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Creatocracy

(Available January 20, 2015)
Creatocracy
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576877708
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Creatocracy
How the Constitution Invented Hollywood
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel


Format: Trade Paperback, 132 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

“The defining characteristic of America is our fanaticism: We dream big, we think large, we create grandeur...” 

And we created Elizabeth Wurtzel: A celebrated writer who has lent her voice to depression, to women scorned, to addiction, and now to the Constitution of our great states. True to form, Wurtzel brings to... Read more >
Sometimes an Art

(Available January 20, 2015)
Sometimes an Art
Written by Bernard Bailyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874479
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Sometimes an Art
Nine Essays on History
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $28.00

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history.

The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing... Read more >
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Sometimes an Art
Nine Essays on History
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $13.99

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history.

The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing... Read more >
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Gambling
Vegas, Birmingham, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Harry Belafonte


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A participant’s portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, from Harry Belafonte’s memoir of activism and entertainment, My Song.

Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 was one of the most segregated cities in America. It had segregated lunch counters, restrooms, and water fountains. It had a nickname... Read more >
The Radical King

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Radical King
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Cornel West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807012826
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The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
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The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389695
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

With this volume, Davis presents the age of emancipation as a model for reform and as probably the greatest landmark of willed moral progress in human history. Bringing to a close his staggeringly ambitious, prizewinning trilogy on slavery in Western culture Davis offers original and penetrating insights into what slavery and... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt

(Available January 6, 2015)
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Harry Lembeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149543
Our Price: $27.00
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.00

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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America's Bitter Pill

(Available January 5, 2015)
America's Bitter Pill
Written by Steven Brill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996951
Our Price: $28.00
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America's Bitter Pill
Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Written by Steven Brill


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2015
Price: $28.00

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Brill probed the depths of our nation’s healthcare crisis in his... Read more >
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America's Bitter Pill
Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Written by Steven Brill


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2015
Price: $13.99

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Brill probed the depths of our nation’s healthcare crisis in his... Read more >
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America's Bitter Pill
Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Written by Steven Brill
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 5, 2015
Price: $25.00

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Brill probed the depths of our nation’s healthcare crisis in his... 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: 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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Behind the Christmas Tree
Behind the Christmas Tree
Written by Stephen Nissenbaum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911518
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Behind the Christmas Tree
The Surprising Story of a German Abolitionist Radical and America's Favorite Evergreen
Written by Stephen Nissenbaum


Format: eBook, 16 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Battle for Christmas, here is the story of America's first reported Christmas tree: a tale of antislavery and radical German philosophy, a popular British travel writer and Boston Brahmin elites, the education of nineteenth-century children and candles blowing in the wind. 

Now-forgotten chronicler Harriet Martineau immortalized what became known as... Read more >
Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125161
Our Price: $18.99
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Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Created for the New 2015 Exam
Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5 on the NEW 2015 EXAM!

Equip yourself to ace the
new AP U.S. History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.


The AP U.S... Read more >
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The Go-Go Years
The Go-Go Years
Written by John Brooks, Read by Johnny Heller, Foreword by Michael Lewis
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101914144
Our Price: $25.00

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The Go-Go Years
The Drama and Crashing Finale of Wall Street's Bullish 60s
Written by John Brooks
Read by Johnny Heller
Foreword by Michael Lewis


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $25.00

"The Go-Go Years is not to be read in the usual manner of Wall Street classics. You do not read this book to see our present situation reenacted in the past, with only the names changed. You read it because it is a wonderful description of the way things were in a... Read more >
Once in Golconda
Once in Golconda
Written by John Brooks, Read by Johnny Heller
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101914168
Our Price: $25.00

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Once in Golconda
A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1928
Written by John Brooks
Read by Johnny Heller


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $25.00

Once in Golconda "In this book, John Brooks-who was one of the most elegant of all business writers-perfectly catches the flavor of one of history's best-known financial dramas: the 1929 crash and its aftershocks. It's packed with parallels and parables for the modern reader." -From the Foreword by Richard Lambert Editor-in-Chief... Read more >
Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Written by John Hill, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472802613
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $34.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375414145
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353250
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.99

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679781127
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and “civilization.&rdquo...

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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston


Format: eBook, 274 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
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Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352376
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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