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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
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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
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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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The Balkans
The Balkans
Written by Mark Mazower
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ISBN: 9780307431967
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The Balkans
A Short History
Written by Mark Mazower


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Throughout history, the Balkans have been a crossroads, a zone of endless military, cultural and economic mixing and clashing between Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam, Catholicism and Orthodoxy. Subject to violent shifts of borders, rulers and belief systems at the hands of the world's great empires--from the Byzantine to the... Read more >
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The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The Confident Hope of a Miracle
Written by Neil Hanson
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ISBN: 9780307428301
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The Confident Hope of a Miracle
The True Story of the Spanish Armada
Written by Neil Hanson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The real story of the Spanish Armada.

In the winter of 1587 the Spanish Armada, the largest force of warships ever assembled, set sail to crush the English navy. This breathtaking overview of one of the most fascinating campaigns in European history begins with the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, the... Read more >
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Europe's Last Summer
Europe's Last Summer
Written by David Fromkin
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ISBN: 9780307425782
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Europe's Last Summer
Who Started the Great War in 1914?
Written by David Fromkin


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

When war broke out in Europe in 1914, it surprised a European population enjoying the most beautiful summer in memory. For nearly a century since, historians have debated the causes of the war. Some have cited the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; others have concluded it was unavoidable.

In Europe’s Last Summer... Read more >
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Fear
Fear
Written by Jan Gross
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ISBN: 9780307430960
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Fear
Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz
Written by Jan Gross


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

Poland suffered an exceedingly brutal Nazi occupation during the Second World War. Close to five million Polish citizens lost their lives as a result. More than half the casualties were Polish Jews. Thus, the second largest Jewish community in the world–only American Jewry numbered more than the three and a half...

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The German Empire
The German Empire
Written by Michael Sturmer
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ISBN: 9780307432254
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The German Empire
A Short History
Written by Michael Sturmer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

In The German Empire, one of Europe's great historians and men of letters chronicles one of history's most fateful transformations--Germany's rise from new nation to prime mover in the chain of events that sent it hurtling into two world wars.
        
In 1871, Otto von Bismarck fused with "blood and iron" a motley... Read more >
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Peoples and Empires
Peoples and Empires
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9780307431592
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Peoples and Empires
A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Written by one of the world’s foremost historians of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires—the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British—and their colonies, and the back-and-forth between “us” and “them,” culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It’s the... Read more >
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The Perfect Prince
The Perfect Prince
Written by Ann Wroe
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ISBN: 9780307432476
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The Perfect Prince
Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England already had a king.

The... Read more >
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A Question of Honor
A Question of Honor
Written by Lynne Olson and Stanley Cloud
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ISBN: 9780307424501
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A Question of Honor
The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II
Written by Lynne Olson and Stanley Cloud


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known story of the refugee Polish pilots who joined the RAF and played an essential role in saving Britain from the Nazis, only to be betrayed by the Allies after the war.

After Poland fell to the Nazis, thousands of Polish pilots, soldiers, and sailors... Read more >
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The Renaissance
The Renaissance
Written by Paul Johnson
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ISBN: 9780307432551
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The Renaissance
A Short History
Written by Paul Johnson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Renaissance holds an undying place in the human imagination, and its great heroes remain our own, from Michelangelo and Leonardo to Dante and Montaigne. This period of profound evolution in European thought is credited with transforming the West from medieval to modern; reviving the city as the center of human... Read more >
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The Victory of Reason
The Victory of Reason
Written by Rodney Stark
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ISBN: 9781588365002
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The Victory of Reason
How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success
Written by Rodney Stark


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

Many books have been written about the success of the West, analyzing why Europe was able to pull ahead of the rest of the world by the end of the Middle Ages. The most common explanations cite the West’s superior geography, commerce, and technology. Completely overlooked is the fact that faith... Read more >
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith
Written by Carmen Callil
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ISBN: 9780307279255
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Bad Faith
A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
Written by Carmen Callil


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
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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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Twelve Days
Twelve Days
Written by Victor Sebestyen
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ISBN: 9780307277954
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Twelve Days
The Story of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Written by Victor Sebestyen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $16.95

Twelve Days is a riveting day-by-day account of the defining moment of the Cold War—the inspiring but brutally crushed Hungarian Uprising.

Victor Sebestyen, a journalist whose own family fled Hungary, gives us a totally fresh account, incorporating newly released official documents, his family's diaries, and eyewitness testimony. We witness the thrilling... Read more >
Passionate Minds
Passionate Minds
Written by David Bodanis
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ISBN: 9780307237217
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Passionate Minds
Emilie du Chatelet, Voltaire, and the Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment
Written by David Bodanis


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
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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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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3)
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3)
Written by Robert Kirchubel, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3)
Army Group Center
Written by Robert Kirchubel
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $19.95

Osprey's third and final volume in the Barbarossa trilogy, this title completes the account of the strategic intricacies of the German campaign against Russia. Detailing the final Nazi push for Moscow, Robert Kirchubel examines the causes behind the German failure, including the inability to re-supply troops or provide reserves, and the lack... Read more >
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Fear
Fear
Written by Jan Gross
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ISBN: 9780812967463
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Fear
Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz
Written by Jan Gross


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.00

Poland suffered an exceedingly brutal Nazi occupation during the Second World War. Close to five million Polish citizens lost their lives as a result. More than half the casualties were Polish Jews. Thus, the second largest Jewish community in the world–only American Jewry numbered more than the three and a half... Read more >
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The Atlantic Wall (1)
The Atlantic Wall (1)
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Hugh Johnson
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ISBN: 9781846031298
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The Atlantic Wall (1)
France
Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $18.95

In 1942, with Germany's gradual loss of the strategic initiative to the Allies, Hitler was forced to construct an impenetrable wall of fortifications along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast. However, Hitler's grandiose Atlantic wall scheme was hampered by the realities of Germany's wartime economy. Without the resources and manpower to fortify... Read more >
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Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Written by Derek Wilson
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ISBN: 9780307274809
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Charlemagne

Written by Derek Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $16.00

An absorbing biography of the great leader who was the bridge between ancient and modern Europe — the first major study in more than twenty-five years.Charlemagne was an extraordinary figure: an ingenious military strategist, a wise but ruthless leader, a cunning politician, and a devout believer who ensured the survival of... Read more >
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A World Undone
A World Undone
Written by G.J. Meyer
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ISBN: 9780553382402
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A World Undone
The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2007
Price: $21.00

The First World War is one of history’s greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of the... Read more >
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