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The Great Work
The Great Work
Written by Thomas Berry
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ISBN: 9780307434197
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The Great Work
Our Way into the Future
Written by Thomas Berry


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On Sale: August 10, 2011
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Thomas Berry is one of the most eminent cultural historians of our time. Here he presents the culmination of his ideas and urges us to move from being a disrupting force on the Earth to a benign presence. This transition is the Great Work -- the most necessary and most ennobling... Read more >
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The March of Folly
The March of Folly
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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The March of Folly
From Troy to Vietnam
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
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Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government.
 
Drawing on a comprehensive array of examples, from Montezuma’s senseless surrender of his empire... Read more >
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Bible and Sword
Bible and Sword
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307797995
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Bible and Sword
England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
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From Barbara W. Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August, comes history through a wide-angle lens: a fascinating chronicle of Britain’s long relationship with Palestine and the Middle East, from the ancient world to the twentieth century.
 
Historically, the British were drawn to the Holy Land for two major... Read more >
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Practicing History
Practicing History
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307798558
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Practicing History
Selected Essays
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
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Celebrated for bringing a personal touch to history in her Pulitzer Prize–winning epic The Guns of August and other classic books, Barbara W. Tuchman reflects on world events and the historian’s craft in these perceptive, essential essays.
 
From thoughtful pieces on the historian’s role to striking insights into America’s past... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
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ISBN: 9780679604297
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

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In this landmark work, one of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire—three thousand years of wild drama, bold spectacle, and unforgettable characters.

Award-winning scholar Toby Wilkinson... Read more >
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The Medieval World
The Medieval World
Written by John M. Thompson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205330
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The Medieval World
An Illustrated Atlas
Written by John M. Thompson


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $40.00

Sumptuously illustrating the vivid parade of a thousand years of history, this comprehensive historical atlas concentrates on the Mediterranean world but also shows what happened across the globe between A.D. 400 and 1500 —from the fall of Rome to the age of discovery. Every page glistens with period works of art... Read more >
Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Edited by Zahi Hawass, Contribution by Franck Goddio
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ISBN: 9781426205453
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Cleopatra
The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt
Edited by Zahi Hawass
Contribution by Franck Goddio


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $28.00

Beautiful, mysterious, and tragic, Cleopatra remains one of the most mesmerizing women of all time—and here is her story, based on the latest archaeological research. Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the new exhibition cosponsored by National Geographic, opening in Philadelphia in May 2010 and touring the United States... Read more >
What the Great Ate
What the Great Ate
Written by Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob
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ISBN: 9780307461957
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What the Great Ate
A Curious History of Food and Fame
Written by Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $14.00

What was eating them? And vice versa.
 
In What the Great Ate, Matthew and Mark Jacob have cooked up a bountiful sampling of the peculiar culinary likes, dislikes, habits, and attitudes of famous—and often notorious—figures throughout history. Here is food
 
• As code: Benito Mussolini used the phrase... Read more >
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What the Great Ate
What the Great Ate
Written by Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob
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What the Great Ate
A Curious History of Food and Fame
Written by Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $9.99

What was eating them? And vice versa.
 
In What the Great Ate, Matthew and Mark Jacob have cooked up a bountiful sampling of the peculiar culinary likes, dislikes, habits, and attitudes of famous—and often notorious—figures throughout history. Here is food
 
• As code: Benito Mussolini used the phrase... Read more >
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Lost to the West
Lost to the West
Written by Lars Brownworth
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ISBN: 9780307407962
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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
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Lost to the West
Lost to the West
Written by Lars Brownworth
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ISBN: 9780307462411
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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $11.99

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
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Prehistory
Prehistory
Written by Colin Renfrew
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ISBN: 9780812976618
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Prehistory
The Making of the Human Mind
Written by Colin Renfrew


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.00

In Prehistory, the award-winning archaeologist and renowned scholar Colin Renfrew covers human existence before the advent of written records–the overwhelming majority of our time here on earth–and gives an incisive, concise, and lively survey of the past, and of how scholars and scientists labor to bring it to light.

Renfrew begins... Read more >
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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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Worlds at War
Worlds at War
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9780812968903
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Worlds at War
The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
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Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas. It begins with ancient Greece and its epic fight against the Persian Empire, then sweeps to Rome... Read more >
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The First Americans
The First Americans
Written by James Adovasio and Jake Page
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ISBN: 9780307565716
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The First Americans
In Pursuit of Archaeology's Greatest Mystery
Written by James Adovasio and Jake Page


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
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J. M. Adovasio has spent the last thirty years at the center of one of our most fiery scientific debates: Who were the first humans in the Americas, and how and when did they get there?

