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No Greater Ally
No Greater Ally
Written by Kenneth K. Koskodan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084796
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No Greater Ally
The Untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II
Written by Kenneth K. Koskodan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $14.95

There is a chapter of World War 2 history that remains largely untold: the story of the fourth largest Allied military of the war, and the only nation to have fought in the battles of Leningrad, Arnhem, Tobruk and Normandy. This is the story of the Polish forces during the Second... Read more >
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The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849082457
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The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585-86

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
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In 1585, war between Spain and Elizabethan England was all but inevitable. Consequently, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster proposed a pre-emptive strike designed to paralyse Spain's economy by striking at the Spanish Main - the heart of her overseas empire. The Elizabethan "Sea Dog" Sir Francis Drake was selected to lead this all-important... Read more >
Memory and the Mediterranean
Memory and the Mediterranean
Written by Fernand Braudel
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ISBN: 9780307773364
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Memory and the Mediterranean

Written by Fernand Braudel


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
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A grand sweep of history by the late Fernand Braudel–one of the twentieth century’s most influential historians–Memory and the Mediterranean chronicles the Mediterranean’s immeasurably rich past during the foundational period from prehistory to classical antiquity, illuminating nothing less than the bedrock of our civilization and the very origins of Western culture.

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The Marne, 1914
The Marne, 1914
Written by Holger H. Herwig
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ISBN: 9780812978292
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The Marne, 1914
The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World
Written by Holger H. Herwig


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $17.00

For the first time in a generation, here is a bold new account of the Battle of the Marne, a cataclysmic encounter that prevented a quick German victory in World War I and changed the course of two wars and the world. With exclusive information based on newly unearthed documents, Holger... Read more >
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The Haunted Land
The Haunted Land
Written by Tina Rosenberg
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ISBN: 9780307773586
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The Haunted Land
Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
Written by Tina Rosenberg


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

The Pulitzer Prize-winning look at the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe


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Uncivil Society
Uncivil Society
Written by Stephen Kotkin, Contribution by Jan Gross
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ISBN: 9780812966794
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Uncivil Society
1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment
Written by Stephen Kotkin
Contribution by Jan Gross


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $16.00

Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. In one of modern history’s most miraculous occurrences, communism imploded–and not with a bang, but with a whimper. Now two of the foremost scholars of East European and Soviet affairs, Stephen Kotkin and Jan T. Gross, drawing upon two decades of reflection, revisit this... Read more >
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Master of Shadows
Master of Shadows
Written by Mark Lamster
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ISBN: 9780307387356
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Master of Shadows
The Secret Diplomatic Career of the Painter Peter Paul Rubens
Written by Mark Lamster


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $17.00

Although his popularity is eclipsed by Rembrandt today, Peter Paul Rubens was revered by his contemporaries as the greatest painter of his era, if not of all history.  His undeniable artistic genius, bolstered by a modest disposition and a reputation as a man of tact and discretion, made him a favorite...

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The Magic Lantern
The Magic Lantern
Written by Timothy Garton Ash
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ISBN: 9780307756824
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The Magic Lantern
The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague
Written by Timothy Garton Ash


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Whether covering Poland's first free parliamentary elections -- in which Solidarity found itself in the position of trying to limit the scope of its... Read more >
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Home to Stay
Home to Stay
Written by Daniel Gordis
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ISBN: 9780307530905
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Home to Stay
One American Family's Chronicle of Miracles and Struggles in Contemporary Israel
Written by Daniel Gordis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $14.99

In the summer of 1998, Daniel Gordis and his family moved to Israel from Los Angeles. They planned to be there for a year, but a few months into their stay, Gordis and his wife decided to remain in Jerusalem permanently, confident that their children would be among the first generation... Read more >
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Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000
Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000
Written by Tim Ripley, Illustrated by Mark Rolfe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841762906
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Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

Written by Tim Ripley
Illustrated by Mark Rolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $22.95

Osprey's examination of aircraft action in the Balkan region during the Yugoslav Wars (1991-2001) as well as during the conflicts that followed up until 2001. Exposing the true scale and significance of the deployment of air power in the Balkans, this book details the activities of NATO and UN aircraft as well... Read more >
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Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Written by Christopher Caldwell
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ISBN: 9780307276759
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Reflections on the Revolution In Europe
Immigration, Islam and the West
Written by Christopher Caldwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $16.95

This provocative and unflinching analysis of Europe’s unexpected demographic revolution focuses on the increasingly assertive Muslim populations shaping the continent’s future.
 
