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The Golden Empire
The Golden Empire
Written by Hugh Thomas
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ISBN: 9781588369048
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The Golden Empire
Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $20.99

From a master chronicler of Spanish history comes a magnificent work about the pivotal years from 1522 to 1566, when Spain was the greatest European power. Hugh Thomas has written a rich and riveting narrative of exploration, progress, and plunder. At its center is the unforgettable ruler who fought the French... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265722
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $30.50

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307596727
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307913760
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $50.00

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307913777
Our Price: $25.00

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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
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The Order of Days
The Order of Days
Written by David Stuart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720818
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The Order of Days
The Maya World and the Truth About 2012
Written by David Stuart


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe.

Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return of Quetzalcoatl. According to many of these alarmingly titled books, the...

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The Man Who Ate His Boots
The Man Who Ate His Boots
Written by Anthony Brandt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276568
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The Man Who Ate His Boots
The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage
Written by Anthony Brandt


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $16.95

After the triumphant end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British took it upon themselves to complete something they had been trying to do since the sixteenth century: find the fabled Northwest Passage. For the next thirty-five years the British Admiralty sent out expedition after expedition to probe the ice-bound...

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Havana Dreams
Havana Dreams
Written by Wendy Gimbel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787941
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Havana Dreams
A Story of a Cuban Family
Written by Wendy Gimbel


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

A fascinating, powerfully evocative story of four generations of Cuban women, through whose lives the author illuminates a vivid picture--both personal and historical--of Cuba in our century.

"When I want to read a culture," writes Wendy Gimbel in her prologue, "I listen to stories about families, sensing in their contours the substance... Read more >
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River of Darkness
River of Darkness
Written by Buddy Levy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807509
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River of Darkness
Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon
Written by Buddy Levy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $27.00

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon—river of darkness, pathway to gold.

In 1541, the... Read more >
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River of Darkness
River of Darkness
Written by Buddy Levy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553908107
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River of Darkness
Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon
Written by Buddy Levy


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $15.99

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon—river of darkness, pathway to gold.

In 1541, the... Read more >
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The Killing of Crazy Horse
The Killing of Crazy Horse
Written by Thomas Powers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594518
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The Killing of Crazy Horse

Written by Thomas Powers


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

He was the greatest Indian warrior of the nineteenth century. His victory over General Custer at the battle of Little Bighorn in 1876 was the worst defeat inflicted on the frontier Army. And the death of Crazy Horse in federal custody has remained a controversy for more than a century.

The... Read more >
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The Man Who Ate His Boots
The Man Who Ate His Boots
Written by Anthony Brandt
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ISBN: 9780307592903
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The Man Who Ate His Boots
The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage
Written by Anthony Brandt


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

After the triumphant end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British took it upon themselves to complete something they had been trying to do since the sixteenth century: find the fabled Northwest Passage. For the next thirty-five years the British Admiralty sent out expedition after expedition to probe the ice-bound...

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Conquistador
Conquistador
Written by Buddy Levy
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ISBN: 9780553384710
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Conquistador
Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs
Written by Buddy Levy


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $18.00

In this astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an edge-of-your-seat adventure thriller, acclaimed historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures perhaps unequaled to this day.

It was a moment unique in human history... Read more >
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Panama Fever
Panama Fever
Written by Matthew Parker
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ISBN: 9781400095186
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Panama Fever
The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $17.95

The Panama Canal was the costliest undertaking in history; its completion in 1914 marked the beginning of the “American Century.” Panama Fever draws on contemporary accounts, bringing the experience of those who built the canal vividly to life. Politicians engaged in high-stakes diplomacy in order to influence its construction. Meanwhile, engineers... Read more >
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Panama Fever
Panama Fever
Written by Matthew Parker
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ISBN: 9780307472533
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Panama Fever
The Epic Story of the Building of the Panama Canal
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $13.99

The Panama Canal was the costliest undertaking in history; its completion in 1914 marked the beginning of the “American Century.” Panama Fever draws on contemporary accounts, bringing the experience of those who built the canal vividly to life. Politicians engaged in high-stakes diplomacy in order to influence its construction. Meanwhile, engineers... Read more >
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Conquistador
Conquistador
Written by Buddy Levy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553905267
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Conquistador
Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs
Written by Buddy Levy


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

In an astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an adventure thriller, historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures.

“I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured... Read more >
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At the Hands of Persons Unknown
At the Hands of Persons Unknown
Written by Philip Dray
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430663
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At the Hands of Persons Unknown
The Lynching of Black America
Written by Philip Dray


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

It is easy to shrink from our country’s brutal history of lynching. Lynching is called the last great skeleton in our nation’s closet: It terrorized all of black America, claimed thousands upon thousands of victims in the decades between the 1880s and the Second World War, and leaves invisible but deep... Read more >
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The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail
Written by David Dary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429117
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The Oregon Trail
An American Saga
Written by David Dary


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $21.99

A major one-volume history of the Oregon Trail from its earliest beginnings to the present, by a prize-winning historian of the American West.

Starting with an overview of Oregon Country in the early 1800s, a vast area then the object of international rivalry among Spain, Britain, Russia, and the United States, David... Read more >
Saving the Race
Saving the Race
Written by Rebecca Carroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419224
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Saving the Race
Conversations on Du Bois from a Collective Memoir of Souls
Written by Rebecca Carroll


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk is one of the most influential books ever published in this country. In it, Du Bois wrote that “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line,” a prophecy that is as fresh and poignant today as when it... Read more >
To Begin the World Anew
To Begin the World Anew
Written by Bernard Bailyn
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ISBN: 9780307429780
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To Begin the World Anew
The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bernard Bailyn has distilled a lifetime of study into this brilliant illumination of the ideas and world of the Founding Fathers. In five succinct essays he reveals the origins, depth, and global impact of their extraordinary creativity.

The opening essay illuminates the central importance of America’s provincialism... Read more >
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The Americas
The Americas
Written by Felipe Fernández-Armesto 
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975543
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The Americas
A Hemispheric History
Written by Felipe Fernández-Armesto 


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2006
Price: $14.00

In this groundbreaking work, leading historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing why it is impossible to understand North, Central, and South America in isolation without turning to the intertwining forces that shape the region. With imagination, thematic breadth, and his trademark wit, Fernández-Armesto covers... Read more >
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Capoeira
Capoeira
Written by Gerard Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556436017
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Capoeira
The Jogo de Angola from Luanda to Cyberspace
Written by Gerard Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2005
Price: $24.95

The first in a two-volume series on capoeira, Volume One traces the origins of the popular martial art and dance form from the beginning of the slave trade in the Americas in the 1500s to the early years of the Brazilian Republic in the 20th century. Focusing on the people and... Read more >
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