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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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A Child of Christian Blood
A Child of Christian Blood
Written by Edmund Levin
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ISBN: 9780805243246
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A Child of Christian Blood
Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Written by Edmund Levin


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $15.99

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre.
 
On March 20, 1911, thirteen-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found stabbed to death in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. Four months later, Russian police arrested Mendel...

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A Child of Christian Blood
A Child of Christian Blood
Written by Edmund Levin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242997
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A Child of Christian Blood
Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Written by Edmund Levin


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $29.95

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre.
 
On March 20, 1911, thirteen-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found stabbed to death in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. Four months later, Russian police arrested Mendel...

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World Report 2014
World Report 2014
Written by Human Rights Watch, Introduction by Kenneth Roth
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ISBN: 9781609805555
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part of this naval strategy... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Written by Scott Sheads, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781780968520
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion.

Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much... Read more >
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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat
F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat
Written by Peter Davies, Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003472
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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $22.95

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among other features. Designed as a cost-saving, multi-role interceptor, naval fighter and strike bomber, its evolution prioritised the latter role and... Read more >
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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among other features. Designed as a cost-saving, multi-role interceptor, naval fighter and strike bomber, its evolution prioritised the latter role and... Read more >
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Modern African Wars (4)
Modern African Wars (4)
Written by Peter Abbott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782000761
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Modern African Wars (4)
The Congo 1960-2002
Written by Peter Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $17.95

From Belgian and French paratroops to Che Guevara and CIA funded Cuban B-26 pilots, the Congo has been a hotbed of African conflict in the late 20th century.
When the colonial powers began retreating from Africa in the 1950s and 1960s, the Belgian Congo/Zaire became the bloodiest, most chaotic example of... Read more >
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Q Ship vs U-Boat
Q Ship vs U-Boat
Written by David Greentree, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002840
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Q Ship vs U-Boat
1914-18
Written by David Greentree
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

At the start of World War I a new and potent threat to Britain's naval supremacy took shape in the form of the Kaiser's Imperial German submarines, thanks to their recently acquired ability to submerge and stalk their adversaries. A submarine's crew could not board and capture a merchant ship, however... Read more >
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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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Touched By Fire
Touched By Fire
Written by Elliott Leyton, Photographed by Greg Locke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995892
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Touched By Fire
Doctors Without Borders in a Third World Crisis
Written by Elliott Leyton
Photographed by Greg Locke


Format: eBook, 118 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2014
Price: $11.99

When the rapes and massacres, the plagues, the famines, the floods, or the droughts erupt in far-off places, the world stands still. MSF does not.

They are the “smoke jumpers” among international aid organizations. While others are often stymied or delayed by bureaucratic red tape, the men and women of Doctors Without... Read more >
The Taste of Ashes
The Taste of Ashes
Written by Marci Shore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888822
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The Taste of Ashes
The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe
Written by Marci Shore


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $16.00

A shimmering literary examination of the ghost of communism, a haunting presence of Europe's past
 
   Oskar has just killed himself. After waiting a quarter century, he returned to Prague only to find it was no longer his home. With his memorial service, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore leads us gently... Read more >
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The Diners Out Handbook
The Diners Out Handbook
Written by Alfred H. Miles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402356
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The Diners Out Handbook
A Pocket Handbook on the Manners and Customs of Society Functions
Written by Alfred H. Miles


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing...

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Return of a King
Return of a King
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948533
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Return of a King
The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

A Best Book of the Year: The Economist, Slate, Kirkus Reviews

In 1839, nearly 20,000 British troops poured through the mountain passes into Afghanistan and installed the exiled Shah Shuja on the throne as their puppet. But after little more than two years, the Afghans exploded into rebellion. The British were forced...

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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402578
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features... Read more >
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781780961026
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 58 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $18.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $14.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

Written by John Fletcher


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother Joseph as King of Spain, igniting the flames of war across the Iberian Peninsula... Read more >
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29
The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29
Written by John Fletcher
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ISBN: 9781782007661
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

Written by John Fletcher


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $20.95

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother Joseph as King of Spain, igniting the flames of war across the Iberian Peninsula... Read more >
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The Big Book of Gun Trivia
Everything you want to know, don't want to know, and don't know you need to know
Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
Price: $9.95

A complete guide to weapons history, facts, myths and trivia, covering everything you wanted to know, didn’t want to know and you don’t know you need to know... Gordon Rottman offers a step by step guide through interesting weapon facts and statistics, including a section on ammunition, while breaking apart popular myths... Read more >
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Written by Greg Vanwyngarden, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780967189
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


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

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
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Fort William Henry 1755-57
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


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

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander Marquis de Montcalm in August 1757, it appeared that this particular episode of the French and Indian War was over. What happened next became the most infamous incident... Read more >
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