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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: $17.99

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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Frederick the Great's Army (2)
Infantry
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


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

Throughout the wars undertaken by Frederick the Great, probably his greatest resource was his infantry. It is a mark of the king's determination that despite wars which almost destroyed both Prussia and its army (such as the Seven Years' War), he was able to maintain its numbers – even if the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great's Army (3)
Specialist Troops
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


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

Frederick the Great was not renowned as a great artillery enthusiast, however he did recognise the importance of artillery and greatly expanded the arm. Frederick was also aware of the value of strong fortifications as barriers against the manoeuvres of enemy armies, and as places of security for troops and magazines... Read more >
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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: $13.99

“[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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