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Dark Continent
Dark Continent
Written by Mark Mazower
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ISBN: 9780307555502
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Dark Continent
Europe's Twentieth Century
Written by Mark Mazower


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2009
Price: $13.99

"A useful, important book that reminds us, at the right time, how hard [European unity] has been, and how much care must be taken to avoid the terrible old temptations." --Los Angeles Times

Dark Continent provides an alternative history of the twentieth century, one in which the triumph of democracy was anything... Read more >
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Empires of the Sea
Empires of the Sea
Written by Roger Crowley
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ISBN: 9780812977646
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Empires of the Sea
The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World
Written by Roger Crowley


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.00

In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic clash between rival empires and faiths for control of the Mediterranean and the center of the world. In Empires... Read more >
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Gandhi & Churchill
Gandhi & Churchill
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780553383768
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Gandhi & Churchill
The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $20.00



In this fascinating and meticulously researched book, bestselling historian Arthur Herman sheds new light on two of the most universally recognizable icons of the twentieth century, and reveals how their forty-year rivalry sealed the fate of India and the British Empire.

They were born worlds apart: Winston Churchill to Britain’s most glamorous... Read more >
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In Europe
In Europe
Written by Geert Mak
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ISBN: 9780307496096
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In Europe
Travels Through the Twentieth Century
Written by Geert Mak


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $16.99

From the First World War to the waning days of the Cold War, a poignant exploration on what it means to be European at the end of the twentieth-century. Geert Mak crisscrosses Europe from Verdun to Berlin, Saint Petersburg to Srebrenica in search of evidence and witnesses of the last hundred... Read more >
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Vanished Smile
Vanished Smile
Written by R.A. Scotti
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ISBN: 9780307271549
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Vanished Smile

Written by R.A. Scotti


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

On August 21, 1911, the unfathomable happened–Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa vanished from the Louvre. More than twenty-four hours passed before museum officials realized she was gone. The prime suspects were as shocking as the crime: Pablo Picasso and Guillaume Apollinaire, young provocateurs of a new art. As French detectives using... Read more >
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Vanished Smile
Vanished Smile
Written by R.A. Scotti, Read by Kathe Mazur
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ISBN: 9780739381816
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Vanished Smile
The Mysterious Theft of the Mona Lisa
Written by R.A. Scotti
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $17.50

On August 21, 1911, the unfathomable happened–Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa vanished from the Louvre. More than twenty-four hours passed before museum officials realized she was gone. The prime suspects were as shocking as the crime: Pablo Picasso and Guillaume Apollinaire, young provocateurs of a new art. As French detectives using... Read more >
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Vienna, 1814
Vienna, 1814
Written by David King
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ISBN: 9780307337177
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Vienna, 1814
How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
Written by David King


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $16.99

“Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.”
—David Fromkin, author of Europe’s Last Summer


Vienna, 1814 is an evocative and brilliantly researched account of the most audacious and extravagant peace conference in modern European history. With... Read more >
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Passionate Minds
Passionate Minds
Written by David Bodanis
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ISBN: 9780307497246
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Passionate Minds
Emilie du Chatelet, Voltaire, and the Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment
Written by David Bodanis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

It was 1733 when the poet and philosopher Voltaire met Emilie du Châtelet, a beguiling—and married—aristocrat who would one day popularize Newton’s arcane ideas and pave the way for Einstein’s theories. In an era when women were rarely permitted any serious schooling, this twenty-seven-year-old’s nimble conversation and unusual brilliance led Voltaire... Read more >
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Who Will Write Our History?
Who Will Write Our History?
Written by Samuel D. Kassow
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ISBN: 9780307455864
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Who Will Write Our History?
Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto
Written by Samuel D. Kassow


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $18.00

In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto's inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneb Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundereds of thousands as... Read more >
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The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
Written by David I. Kertzer
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ISBN: 9780307486714
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The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara

Written by David I. Kertzer


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $13.99

National Book Award Finalist

Bologna: nightfall, June 1858. A knock sounds at the door of the Jewish merchant Momolo Mortara. Two officers of the Inquisition bust inside and seize Mortara's six-year-old son, Edgardo. As the boy is wrenched from his father's arms, his mother collapses.  The reason for his abduction: the boy... Read more >
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A Chosen Few
A Chosen Few
Written by Mark Kurlansky
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ISBN: 9780307482891
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A Chosen Few
The Resurrection of European Jewry
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $11.99

A POWERFUL, DEEPLY MOVING NARRATIVE OF HOPE REBORN
IN THE SHADOW OF DESPAIR

Fifty years after it was bombed to rubble, Berlin is once again a city in which Jews gather for the Passover seder. Paris and Antwerp have recently emerged as important new centers of Jewish culture. Small but proud Jewish... Read more >
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith
Written by Carmen Callil
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ISBN: 9780307481887
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Bad Faith
A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
Written by Carmen Callil


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Bad Faith tells the story of one of history’s most despicable villains and con men—Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, Nazi collaborator and “Commissioner for Jewish Affairs” in France’s Vichy government.

