and Ireland
Horse Racing in Britain and Ireland
Written by Anne Holland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812586
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Horse Racing in Britain and Ireland

Written by Anne Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

Historian and experienced rider Anne Holland explores the history of horse racing, from the horses and jockeys, the history and racecourses, to betting and race-goers. The "Sport of Kings," racing dates back to contests between chariots at the ancient Olympics. Racing came to Britain with the Romans, and its popularity, particularly among... Read more >
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Horse Racing in Britain and Ireland

Written by Anne Holland


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $7.95

Historian and experienced rider Anne Holland explores the history of horse racing, from the horses and jockeys, the history and racecourses, to betting and race-goers. The "Sport of Kings," racing dates back to contests between chariots at the ancient Olympics. Racing came to Britain with the Romans, and its popularity, particularly among... Read more >
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Pillboxes and Tank Traps

Written by Bernard Lowry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $7.95

The very real threat of the invasion of Britain in 1940 initiated a huge military construction program. Around the vulnerable coasts of the country, as well as inland, were built thousands of pillboxes, anti-tank barriers and other obstacles to defeat or delay the invader. The end of WWII saw much cleared... Read more >
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1960s Britain
1960s Britain
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812852
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1960s Britain

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

Harold Wilson’s promise of a New Britain and ‘the ending of economic privilege, the abolition of poverty in the midst of plenty and the creation of real equality of opportunity’ heralded unprecedented social and cultural changes which characterized the period. The benefits of these changes were particularly enjoyed by the new... 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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Living In, Living Out
African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940
Written by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white... Read more >
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Outcast London
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... Read more >
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