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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition

(Available August 5, 2014)
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
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ISBN: 9780804125185
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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP World History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP... Read more >
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Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962430
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Money
The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $27.95

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin
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ISBN: 9780307962447
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The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Money
Money
Written by Felix Martin, Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804191548
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Money
The Unauthorized Biography
Written by Felix Martin
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $22.50

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history...

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Roosevelt's Centurions
Roosevelt's Centurions
Written by Joseph E. Persico
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ISBN: 9780812974973
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Roosevelt's Centurions
FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II
Written by Joseph E. Persico


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $20.00

All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt’s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Declaring himself “Dr... Read more >
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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807086070
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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
A Global Vision of Justice
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin
Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Martin Luther King, Jr., only as “a Southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world... Read more >
The Undivided Past
The Undivided Past
Written by David Cannadine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389596
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The Undivided Past
Humanity Beyond Our Differences
Written by David Cannadine


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages.

Investigating the six most salient categories of human identity, difference, and confrontation—religion, nation...

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550 AP World History Practice Questions
550 AP World History Practice Questions
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124416
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550 AP World History Practice Questions

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $16.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent AP World History score with 550 extra practice questions and answers.

Practice makes perfect—and The Princeton Review’s 550 AP World History Practice Questions gives you everything you need to work your way to the top. Inside, you’ll find tips and strategies... Read more >
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Yoga
Yoga
Edited by Debra Diamond, Contribution by David Gordon White, Tamara Sears, Carl Ernst and Sir James Mallinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344595
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Yoga
The Art of Transformation
Edited by Debra Diamond
Contribution by David Gordon White, Tamara Sears, Carl Ernst and Sir James Mallinson


Format: Hardcover, 360 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $55.00

An exploration of yoga's meanings and transformations over time; the discipline's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power, and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art. Read more >
Princesses Behaving Badly
Princesses Behaving Badly
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie, Read by Cassandra Campbell
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ISBN: 9780804191098
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn’t be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders—but just as many were ruthless in their quest... Read more >
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Princesses Behaving Badly
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594746444
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest... Read more >
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power—and all of... Read more >
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World War I Companion
World War I Companion
Written by Mathias Strohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001881
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $27.95

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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The Age Of Globalization
Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination
Written by Benedict Anderson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

History is forged through the travel of ideas across continents—as well as by bombs. The Age of Globalization is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture, and in particular between militant anarchists in Europe and the Americas, and anti-imperialist uprisings in Cuba, China and... Read more >
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The Age Of Globalization
The Age Of Globalization
Written by Benedict Anderson
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ISBN: 9781781681442
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The Age Of Globalization
Anarchists and the Anti-Colonial Imagination
Written by Benedict Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

The exchange of ideas makes history as surely as the exchange of gunfire. The Age of Globalization (previously published as Under Three Flags) is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture. In particular, Benedict Anderson examines the links between militant anarchists in Europe and the Americas and the anti-imperialist... Read more >
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All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535410
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All the Time in the World
A Book of Hours
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $28.95

Entertaining, unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’s Encyclopedia of the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing the intriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout the ages.
 
All the Time in the World takes its cue from an iconic component of medieval life, the book...

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All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
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ISBN: 9780385535427
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All the Time in the World
A Book of Hours
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

Entertaining, unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’s Encyclopedia of the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing the intriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout the ages.
 
All the Time in the World takes its cue from an iconic component of medieval life, the book...

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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307946270
Our Price: $12.99
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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP World History Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Inside the Book... 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 Many-Headed Hydra
The Many-Headed Hydra
Written by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033173
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The Many-Headed Hydra
Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic
Written by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $26.00

Winner of the International Labor History Award

Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, laborers, market women, and indentured servants had ideas about freedom and equality that would forever change history. The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a... Read more >
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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
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ISBN: 9780307946263
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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $19.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP World History Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher.

Inside the Book: All the Practice & Strategies You Need
2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations... Read more >
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Enlightenment Volume 1
Enlightenment Volume 1
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831378
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Enlightenment Volume 1

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes... Read more >
Enlightenment Volume 2
Enlightenment Volume 2
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831453
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Enlightenment Volume 2

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment's critical method and its humane and libertarian... Read more >
Roosevelt's Centurions
Roosevelt's Centurions
Written by Joseph E. Persico, Read by Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012192
Our Price: $32.50

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Roosevelt's Centurions
FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II
Written by Joseph E. Persico
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $32.50

All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt’s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Declaring himself “Dr... Read more >
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