Darquier set about to eliminate Jews in France with brutal efficiency, delivering 75,000 men, women, and children to the Nazis and confiscating Jewish... Read more >
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Out of the Flames
Out of the Flames
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780307489241
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Out of the Flames
The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
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Michael Servetus is one of those hidden figureheads of history who is remembered not for his name, but for the revolutionary deeds that stand in his place. Both a scientist and a freethinking theologian, Servetus is credited with the discovery of pulmonary circulation in the human body as well as the... Read more >
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The Struggle for Europe
The Struggle for Europe
Written by William I. Hitchcock
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ISBN: 9780307491404
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The Struggle for Europe
The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent 1945 to the Present
Written by William I. Hitchcock


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $14.99

From the ashes of World War II to the conflict over Iraq, William Hitchcock examines the miraculous transformation of Europe from a deeply fractured land to a continent striving for stability, tolerance, democracy, and prosperity. Exploring the role of Cold War politics in Europe’s peace settlement and the half century that... Read more >
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Defeat
Defeat
Written by Philippe-Paul de Segur, Translated by J. David Townsend, Introduction by Mark Danner
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ISBN: 9781590172827
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Defeat
Napoleon's Russian Campaign
Written by Philippe-Paul de Segur
Translated by J. David Townsend
Introduction by Mark Danner


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $17.95

In the summer of 1812 Napoleon gathered his fearsome Grande Armée, more than half a million strong, on the banks of the Niemen River. He was about to undertake the most daring of all his many campaigns: the invasion of Russia. Meeting only sporadic opposition and defeating it easily along the... Read more >
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
Written by Robert Gellately
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ISBN: 9781400032136
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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler
The Age of Social Catastrophe
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $19.95

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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Empires of the Sea
Empires of the Sea
Written by Roger Crowley
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ISBN: 9781588367334
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Empires of the Sea
The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World
Written by Roger Crowley


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $11.99

In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths for control of the Mediterranean and the... Read more >
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In Europe
In Europe
Written by Geert Mak
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ISBN: 9780307280572
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In Europe
Travels Through the Twentieth Century
Written by Geert Mak


Format: Trade Paperback, 896 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $21.00

From the First World War to the waning days of the Cold War, a poignant exploration on what it means to be European at the end of the twentieth-century. Geert Mak crisscrosses Europe from Verdun to Berlin, Saint Petersburg to Srebrenica in search of evidence and witnesses of the last hundred... Read more >
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My Father's Country
My Father's Country
Written by Wibke Bruhns, Translated by Shaun Whiteside
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ISBN: 9780307268518
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My Father's Country

Written by Wibke Bruhns
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this gripping memoir, the daughter of a man who conspired to assassinate Hitler tells the story of three generations of her family and offers unparalleled insight into the German experience in the last century.

On August 15, 1944, Major Hans Georg Klamroth was tried for treason for his part in... Read more >
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Gandhi & Churchill
Gandhi & Churchill
Written by Arthur Herman
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ISBN: 9780553905045
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Gandhi & Churchill
The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $14.99

In this fascinating and meticulously researched book, bestselling historian Arthur Herman sheds new light on two of the most universally recognizable icons of the twentieth century, and reveals how their forty-year rivalry sealed the fate of India and the British Empire.

They were born worlds apart: Winston Churchill to Britain’s most glamorous... Read more >
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Napoleon's Cursed War
Napoleon's Cursed War
Written by Ronald Fraser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844670826
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Napoleon's Cursed War
Popular Resistance in the Spanish Peninsular War, 1808-1814
Written by Ronald Fraser


Format: Hardcover, 587 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2008
Price: $54.95

In this definitive account of the Peninsular War (1808–14), Napoleon’s six-year war against Spain, Ronald Fraser examines what led to the emperor’s devastating defeat against the popular opposition—the guerrillas—and their British and Portuguese allies. As well as relating the histories of the great political and military figures of the war, Fraser... Read more >
Vienna, 1814
Vienna, 1814
Written by David King
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ISBN: 9780307407368
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Vienna, 1814
How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
Written by David King


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $12.99

“Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.”
—David Fromkin, author of Europe’s Last Summer


Vienna, 1814 is an evocative and brilliantly researched account of the most audacious and extravagant peace conference in modern European history. With... Read more >
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That Sweet Enemy
That Sweet Enemy
Written by Robert Tombs and Isabelle Tombs
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ISBN: 9781400032396
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That Sweet Enemy
Britain and France: The History of a Love-Hate Relationship
Written by Robert Tombs and Isabelle Tombs


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $24.00

That Sweet Enemy brings both British wit (Robert Tombs is a British historian) and French panache (Isabelle Tombs is a French historian) to bear on three centuries of the history of Britain and France. From Waterloo to Chirac’s slandering of British cooking, the authors chart this cross-channel entanglement and the unparalleled... Read more >
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After Elizabeth
After Elizabeth
Written by Leanda de Lisle
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ISBN: 9780307414472
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After Elizabeth
The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle for the Throne of England
Written by Leanda de Lisle


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Many volumes have been written about the long reign of Elizabeth I. Now, for the first time, comes a brilliant new work that focuses on the critical year her reign ended, a time in which England lost its childless queen and a Machiavellian struggle ensued to find her successor.

December 1602. After... Read more >
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The Anatomy of Fascism
The Anatomy of Fascism
Written by Robert O. Paxton
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ISBN: 9780307428127
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The Anatomy of Fascism

Written by Robert O. Paxton


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

What is fascism? Many authors have proposed definitions, but most fail to move beyond the abstract. The esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time by focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did, rather than what they said. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up... Read more >
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