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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

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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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Royal Weddings
Royal Weddings
Written by Emily Brand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810933
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Royal Weddings

Written by Emily Brand


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Since the Normal Conquest, the journey of the oldest and most revered of British institutions, the monarchy, has been touched by turmoil, intrigue, sacrifice, and romance.
 
Royal Weddings traces the evolution of matrimonial majesty from the politically charged, relatively austere, private affairs which dominate much of English history, to the grandiose extravaganza...

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Touring Caravans
Touring Caravans
Written by Jon Pressnell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747801191
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Touring Caravans

Written by Jon Pressnell


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.95

For a long time the caravan - a travel trailer - was a neglected part of the classic vehicle scene, but now the historic caravan is becoming an increasingly common - and increasingly popular - exhibit at classic car shows. The development of the caravan is a fascinating story, and a... Read more >
Women in the Second World War
Women in the Second World War
Written by Neil Storey and Molly Housego
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808121
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Women in the Second World War

Written by Neil Storey and Molly Housego


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

When the winds of war blew for a second time the women of Britain answered the call. Many of the first to volunteer had served in World War I, and now they offered their services again, bringing their daughters with them. During World War II, women proved themselves indispensable to the... Read more >
Behind the Palace Doors
Behind the Palace Doors
Written by Michael Farquhar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979046
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Behind the Palace Doors
Five Centuries of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery, and Folly from Royal Britain
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

Spanning 500 years of British history, a revealing look at the secret lives of some great (and not-so-great) Britons, courtesy of one of the world’s most engaging royal historians
 
Beleaguered by scandal, betrayed by faithless spouses, bedeviled by ambitious children, the kings and queens of Great Britain have been many... Read more >
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Behind the Palace Doors
Behind the Palace Doors
Written by Michael Farquhar
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ISBN: 9780679604532
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Behind the Palace Doors
Five Centuries of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery, and Folly from Royal Britain
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

Spanning 500 years of British history, a revealing look at the secret lives of some great (and not-so-great) Britons, courtesy of one of the world’s most engaging royal historians
 
Beleaguered by scandal, betrayed by faithless spouses, bedeviled by ambitious children, the kings and queens of Great Britain have been many... Read more >
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Bandstands
Bandstands
Written by Paul Rabbitts
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ISBN: 9780747808251
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Bandstands

Written by Paul Rabbitts


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Bandstands are a distinctive feature of the public parks and boardwalks all over Britain. But what do we actually know about them? Why did they appear in Britain's earliest parks? When were they erected, and who made them?

This book explores and provides answers to these questions, showing how they evolved from... Read more >
Building Toys
Building Toys
Written by Brian Salter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808152
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Building Toys
Bayko and other systems
Written by Brian Salter


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Building blocks have been a familiar presence in children's toy collections for generations, but in the twentieth century new production techniques allowed the building brick to evolve into a multiplicity of systems that could make any child his or her own architect and skilled builder, capable of constructing realistic and sturdy... Read more >
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Corrugated Iron Buildings
Corrugated Iron Buildings
Written by Nick Thomson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807834
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Corrugated Iron Buildings

Written by Nick Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Prefabricated corrugated iron buildings have been produced by manufacturers in Britain since the middle of the nineteenth century. Structures ranging from humble cottages to substantial churches, from halls to hospitals and hotels were produced, packed and consigned to destinations at home and abroad. Though often seen as cheap and temporary, these... Read more >
Ice Cream
Ice Cream
Written by Ivan Day
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808138
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Ice Cream
A History
Written by Ivan Day


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $9.95

Ice cream has been served in Britain since the seventeenth century. It has graced the tables of kings, and the cones of the working man; it has been plain, flavored, molded, sliced, squirted and scooped. It has made the fortunes of industrialists and put bread on the table of generations of... Read more >
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
Written by John Hannavy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808206
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The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move

Written by John Hannavy


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move reveals how the Victorians and Edwardians moved around their towns, their cities and their country. From Shanks's pony to the dawn of the motor car, it explores the relationship between developing transport systems and the working and social lives of Britons between 1840 and... Read more >
Artists in Times of War

