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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767919401
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $28.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
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In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
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In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739315293
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $45.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315309
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Shaping Our Nation
Shaping Our Nation
Written by Michael Barone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307461513
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Shaping Our Nation
How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics
Written by Michael Barone


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $27.00

It is often said that America has become culturally diverse only in the past quarter century. But from the country’s beginning, cultural variety and conflict have been a centrifugal force in American politics and a crucial reason for our rise to power.
 
The peopling of the United States is one... Read more >
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Shaping Our Nation
Shaping Our Nation
Written by Michael Barone
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ISBN: 9780307461537
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Shaping Our Nation
How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics
Written by Michael Barone


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

It is often said that America has become culturally diverse only in the past quarter century. But from the country’s beginning, cultural variety and conflict have been a centrifugal force in American politics and a crucial reason for our rise to power.
 
The peopling of the United States is one... Read more >
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The British Execution
The British Execution
Written by Stephen Banks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812425
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The British Execution
1500-1964
Written by Stephen Banks


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

If life is a drama, then for some men and women their most noteworthy moment on the stage has been at their unwilling exit. If Anne Boleyn's memory lives on it is because her head was lost, and the same fate ensures Charles I a place unique among English monarchs. The... Read more >
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The British Execution
1500-1964
Written by Stephen Banks


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

If life is a drama, then for some men and women their most noteworthy moment on the stage has been at their unwilling exit. If Anne Boleyn's memory lives on it is because her head was lost, and the same fate ensures Charles I a place unique among English monarchs. The... Read more >
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The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812456
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The Salvation Army

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

Best known for their brass bands and uniformed officers, the Salvation Army is uniquely recognizable worldwide. What is less known is the extent of their work which goes far beyond a commitment to temperance, bugles and bibles, prayer and preaching. This is the fascinating story of how Reverend William Booth started...

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The Salvation Army

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

Best known for their brass bands and uniformed officers, the Salvation Army is uniquely recognizable worldwide. What is less known is the extent of their work which goes far beyond a commitment to temperance, bugles and bibles, prayer and preaching. This is the fascinating story of how Reverend William Booth started...

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The Victorian Detective
The Victorian Detective
Written by Alan Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812838
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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Campus Life
Campus Life
Written by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829696
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Campus Life

Written by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $16.99

Every generation of college students, no matter how different from its predecessor, has been an enigma to faculty and administration, to parents, and to society in general. Watching today’s students “holding themselves in because they had to get A’s not only on tests but on deans’ reports and recommendations,” Helen Lefkowitz... Read more >
Culture and Comfort
Parlor Making and Middle-Class Identity, 1850-1930
Written by Katherine Grier


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

In Culture and Comfort Katherine C. Grier shows how the design and furnishings of the mid-nineteenth century parlor reflected the self-image of the Victorian middle class. Parlors provided public facades for formal occasions and represented an attempt to resolve the often opposing ideals of gentility and sincerity to which American culture... Read more >
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Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Written by Wenceslas Hollar
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402493
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Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666

Written by Wenceslas Hollar


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $9.95

In 1666 the City of London was devastated by a fire that raged for five days, leaving some of its grandest buildings in ruins and many thousands homeless. This map, commissioned by the Lord Mayor to plan the reconstruction, shows the full extent of the damage, including the streets, churches and... Read more >
Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095933
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $17.95

National Book Award Finalist
TIME Magazine's #1 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2012
Best Nonfiction of 2012: The Wall Street Journal, The Plain Dealer

In the much-anticipated follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of... Read more >
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The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations

Written by Max Weber


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had a profound scholarly interest in ancient societies and the Near East, and turned the youthful discipline of sociology to the study...

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The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations
The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations
Written by Max Weber
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ISBN: 9781781681091
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The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations

Written by Max Weber


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had a profound scholarly interest in ancient societies and the Near East, and turned the youthful discipline of sociology to the study...

Read more >
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Cool Comfort
America's Romance with Air-Conditioning
Written by Marsha Ackermann


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The year 2002 marked the 100th anniversary of the first installation of air-conditioning. During the past century, it has become a staple of American life; 83% of US homes are now air-conditioned. In this engaging social history, Marsha Ackermann explores how the idea of “cooling” became firmly embedded in the social... Read more >
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See America First
Tourism and National Identity, 1880-1940
Written by Marguerite Shaffer


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $29.99

In See America First, Marguerite Shaffer chronicles the birth of modern American tourism between 1880 and 1940, linking tourism to the simultaneous growth of national transportation systems, print media, a national market, and a middle class with money and time to spend on leisure. Focusing on the See America First slogan... Read more >
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Glasshouses
Glasshouses
Written by Fiona Grant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812463
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Colonial Food
Colonial Food
Written by Ann Chandonnet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812401
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Colonial Food

Written by Ann Chandonnet


Format: Trade Paperback, 60 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $9.95

Of the one hundred Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth in 1620, nearly half had died within months of hardship, starvation or disease. One of the colony’s most urgent challenges was to find ways to grow and prepare food in the harsh, unfamiliar climate of the New World. From the meager subsistence...

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Colonial Food

Written by Ann Chandonnet


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

Of the one hundred Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth in 1620, nearly half had died within months of hardship, starvation or disease. One of the colony’s most urgent challenges was to find ways to grow and prepare food in the harsh, unfamiliar climate of the New World. From the meager subsistence...

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Gypsies of Britain
Gypsies of Britain
Written by Janet Keet-Black
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812364
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Gypsies of Britain

Written by Janet Keet-Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals... Read more >
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