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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389695
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

With this volume, Davis presents the age of emancipation as a model for reform and as probably the greatest landmark of willed moral progress in human history. Bringing to a close his staggeringly ambitious, prizewinning trilogy on slavery in Western culture Davis offers original and penetrating insights into what slavery and... Read more >
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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375414145
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
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ISBN: 9780385353250
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.99

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149529
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $26.00

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476258
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Wondrous Beauty
Betsy Bonaparte, the Belle of Baltimore Who Married Napoleon's Brother
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers, here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the... Read more >
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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887214
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
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On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910085
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On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of... Read more >
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In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535373
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $28.95

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9780385535380
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9780804194600
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $29.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966544
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $45.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966551
Our Price: $25.00

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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Written by Robert Watt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803528
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Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
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Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

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William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many faces... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many faces... Read more >
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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981391
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Through the Perilous Fight
From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.00

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Written by Andy Nunez, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801470
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345527271
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

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On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
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Born on a Mountaintop
Born on a Mountaintop
Written by Bob Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720900
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Born on a Mountaintop
On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier
Written by Bob Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

Pioneer. Congressman. Martyr of the Alamo. King of the Wild Frontier. As with all great legends, Davy Crockett's has been retold many times.  Over the years, he has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In Born on a Mountaintop, Bob Thompson combines the stories of the real hero and his Disney-enhanced... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part of this naval strategy... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Written by Scott Sheads, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968520
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion.

Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592781
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Wondrous Beauty
The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $27.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore... Read more >
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