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The Cuban Connection
The Cuban Connection
Written by William Weyand Turner
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ISBN: 9781616147570
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
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In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2013
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In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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Double Cross
Double Cross
Written by Ben Macintyre
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ISBN: 9780307888778
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Double Cross
The True Story of the D-Day Spies
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS   

   On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion, and the... Read more >
The Party of Humanity
The Party of Humanity
Written by Peter Gay
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ISBN: 9780307831439
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The Party of Humanity

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
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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 >
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
Written by Tom Mangold
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ISBN: 9780307833365
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi
A Harrowing Account of America's Tunnel Rats in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
Written by Tom Mangold


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $7.99

At the height of the Vietnam conflict, a complex system of secret underground tunnels sprawled from Cu Chi Province to the edge of Saigon. In these burrows, the Viet Cong cached their weapons, tended their wounded, and prepared to strike. They had only one enemy: U.S. soldiers small and wiry enough... Read more >
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Story of My People
Story of My People
Written by Edoardo Nesi
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ISBN: 9781590515549
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Story of My People

Written by Edoardo Nesi


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $19.95

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.
 
Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was... Read more >
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Story of My People

Written by Edoardo Nesi


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.
 
Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was... Read more >
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So Far from God
So Far from God
Written by John S.D. Eisenhower
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ISBN: 9780307827685
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So Far from God
The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848
Written by John S.D. Eisenhower


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $11.99

The Mexican-American War of the 1840s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and... Read more >
Line Doggie: Foot Soldier in Vietnam
Line Doggie: Foot Soldier in Vietnam
Written by Charles Gadd
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ISBN: 9780307829948
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Line Doggie: Foot Soldier in Vietnam

Written by Charles Gadd


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

Charles Gadd served in Vietnam in late 1967 and 1968 and had experiences very similar to what most enlisted men endured. He describes the mud, blood, leeches, loss of friends, and low morale due to constant harassment by guerrillas. The author, a squad leader with the 101st Airborne, was wounded twice... Read more >
Blue Moon over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Written by William B. Ecker USN (Ret)


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.95

Most books on the Cuban Missile Crisis tell the story using the memoirs of those who advised President Kennedy as he struggled to avoid World War III. This book is the only known personal account of the lead photographic reconnaissance squadron’s scouting dangerous low-level operations, flying the supersonic RF-8A Crusader, during... Read more >
Bussaco 1810
Wellington defeats Napoleon's Marshals
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


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

This Osprey title details the gruelling Bussaco campaign of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), as French attempts to subdue Portugal reached their climax. By 1810, Napoleon reigned supreme over most of continental Europe. But the Iberian Peninsula remained unsubdued, particularly Portugal, which continued to resist. Napoleon ordered Marshal Masséna to crush this resistance... Read more >
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The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
Written by Anthony Pagden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400060689
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The Enlightenment
And Why It Still Matters
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $32.00

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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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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The Golden Age of Air Travel
The Golden Age of Air Travel
Written by Nina Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812234
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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Journey to the Abyss
Journey to the Abyss
Written by Harry Kessler, Edited by Laird Easton
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ISBN: 9780307278432
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Journey to the Abyss

Written by Harry Kessler
Edited by Laird Easton


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.00

These fascinating, never-before-published early diaries of Count Harry Kessler—patron, museum director, publisher, cultural critic, soldier, secret agent, and diplomat—present a sweeping panorama of the arts and politics of Belle Époque Europe, a glittering world poised to be changed irrevocably by the Great War. Kessler’s immersion in the new art and literature... Read more >
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Kharkov 1942
Kharkov 1942
Written by Robert Forczyk, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
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ISBN: 9781780961576
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Kharkov 1942
The Wehrmacht strikes back
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $21.95

After failing to finish off the German Army in the 1941/42 Winter Counteroffensive and aware that Hitler was planning a new summer offensive in mid-1942, Stalin directed the Red Army to conduct a powerful blow in one sector of the Eastern Front in order to disrupt German plans. The sector chosen... Read more >
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Kharkov 1942
The Wehrmacht strikes back
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


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

After failing to finish off the German Army in the 1941/42 Winter Counteroffensive and aware that Hitler was planning a new summer offensive in mid-1942, Stalin directed the Red Army to conduct a powerful blow in one sector of the Eastern Front in order to disrupt German plans. The sector chosen... 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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The Merchant Navy
The Merchant Navy
Written by Richard Woodman
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ISBN: 9780747812326
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The Merchant Navy

Written by Richard Woodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but convoys battled on to save Britain from starving to... Read more >
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The Merchant Navy

Written by Richard Woodman


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but convoys battled on to save Britain from starving to... 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 Forts of New France in Northeast America 1600-1763

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

"New France" consisted of the area colonized and ruled by France in North America from the 16th to the 18th century. At its peak in the early 18th century its territory was huge, stretching from Newfoundland to the Gulf of Mexico. This title reviews the lengthy chain of forts built to... Read more >
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Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808-14

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Richard Hook


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

Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy. So many French soldiers were being used to counter the guerrillas and the threat that they posed that less than a third... Read more >
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Spanish Republican Aces

Written by Rafael Lopez
Illustrated by Julio Caeiro


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

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained loyal to the government. The obsolete Nieuport Ni.52s and the three rare Hawker Furies were soon outpaced by... Read more >
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