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Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign

(Available March 24, 2015)
Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807519
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Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign

Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the Civil War in the East. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia faced up to one another one last time, as Lee conducted a desperate... Read more >
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Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign

Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $15.95

From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the Civil War in the East. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia faced up to one another one last time, as Lee conducted a desperate... Read more >
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Cherbourg 1944

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Cherbourg 1944
Written by Steven J. Zaloga, Illustrated by Steve Noon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806635
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Cherbourg 1944
The first Allied victory in Normandy
Written by Steven J. Zaloga
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

Steven Zaloga offers up a rigorous and absorbing study of the first major Allied operation in Normandy after the D-Day landings - the capture of Cherbourg. Blending expert analysis, specially commissioned artwork and illustrative maps, this book tells the story of a quintessential example of Coastal attack and defense. Cherbourg was... Read more >
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Cherbourg 1944
The first Allied victory in Normandy
Written by Steven J. Zaloga
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $15.95

Steven Zaloga offers up a rigorous and absorbing study of the first major Allied operation in Normandy after the D-Day landings - the capture of Cherbourg. Blending expert analysis, specially commissioned artwork and illustrative maps, this book tells the story of a quintessential example of Coastal attack and defense. Cherbourg was... Read more >
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The Evolution of Washington, DC

(Available March 17, 2015)
The Evolution of Washington, DC
Written by James M. Goode, Commentaries by Steven Knapp, Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor, Foreword by Laura W. Bush, Introduction by John Wetenhall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344984
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The Evolution of Washington, DC
Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University
Written by James M. Goode
Commentaries by Steven Knapp
Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor
Foreword by Laura W. Bush
Introduction by John Wetenhall


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $40.00

The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House... Read more >
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The Evolution of Washington, DC
Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University
Written by James M. Goode
Commentaries by Steven Knapp
Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor
Foreword by Laura W. Bush
Introduction by John Wetenhall


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $40.00

The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House... Read more >
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Washington's Circle

(Available March 17, 2015)
Washington's Circle
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069279
Our Price: $35.00
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Washington's Circle
The Creation of the President
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $35.00

History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation’s first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them.
 
In 1789, as George Washington became the... Read more >
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Washington's Circle
The Creation of the President
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $17.99

History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation’s first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them.
 
In 1789, as George Washington became the... Read more >
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Marketplace of the Marvelous

(Available March 10, 2015)
Marketplace of the Marvelous
Written by Erika Janik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061114
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine
Written by Erika Janik


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $20.00

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point
 
Despite rampant scientific innovation in nineteenth-century America, traditional medicine still adhered to ancient healing methods, subjecting patients to bleeding, blistering, and induced vomiting and sweating. Facing such horrors, many patients ran with open arms to... Read more >
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Senator Mansfield
The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat
Written by Don Oberdorfer


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

A spellbinding biography of one of the most powerful and dignified men ever to come to DC—Senator Mike Mansfield.

Mike Mansfield's career as the longest serving majority leader is finally given its due in this extraordinary biography. In many respects, Mansfield's dignity and decorum represent the high-water mark of the US Senate... Read more >
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Sex Workers Unite

(Available March 10, 2015)
Sex Workers Unite
Written by Melinda Chateauvert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061237
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Sex Workers Unite
A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk
Written by Melinda Chateauvert


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $20.00

A provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom
 
Documenting five decades of sex-worker activism, Sex Workers Unite is a fresh... Read more >
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Songs Only You Know

(Available March 10, 2015)
Songs Only You Know
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955335
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.00

Eighteen-year-old Sean Madigan Hoen was struggling to keep his involvement in the city’s hardcore punk scene a secret from his family. Then he learned that his father, too, had a second life—as a crack addict. 
 
Songs Only You Know begins in the '90s and spans a decade during which the family... Read more >
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Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125178
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Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2015 Edition
Created for the New 2015 Exam
Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED for 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. History course and exam have changed!... Read more >
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World Report 2015
World Report 2015
Edited by Human Rights Watch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805814
Our Price: $32.00
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World Report 2015
Events of 2014
Edited by Human Rights Watch


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $32.00

The human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories is put into perspective in Human Rights Watch’s signature yearly report, which, in the 2014 volume, highlighted the armed conflict in Syria, international drug reform, drones and electronic mass surveillance, and more, and also featured photo essays of child marriage... Read more >
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Sons of Mississippi
Sons of Mississippi
Written by Paul Hendrickson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153348
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Sons of Mississippi
A Story of Race and Its Legacy
Written by Paul Hendrickson


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in Life magazine or that it will become an icon of its era. The year is 1962... Read more >
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Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307886736
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Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.00

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
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Screening Room
Screening Room
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379399
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Screening Room
Family Pictures
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $25.95

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes the early days of the movies and a powerful grandfather whose ghost remains an ever-present force in the lives of his descendants.
 
Alan... Read more >
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Screening Room
Screening Room
Written by Alan Lightman
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ISBN: 9781101870037
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Screening Room
Family Pictures
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.99

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes the early days of the movies and a powerful grandfather whose ghost remains an ever-present force in the lives of his descendants.
 
Alan... Read more >
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Thieves' Road
Thieves' Road
Written by Terry Mort
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149604
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Thieves' Road
The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
Written by Terry Mort


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $25.00

In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the... Read more >
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Thieves' Road
The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
Written by Terry Mort


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

In the summer of 1874, Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer led an expedition of some 1000 troops and more than one hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This fascinating work of narrative history tells the little-known story of this exploratory mission and reveals how it set the... Read more >
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Washington's Revolution
Washington's Revolution
Written by Robert Middlekauff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874233
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Washington's Revolution
The Making of America's First Leader
Written by Robert Middlekauff


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.

George Washington was famously unknowable, a man of deep passions hidden behind a facade of rigid self-control. Yet before he was...

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Washington's Revolution
Washington's Revolution
Written by Robert Middlekauff
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ISBN: 9781101874240
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Washington's Revolution
The Making of America's First Leader
Written by Robert Middlekauff


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.

George Washington was famously unknowable, a man of deep passions hidden behind a facade of rigid self-control. Yet before he was...

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Sometimes an Art
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
Sometimes an Art
Written by Bernard Bailyn
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ISBN: 9781101874486
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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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Creatocracy
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 14, 2015
Price: $12.95

“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 >
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