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The Book of Firsts
The Book of Firsts
Written by Peter D'Epiro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388438
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The Book of Firsts
150 World-Changing People and Events from Caesar Augustus to the Internet
Written by Peter D'Epiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.00

  The Book of Firsts is an entertaining, enlightening, and highly browsable tour of the major innovations of the past twenty centuries and how they shaped our world.

Peter D’Epiro makes this handy overview of human history both fun and thought-provoking with his survey of the major “firsts”—inventions, discoveries, political and military... Read more >
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The Book of Firsts
The Book of Firsts
Written by Peter D'Epiro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307476661
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The Book of Firsts
150 World-Changing People and Events, from Caesar Augustus to the Internet
Written by Peter D'Epiro


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

  The Book of Firsts is an entertaining, enlightening, and highly browsable tour of the major innovations of the past twenty centuries and how they shaped our world.

Peter D’Epiro makes this handy overview of human history both fun and thought-provoking with his survey of the major “firsts”—inventions, discoveries, political and military... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria
The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria
Written by Simon Dunstan, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033643
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The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $21.95

Osprey's examination of Jordan and Syria's involvement in the Six Day War (1967). Following the lightning destruction of the Egyptian forces at the outbreak of the Six Day War, Israel turned to the forces of Jordan and Syria, with whom Egypt had signed a mutual-defence pact, and who had now entered... Read more >
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An Uncommon History of Common Things
An Uncommon History of Common Things
Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson, Foreword by Henry Petroski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426204203
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An Uncommon History of Common Things

Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson
Foreword by Henry Petroski


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $40.00

Sometime about 30,000 years ago, somebody stuck a sharp rock into a split stick—and presto! The axe was born. Our inquisitive species just loves tinkering, testing, and pushing the limits, and this delightfully different book is a freewheeling reference to hundreds of customs, notions, and inventions that reflect human ingenuity throughout... Read more >
US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71
US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846032509
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US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $18.95

Osprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as "the men with green faces," a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols of four to six men these men were like ghosts... Read more >
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The Castles of Henry VIII
The Castles of Henry VIII
Written by Peter Harrington, Illustrated by Brian Delf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846031304
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The Castles of Henry VIII

Written by Peter Harrington
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $16.95

In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defense to protect England and its newly Protestant Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from Rome, Henry energetically began the construction of more than 20 stone forts to protect England's major... Read more >
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Desert raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43
Desert raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43
Written by Andrea Molinari
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846030062
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Desert raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43

Written by Andrea Molinari


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2007
Price: $25.95

Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theater of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces. Four countries took part in this 'shadow war': Great Britain, most successfully of all; Free France, including a surprising solitary campaign from Chad; Italy... Read more >
US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45
US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846031281
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US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2007
Price: $25.95

The US airborne units serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II are considered to be among the best-trained and effective forces in the war. Deployed in fewer numbers than was the case across Europe, parachute units such as the famed 11th Airborne Division and the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment... Read more >
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National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World
National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200915
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National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $14.95

From the dawn of civilization to the first decade of the 21st century, this straightforwardly written, superbly accessible reference distills the concentrated essence of world history into a single compact, 544-page volume that fits in the palm of your hand. Featuring more than 1,000 illustrations, it's a book as vivid as... Read more >
Readings from Voices of a People's History of the United States
Readings from Voices of a People's History of the United States
Edited by Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781583227527
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Readings from Voices of a People's History of the United States

Edited by Anthony Arnove and Howard Zinn


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $14.95

Bold and empowering words from America’s struggles, past and present, are resurrected here by some of our leading living voices. An all-star cast joines authors Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove to perform the rousing words of dissent that have shaped and quickened the pulse of a nation.
This audio CD consists of... Read more >
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing
Written by Warren Thompson, Illustrated by Mark Styling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841769967
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $22.95

The entry of the United State’s premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing air supremacy over the Korean Peninsula was unacceptable. The 4th Fighter Wing got the call for combat... Read more >
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National Geographic Visual History of the World
National Geographic Visual History of the World
Written by National Geographic, Introduction by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792236955
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National Geographic Visual History of the World

Written by National Geographic
Introduction by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

The world history book to define all others, National Geographic Visual History of the World is a classic in the making. No other volume offers such a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle of world events, from the construction of the Pyramids to the overthrow of the Taliban. Readers see how momentous... Read more >
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