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The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9780679645313
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The Enlightenment
And Why It Still Matters
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern world.
 
Liberty and equality. Human rights. Freedom of thought and expression. Belief in reason and... Read more >
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Louisbourg 1758
Wolfe's first siege
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of James Wolfe's siege of Louisbourg during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Louisbourg represented a major threat to Anglo-American plans to invade Canada. Bypassing it would leave an immensely powerful enemy base astride the Anglo-American lines of communication – Louisbourg had to be taken. Faced with strong beach... Read more >
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Monongahela 1754#55
Washington's defeat, Braddock's disaster
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

On 9 July 1755 amid the wilderness of North America, Britain suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in her history. General Braddock’s army, a mixture of British regulars and American militia, was shattered, losing over 900 men from a force of 1,300. Braddock was killed and the remnants of his... Read more >
The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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The Crisis of the European Mind
The Crisis of the European Mind
Written by Paul Hazard, Translated by J. Lewis May, Introduction by Anthony Grafton
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ISBN: 9781590176191
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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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Fallen Timbers 1794
The US Army's first victory
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

Following the defeat at Wabash, in 1792 the Washington administration created a new US Army to replace the one that had been destroyed. The man chosen to lead it was the famous Major-General “Mad” Anthony Wayne. Having trained his new force, Wayne set out in 1793 to subdue the Ohio Indians... Read more >
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Frederick the Great's Allies 1756-63

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

The Seven Years’ War in Germany was characterised by an increasing use of ‘light’ troops in conjunction with regular infantry and cavalry as part of an ongoing evolution in military tactics. This book draws attention to these tactical developments and also provides an analysis of the allied army that fought alongside... Read more >
Quebec 1759
The battle that won Canada
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


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

Osprey's study of the decisive battle of the French and Indian War (1754-1763). ‘What a scene!’ wrote Horace Walpole. ‘An army in the night dragging itself up a precipice by stumps of trees to assault a town and attack an enemy strongly entrenched and double in numbers!’ In one short sharp... Read more >
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Fallen Timbers 1794
Fallen Timbers 1794
Written by John F. Winkler, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781780963754
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Fallen Timbers 1794
The US Army's First Victory
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

After the formidable Ohio Indians destroyed the US Army at Wabash in 1791, the Washington administration created a new US Army to defeat them.  The famous Revolutionary War commander Major-General “Mad” Anthony Wayne organized and trained the new army, and then led it into the Ohio wilderness in 1794.  To defeat... Read more >
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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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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94
Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94
Written by Vincent Rospond, Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088558
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94

Written by Vincent Rospond
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The tragic national epic of Polish history - its repeated foreign occupations, and its heroic but doomed rebellions - began in these late 18th-century wars. Under Poland's Saxon monarchy, Russia and Prussia constantly meddled in the affairs of the Kingdom, both exerting pressure, and subverting Polish parties to work in their... Read more >
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94

Written by Vincent Rospond
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

The tragic national epic of Polish history began in these late 18th-century wars. Under Poland’s Saxon monarchy, Russia and Prussia constantly meddled in the affairs of the Kingdom. In 1768 a civil war broke out between pro-Russian ‘Commonwealth’ Poles and ‘Confederate’ patriots who opposed foreign intervention; Russia intervened directly, and the... Read more >
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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Washington crosses the Delaware
Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the battle of White River and the fall of Forts Washington and Lee during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), George Washington withdrew his army, crossing the Delaware River to regroup. However, with morale at a critical low and the terms of enlistment of many of his troops set to expire... Read more >
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Voltaire in Love
Voltaire in Love
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Format: Trade Paperback
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
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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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 Georgian Bawdyhouse
The Georgian Bawdyhouse
Written by Emily Brand
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ISBN: 9780747811695
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The Georgian Bawdyhouse

Written by Emily Brand


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

It is safe to say that selling sex constituted a significant, and visible, part of urban culture in Georgian England. Alongside the rise of the 'polite society' of Jane Austen's novels, the city of London, so described in 1758, had long been portrayed as a centre of vice and debauchery. In... Read more >
Redcoat Officer
1740-1815
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

The commissioned officer ranks in the British Army from 1740-1815 were almost entirely composed of the affluent and educated - the sons of the landed gentry, the wealthy, and other professional people. This title looks at the enlistment, training, daily life and combat experiences of the typical British officer in the... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780345408778
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death... Read more >
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New York 1776
The Continentals' first battle
Written by David Smith
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to colonial power. Having initially assembled his forces on Staten Island, Howe succeeded in dividing the Continentals, defeated... Read more >
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Lord Churchill's Coup
Lord Churchill's Coup
Written by Stephen S. Webb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824493
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Lord Churchill's Coup
The Anglo-American Empire and the Glorious Revolution Reconsidered
Written by Stephen S. Webb


Format: eBook, 399 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $18.99

In LORD CHURCHILL’S COUP, Stephen Saunders Webb further advances his revisionist interpretation of the British Empire in the seventeenth century. Having earlier demonstrates that the Anglo=American empire was classic in its form, administered by an army, committed to territorial expansion, and motivated by crusading religion, Webb now argues that both England...

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Duels and Duelling
Duels and Duelling
Written by Stephen Banks
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ISBN: 9780747811435
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Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death... Read more >
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Georgian Garden Buildings
Georgian Garden Buildings
Written by Sarah Rutherford
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ISBN: 9780747811015
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Georgian Garden Buildings

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Georgian garden buildings often seem monuments to rich mens' folly and whimsy, but they always had a purpose, whether functional or ornamental. Today they are valued for their social history and their key place in the history of architecture and landscape design, as well as often for their sheer beauty or... Read more >
Incomparable: a collection of essays
The formation and early history of Napoleon's 9th Light Infantry Regiment
Written by Terry Crowdy


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $5.95

An elite battalion under Louis XVI, the 9th Light Infantry regiment were with Napoleon from almost the beginning of his campaigns, so much so that he dubbed them ‘Incomparable’. This collection of essays studies their early history and formation, prior to being so vital during the Napoleonic Wars. Read more >
Frederick the Great's Army (1)
Cavalry
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Prussian army of King Frederick II, 'the Great', became so renowned as a result of its campaigns, principally during the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), that it was regarded as a model for many of the other armies of Europe. In this first of two volumes exploring Frederick the Great's splendid... Read more >
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