Written by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

"Political power," says Howard Zinn, "is controlled by the corporate elite, and the arts are the locale for a kind of guerilla warfare in the sense that guerillas look for apertures and opportunities where they can have an effect." In Artists in Times of War, Zinn looks at the possibilities to... Read more >
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Catfight
Women and Competition
Written by Leora Tanenbaum


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Catfight: Women and Competition is Leora Tanenbaum's dissection of the gender war waged among women. Tanenbaum meticulously analyzes the roots of destructive competitiveness among women, asserting that "catfights" thrive because, despite women's many gains, American women are conditioned to regard each other as adversaries rather than allies. She investigates the arenas-from... Read more >
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The Culture Struggle

Written by Michael Parenti


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

One of America’s most astute and engaging political analysts, Michael Parenti shows us that culture is a changing process and the product of a dynamic interplay between a wide range of social and political interests. Drawing from cultures around the world, Parenti shows that beliefs and practices are readily subjected to... Read more >
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Dreaming Up America

Written by Russell Banks


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

With America ever under global scrutiny, Russell Banks contemplates the questions of our origins, values, heroes, conflicts, and contradictions. He writes with conversational ease and emotional insight, drawing on contemporary politics, literature, film, and his knowledge of American history. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
A History of Marriage

Written by Elizabeth Abbott


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 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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The Last Energy War
The Battle Over Utility Deregulation
Written by Harvey Wasserman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

A fast-paced, shoot-from-the-hip "people's history," The Last Energy War is an accessible, entertaining, and infuriating narration of how the electric power business started, how it almost bankrupted the nation, and how it is now soaking the public to pay for its trillion-dollar atomic mistake.
From the electric chair to Chernobyl, from Thomas... Read more >
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Manifesto for Another World
Voices from Beyond the Dark
Written by Ariel Dorfman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

In this interlocking prose web of first-person testimony, novelist, poet, and playwright Ariel Dorfman relates the struggles of fifty human rights activists hailing from more than forty countries. Manifesto for Another World features the words and struggles of internationally celebrated activists including Vaclav Havel, Baltasar Garzón, Helen Prejean, and Marian Wright... Read more >
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Radical Walking Tours of New York City

Written by Bruce Kayton
Foreword by Pete Seeger


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

Traditional walking tours of New York enshrine the wealthy and war heroes by emphasizing what they’ve left behind. Rarely seen are those buried in their wake—those who fought the power, pushing for a better world. In Radical Walking Tours of New York Bruce Kayton leads us to monuments of those other... Read more >
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Resistance
A Radical Social and Political History of the Lower East Side
Edited by Clayton Patterson
Foreword by Jeff Ferrell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $30.00

This collection of writings and images documents the political history of NYC’s Lower East Side, describing the lives and struggles of the radicals, artists, and immigrants that populated and politicized one of America’s strangest and most beloved neighborhoods. Current and former residents of the neighborhood explore the social, political, and human... Read more >
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Terrorism and War

Written by Howard Zinn
Edited by Anthony Arnove


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

Truth—as Zinn shows us in the interviews that make up Terrorism and War—has indeed been the first casualty of war, starting from the beginnings of American empire in the Spanish-American War. But war has many other casualties, he argues, including civil liberties on the home front and human rights abroad. In... Read more >
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The Unraveling of the Bush Presidency

Written by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $7.95

Here, in the magisterial yet plain-spoken style of A People's History of the United States, is historian Howard Zinn's long-awaited telling of these last six years of United States history, a time when catastrophic machinations of war have dictated our foreign and domestic policy, and when voices of resistance have appeared... Read more >
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Urban Injustice
How Ghettos Happen
Written by David Hilfiker
Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

David Hilfiker has committed his life, both as a writer and a doctor, to people in need, writing about the urban poor with whom he’s spent all his days for the last two decades. In Urban Injustice, he explains in beautiful and simple language how the myth that the urban poor... Read more >
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Voices of a People's History of the United States

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds of voices that appear in Voices of a People's History of the United... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Zinn Reader
Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
Written by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $21.95

No other radical historian has reached so many hearts and minds as Howard Zinn. It is rare that a historian of the Left has managed to retain as much credibility while refusing to let his academic mantle change his beautiful writing style from being anything but direct, forthright, and accessible. Whether... Read more >
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