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Gettysburg
Gettysburg
Written by Allen C. Guelzo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594082
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Gettysburg
The Last Invasion
Written by Allen C. Guelzo


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $35.00

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and...

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Gettysburg
Gettysburg
Written by Allen C. Guelzo
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ISBN: 9780385349642
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Gettysburg
The Last Invasion
Written by Allen C. Guelzo


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and...

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Gettysburg
Gettysburg
Written by Allen C. Guelzo, Read by Robertson Dean
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ISBN: 9780385394321
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Gettysburg
The Last Invasion
Written by Allen C. Guelzo
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $30.00

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and...

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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603474
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Through the Perilous Fight
Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $12.99

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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A Disposition to Be Rich
A Disposition to Be Rich
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804693
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A Disposition to Be Rich
Ferdinand Ward, the Greatest Swindler of the Gilded Age
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book

The compelling behind-the-scenes story of the greatest swindler of the Gilded Age, whose villainy bankrupted Ulysses S. Grant and stunned the world of finance—told by his great-grandson, award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward.
 
Ferdinand Ward, the son of a Protestant missionary and small-town pastor, moved to New York...

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Butterfly People
Butterfly People
Written by William R. Leach
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907875
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Butterfly People
An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
Written by William R. Leach


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.99

With 32 pages of full-color inserts and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

From one of our most highly regarded historians, here is an original and engrossing chronicle of nineteenth-century America’s infatuation with butterflies, and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence.
 
A product of William Leach’s lifelong love of butterflies... Read more >
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Snow-Storm in August
Snow-Storm in August
Written by Jefferson Morley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477484
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Snow-Storm in August
The Struggle for American Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Written by Jefferson Morley


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

In 1835, the city of Washington simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves for the first time. Among the enslaved was nineteen-year-old Arthur Bowen, who stumbled home drunkenly one night, picked up an axe, and threatened his owner, respected socialite Anna Thornton...

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The Gentleman Boss
The Gentleman Boss
Written by Thomas Reeves
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828910
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The Gentleman Boss

Written by Thomas Reeves


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $19.99

“ ‘Chet’ Arthur President of the United States. Good God!” was perhaps the most pithy contemporary reaction to the accession of the twenty-first Chief Executive. It has certainly been the most enduring, even though Arthur himself has remained an enigma—in large part because this shrewd, secretive New Yorker saw to it... Read more >
Roosevelt's Rough Riders

Written by Alejandro Quesada
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the brief but colorful history of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, detailing the rich experiences of the men who fought in its ranks. Founded in May 1898, the unit's actions in Cuba during the Spanish-American War (1898) have passed into military and national legend. The men who volunteered... Read more >
Scribblin' for a Livin': Mark Twain's Pivotal Period in Buffalo
Scribblin' for a Livin': Mark Twain's Pivotal Period in Buffalo
Written by Thomas J. Reigstad
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ISBN: 9781616145910
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Scribblin' for a Livin': Mark Twain's Pivotal Period in Buffalo
Mark Twain's Pivotal Period in Buffalo
Written by Thomas J. Reigstad


Format: Trade Paperback, 340 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $19.00

In August 1869, a thirty-three-year-old journalist named Samuel Clemens - or as he was later known, Mark Twain - moved to Buffalo, New York. At the time, he had high hopes of establishing himself as a successful newspaper editor of the Buffalo Morning Express in the thriving, up-and-coming metropolis at the... Read more >
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Scribblin' for a Livin': Mark Twain's Pivotal Period in Buffalo

Written by Thomas J. Reigstad


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

In August 1869, a thirty-three-year-old journalist named Samuel Clemens - or as he was later known, Mark Twain - moved to Buffalo, New York. At the time, he had high hopes of establishing himself as a successful newspaper editor of the Buffalo Morning Express in the thriving, up-and-coming metropolis at the... Read more >
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Born on a Mountaintop
Born on a Mountaintop
Written by Bob Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720917
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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: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345527264
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $28.00

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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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Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345527288
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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 >
Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman, Read by Kathe Mazur
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359719
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman
Read by Kathe Mazur


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $25.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307876638
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.00

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.
 
One hundred and thirty years ago Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible... Read more >
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball
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ISBN: 9780385535496
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.
 
One hundred and thirty years ago Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible... Read more >
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Big Four
Big Four
Written by Oscar Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828019
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Big Four

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 418 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $14.99

Here for the first time is told in a single volume one of the most remarkable stories in American history. An Eastener is never long in California without hearing something of “the big four”: four Sacramento shopkeepers—Collis P. Huntington, Lelan Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker—who got control of the newly... Read more >
Sea Routes to the Gold Fields
Sea Routes to the Gold Fields
Written by Oscar Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828187
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Sea Routes to the Gold Fields

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 286 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $19.99

Sea Routes to the Gold Fields tells the story of one of the most exciting mass movements in history: the migration by sea of the tens of thousands who joined the headlong race to California’s newly discovered gold fields. This work fills an important gap in the literature of the Gold...

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Silver Kings
Silver Kings
Written by Oscar Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828040
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Silver Kings

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 286 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $17.99

Thousands of readers remember with pleasure Oscar Lewis’s fine book on the Western railroad robber barons, The Big Four. Silver Kings is a companion piece, dealing as it does with the big four of the Nevada Comstock Lode, one of the greatest of all silver mines. These were really fabulous men... Read more >
A Shadow on the Household
A Shadow on the Household
Written by Bryan Prince
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993614
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A Shadow on the Household
One Enslaved Family's Incredible Struggle for Freedom
Written by Bryan Prince


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary story of one couple’s determination to free themselves and their children from slavery and make a new life in Canada

Prior to abolition in 1865, as many as 40,000 men, women, and children made the perilous trip north from enslavement in the United States to freedom in Canada. Many were... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739334614
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $50.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739334621
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $27.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780307990877
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 1376 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
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