At its heart, The First Americans is the story of the revolution in thinking that... Read more >
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The Atlantis Blueprint
The Atlantis Blueprint
Written by Colin Wilson and Rand Flem-Ath
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ISBN: 9780307481757
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The Atlantis Blueprint
Unlocking the Ancient Mysteries of a Long-Lost Civilization
Written by Colin Wilson and Rand Flem-Ath


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

A spellbinding blend of history and science, scholarship and speculation, this landmark work presents startling new evidence that traces archaeology's most enduring mysteries back to the lost civilization of Atlantis...

The Great Pyramid. Stonehenge. Machu Picchu. For centuries, these and other sacred sites have inspired wonder among those who ponder their origins.... Read more >
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Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Written by Laurence Bergreen
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ISBN: 9781400078806
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Marco Polo
From Venice to Xanadu
Written by Laurence Bergreen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
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As the first European to travel extensively throughout Asia, Marco Polo was the earliest bridge between East and West. His famous journeys took him across the boundaries of the known world, along the dangerous Silk Road, and into the court of Kublai Kahn, where he won the trust of the most... Read more >
Prehistory
Prehistory
Written by Colin Renfrew
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Prehistory
The Making of the Human Mind
Written by Colin Renfrew


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $2.99

In Prehistory, the award-winning archaeologist and renowned scholar Colin Renfrew covers human existence before the advent of written records–which is to say, the overwhelming majority of our time here on earth. But Renfrew also opens up to discussion, and even debate, the term “prehistory” itself, giving an incisive, concise, and lively... Read more >
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Conquistador
Conquistador
Written by Buddy Levy
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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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Worlds at War
Worlds at War
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9781588366788
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Worlds at War
The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $13.99

Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas, and whose issues have never been more urgent.

Worlds At War begins in the ancient world, where Greece... Read more >
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How the Scots Invented the Modern World
How the Scots Invented the Modern World
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780307420954
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How the Scots Invented the Modern World
The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Ever ything in It
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Who formed the first modern nation?
Who created the first literate society?
Who invented our modern ideas of democracy and free market capitalism?
The Scots.

Mention of Scotland and the Scots usually conjures up images of kilts, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and golf. But as historian and author Arthur Herman demonstrates, in the eighteenth and nineteenth... Read more >
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The Middle Sea
The Middle Sea
Written by John Julius Norwich
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The Middle Sea
A History of the Mediterranean
Written by John Julius Norwich


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $21.00

This lively and dramatic book brings roaring to life the grand sweep of 5,000 years of history in the cradle of civilization.A wonderfullyillustrated account of the civilizations that rose and fell on the lands bordering the Mediterranean, The Middle Sea represents the culmination of a great historian’s unparalleled art and scholarship... Read more >
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The Middle Sea
The Middle Sea
Written by John Julius Norwich
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ISBN: 9780307387721
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The Middle Sea
A History of the Mediterranean
Written by John Julius Norwich


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2007
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This lively and dramatic book brings roaring to life the grand sweep of 5,000 years of history in the cradle of civilization.A wonderfullyillustrated account of the civilizations that rose and fell on the lands bordering the Mediterranean, The Middle Sea represents the culmination of a great historian’s unparalleled art and scholarship... Read more >
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Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Written by Laurence Bergreen, Read by Paul Boehmer
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ISBN: 9780739357422
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Marco Polo
From Venice to Xanadu
Written by Laurence Bergreen
Read by Paul Boehmer


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $20.00

As the most celebrated European to explore Asia, Marco Polo was the original global traveler and the earliest bridge between East and West. A universal icon of adventure and discovery, he has inspired six centuries of popular fascination and spurious mythology. Now, from acclaimed author Laurence Bergreen, comes the first fully... Read more >
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Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Written by Laurence Bergreen
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Marco Polo

Written by Laurence Bergreen


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $13.99

As the first European to travel extensively throughout Asia, Marco Polo was the earliest bridge between East and West. His famous journeys took him across the boundaries of the known world, along the dangerous Silk Road, and into the court of Kublai Kahn, where he won the trust of the most... Read more >
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