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1950s American Fashion
1950s American Fashion
Written by Jonathan Walford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811640
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1950s American Fashion

Written by Jonathan Walford


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women... Read more >
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1950s American Fashion

Written by Jonathan Walford


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women... Read more >
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British Working Dress
British Working Dress
Written by Jayne Shrimpton
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ISBN: 9780747811978
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British Working Dress

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

This book explains the history of British occupational c.1750-1950 - a period that saw the decline of many traditional forms of employment, the emergence of new jobs and the reorganisation of various roles to meet the changing demands of the workplace and wider society. Dress is a potent expression of human... Read more >
The Georgian Bawdyhouse
The Georgian Bawdyhouse
Written by Emily Brand
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ISBN: 9780747811695
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The Georgian Bawdyhouse

Written by Emily Brand


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

It is safe to say that selling sex constituted a significant, and visible, part of urban culture in Georgian England. Alongside the rise of the 'polite society' of Jane Austen's novels, the city of London, so described in 1758, had long been portrayed as a centre of vice and debauchery. In... Read more >
Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death... Read more >
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Love, Tommy: Letters Home, from the Great War to the Present Day

Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Love Tommy, is a collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the frontline of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of... Read more >
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Love, Tommy: Letters Home, from the Great War to the Present Day
Love, Tommy: Letters Home, from the Great War to the Present Day
Written by Andrew Roberts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087919
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Love, Tommy: Letters Home, from the Great War to the Present Day

Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.95

A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Love Tommy, is a collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the frontline of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of... Read more >
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The Scouts

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The boy scout movement, started by Lieutenant General Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) in 1907, has had an enduring impact on British society, providing boys from the age of six upwards with 'instruction in good citizenship.' Using scout archive material, original photographs, advertisements, objects and personal recollections, this book traces the history... Read more >
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Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014431
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
“This ambitious book provides just as dignified and well intentioned a performance as the one she gave at those hearings.
Megan Buskey, The New York Times Book Review
 
Through the stories of remarkable African American...

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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975123
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $17.00

Who we are, where we’ve been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream
 
Now with a new Foreword by the author
 
“The best presentation of the challenges facing the country—and the possible solutions—I've ever seen.”—P. J. O’Rourke
 
Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for... Read more >
Duels and Duelling
Duels and Duelling
Written by Stephen Banks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811435
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Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death... Read more >
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The Scouts
The Scouts
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811510
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The Scouts

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

The boy scout movement, started by Lieutenant General Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) in 1907, has had an enduring impact on British society, providing boys from the age of six upwards with 'instruction in good citizenship.' Using scout archive material, original photographs, advertisements, objects and personal recollections, this book traces the history... Read more >
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Army Childhood
British Army Children's Lives and Times
Written by Clare Gibson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

An army childhood is a peripatetic childhood. Taking the Napoleonic Wars as its starting point, Army Childhood sheds light on such crucial aspects of the army-child experience as the places that the children of British Army soldiers have called home, and on how they have been transported, housed, cared for, educated... Read more >
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The British Home Front 1939-45

Written by Martin Brayley
Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the British home front during World War II (1939-1945). The population of Britain was mobilized to support the war effort on a scale unseen in any other Western democracy – or in Nazi Germany. They endured long working shifts, shortages of food and all other goods, and complete... Read more >
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First World War Britain
1914-1919
Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

When Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914, most expected the war to be over by Christmas, and only a handful forecast the length of the conflict, or the impact it would have on a civilian population whose experience of war to date had been reading of the exploits of... Read more >
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Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
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The Women's Suffrage Movement

Written by Molly Housego and Neil R. Storey


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

This book is an overview of the struggle for women to gain the vote in Great Britain and explores who the women were that formed and led or became members of the women’s suffrage movement. Early campaigners and pressure groups in the nineteenth century led to the formation of National Union... Read more >
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First World War Britain
First World War Britain
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810988
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First World War Britain
1914-1919
Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

When Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914, most expected the war to be over by Christmas, and only a handful forecast the length of the conflict, or the impact it would have on a civilian population whose experience of war to date had been reading of the exploits of... Read more >
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Meccano
Meccano
Written by Roger Marriott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810568
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Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
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Royal Jubilee

Written by Judith Millidge


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $8.95

In 1809, thanksgiving ceremonies and feasts across Britain ushered George III into his fiftieth year as king. This was the first British celebration of a royal jubilee and set the tone for the five that have followed since: processions, fireworks, construction of monuments, the striking of special coins and medals, and... Read more >
The Women's Suffrage Movement
The Women's Suffrage Movement
Written by Molly Housego and Neil R. Storey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810896
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The Women's Suffrage Movement

Written by Molly Housego and Neil R. Storey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $12.95

The Women's Suffrage Movement is an overview of the struggle for women to gain the vote in Great Britain and explores who the women were that formed and led or became members of the women's suffrage movement; explains their motives and what the press and other women thought of them. Early... Read more >
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Destiny of the Republic
Destiny of the Republic
Written by Candice Millard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929714
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Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Written by Candice Millard


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Booklist Notable Book of 2012

The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Doubt, Candice Millard.  
 
James Abram Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever...

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Superman
Superman
Written by Larry Tye
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369185
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Superman
The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Written by Larry Tye


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America’s most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Satchel, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and... Read more >
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Superman
Superman
Written by Larry Tye, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307990112
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Superman
The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Written by Larry Tye
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $22.50

Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America’s most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Satchel, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and... Read more >
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America the Philosophical
America the Philosophical
Written by Carlin Romano
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958211
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America the Philosophical

Written by Carlin Romano


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.99

   A bold, insightful book that rejects the myth of America the Unphilosophical, arguing that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace of truth and argument that far surpasses ancient Greece or any other place one can name.
   With verve and keen intelligence... Read more >
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