Europe’s half century of mass immigration has failed to produce an American melting pot and is now faced with a serious problem for which there is no easy solution. Based on... Read more >
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Operation Nordwind 1945
Operation Nordwind 1945
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
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ISBN: 9781846036835
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Operation Nordwind 1945
Hitler's last offensive in the West
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $19.95

Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II (1939-1945), yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions in the west, and the last time the Wehrmacht was on... Read more >
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The Ninth
The Ninth
Written by Harvey Sachs
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ISBN: 9781588369819
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

The premier of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna on May 7, 1824, was the most significant artistic event of the year—and the work remains one of the most precedent-shattering and influential compositions in the history of music. Described in vibrant detail by eminent musicologist Harvey Sachs, this symbol of freedom and... Read more >
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The Ninth
The Ninth
Written by Harvey Sachs, Read by Patrick Egan
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ISBN: 9780307715692
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs
Read by Patrick Egan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 15, 2010
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“All men become brothers . . .
Be embraced, ye millions!”
 
The Ninth Symphony, a symbol of freedom and joy, was Beethoven’s mightiest attempt to help humanity find its way from darkness to light, from chaos to peace. Yet the work was born in a repressive era, with terrified Bourbons, Hapsburgs, and... Read more >
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The World That Never Was
The World That Never Was
Written by Alex Butterworth
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ISBN: 9780307379030
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The World That Never Was
A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents
Written by Alex Butterworth


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

A thrilling history of the rise of anarchism, told through the stories of a number of prominent revolutionaries and the agents of the secret police who pursued them.
 
In the late nineteenth century, nations the world over were mired in economic recession and beset by social unrest, their leaders increasingly threatened by... Read more >
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The Illustrious Dead
The Illustrious Dead
Written by Stephan Talty
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ISBN: 9780307394057
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The Illustrious Dead
The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

“Gripping . . . a compelling story of personal hubris and humbling defeat.”
—Jack Weatherford,author of the New York Times bestseller Genghis Khan and the Making of the
Modern World


In a masterful dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, New York Times bestselling... Read more >
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
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ISBN: 9780307593023
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $14.99

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive...

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
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ISBN: 9781400043637
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $37.50

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive... Read more >
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The Battle of Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo
Written by Jeremy Black
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ISBN: 9781588369963
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The Battle of Waterloo

Written by Jeremy Black


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $12.99

The name Waterloo has become synonymous with final, crushing defeat. Now this legendary battle is re-created in a groundbreaking book by an eminent British military historian making his major American debut. Revealing how and why Napoleon fell in Belgium in June 1815, The Battle of Waterloo definitively clears away the fog... Read more >
Aladdin's Lamp
Aladdin's Lamp
Written by John Freely
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ISBN: 9780307277831
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Aladdin's Lamp
How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World
Written by John Freely


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
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Aladdin’s Lamp is the fascinating story of how ancient Greek philosophy and science began in the sixth century B.C. and, during the next millennium, spread across the Greco-Roman world, producing the remarkable discoveries and theories of Thales, Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Euclid, Archimedes, Galen, Ptolemy, and many others. John Freely explains... Read more >
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Maginot Line 1940
Maginot Line 1940
Written by Marc Romanych and Martin Rupp, Illustrated by John White
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ISBN: 9781846034992
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Maginot Line 1940
Battles on the French Frontier
Written by Marc Romanych and Martin Rupp
Illustrated by John White


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $19.95

Constructed throughout the 1930s, the Maginot Line was supposed to form the ultimate defense against a German invasion of France. However, different sections of the line were built at different times and the strength of various sections varied widely. During their Blitzkrieg invasion, the Germans were able to identify these weak... Read more >
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Vampire Forensics
Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $14.95

Mark Jenkins’s engrossing history draws on the latest science, anthropological and archaeological research to explore the origins of vampire stories, providing gripping historic and folkloric context for the concept of immortal beings who defy death by feeding on the lifeblood of others. From the earliest whispers of eternal evil in ancient... Read more >
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Vampire Forensics
Vampire Forensics
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
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ISBN: 9781426206078
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Vampire Forensics
Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $25.00

Mark Jenkins’s engrossing history draws on the latest science, anthropological and archaeological research to explore the origins of vampire stories, providing gripping historic and folkloric context for the concept of immortal beings who defy death by feeding on the lifeblood of others. From the earliest whispers of eternal evil in ancient... Read more >
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Tulipomania
Tulipomania
Written by Mike Dash
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ISBN: 9780307560827
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Tulipomania
The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
Written by Mike Dash


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $9.99

In the 1630s, visitors to the prosperous trading cities of the Netherlands couldn't help but notice that thousands of normally sober, hardworking Dutch citizens from every walk of life were caught up in an extraordinary frenzy of buying and selling. The object of this unprecedented speculation was the tulip, a delicate... Read more >
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Written by Robert Gellately
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ISBN: 9780307537126
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
The Age of Social Catastrophe
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $15.99

A bold new accounting of the great social and political upheavals that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945—from the Russian Revolution through the Second World War.

In Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler, acclaimed historian Robert Gellately focuses on the dominant powers of the time, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, but also analyzes... Read more >
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