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Seven Ages of Paris
Seven Ages of Paris
Written by Alistair Horne
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ISBN: 9780804151696
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Seven Ages of Paris

Written by Alistair Horne


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2013
Price: $13.99

When Paris was a small island in the middle of the Seine, its gentle climate, natural vineyards and overhanging fig trees made it the favorite retreat of Roman emperors and de facto capital of western Europe. Over two millennia the muddy Lutetia, as the Romans called Paris, pushed its borders far... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Armies of Italy and the Axis
Bolt Action: Armies of Italy and the Axis
Written by Warlord Games, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781782007708
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Bolt Action: Armies of Italy and the Axis

Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
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While many nations flocked to the side of the Allies, others joined forces with Germany as part of the Axis. This volume is the definitive guide to the armies of Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia and Finland. Refight the Winter War against the Soviets, hold back the British in North Africa, or... Read more >
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A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
Written by Francis Steegmuller
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ISBN: 9780804151320
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A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
The Story of Madame d'Epinay and the Abbe Galiani
Written by Francis Steegmuller


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $14.99

Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author Louise d'Épinay and the Italian priest-diplomat Ferdinando Galiani. Their friends included Voltaire, Diderot, Melchior Grimm, and the famous women of the salons, and their letters touched upon everything from... Read more >
Wellington's Guns
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: eBook, 472 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $9.99

The history books have forgotten the artillery of Wellington's army during the Napoleonic Wars, but in this book Nick Lipscombe offers a study of the gunners through first-hand accounts, bringing life and color to their heroic actions.

Wellington was, without doubt, a brilliant field commander, but his leadership style was abrupt and... Read more >
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Wellington's Guns
Wellington's Guns
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780961149
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Wellington's Guns
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $29.95

The history books have forgotten the artillery of Wellington's army during the Napoleonic Wars, but in this book Nick Lipscombe offers a study of the gunners through first-hand accounts, bringing life and color to their heroic actions.

Wellington was, without doubt, a brilliant field commander, but his leadership style was abrupt and... Read more >
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French Foreign Legion
Infantry and Cavalry since 1945
Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.95

Men of action and elite soldiers with a young and dynamic spirit, the French Foreign Legion are capable of doing their duty anywhere anytime. Martin Windrow's superb text examines the history of this famous force from the end of the Second World War onward. This first class addition to the Men-at-Arms... Read more >
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French Musketeer 1622-1775
French Musketeer 1622-1775
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781780968612
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 63 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $18.95

In 1884 the French novelist Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, followed by Twenty Years After (1845) and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (1847-50). This trilogy of works, reproduced in countless forms and media, most recently in a Hollywood film of 2011, has ensured the perpetual popularity of the... Read more >
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $14.95

The works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D’Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King’s Musketeers were formed in 1622 and were populated by young men of noble birth, but often of... Read more >
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Leon Blum
Leon Blum
Written by Joel Colton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830890
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Leon Blum
Humanist in Politics
Written by Joel Colton


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $19.99

John Colton is a meticulous researcher and a fine craftsman. In his political biography of Leon Blum, these two qualities are beautiully blended; none of the available evidence appears to have been over looked, and the enormous mass of variegated material has been transmuted in a polished, richly tapestried, and absorbing... Read more >
Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870
End of the Second Empire
Written by Philipp Elliot-Wright


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $15.95

Gravelotte-St-Privat was probably the hardest fought of all the battles of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). Attacked by superior Prussian forces from both the First and Second armies, Marshal Bazaine's French Army of the Rhine inflicted heavy casualties on the advancing Prussian's before finally being forced to retreat into the fortress city... Read more >
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The Queen's Necklace
The Queen's Necklace
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
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ISBN: 9781908968418
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The Queen's Necklace

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $18.00

"A sparkling slice of eighteenth-century life" Paul Bailey, Independent

In August 1785 Paris buzzed with scandal. It involved an eminent churchman, a notorious charlatan, a female fraudster, a part-time prostitute and the hated Queen herself. At its heart was the most expensive diamond necklace ever assembled-and the web of fraud, folly and... Read more >
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D-Day Fortifications in Normandy

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

German defenses along the Normandy beaches were part of the larger Atlantic Wall fortifications designed to defend Fortress Europe. When Field Marshal Erwin Rommel took command of the invasion front in late 1943, he began a program to enhance fortifications along the Normandy coast as he believed that any Allied assault... Read more >
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French Foreign Legion Paratroops

