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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307712196
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Play

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the pastimes, hobbies, sports and other entertainments enjoyed by the... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Work

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the world of work and working conditions experienced by the... Read more >
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw, Read by Tom Brokaw
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739341049
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw
Read by Tom Brokaw


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $35.00

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more >
The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw, Read by Tom Brokaw
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739341056
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw
Read by Tom Brokaw


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $17.50

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more >
The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780679643920
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

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
 
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780739326831
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $26.00

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
 
“What happened to... Read more >
Albion's Fatal Tree
Albion's Fatal Tree
Written by Douglas Hay, Peter Linebaugh, John G. Rule, E.P. Thompson and Cal Winslow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677160
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Albion's Fatal Tree
Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England
Written by Douglas Hay, Peter Linebaugh, John G. Rule, E.P. Thompson and Cal Winslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2011
Price: $26.95

In the popular imagination, informed as it is by Hogarth, Swift, Defoe and Fielding, the eighteenth-century underworld is a place of bawdy knockabout, rife with colourful eccentrics. But the artistic portrayals we have only hint at the dark reality. In this new edition of a classic collection of essays, renowned social... Read more >
Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014370
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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The Measure of a Man
The Measure of a Man
Written by JJ Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771046476
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The Measure of a Man
The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit
Written by JJ Lee


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $29.99

FINALIST - Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction (2012)
FINALIST - Governor General's Literary Award - Non-Fiction (2012)
FINALIST - BC Book Prize's Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize (2012)
 
A son’s decision to alter his father’s last surviving suit for himself is the launching point for this powerful book – part personal memoir, part social...

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The 1960s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1960s witnessed a sustained period of economic growth, consumer spending and stable employment. This hitherto unknown prosperity enabled a market growth in levels of owner occupation and a subsequent boom in the sale of household furnishings and luxury goods. The 1960s Home looks at the styles and fashions in domestic... Read more >
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Dreamers of a New Day
Dreamers of a New Day
Written by Sheila Rowbotham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677030
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Dreamers of a New Day
Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century
Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

From the 1880s to the 1920s, a profound social awakening among women extended the possibilities of change far beyond the struggle for the vote. Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums, American and British women broke with custom and prejudice. Taking off corsets, forming free unions... Read more >
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Dreamers of a New Day
Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century
Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

From the 1880s to the 1920s, a profound social awakening among women extended the possibilities of change far beyond the struggle for the vote. Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums, American and British women broke with custom and prejudice. Taking off corsets, forming free unions... Read more >
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Anglo-Saxon England
Anglo-Saxon England
Written by Sally Crawford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808367
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Anglo-Saxon England
400-790
Written by Sally Crawford


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $15.95

Early Anglo-Saxon England saw some of the most important elements in the creation of modern England: the Germanic migrations after the departure of the Romans and the introduction of Christianity in the 7th century. While traditionally the early centuries of Anglo-Saxon England have been disregarded as"'lost centuries," archaeological evidence, paired with... Read more >
Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
Written by Lorna Coventry
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ISBN: 9780747808374
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Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
1700-1739
Written by Lorna Coventry


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $15.95

The early 18th century in Britain saw a move towards a more stable and sustainable society after the decadence and drama of the Restoration period. Against a turbulent backdrop of party politics, there were significant developments in how people lived, particularly in the areas around London which developed after the Great... Read more >
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Written by Vivien Rolf
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ISBN: 9780747808091
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Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools

Written by Vivien Rolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

In the eighteenth century most large country estates boasted a bathing house or plunge pool in their grounds: fashionable theories promoted a cold plunge for both sexes for health and hygiene purposes. Built in all shapes and sizes, sometimes just for one person, occasionally for group bathing, they often reflected classical... Read more >
Appetite for America
Appetite for America
Written by Stephen Fried
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ISBN: 9780553383485
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Appetite for America
Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time
Written by Stephen Fried


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Featured in the PBS documentary The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound

The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations—from the 1880s all the way through World War II—and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning... Read more >
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The Cottage Garden
The Cottage Garden
Written by Twigs Way
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808183
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The Cottage Garden

Written by Twigs Way


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

Hollyhocks and cabbages, roses and runner beans: the English cottage garden combines beauty and utility, pride and productivity. Immortalized in images of thatched cottages with flower-filled borders and ducks on the path, what was the reality of the cottage garden?

For many the garden was essential to keep food on the... Read more >
Mid-Victorian Britain
Mid-Victorian Britain
Written by Christine Garwood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808305
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Mid-Victorian Britain

Written by Christine Garwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $15.95

The middle years of Queen Victoria's reign saw huge changes in society: the rise of the middle classes, the introduction of compulsory education and the growth of the labor movement. The Great Exhibition brought a taste of the exotic to the masses, and the London Underground was opened. Life for the... Read more >
Wartime Britain
Wartime Britain
Written by Mike Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808299
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Wartime Britain
1939-45
Written by Mike Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $15.95

World War II affected every aspect of everyday life on the home front. From food rationing to air raid shelters, war work to the Squander Bug, those left at home had to take huge changes in their stride as Britain mobilized, economized, and saved in the name of Victory.

Wartime Britain... Read more >
A History of Marriage
A History of Marriage
Written by Elizabeth Abbott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609800888
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A History of Marriage

Written by Elizabeth Abbott


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $24.95

What does the "tradition of marriage" really look like? In A History of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet most intimate, institution. Ritual of romance, or social obligation? Eternal bliss, or cult of domesticity? Abbott reveals a complex tradition that includes same-sex unions, arranged... Read more >
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Teaching with Voices of a People's History of the United States
Teaching with Voices of a People's History of the United States
Written by Gayle Olson-Raymer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229347
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Teaching with Voices of a People's History of the United States
by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
Written by Gayle Olson-Raymer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $21.00

Voices of a People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove is a symphony of our nation's original voices, an embodiment of the power of civil disobedience and dissent wherein lies our nation's true spirit of defiance and resilience.
In this teaching guide, Gayle Olson-Raymer provides insight into... Read more >
The British Toy Industry
The British Toy Industry
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808244
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The British Toy Industry

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $12.95

Toys have been made in Britain for hundreds of years, but it was in the twentieth century that the British toy industry reached its peak. Names such as Meccano, Chad Valley, Dinky, Scalextric, Bayko and Hornby dominated the trade at home and abroad. It was not to last, however, and foreign... Read more >
Hellhound On His Trail
Hellhound On His Trail
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307387431
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Hellhound On His Trail
The Electrifying Account of the Largest Manhunt In American History
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.95

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Edgar Award Nominee
One of the Best Books of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine, Time, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Chronicle

With a New Afterword

On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel. The nation was shocked, enraged...

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