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The Scottish Jacobite Army 1745-46

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gary Zaboly


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the Scottish Jacobite army during the Jacobite Rising of 1745. The heart of this book is the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's army at Culloden. It strips away the myth and exposes the realities of life in the Jacobite rebel army. It begins with the raising of the... Read more >
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British Cavalryman 1792-1815

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

In the campaigns of the French Revolutionary (1792-1802) and Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), the deserved reputation of the British infantry has tended to overshadow the contribution of the cavalry, but in fact they did form an integral part of the army, carrying out duties crucial to the success of other arms. British... Read more >
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British Redcoat 1740-93

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

During this period, the British army earned itself a formidable reputation as a fighting force. However, due to its role as a police force at home, and demonisation by American propaganda during the American Revolution (1763-1776), the army was viewed as little removed from a penal institution run by aristocratic dilettantes... Read more >
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Georgiana
Georgiana
Written by Amanda Foreman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993912
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Georgiana
Duchess of Devonshire
Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The winner of Britain's prestigious Whitbread Prize and a bestseller there for months, this wonderfully readable biography offers a rich, rollicking picture of late-eighteenth-century British aristocracy and the intimate story of a woman who for a time was its undisputed leader.

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales... Read more >
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Armies of the East India Company 1750-1850

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 453 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Contrary to popular belief, the capture of India was not accomplished by the British Army, but by the private armies of the East India Company, whose primary objective was the protection of their trading empire. Under the leadership of the legendary Robert Clive (founder of the East India Company) and Stringer... Read more >
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Marlborough

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, is one of the great commanders of history. Using his great charm and diplomatic skills he was able to bind troops from various European states into a cohesive army that won a string of victories over the French armies of King Louis XIV, the first... Read more >
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The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793
The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by David Rickman
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ISBN: 9781849085977
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The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by David Rickman


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

A classic Men-at-Arms title detailing a major chapter in American military history. North American colonial history can broadly be divided into 'New France', 'New England' and 'New Spain. The latter covered a vast expanse of land from California to the whole of the south-west and south including modern-day Florida, Arizona, Nevada... Read more >
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The Spanish Army in North America 1700-1793

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by David Rickman


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $13.95

A classic Men-at-Arms title detailing a major chapter in American military history. North American colonial history can broadly be divided into 'New France', 'New England' and 'New Spain. The latter covered a vast expanse of land from California to the whole of the south-west and south including modern-day Florida, Arizona, Nevada... 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
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679456728
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $35.00

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 young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... 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: 9781588360441
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $14.99

“[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 >
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970206
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $30.00

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 young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Born... Read more >
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The Children of Henry VIII
The Children of Henry VIII
Written by Alison Weir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307806864
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The Children of Henry VIII

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Fascinating . . . Alison Weir does full justice to the subject."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth... Read more >
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The Princes in the Tower
The Princes in the Tower
Written by Alison Weir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307806840
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The Princes in the Tower

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 287 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Comprehensive and insightful, THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER offers a unique perspective on a profound mystery." Faye Kellerman

Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English... Read more >
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Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798
Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798
Written by Stuart Reid, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085076
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Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton and Samuel Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $17.95

A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history. In 1798 with the British Army preoccupied in fighting France in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as guarding Southeast England from threatened invasion, a co-ordinated uprising broke out across the water in Ireland. Uniquely this was neither a Catholic nor... Read more >
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Armies of the Irish Rebellion 1798

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

A stunning exploration of a legendary moment in Irish history. In 1798 with the British Army preoccupied in fighting France in the Caribbean and Mediterranean as well as guarding Southeast England from threatened invasion, a co-ordinated uprising broke out across the water in Ireland. Uniquely this was neither a Catholic nor... Read more >
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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $14.95

From 1600 till 1866 civil strife in public was virtually unknown in Japan; however, personal loyalty and self-sacrifice could at times rise above the samurai hierarchy to redefine Japanese culture. In 1703 former samurai avenged their lord in the most legendary raid in Japanese history.  The story of the 47 ronin is a tale rich in emotion... Read more >
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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703
The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703
Written by Stephen Turnbull, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate, Alan Gilliland and Mariusz Kozik
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ISBN: 9781849084277
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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate, Alan Gilliland and Mariusz Kozik


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $18.95

From 1600 till 1866 civil strife in public was virtually unknown in Japan; however, personal loyalty and self-sacrifice could at times rise above the samurai hierarchy to redefine Japanese culture. In 1703 former samurai avenged their lord in the most legendary raid in Japanese history.  The story of the 47 ronin is a tale rich in emotion... Read more >
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Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
Written by Lorna Coventry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808374
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Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
1700-1739
Written by Lorna Coventry


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $15.95

The early 18th century in Britain saw a move towards a more stable and sustainable society after the decadence and drama of the Restoration period. Against a turbulent backdrop of party politics, there were significant developments in how people lived, particularly in the areas around London which developed after the Great... Read more >
Passionate Minds
Passionate Minds
Written by David Bodanis
Format: eBook
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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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Written by David Bonk, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033506
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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Washington crosses the Delaware
Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $21.95

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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The Duchess
The Duchess
Written by Amanda Foreman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368393
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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 8, 2008
Price: $11.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes


Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more >
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The Duchess
The Duchess
Written by Amanda Foreman
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ISBN: 9780812979695
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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $15.95

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes


Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more >
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New York 1776
New York 1776
Written by David Smith, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846032851
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New York 1776
The Continentals' first battle
Written by David Smith
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $19.95

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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Crucible of War
Crucible of War
Written by Fred Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425393
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Crucible of War
The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766
Written by Fred Anderson


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $17.99

In this vivid and compelling narrative, the Seven Years' War–long seen as a mere backdrop to the American Revolution–takes on a whole new significance. Relating the history of the war as it developed, Anderson shows how the complex array of forces brought into conflict helped both to create Britain’s empire and... Read more >
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The French Revolution
The French Revolution
Written by Thomas Carlyle, Introduction by John D. Rosenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432223
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The French Revolution
A History
Written by Thomas Carlyle
Introduction by John D. Rosenberg


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The book that established Thomas Carlyle’s reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life... Read more >
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