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.95

The decision, in Spring 1948, to form two battalions of Foreign Legion paratroopers was prompted by the requirement for enlarged airborne forces in the First Indochina War (1946), and the healthy recruitment then employed by the Legion. There were some initial doubts. The Legion were known to be magnificent heavy infantry... Read more >
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The Party of Humanity
The Party of Humanity
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831439
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The Party of Humanity

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $14.99

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious intellectualism, unreasonable contempt for authority and tradition,” thus collecting in one sentence most of our current prejudices. In this provocative book—at... Read more >
Tragic Muse
Tragic Muse
Written by Rachel Brownstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831828
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Tragic Muse
Rachel of the Comedie-Francaise
Written by Rachel Brownstein


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $17.99

Rachel Felix (1821-58), the homely daughter of poor Jewish peddlers, was the first stage actress to achieve international stardom - and the last person one would have expected to resurrect the cultural patrimony of France. Yet her passionate, startling performances of the works of Racine and Corneille saved them from almost... Read more >
The Ordinary Acrobat
The Ordinary Acrobat
Written by Duncan Wall
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ISBN: 9780307962294
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The Ordinary Acrobat
A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present
Written by Duncan Wall


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary story of a young man’s plunge into the unique and wonderful world of the circus—taking readers deep into circus history and its renaissance as a contemporary art form, and behind the (tented) walls of France’s most prestigious circus school.

When Duncan Wall visited his first nouveau cirque as...

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The Vauban Fortifications of France

Written by Paddy Griffith
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

Vauban was the foremost military engineer of France during the period of its centralisation and wars of expansion in the 17th and 18th centuries. His influence persisted long after Waterloo, and his name has become synonymous with the science of the construction, defence and attack of bastioned fortresses. Dunkirk, Toulon, Perpignan... Read more >
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The French Army 1939-45 (2)

Written by Ian Sumner
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

By 16 June 1940, De Gaulle, with the decisive support of Churchill, had come to the conclusion that, whatever happened, France could not stand to one side in the struggle against Nazi Germany. And so, Free France was born. In this companion volume to MAA 315: The French Army 1939-45 (I)... Read more >
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Voltaire in Love
Voltaire in Love
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
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ISBN: 9781590175781
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Voltaire in Love

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Adam Gopnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
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The inimitable Nancy Mitford’s account of Voltaire’s fifteen-year relationship with the Marquise du Châtelet—the renowned mathematician who introduced Isaac Newton’s revolutionary new physics to France—is a spirited romp in the company of two extraordinary individuals as well as an erudite and gossipy guide to French high society during the Enlightenment. Mitford’s... Read more >
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Voltaire in Love

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Adam Gopnik


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $16.95

The inimitable Nancy Mitford’s account of Voltaire’s fifteen-year relationship with the Marquise du Châtelet—the renowned mathematician who introduced Isaac Newton’s revolutionary new physics to France—is a spirited romp in the company of two extraordinary individuals as well as an erudite and gossipy guide to French high society during the Enlightenment. Mitford’s... Read more >
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The Emperor's Last Island
The Emperor's Last Island
Written by Julia Blackburn
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ISBN: 9780307829221
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The Emperor's Last Island
A Journey to St. Helena
Written by Julia Blackburn


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

In 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on St. Helenad surreal exile that would last until his death six years later. "A resonant meditation on exile, fame, the stories we tell about ourselves (and) the bigger stories we tell about our great figures."--Los Angeles Times Book Review. Read more >
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French Warship Crews 1789-1805
From the French Revolution to Trafalgar
Written by Terry Crowdy
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the living conditions they had to endure at sea. Their experiences of fighting... Read more >
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Incomparable
Incomparable
Written by Terry Crowdy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849083324
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Incomparable
Napoleon's 9th Light Infantry Regiment
Written by Terry Crowdy


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $29.95

This is the story of people who were caught up in the blazing trail of Napoleon's epic career. It describes the Napoleonic war machine from within, shedding light on the lives and feats of soldiers on whose toil a spectacular Empire was built and lost. This is far more than a... Read more >
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Incomparable
Napoleon's 9th Light Infantry Regiment
Written by Terry Crowdy


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

This is the story of people who were caught up in the blazing trail of Napoleon's epic career. It describes the Napoleonic war machine from within, shedding light on the lives and feats of soldiers on whose toil a spectacular Empire was built and lost. This is far more than a... Read more >
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The Queen's Necklace

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $14.99

In August 1785, Paris buzzed with a scandal that had everything—an eminent churchman, a female fraudster, a part-time prostitute and the hated Queen herself. Its centrepiece was the most expensive diamond necklace ever assembled, and the tangle of fraud, folly, blindness and self-delusion it provoked. The humiliation the affair brought on... Read more >
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