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1960s Britain
1960s Britain
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812852
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1960s Britain

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

Harold Wilson’s promise of a New Britain and ‘the ending of economic privilege, the abolition of poverty in the midst of plenty and the creation of real equality of opportunity’ heralded unprecedented social and cultural changes which characterized the period. The benefits of these changes were particularly enjoyed by the new... Read more >
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Written by LP Brockett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402646
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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Living In, Living Out
African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940
Written by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white... Read more >
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Outcast London
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... Read more >
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
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Breaking Convention
Breaking Convention
Edited by Cameron Adams, David Luke, Anna Waldstein, Ben Sessa and David King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947715
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Breaking Convention
Essays on Psychedelic Consciousness
Edited by Cameron Adams, David Luke, Anna Waldstein, Ben Sessa and David King


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $19.95

Breaking Convention--a collection of essays and articles from the international conference of the same name--is a multifaceted exploration of the history, use, and benefits of psychedelics since the dawn of humankind. Some pieces address the archaeological and ethnographic evidence of psychedelic use as a vital part of early human development. Others... Read more >
Jet Set
Jet Set
Written by William Stadiem
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345536952
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Jet Set
The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
Written by William Stadiem


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $28.00

In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for... Read more >
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Jet Set
Jet Set
Written by William Stadiem
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345536976
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Jet Set
The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
Written by William Stadiem


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $13.99

In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for... Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919418
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

The summer of 1927 began with Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Babe Ruth was closing in on the home run record. In Newark, New Jersey, Alvin “Shipwreck” Kelly sat atop a flagpole for twelve days, and in Chicago, the gangster Al Capone... Read more >
War Games
Inside the World of Twentieth-Century War Reenactors
Written by Jenny Thompson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $25.95

D-Day with beach umbrellas in the distance? Troops ordering ice cream? American and German forces celebrating Christmas together in the barracks? This could only be the curious world of 20th-century war reenactors. A relatively recent and rapidly expanding phenomenon, reenactments in the United States of World War I, World War II... Read more >
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade
The 40s: The Story of a Decade
Written by The New Yorker Magazine, Contribution by E.B. White, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith, Introduction by David Remnick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679644798
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
Contribution by E.B. White, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: Hardcover, 720 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $30.00

Including contributions by W. H. Auden • Elizabeth Bishop • John Cheever • Janet Flanner • John Hersey • Langston Hughes • Shirley Jackson • A. J. Liebling • William Maxwell • Carson McCullers • Joseph Mitchell • Vladimir Nabokov • Ogden Nash • John O’Hara • George Orwell • V. S... Read more >
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade
The 40s: The Story of a Decade
Written by The New Yorker Magazine, Contribution by E.B. White, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith, Introduction by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780679644804
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
Contribution by E.B. White, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $14.99

Including contributions by W. H. Auden • Elizabeth Bishop • John Cheever • Janet Flanner • John Hersey • Langston Hughes • Shirley Jackson • A. J. Liebling • William Maxwell • Carson McCullers • Joseph Mitchell • Vladimir Nabokov • Ogden Nash • John O’Hara • George Orwell • V. S... Read more >
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Cubed
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536578
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.95

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Cubed
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
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ISBN: 9780385536585
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $13.99

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Cubed
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval, Read by Stephen Hoye
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804190961
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.50

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Gill's Tea Revives the World map, 1940
Gill's Tea Revives the World map, 1940
Written by MacDonald Gill
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402783
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Gill's Tea Revives the World map, 1940

Written by MacDonald Gill


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

In 1940 Britain was enduring the darkest days of the World War II. Naturally, peoples' thoughts turned to simple comforts, like tea! With its mixture of quirky information and schoolboy humor, McDonald Gill's publicity poster for the Tea Market Expansion Board was a cheering rallying cry in a time of conflict.

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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Written by Inga Muscio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805203
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
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1950s Childhood
1950s Childhood
Written by Janet Shepherd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812357
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1950s Childhood
Growing up in post-war Britain
Written by Janet Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

The generation who grew up in Britain immediately after the Second World War are popularly called ‘The Baby Boomers’. As children, they experienced life in Britain from wartime austerity to the relative affluence of the late 1950s. Uniquely healthier and wealthier than previous generations, this first welfare state generation received free... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
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Letters from the Front
From the First World War to the Present Day
Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Similar to Letters From Iwo Jima and All Quiet On The Western Front, this book tells the story of young men from many nations thrown into the crucible of war, fighting not just to survive, but to understand what was happening to them and their comrades. It tells it in the... Read more >
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Letters from the Front
Letters from the Front
Written by Andrew Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803344
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Letters from the Front
From the First World War to the Present Day
Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Similar to Letters From Iwo Jima and All Quiet On The Western Front, this book tells the story of young men from many nations thrown into the crucible of war, fighting not just to survive, but to understand what was happening to them and their comrades. It tells it in the... Read more >
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Arthur Murray's Popularity Book
Arthur Murray's Popularity Book
Written by Arthur Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402769
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Arthur Murray's Popularity Book
Vintage Advice and Wisdom from The Greatest Generation
Written by Arthur Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $9.95

First published in 1944, The Popularity Book is a vintage guidebook full of wise and wonderful advice on living well, building poise and maintaining fulfilling relationships. Drawn from books, testimonials and magazines from the World War II era, this book shows the forthright common sense and romanticism of the “Greatest Generation”...

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