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Roman Legionary AD 69-161

Written by Ross Cowan
Illustrated by Sean O'Brogain


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

Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spaniards, Africans and Syrians, fostered in isolated fortresses on the frontiers, was... Read more >
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Roman Legionary AD 69-161
Roman Legionary AD 69-161
Written by Ross Cowan, Illustrated by Sean O'Brogain
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Roman Legionary AD 69-161

Written by Ross Cowan
Illustrated by Sean O'Brogain


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $18.95

Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spaniards, Africans and Syrians, fostered in isolated fortresses on the frontiers, was... Read more >
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The Borgias
The Borgias
Written by G.J. Meyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345526915
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The Borgias
The Hidden History
Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $30.00

The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait... Read more >
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The Borgias
The Borgias
Written by G.J. Meyer
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ISBN: 9780345526939
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The Borgias
The Hidden History
Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $13.99

The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait... Read more >
The Borgias
The Borgias
Written by G.J. Meyer, Read by Enn Reitel
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ISBN: 9780385366601
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The Borgias
The Hidden History
Written by G.J. Meyer
Read by Enn Reitel


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $25.00

The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait... Read more >
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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1945, taking part in the conflict in... Read more >
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Italian Navy and Air Force Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-45

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy’s navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla used frogmen, ‘two-man torpedoes’ and explosive ram-boats. The Italian Air Force formed a special commando unit... Read more >
Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45
Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45
Written by Piero Crociani, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
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ISBN: 9781849088572
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Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

This volume assesses the formidable special forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II, both before and after Italy's surrender in September 1943. The Italian Navy special forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla (Xa MAS) used frogmen, 'two-man torpedoes'... Read more >
Rome
Rome
Written by Robert Hughes
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ISBN: 9780375711688
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Rome
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as a city, as an empire, and as an origin of Western art and civilization.
 
Starting on a personal note, Hughes takes us to the Rome he... Read more >
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Italian Light Tanks
Italian Light Tanks
Written by Filippo Cappellano and Pier Paolo Battistelli, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
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ISBN: 9781849087773
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Italian Light Tanks
1919-45
Written by Filippo Cappellano and Pier Paolo Battistelli
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $17.95

The Italian army, unlike those of the British and French, did not use tanks in combat during World War I and, by November 1918, only one training unit equipped with French Schneider and Renault tanks had been formed. This would largely influence the development of Italian armour during the interwar period... Read more >
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Italian Light Tanks
1919-45
Written by Filippo Cappellano and Pier Paolo Battistelli
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Italian army, unlike those of the British and French, did not use tanks in combat during World War I and, by November 1918, only one training unit equipped with French Schneider and Renault tanks had been formed. Consequently, during the 1920s the Italian army had just one single tank type... Read more >
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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61

Written by Frederick Schneid


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

The culmination of decades of nationalist aspiration and cynical Realpolitik, the Second War of Italian Unification saw Italy transformed from a patchwork of minor states dominated by the Habsburg Austrians into a unified kingdom under the Piedmontese House of Savoy. Overshadowed by subsequent conflicts, the war saw the first widespread use... Read more >
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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61
The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61
Written by Frederick Schneid
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ISBN: 9781849087872
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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61

Written by Frederick Schneid


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $20.95

The culmination of decades of nationalist aspiration and cynical Realpolitik, the Second War of Italian Unification saw Italy transformed from a patchwork of minor states dominated by the Habsburg Austrians into a unified kingdom under the Piedmontese House of Savoy. Overshadowed by subsequent conflicts, the war saw the first widespread use... Read more >
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Road to Valor
Road to Valor
Written by Aili McConnon and Andres McConnon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307590640
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Road to Valor
A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation
Written by Aili McConnon and Andres McConnon


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $25.00

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II. 
 
   Gino Bartali is best known as an Italian cycling legend: the man who not only won the Tour de... Read more >
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Road to Valor
Road to Valor
Written by Aili McConnon and Andres McConnon
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ISBN: 9780307590664
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Road to Valor
A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation
Written by Aili McConnon and Andres McConnon


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II. 
 
   Gino Bartali is best known as an Italian cycling legend: the man who not only won the Tour de... Read more >
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Garibaldi

Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $9.95

This book looks closely at the life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Born on July 4, 1807 in the city of Nice, the turning point in his life occurred in April 1833 when he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo, a member of the secret movement known as "Young... Read more >
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City of Fortune
City of Fortune
Written by Roger Crowley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068203
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City of Fortune
How Venice Ruled the Seas
Written by Roger Crowley


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $32.00

The rise and fall of the Venetian empire stands unrivaled for drama, intrigue, and sheer opulent majesty. In City of Fortune, Roger Crowley, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author of Empires of the Sea, applies his narrative skill to chronicling the astounding five-hundred-year voyage of Venice to the pinnacle... Read more >
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City of Fortune
City of Fortune
Written by Roger Crowley
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ISBN: 9780679644262
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City of Fortune
How Venice Ruled the Seas
Written by Roger Crowley


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

“The rise and fall of Venice’s empire is an irresistible story and [Roger] Crowley, with his rousing descriptive gifts and scholarly attention to detail, is its perfect chronicler.”—The Financial Times
 
The New York Times bestselling author of Empires of the Sea charts Venice’s astounding five-hundred-year voyage to the pinnacle of... Read more >
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Rome
Rome
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307700582
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Rome
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Written by Robert Hughes


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as city, as empire, and, crucially, as an origin of Western art and civilization, two subjects about which Hughes has spent his life writing and thinking.

Starting on a... Read more >
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Venice
Venice
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780307473790
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Venice
Pure City
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $21.00

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial—a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city.

The Venetians’ language and way of thinking set them aside from the rest of Italy. They are an island people, linked to the sea and to the tides rather than the land... Read more >
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The Tailor of Ulm
The Tailor of Ulm
Written by Lucio Magri, Translated by Patrick Camiller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676989
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The Tailor of Ulm
A History of Communism
Written by Lucio Magri
Translated by Patrick Camiller


Format: Hardcover, 444 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2011
Price: $59.95

Twenty years have passed since the Italian Communists’ last Congress in 1991, in which the death of their party was decreed. It was a deliberate death, accelerated by the desire for a “new beginning.” That new beginning never came, and the world lost an invaluable, complex political, organizational and theoretical heritage.

In... Read more >
Garibaldi
Garibaldi
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849083218
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Garibaldi
The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

This book looks closely at the life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Born on July 4, 1807 in the city of Nice, the turning point in his life occurred in April 1833 when he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo, a member of the secret movement known as "Young... Read more >
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Written by Paul Strathern
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ISBN: 9780553386141
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped
Written by Paul Strathern


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $18.00

Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Cesare Borgia—three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history. They could not have been more different, and they would meet only for a short time in 1502, but the events that transpired when they did would significantly... Read more >
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Venice
Venice
Written by Peter Ackroyd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531528
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Venice
Pure City
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $37.50

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial—a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city.

The Venetians’ language and way of thinking set them aside from the rest of Italy. They are an island people, linked to the sea and to the tides rather than the land... Read more >
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Venice
Venice
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780385531535
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Venice
Pure City
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $15.99

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial -- a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice.

In this sumptuous vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the River Thames, to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty, set like a jewel... Read more >
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